Dr. Sarvenaz Angha received her Bachelor degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from University of California Berkeley in 2000. She then earned a D.D.S. degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Angha continued her education at UCLA as a Postdoctoral Resident in Periodontics and Implant Surgery, spending additional three years, training with world-renowned professors in Periodontics. During her periodontal training, Dr. Angha was honored with prestigious awards for her work within the specialty of Periodontics. She received the Outstanding Periodontal Graduate Research Award, in addition to being the Finalist for the Robert Merin Leadership Award from California Society of Periodontist. In the last year of her residency, Dr. Angha won the American Academy of Periodontology Kramer Award of Excellence. This award is granted to the top post-doctoral periodontal resident nationwide. Upon completion of her Postdoctoral program, Dr. Angha followed her life-long passion for education, dedicating her time to teaching as a Lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry, where she has trained hundreds of dental students since 2007. In 2010, she was asked to teach at the Postdoctoral Periodontics Program at UCLA, as the youngest clinical Faculty joining her mentors. . Dr. Angha is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. A Diplomate is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty.
Dr. Angha has been appointed to the Board of Directors of California Society of Periodontists. She’s currently the youngest Board Member, in addition to serving on several committees. She also participates and lectures for various dental study groups. Dr. Angha has severed on the Board of Directors for UCLA Periodontal Surgical Alumni and Associates. She is a member of numerous dental organizations including California Society of Periodontists, UCLA Periodontal Surgery Alumni & Associates, American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and West Los Angeles Dental Association.
To Dr. Angha, learning is an everlasting process and a personal and professional obligation to her patient care. She’s highly committed to remaining at the forefront of her field, and abreast with the newest scientific and technical advances. Dr. Angha devotes a significant amount of time to continuing education courses. Additionally, active involvement in periodontal education and organizations allows her to stay tuned with the continuous evolutions taking place.
Dr. Angha has devoted her time, without any reservation, to learning about the science, the technical intricacy, and the art of periodontics. As an artist and art lover, she perceives her field as a bridge uniting art and science.
She has taken it upon herself to be a master clinician – one who is competent to utilize the expertise and wisdom, and a compassionate healer who is capable of shifting focus from the disease or the condition to the individual. Dr. Angha strongly believes that taking a genuine interest in someone else’s well-being, makes any caregiver, regardless of his or her field of practice, a better diagnostician.
Dr. Angha is an advocate of public health awareness. She employs her passion for teaching both by training students in an academic environment and through patient education. She thoroughly discusses all clinical findings, contributing factors, and treatment options, to assist her patients in making the best decisions about their treatment.
Dr. Angha is an expert in customizing treatment to each patient’s unique circumstances by tailoring innovative, yet predictable approaches to treatment, ranging from minimally invasive procedures to full-mouth rehabilitations.
Dr. Angha’s practice philosophy focuses on promoting a proactive attitude and empowering her patients to make educated decisions in order to achieve healthy smiles, improve overall health, and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Angha doesn’t limit her personal growth to her career achievements. She thrives to live a full life, intellectually and culturally. Her involvement in various activities beyond dentistry has extensively broadened her understanding of the environment around her. Dr. Angha participates in various extracurricular activities including taking philosophy courses, organizing cultural shows, partaking in live performances/dances, and contributing to fundraising events.
Dr. Angha loves spending time in nature, on the hiking trails or by the ocean. She is passionate about art, dance, and music. She believes in living a balanced active lifestyle, through taking Yoga, Pilates, Dance, and group fitness classes