Sarvenaz Angha, DDS

Board Certified Periodontist

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, which recognizes a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty.

Dr. Angha is currently the youngest member of Board of Directors of California Society of Periodontists. She has also severed on the Board of Directors for UCLA Periodontal Surgical Alumni and Associates. Her other professional affiliations include American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and West Los Angeles Dental Association, as well as lecturing for various dental study groups.

Dr. Angha loves spending time in nature, on the hiking trails or by the ocean. She believes in living a balanced active lifestyle, through taking Yoga, Pilates, Dance, and group fitness classes. She is passionate about art, dance, and music and participates in various extracurricular activities including taking philosophy courses, organizing cultural shows, partaking in live performances, and contributing to fundraising events. 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.