Dr. Lavasani is a Board certified Oral & Maxillofacial Radiologist. She is a full time Associate Professor and the Director of Oral Radiology & Advanced Imaging at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine in Pomona, California. She received her specialty certificate and master’s degree in Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX. She in an internationally recognized expert in the field of Radiology, CBCT applications, navigation, and interpretation. She has presented lectures, hands on courses and mini residency programs in more than 100 national and International scientific meetings and is a frequent presenter at the California Dental Association (CDA) and UCLA School of Dentistry AEGD residency program. She has been an invited speaker at more than a dozen US dental programs including Harvard, UPenn, UCSF, UOP, Loma Linda, Chicago Loyola and more. Dr. Lavasani is the co-author of multiple textbook chapters including the first interactive digital Oral Radiology textbook; “Fundamentals of Oral Radiology” which is available on iBooks. She an associate editor for the Journal of The Lebanese Dental Association (JLDA) and a distinguished reviewer for the OOOO journal. She is an active member of multiple standing committees at the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Organizing committee at AAOMR, America’s Dental Educator’s Association (ADEA) and Tri-County dental society. She is a 2019 honoree of the exclusive group of Americas’ best Dental specialists “40 under 40” published by Incisal Edge magazine, NY. Dr. Lavasani is the incoming Director of the board at the TriCounty Dental Society 2022 for (East los Angeles county, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties). She is a Regent at the Academy of Oral Surgery and member of the Board of Directors and a Fellow at the Global dental Implant Academy (GDIA). Dr. Lavasani is a passionate supporter of the St. Jude Children’s Cancer Hospital and has been recognized as a loyal friend of the hospital for presenting courses where all or a portion of the proceeds has been donated to the cause. She offers On-Demand small and large group virtual “A to Z CBCT training” programs curated for different levels of CBCT competency from beginner to advanced. For more info please visit: www.slavasanidds.com.