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Sahar Shafi, DDS, is a board-certified periodontist at Santa Monica Bay Dental, located in Santa Monica, California. She’s an expert in minimally invasive procedures such as flapless extractions, soft tissue grafting microsurgery, bone grafting, and regenerative procedures. She’s also a trained professional in full-mouth rehabilitation involving esthetic periodontal plastic surgery, sinus augmentations, and immediate and delayed implant placement.
Dr. Shafi earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from California State University, Fresno, summa cum laude. She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She continued on her quest for learning by completing a one-year residency at Sepulveda Veterans Affairs Medical Center, in North Hills, California, followed by a periodontal surgery and implantology residency at UCLA.
To stay on the cutting-edge of dentistry, she’s a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She also maintains active memberships of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Board of Periodontology, California Society of Periodontology, California Dental Association, and the West Los Angeles Dental Society. In addition, as an advocate for education, she’s a lecturer and instructor at the UCLA School of Dentistry in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Shafi currently resides in West Los Angeles with her husband and thoroughly enjoys many interests that include international excursions, meal-prepping for her family, yoga, enjoying a really good book, and being with friends and family.
Dr. Shafi offers the best care for her patients and is dedicated to remaining at the forefront of her field to provide patients with successful results. She looks forward to welcoming existing and new patients at Santa Monica Bay Dental.