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We are pleased to welcome Dr. Sara Bahmanyar to our team! Dr. Bahmanyar completed her bachelor’s degree at Northwestern University in biochemistry with minors in green chemistry and Spanish. She then moved to sunny California to complete her dental degree at UCLA. Following this, she then moved to Texas to complete her residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Texas A&M School of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. During this time, she also obtained her Doctor of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, as well as a General Surgery Internship at Baylor University Medical Center. She also completed a six-month rotation in adult and pediatric anesthesia at Parkland Hospital and Children’s Medical Center Dallas.

Dr. Bahmanyar brings a wealth of expertise to every case due to her broad scope experience in complex procedures including but not limited to dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, benign pathology, facial trauma, orthognathic surgery, and temporomandibular joint surgery. She has demonstrated a passion for innovation and learning about the latest advancements in surgical techniques and technology to ensure optimal outcomes for her patients.

Outside of the office and operating room, Dr. Bahmanyar enjoys hiking scenic trails, cooking, sewing and embroidery, and spending quality time with her family. She speaks conversational Farsi and Spanish. She is thrilled to return to California to practice Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a patient-centered approach and a focus on achieving the best possible results.

Education

  • 2018 – 2014: Texas A&M School of Dentistry – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
  • 2021 – 2022: Baylor University Medical Center – General Surgery Internship
  • 2018 – 2021: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – Doctor of Medicine
  • 2014 – 2018: University of California, Los Angeles – Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • 2010 – 2013: Northwestern University – Major: Biochemistry: B.A.

Professional Memberships

  • 2014 – present: Member, American Dental Association
  • 2015 – present: Member, Academy of Osseointegration
  • 2018 – present: Member, American Medical Association
  • 2018 – present: Member, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • 2018 – present: Member, Texas Dental Society
  • 2024 – present: Member, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Awards Received

  • Iranian-American Dental Association Award of Excellence 2018
  • UCLA School of Dentistry Section of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Award 2018
  • Comprehensive Patient Care Award 2018
  • Alpha Omega Certificate of Academic Achievement Award 2018
  • Alpha Omega President’s Award 2016-2017
  • Eugene V. Manusov Award 2016-2017

Publications

  • Facial Plastic Surgery, December 2021, “Orthognathic surgery of the mandible”
  • Facial Plastic Surgery, December 2021, “Orthognathic surgery – LeFort I osteotomy”
  • Archives of Oral Biology, November 2015, “Chondroitin sulfate is involved in the hypercalcification of the organic matrix of bovine peritubular dentin”
  • Connective Tissue Research, August 2014, “Bone-specific overexpression of DMP1 influences osteogenic gene expression during endochondral and intramembranous ossification”