Dr. Farshid Ariz is a 1989 graduate of the Boston University School of Dentistry, where he
received his D.M.D. Degree. In 1991, he received his Certification in Advanced
Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Periodontics. He is an Assistant Professor to
Advanced Periodontics for the past 30 years at Ostrow School of Dentistry at the
University of Southern California (USC).

Dr. Ariz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain (ABCP)
and he has extensive training in Craniofacial orthopedic dysfunction. He has
treated patients with Craniofacial pain, TMJ soreness, jaw discomfort, primary
headaches, face, neck, and shoulder pain. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep.
Medicine (ABCDSM) and Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep
Medicine (ABDSM), where he treats patients for obstructed sleep
apnea, snoring, daytime drowsiness, and CPAP intolerant patients.

Besides lecturing nationally and internationally and presenting in academia and
educational meetings, Dr. Ariz is involved in TMJ & Sleep Therapy Research for
non-surgical therapy to improved quality of life. He is the program director and
leader in fundamentals courses in the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.
Dr. Ariz is a member of the board of ABCDSM and the past President of the
Iranian American Dental Association.

His expertise includes implantology, esthetic implant surgery, esthetic
periodontal therapy, and full mouth reconstruction.

Dr. Ariz is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology,
Western Soc. of Periodontology, American Academy of Craniofacial
Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy
of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Osseointegration and a
member of the Medical Review Institute of America, Inc, and Los
Angeles County Medical Association.

In addition to his Northridge Dental Group practice, Dr. Ariz has two TMJ locations serving the greater Los Angeles area with the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Fernando Valley and TMJ Therapy Sleep Solution.