Dr. Setareh Lavasani


Dr. Setareh Lavasani

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.

Dr. Lavasani is a member of the organizing committee of the joint International Congress of Dento-maxillofacial Radiology (ICDMFR) and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) meeting. In the same event she is the co-chair of the Sponsorship and commercial exhibition and social events committee.

Dr. Lavasani is a member of board of directors at the Global Dental Implant Academy (GDIA), a member of the prestigious “Leading Ladies in Dentistry” and is a 2019 honoree of the exclusive group of Americas’ best Dental specialists “40 under 40”.

She has presented lectures and hands on courses in more than 60 national and International scientific meetings and is a frequent presenter at the California Dental Association (CDA) and UCLA School of Dentistry AEGD residency program.

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 (Quad O) 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.