Oral Medicine

Oral Diagnosis & Management

Dr. Sahar Mirfarsi


Dr. Sahar Mirfarsi grew up in Los Angeles and graduated with honors from California State University, Northridge. She then attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She became more interested in oral medicine and dental management of medically complex patients while completing her General Practice Residency (GPR) at the VA San Francisco. While Practicing dentistry in Los Angeles, she served as an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and a Staff Dentist at Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Maternal, Child, Adolescent Center for Infectious Disease and Virology. She was also a faculty member and lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Oral Diagnosis, Medicine and Orofacial Pain.

Dr. Mirfarsi completed her Oral Medicine Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine (UPENN), and was the recipient of the Robert Schattner Chief Resident Award. She's a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine. Oral Medicine Specialists are also referred to as "Physicians of the Mouth." She focuses her clinical practice on diagnosing and managing oral mucosal lesions/diseases, temporomandibular disorders, orofacial pain, salivary gland dysfunction, and oral complications related to chemoradiotherapy.

Dr. Mirfarsi lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to oral medicine. She has published numerous papers and is one of the contributing authors of the prestigious American Academy of Oral Medicine manuscript: Clinician's Guide to Treatment of Common Oral Conditions, 8th edition. She continues to be involved in research. As an Associate Professor at the Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, she teaches, practices, and directs various courses for the Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine.

Nominated by her patients through the National Consumer Advisory Board, she was recognized as one of "America's Best Dentists" in 2023. This recognition showcases her exceptional credentials, clinical expertise, and persistent dedication to excellence. In addition, She's a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, which honors the World's Leading Dentists and recognizes individual's "outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service, and dedication to the continuous progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind."

In addition to her professional life, Dr. Mirfarsi enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, hiking, cooking, and practicing yoga.

Oral Diagnosis & Management

Dr. Sahar Mirfarsi

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Oral Mucosal Lesions


Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) & Orofacial Pain


Oral Complications Related to Systemic and Autoimmune Disorders