Our Team at My Dentist Burbank
We are dental practice committed to creating a relationship with our patients. We help gain and preserve the dental health of patients in Burbank, CA and surrounding areas. We believe that our patients deserve the best dental care, so our dentists and dental team keep educating themselves and keep themselves updated with latest dental technologies. As a result, we provide the best possible dental care in Burbank and nearby cities.
Meet Dr. Gurgen (George) Sahakyan DDS
Dr. Gurgen (George) Sahakyan is a graduate of University of Southern California. He holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. He has graduated in 2013 and is practicing dentistry in Southern California from then on. Dr. Sahakyan is a sought-after orthodontist, oral surgery, and implant expert. He loves being a dentist and helping people. He likes to listen to each patient so that he can give the right dental treatment for every patient. Patients bond with him for many years, because he is eager to go an extra mile to make sure patients are getting the best possible dental care and are comfortable with the treatment they are getting. Dr. Sahkyan loves to spend his spare time with his family. He has a beautiful wife and 2 handsome boys. He loves helping with his older son's homework and watches him compete in soccer. Dr. Sahakyan loves soccer and hockey. Manchester United and LA Kings are his favorite teams. Dr. Sahakyan received implant education at Misch Implant Institute, the most respected Implant Institute in the United States for over 25 years. He received deep knowledge and experience in dental implant field because he completed his residency and fellowships at Musch Implant Institute. His mentor was Dr. Carl Misch, the founder of the Institute. He was the biggest pioneer of dental implant industry in the United States from 1980. Click here to learn more about Dr. Carl Misch. Dr. Sahakyan is able to treat complicated surgical dental implant cases in stress and anxiety free environment because he holds a conscious sedation permit from Dental Board of California. This type of treatment is the best for patients. He received training and certification in moderate intravenous sedation. He was supervised by Dr. Stanley Malamed. Dr. Stanley is very well known educator of sedation dentistry and dental anesthesia. He wrote more than 140 scientific articles, 3 widely used dental textbooks in areas of sedation and general anesthesia, local anesthesia, etc.To learn about Dr. Malamed click here.
Dental Board of California has appointed Dr. Sahakyan as Examiner. Starting from 2018 Dr. Sahakyan is an Examiner for conscious moderate intravenous sedation. Part of his duty is to travel to dental offices of dentists in Southern California who want to get certification for consious moderate IV sedation. Different dental professionls want to have that license in order to provie the advantages of sedative dentistry to their patients. General dentists, periodontists, oral surgeons, prosthodontists and others need to get onsite inspection and evaluation for their permit issuance and renewals. The dentists need to be graded.Dr. Sahakyan needs to make sure that their practice meets the minimum standard for conscious sedation safety. Being an Examiner for Dental Board of California is a way to get back to the profession. It provides an oportunity to serve Dental Board of California and help fellow clinicians become better at helping patinets with their dental needs.