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 in Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology and her master’s in dental Diagnostic Sciences from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Lavasani is an internationally recognized lecturer and workshop conductor on topics related to 3D CBCT imaging, software navigation, virtual treatment planning, and CBCT interpretation. She has extensive experience related to diagnosis of TMD patients and TMJ abnormalities using CBCT and MRI imaging.

Dr. Lavasani is the co-author of multiple textbook chapters including the first interactive/digital Oral Radiology textbook; Fundamentals of Oral Radiology and is a reviewer of the Oral Radiology section of the OOOO journal and an associate editor for The Journal of the Lebanese Dental Association. She has been a guest speaker and presenter at multiple prestigious national and International scientific meetings including the American Dental Association (ADA), American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR), International Congress of Dento-maxillofacial Radiology (ICDMFR), California Dental Association (CDA), UCLA School of Dentistry, American Association of Endodontics (AAE), Tri-County Dental Society, AEEDC international Dental Conferences.

She is an honoree of Incisal Edge magazine’s 40 under 40 best dental specialists in the United States for year 2019 and is the awardee of “Distinguished Faculty Member” title at WesternU, College of Dental Medicine in the same year. She is a member of the American Dental Association, (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), Tri-County Dental Society, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) and is an active member of multiple standing committees at the AAOMR; Organizing committee of the AAOMR/ICDMFR joint meeting, Vice chair of the Sponsorship and Commercial Exhibition committee, The American Educators Association (ADEA) and Tri-County Dental society. She is also a member of Board of directors and a fellow at the Global Dental Implant Academy (GDIA) and is on the Advisory board of the Dentulu, mobile dental services App company. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two beloved Chihuahuas Thundi and Simba.