Periodontics refers to all dental studies and procedures involving the gums and bone of the oral cavity. General dentists can do most surgical procedures but a dentist who specializes in this area is called Periodontist. They have gone through rigorous extensive training with focus solely on surgeries associated with the gums. Our in-house periodontist is board certified and licensed to sedate patients.


  • Sedation and sleep dentistry
  • Gum grafting
  • Gum lift
  • Frenum removal
  • Implant placement
  • Sinus Lift
  • Bone Graft and Augmentation
  • All-on-4 fixed Implant denture
  • Wisdom teeth removal
  • Osseous surgery
  • Management of advanced or chronic periodontal disease

Dr. Rafiee

Board Certified Periodontist

Century SmileDr. Rafiee received his doctorate degree in 2006 from USC Dental School. Since then he has written several dental research articles in contemporary peer review journals, presented advanced surgical cases at dental seminars, and has taught advanced gum grafting to dentists in the Los Angeles area.

Dr. Rafiee’s goal is to provide a comfortable and relaxing experience to achieve the highest esthetics and functional results. This is done through combining surgical procedures, being up to date on the latest methods, and providing sedation and sleep dentistry. Dr. Rafiee is a board certified periodontist and implant dentist and a member of the American Dental Association.


Master's Degree Cranial Facial Biology

Dr. Rafiee performed surgical dental procedures during his first residency in the Central California Veterans Hospital and Fresno Community Hospital. He then complemented his second residency after returning to USC Dental School, this time with focus on periodontics and implant dentistry. There he became a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology by concentrating in treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants while completing a Master’s Degree in cranial facial biology.

Professional Affiliations

Member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology

Implant Dentistry Society of Anesthesiology

Member of the American Dental Association

Member of the California Dental Association