Dr Fariba S. Younai DDS is a female oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Los Angeles, CA with over 33 years of experience. Dr Younai is affiliated with Regents of the University of California in Los Angeles, as well as UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Biography Dr Fariba Younai is a Professor of Clinical Dentistry in the Section of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain in the Division of Oral Biology and Medicine. In 1997 she joined the faculty of UCLA School of Dentistry, where she currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Division of Oral Biology & Medicine and Section Chair of Orofacial Pain & Oral Medicine. Iranian Dentist in Los Angeles
Dr Younai obtained her dental degree from the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1985. After completing her training in Hospital Dentistry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York, she joined the faculty of New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry in the Division of Basic Sciences.
There, she was appointed as an Assistant Professor (1990-1996) and then an Associate Professor of Basic Sciences (1996-1997) and served as the Director of Hospital Dentistry, Special Patient Care and Oral Medicine form 1990 to 1997.
Educational & Professional Background D.D.S., the State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1985 Hospital Dentistry Certificate, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 1986 Geriatric Dentistry Certificate, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, 2005 Research & Interests Dr Younai’s research interests are focused on oral health issues in HIV infection. Some of her collaborations have included projects such as:
Health Costs and Services Utilization Study HCSUS, Oral Health/Care Disparities in HIV Minority Populations, Intraoral Effects of Methamphetamine Use, Oral Health and Local Immune Status of HIV Positive African American Women, Role of Oral environment in HIV Transmission, and Oral Health Delivery to Women, Adolescents and Children at Risk for HIV Infection.
Dr Younai is a faculty of the American Academy of HIV Medicine and has developed the oral health curriculum for physicians specializing in HIV Medicine. As a faculty of the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Centers, she is actively involved in developing and conducting clinical training programs for community HIV/AIDS care providers.
Since 2002, she has been a Commissioner for the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV and has co-chaired the Commission’s Standards of Care Committee. In that capacity, she has played an active role in the development of the County’s Continuum of HIV Care and the Treatment and Prevention Standards for the Ryan White-funded providers of the core medical and supportive services in Los Angeles.
Dr Younai has contributed to the development of several dental treatment guidelines for HIV positive patients including the guidelines developed by the American Dental Association, the New York State AIDS Institute and the Pacific/Western States.
Dr Younai is a recipient of a number of awards including the 1997 NYU Harry Strusser Memorial Award and the 2009 UCLA Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award. She currently is the Director of the Oral Diagnosis Clinic and the Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Faculty Practice at UCLA School of Dentistry.
Professional Memberships Dr Younai is a member of the International/American Association for Dental Research, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, the American Academy of Oral Medicine, the American Academy of HIV Medicine, the American Dental Education Association, the New York Academy of Sciences and the Epocrates and the British Medical Journal Group Author Program.
Fariba S Younai, DDS is accepting new patients at her medical office and centre location and available for appointments, preventative care, medical care as well as ongoing patient care.
The active license number of this doctor is #45421 in California
Dr Younai graduated from State University of New York Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 1985. She is licensed to practice by the state board in California .