Dr. Ali Alijanian began his dental education at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, where he graduated with honors in 1994. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Science degree, he proceeded to complete a one-year postgraduate training program, which further solidified his dental knowledge. From there, he completed a four-year residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Alameda Health System Highland General Hospital, and upon graduating, he pursued his goals of excellence by becoming a Board Certified oral surgeon. In addition, he is a diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. In a leadership role, he has served as the former president of the Contra Costa Dental Society and the Sadi Fontaine Academy.
He is one of the few surgeons trained in the placement of zygomatic implants. He has been performing All-on-4® treatment for the past 20 years with a high success rate. Dr. Alijanian is recognized as one of the authorities in these procedures. Being well versed in all aspects of implant dentistry and reconstructive methods, Dr. Alijanian is constantly working to pass on his knowledge. He routinely lectures on these topics, offers continuing education in the state of California, and has published many different articles in the fields of anesthesia, dental implants and reconstructive surgery. He is also the founder of the Partnership Study Club, an educational experience dedicated to advancements in the field of implant dentistry. Dr. Alijanian’s passion for learning about dental implants has earned him recognition from Nobel Biocare/Brånemark, which is one of the world’s leading authorities on dental implants.
Outside of his private practice, Dr. Alijanian is on the staff at two major trauma centers: John Muir Hospital, in Walnut Creek, and Highland Hospital, in Oakland.
Dr. Alijanian enjoys his career and is very passionate about what he does. Outside of the office, he enjoys scuba diving and swimming. He has participated in open water races such as the RCP Tiburon Mile, where swimmers from all over the world participate in a one nautical mile race from San Francisco Bay’s Angel Island to the shores of downtown Tiburon. He is enthusiastic about the underwater world and has designed the office to reflect that joy. Dr. Alijanian is also an avid cyclist and actively participates in races throughout the year. You can follow Dr. Alijanian on Strava.
He is a dedicated father and husband. He is married to the love of his life and has two beautiful children.