|About||Dr. Rodney Raanan, DDS MMSc is a Prosthodontist, who specializes in cosmetic dentistry and replacement of teeth to restore optimum function and appearance.|
|Mission||We strive to provide all our patients, whether local or those who travel from all over the world, with the best amenities to make every visit more relaxed and enjoyable. We want you to be completely at ease before, during, and after treatment. Your comfort is our top priority and we are here to service you!|
Dr. Rodney Raanan attained his Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) where he graduated with College and Latin Honors Summa Cum Laude. He went on to pursue a career in dentistry and obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with Honors from University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry. After dental school, he studied an additional three years at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine to complete an advanced specialty degree in Prosthodontics and to earn his Masters of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology. After graduating from Harvard, UCLA School of Dentistry recruited Dr. Raanan as part-time faculty. Dr. Raanan is a leader in his field, utilizing his clinical expertise and great educational background to provide a truly outstanding service to his community.
Dr. Raanan has traveled to remote areas to treat children with limited access to care at mobile dental clinics, served the dental needs of the homeless population at the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles, and has served on many dental mission trips to underserved areas such as Guatemala and El Salvador to provide comprehensive dental care and education.
At Harvard, his passion and strive for excellence was demonstrated in his cosmetic dental cases completed during his training. He understands how Aesthetic Dentistry plays an important role in contributing to patient’s self-esteem, sense of hope, beauty, and ultimately their ability to lead a gratifying life.
During his residency at Harvard, Dr. Raanan was involved with cutting edge research focusing on advances in the use of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) to fabricate restorations like ceramic crowns and fixed dental prostheses (FDPs) in dentistry. He has extensive training in Aesthetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Full Mouth Reconstruction /Rehabilitation, TMJ Disorders, correction of bite problems, and multidisciplinary treatment coordinati
Graduated with College and Latin Honors Summa Cum Laude
USC Dean's Honors (2009-2012)
Governor’s Honor Award (2007)
UCLA Latin Honors: Summa Cum Laude (2007)
UCLA College Honors (2007)
UCLA Golden Key International Honor Society (2006)
President Student Service Award (2005)
UCLA Dean’s Honors (2003-2007)
UCLA Alumni Scholarship (2004)
Who’s Who Award (2003)