Bijan Modjtahedi, DDS, MAGD, FACD, FICD
Fountain Valley, CA
Earning the respect of colleagues and patients is something Dr. Bijan Modjtahedi works at every day of his life. "Gaining the trust and respect of my patients and colleagues alike means that I've proven my abilities professionally and personally. But I don't stop there. Each day is another opportunity to provide my patients with optimal service, and to learn about the latest dental advances through professional memberships." Dr. Bijan has participated in advanced training in dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, TMJ, orthodontics, endodontics, emergency care, pain management, oral pharmacology, pathology, occlusion, and periodontics, sleep apnea. Sharing his knowledge as an instructor, lecturer, and researcher, Dr. Bjian believes; "I pass along the benefits of new technology and more effective patient care when I see you in my office."
Education & Expertise
A solid educational background is a backdrop to a life dedicated to excellence. "I'm grateful for having studied under first-rate professors. And I use the knowledge I've gained every day by spotting your dental problems quickly and treating them with little or no pain to you. To keep pace with advancements, I far exceed the requirement of professional courses each year."
Awards & Honors
The Mastership Award (MAGD) is the AGD’s highest honor and one of the most respected designations within the profession. To earn this award, Dr. Modjtahedi completed 1,100 hours of dental continuing education. As a 2015 Mastership Award recipient, Dr. Modjtahedi joins more than 2,200 active AGD Masters out of 39,000 general membership who have gone above and beyond the basic requirements to care for their patients’ oral health. The AGD Fellowship Award (FAGD) is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession. To earn this prestigious honor, Dr. Modjtahedi completed 500 hours of dental continuing education and passed a comprehensive written exam.
Voted Top Dentist by his peers in Coast magazine in 2007–2018. Voted Super Dentist by his peers in Orange Coast Magazine in 2017. Voted Top Dentist by his peers in Los Angeles Magazine in 2017.
Member of the Board of Trustees for California Dental Association
Past Peer review council member at California Dental Association
Past President Orange County Dental Society
Previous Chairman Orange County Dental Society peer review committee
"For me, dentistry is a quest for excellence. My goal is to apply everything I've learned to provide you with the best possible care every time you come in. I continually seek out the latest research to bring you only proven advances in dentistry. My fulfillment as a dentist comes from giving you the gift of a healthy, attractive smile, and from knowing that you are well cared for." - Dr. Modjtahedi
Fellow: American College of Dentists. Fellowship in the American College of Dentists is by invitation and is based on a proven, confidential, peer-review system that has remained intact since the inception of the College in 1920. The membership is comprised of dentists who have exemplified excellence through their outstanding leadership and exceptional contribution to dentistry and society. Only about 3.5% of dentists in the United States have been granted Fellowship in the College. Fellows of the American College of Dentists truly are an elite group. Fellowship is bestowed only if the accomplishments of the nominee are truly outstanding and epitomize excellence.
Fellow: International College of Dentists. The International College of Dentists is a leading honorary dental organization dedicated to the recognition of outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service, and the continued progress of the profession of dentistry for the benefit of all humankind.
Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Fellow Academy of General Dentistry
Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy
Member of the American Dental Association
Member of the California Dental Association
Member of the Orange County Dental Society
Member of the Academy of General Dentistry
Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Member of the American College of Oral Implantology
Member of the American Society of Osseointegration
Lectures & Instruction
Former Volunteer Clinical Instructor: USC. Dept. of Periodontics
Former Volunteer Lecturer: UCLA School of Dentistry, Dept. of Periodontics
Former Lecturer: UCLA School of Dentistry, Dept. of Periodontics
Independent Research: UCLA School of Dentistry, Dept. of Periodontics
Active involvement means devoting time and energy to support worthy causes. "When it comes to caring about people, I want to do everything that I can." Dr. Bijan is a dedicated supporter of various local charitable and athletic organizations and sponsors the Greenbrook Swim Team in Fountain Valley
High School: Rugby School in Rugby, England
Undergraduate Studies: University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Graduate studies: Marquette University School of Dentistry.
Articles and Interviews
Why Do Your Gums Bleed When You're Pregnant? There Are Several Factors–By Shannon Evans