About Our Practice

Sean P. Avera, DDS, MS

Dr. Sean Avera received a Bachelor of Science in biology from California State University, Long Beach. Concurrently, he received a Certificate in Dental Technology from Orange Coast Community College in Costa Mesa, California, and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). 

From 1979 to 1993, Dr. Avera managed the Maxillofacial Prosthetic Research Facility at U.C.L.A. and owning and operating a private dental laboratory specializing in crown, bridge, and implant prosthetics. Dr. Avera received his Certificate in Periodontology and Master of Science in Oral Biology from Oregon Health Sciences University (O.H.S.U.) in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Avera directed the Graduate Program in Periodontics for several years and instructed surgical technique and literature review; he is also responsible for implementing the pre-doctoral implant program at O.H.S.U. and for integrating this program into the graduate curriculum.

Dr. Avera has received numerous awards for his role in the advancement of dentistry and in 1996 became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology – the highest level of advancement a periodontist can achieve. Dr. Avera has lectured extensively in Europe, Mexico, and the United States, and has written numerous articles concerning dental implants, bone biology, sinus augmentation, and dental prosthetics.

About Our Team

Our friendly team of dental professionals strives for excellence in everything they do. When you visit our practice, we offer quality care to improve your oral health and work closely together to ensure comfortable, personalized treatments that meet your needs. We invite you to call us today to schedule your appointment and learn more about periodontics and implant dentistry in Grass Valley, CA. We look forward to meeting you!

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