Dr. Rodney Raanan is a highly, trained and experienced cosmetic dentist based in Beverly Hills, California. After graduating from Harvard School of Dental Medicine at the top of his class he was offered a rare opportunity to work with Dr. Robert Rifkin, a man many credit as the original pioneer in cosmetic dentistry.
Under Dr. Rifkin’s tutelage and guidance, Dr. Raanan has reached an uncommon level of skill, that only a handful of dentists in the world can claim.
A long-time Beverly Hills resident, Dr. Rodney Raanan attended the University of Southern California School of Dentistry after earning his undergraduate degree at UCLA with Summa Cum Laude Honors. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Raanan studied an additional three years at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine to earn his specialty degree in Prosthodontics and a Masters of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology.
Seeing as there are no specific accreditation requirements for cosmetic dentistry, this additional training—accredited by the American Dental Association—substantiates Dr. Raanan’s eminent authority in the field. After graduating from Harvard, he was recruited by the UCLA School of Dentistry as part-time faculty.
Today, as the protégé of Dr. Robert Rifkin, Dr. Raanan continues to augment his extensive education by following in the footsteps of this living legend in the field of dentistry. He has followed Dr. Rifkin around the world to hear his lectures and learn the secrets that can only be found with decades of experience as an expert cosmetic dentist.
He has extensive training in Aesthetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Full Mouth Reconstruction and Rehabilitation, TMJ Disorders, correction of bite problems, and multidisciplinary treatment coordination with highly skilled dental and medical specialists.
During his residency at Harvard, Dr Rodney 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.
“I believe the most aesthetic results are created by first considering the health, function and anatomical accuracy of the patient’s smile and working backward from there.” — Dr. Rodney Raanan
At Harvard, Dr Raanan’s 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.
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 belongs to many professional organizations, which include: