Dr. Ian Pearson is a board-certified periodontist that excels in treating periodontal disease, tissue augmentation, and dental implant surgery. His compassionate, patient-centered approach, coupled with advanced techniques like IV sedation, growth factors, and laser therapy, ensures optimal post-surgical results. Born in Northern Virginia, he earned a Bachelor's in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics from UCLA, followed by a cum laude D.M.D. degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine. Driven by a passion for oral health, he completed his periodontics and dental implantology specialty training at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, where he graduated as chief resident. He currently serves as a part-time clinical instructor at UCLA School of Dentistry and lectures at the West LA VA Medical Center.