Dr. Arash Hakhamian is one of the founding members of GDIA and has built numerous successful practices throughout the Southern California region since his graduation from USC School of Dentistry. Dr. Arash Hakhamian has been the recipient of fellowships/awards, has a professional affiliation with ICOI, IADFE, WAUPS, GDIA, ADA, CDA among others, and is currently working on publishing his first book. He has participated as a surgical instructor for various teaching institutions both locally and internationally. He was recently featured on the renowned Dental Town show hosted by Howard Farren, DDS, who has been rising in popularity in the consulting circuit. He enjoys taking a unique approach to consulting and lecturing by integrating both surgical and management topics together. Therefore, it allows for immediate, practical and measurable results noted by his students. Furthermore, he has the dentistry gene running in his veins as he comes from a longstanding line of dental professionals in his family. In addition to owning and operating 5 successful dental practices, Dr. Hakhamian is a highly sought-after dental consultant and instructor on a variety of topics ranging from advanced surgical techniques to multi-office management. His patients and his students benefit from his passion to utilize and lecture about cutting edge technology such as CT guided surgery, PRP, Piezo Surgery and Autologous Tooth Grafting. Dr. Arash enjoys traveling around the world 2-4 times per year to do volunteer missions such as complimentary dental services for underserved communities. Dr. Hakhamian is an avid volunteer and community activist as he leads several annual mission trips to underserved communities around the world. He is fluent in four languages and graduated with college and latin honors as an Anthropologist from UCLA.