Dr. Yair Whiteman

Education & Background

Dr. Yair Whiteman is a Prosthodontist and lecturer who specializes in highly esthetic, minimally invasive adhesive prosthetic dentistry and advanced restorative implant dentistry. Dr. Whiteman received his DMD degree from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary in 2003, and completed his Post-Graduate specialty in Prosthodontics in Boston University in 2006. Since then, he has been involved in patient care, education, lecturing and dental material research.

As an Associate Clinical Professor in the UCLA School of Dentistry and the Director for the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry, his mission has been to educate and instill values for excellent patient care. Additionally, he provides advanced education for dentists who aspire to excel in esthetic dentistry. The program emphasizes minimally invasive adhesive restorative dentistry, esthetic rehabilitation, and restorative implant dentistry.


Dental anatomy and tissue management have been a chief focus of Dr. Whiteman’s career as a clinician, and the last few years have been devoted to developing techniques and procedures to minimize the number of appointments while maintaining enhanced esthetic outcomes.

Academy of Osseointegration
The mission of AO is to improve oral health by advancing the science, ethics, and practice of implant dentistry and related technologies, and to support the professional needs of its members worldwide.

Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity
The Alpha Omega International Dental Society is the oldest international dental organization. Alpha Omega (AO) also has the distinction of being the oldest international Jewish medical organization.

American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research
AADOCR is the premier association for those involved with dental, oral, and craniofacial research across multiple disciplines.

American Dental Education Association
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is The Voice of Dental Education. Our mission is to lead institutions and individuals in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing many different aspects.

International Association for Dental Research
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR), is a nonprofit organization with over 10,000 members around the world. Together, we drive dental, oral, and craniofacial research for health and well-being worldwide.

Society of Color and Appearance in Dentistry
Founded in 2008 as a consortium of dental professionals and other experts interested in this area of aesthetic dentistry specifically related to scientific investigation and application of color and appearance in dentistry.

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