Meet the Doctor
Los Angeles/Beverly Hills dental implant dentist, Dr. Sam Markzar, successfully started his pre-doctoral education in 1987 at University of Southern California (USC) choosing to major in Biology & Biochemistry. He successfully completed his four-year Doctorate degree in Dental Surgery & Oral Medicine and graduated with honors from University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1994.
Dr. Markzar immediately passed all of the required national & state testing and board exams and began practicing general dentistry in an effort to become familiar with the unexpected challenges and needs of practicing general dentists and other related specialists. During this time, he successfully completed 3 years of intense post-graduate residency in Advanced Periodontology and Oral Implantology & Surgery at the University of Southern California. Dr. Markzar received his College of Graduate Studies (CGS) Certificate in Specialty Training and successfully completed the courses for a Masters of Science degree (M.S.) in Craniofacial Biology at the University of Southern California.
The quest for advanced education for Dr. Markzar has been continued with multiple advanced educational courses and the most up to date techniques used in advanced Periodontology, Microsurgery, Sinus Augmentation, soft and hard tissue Grafts, and advanced Implantology. Dr. Markzar constantly searches for the most accurate and updated treatments in periodontal dentistry and other dental areas as a popular Beverly Hills dental implant dentist. Dr. Markzar is also an active educator and holds a current teaching position as Clinical Assistant Professor of Periodontology and Implantology at the USC Dept. of Advanced Periodontics, Division of Surgery. He is also a specialty board member at the largest Dental insurance Co.; “Delta Dental Care of California”, Peer Review Committee, and a chief member of the credentialing review board .
Dr. Markzar has written and researched many articles about the relationships between periodontal diseases and systemic involvements like diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, periodontal diseases that exist in families, and esthetic periodontal/Implant therapy. Dr. Markzar is an active member of American Academy of Periodontology (A.A.P), American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, California Dental Association, and Los Angeles Dental Society.
Apart from his in-depth clinical and intensive academic activities, Dr. Markzar is a professional drawing artist. He has collaborated as a professional calligraphist for entertainment industry companies including the popular Disney Studios. Dr. Markzar enjoys playing tennis and soccer in Los Angeles competition Leagues, and loves to play the piano.