Alan  Felsenfeld, M.A., D.D.S., FACD
Professor of Clinical Dentistry
Phone:
(310) 825-3241
Fax:
(310) 794-1873
Address:
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  53-076 CHS

Biography

Alan L. Felsenfeld, M.A., D.D.S., FACD, FICD is a full time faculty member in the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery where he serves as the assistant director of the resident training program. In addition he is the Division Chief in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. His areas of interest are in the surgical management of maxillofacial pathology, trauma, reconstructive surgery including dental implants and orthognathic surgery. He has served in numerous leadership positions within the California Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has been a faculty member since 1978.

Educational & Professional Background

  • B.A., Yeshiva University, 1965

  • M.A., University of Iowa, 1967

  • D.D.S., UCLA School of Dentistry, 1974

  • Certificate, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Cook County Hospital, 1977

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1980

Research & Interests

  • Maxillofacial Trauma

  • Maxillofacial Pathology

Professional Memberships

  • Western Los Angeles Dental Society

  • California Dental Association

  • American Dental Association

  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

  • Pierre Fauchard Academy

  • Fellow, American College of Dentists

  • Fellow, International College of Dentists

  • Apollonian Society

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society 

Awards

  • Recognition Award, Top Reviewer Dentoalveolar Surgery, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • Annual Meeting Dedicatee, Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • Golden Pen Award for Journalism, International College of Dentists

  • Alumnus of the Year, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • Faculty Leadership Award, American Student Dental Association, UCLA Chapter

  • Professor of the Quarter Award, Fall Quarter, Class of 1997, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • Outstanding Resident Award, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Cook County Hospital

  • Resident of the Year, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Cook County Hospital

Representative Publications

  • Aghaloo, TL and Felsenfeld, AL.” Principles of Repair and Grafting of Bone and Cartilage” in Bagheri SC, et al. (eds). Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. CITY: Elsevier, 2011

  • Hokugo, A, Christensen, R, Chung, EM, Sung, EC, Felsenfeld, AL, Sayre, JW, Garret, N, Adams, JS and Nishimua, “I. Increased Prevalence of Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw with Vitamin D Deficiency in Rats. “ Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 2010; 25(6):1337-1349

  • Aghaloo, TI, Felsenfeld, AL and Tetradis, S. “Osteonecrosis of the Jaw in a Patient on Denosumab.” Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2010; 68:959-963

  • Atchison, KA, Gironda, MW, Black, EE, Schweitzer, S, Der-Martirosian, C, Felsenfeld, AL, Leathers, R and Belin, TR. “Baseline Charactericstics and Treatment Preferences of Oral Surgery Patients.” Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Srugery 2007; 65:2430-2437

  • Felsenfeld, AL and Casagrande A. “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Education.” Journal of the California Dental Association 2004; 32(10):822

Additional Information

  • Numerous courses taught at UCLA School of Dentistry

  • Over 150 presentations locally, nationally and internationally

  • Editor in Chief, Journal of the California Dental Association

  • Speaker of the House California Dental Association