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Melvyn Schwarz D.D.S., M.Sc.D. is the Founder and Co-Director of PermaDent. One of few centers in the world devoted exclusively to the placement of osseointegrated dental implants.

PermaDent is the only practice in Torrance specializing exclusively in dental implants and nothing else.  Since 1989, over 10,000 implants have been placed with a 98% success rate.

Dr. Schwarz received his implant training and certification at the Branemark Clinic in Gothenberg, Sweden where today’s generation of dental implants were developed.  Dr. Schwarz was instrumental in the development of Denta-Scan, a CT diagnostic procedure for implant surgery and is much sought after to lecture and teach his techniques for achieving comfortable and esthetic results. He lectures both nationally and internationally and he has published over 20 papers in scientific journals.

Professional Societies and Organizations
American Dental Association
American Academy of Periodontology
Western Society of Periodontology
California Society of Periodontists
Academy of Osseointegration (Fellow)
Fellow American College of Dentistry

Career Achievements include:

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology – University of Southern California

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Occlusion – University of Southern California

Course Director, Physiology of Occlusion – University of Southern California

Director of Undergraduate Periodontics – University of Southern California

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Occlusion – University of Southern California

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology – University of Southern California

Certificate of Osseointegration, Branemark Clinic – University of Goteborg, Sweden

Cl. Professor, Department of Implantology – University of Southern California

President, Academy of Osseointegration

Board of Councilors

School of Dentistry – University of Southern California

University of California at Los Angeles

D.D.S. – University of Southern California