Alina Krivitsky Aalam

Personal Information

 Name : Alina Krivitsky Aalam

Address: 11620 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 718, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Country: USA

Phone: 001 310.801.7678


Languages: Russian /   English

Education and training


Certificate, Advanced Periodontics: May, 2008, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
2001 – 2005

1998 – 2000

 Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene  UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA


 Undergraduate Studies, Biology Major UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA


Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

California Dental License

West Regional License

Professional Life

Teaching Experience

USC School of Dentistry, Advanced Periodontics Part-time Faculty

 Clinical Assistant Professor, USC, Advanced Periodontics (2008-present)

Guest Lecturer, Dental Hygiene, USC (2007- present)

Dental Clinic Faculty, USC, Undergraduate Periodontics (2000-2008)

Dental Hygiene Clinic Faculty, USC, Dental Hygiene Clinic(2000-2008)

Research Experience

Research Co-Investigator: 2002-2008 SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, USC

Investigating clinical and microbiological effect of subgingival irrigation with 10% Povidone-Iodine in peri-implant crevices following mechanical debridement.

Research Co-Investigator: 2004-2005 SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, USC

Investigated the outcome of a study of the functional rehabilitation of 16 completely edentulous mandibles with immediately loaded cross-arch screw-retained hybrid prostheses.

Honors and Awards

University of Southern California, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry – 2013

USC Research Award, Clinical Research Category – 2nd place:  2008

USC Research Award, Clinical Research Category – 1st place:  2004

Western Society of Periodontology Achievement Award, 2005      


Aesthetic periodontal surgery

Treatment of periodontal disease

Pre-prosthetic periodontal surgery

Dental implants

Soft tissue augmentation

Hard tissue augmentation (intra-oral osseous transplantation)

TMJ/bruxism treatment

IV sedation


Americal Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Member 2014-present

Friends of Dentistry Board Member 2012-present

 Friends of Dentistry Committee: 2012 – present

 LADS Board of Directors: 2012-presenT

 LADS Peer Review Committee: 2012 – present

“Surviving Beautifully” website and book expert advisor: 2012 – present

American Academy of Periodontology, Member: 2005 – present

California Society of Periodontists, Member: 2005- present

Western Society of Periodontology, Member: 2004 – present

 American Dental Association, Member: 2001 – present

California Dental Association, Member: 2001- present

Los Angeles Dental Society, Member:  2007-present

Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, Member:  1998-present

American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Member: 1998 – 2001


Aalam AA, Nowzari H, Krivitsky A. Immediate Functional Reconstruction of Completely Edentulous Mandible. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2005, 7(1): 10-6.

Krivitsky Aalam A, Aalam AA. Fundamentals of Soft Tissue Management: Going Back to the Basics. Journal de Parodontologie & d’Implantologie Orale 2012 32(1).

Takanashi K, Lee JM, Sedler A, Krivitsky Aalam A, DDS.  Transformation of a cement retained positioned restoration to a screw retained restoration: a laboratory technical note. JPD 2013, 109 (4): 269-271.

Aalam AA, Krivitsky A, Choukroun J. Fibrin-Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion. Spring2017, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p42-49. 8p.

Aalam A, Krivitsky Aalam A, Choukroun J. A Novel Technique in Root-Coverage Procedure: The Fibrin-Assisted Soft-Tissue Promotion Concept. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2017 Apr;38(4):220-225.

Aalam A, Krivitsky Aalam A.  Book Chapter 8: Use of Platelet Rich Fibrin for the treatment of muco-gingival recessions: Novel Improvements in Plastic Esthetic Surgery utilizing The Fibrin Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion (FASTP) Technique.   Platelet Rich Fribrin in Regenerative Dentistry: Biological Backgrouns and Clinical Indications.


American Academy of Excellence in Dentistry – “Grafting or Bonding: A decision making protocol.” – Burbank, 2012


Iranian Dental Association – “Grafting or Bonding: A decision making protocol.” – Los Angeles, February 2013

Center for Advanced Periodontal and Implant Therapy Study Group – “Grafting or Bonding: A decision making protocol.” – Los Angeles, June 27,  2013

Marina South Bay Study Group – “Grafting or Bonding: A decision making protocol.” – Marina Del Rey, October, 2013

USC International Restorative Symposium –  “Grafting or Bonding: A decision making protocol.” – Los Angeles, October, 2013

Women in Dentistry and Wellness/Esthetic Alliance Program, Beverly Hills, January, 2013 – January 2014 (every 6 weeks)

Western University  – “Periodontics” – November 14, 2014

USC 40th Periodontal Symposium – “Soft Tissue Applications of APRF – Tissue Promotion” – January 24, 2015

USC Faculty Award Dinner CE Lecture – “Soft Tissue Applications of APRF – Tissue Promotion” – May 20, 2015

JAID (Japanese Academy for International Dentistry) – “Grafting or Bonding: A decision making protocol.” & “Soft Tissue Applications of APRF – Tissue Promotion” – March 9, 2016

Dr. Shimizu’s “The One Specialty Center” CE Continuum – “Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin (APRF) and Its Applications in Dentistry.” – May 10, 2016

Southern California Orofacial Academy, 14th Annual Fall 2016 Symposium (Pasadena, CA) – “The Use of PRF and Stem Cells for Soft Tissue Regeneration” – October 19, 2016

Alpha Omega San Fernando Valley Chapter (San Fernando Valley, CA)  – “Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin (APRF) and Its Applications in Dentistry.” – November 4, 2016

Girl Power in Dentistry (Tokyo, Japan) – “Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin (APRF) and Its Applications in Dentistry. My Personal Life, How I started My Career and How I Maintain Full-Time Practice and Manage Family Life.” – March 13, 2017

SYFAC (Nice, France) – “FASTP – Fibrin Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion.” – October, 2017

Hooman Zarinkelk Study Group (Woodland Hills, CA) – “Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin (APRF) and Its Applications in Dentistry.” – Nov, 2017