Name : Alina Krivitsky Aalam
Address: 11620 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 718, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 001 310.801.7678
Languages: Russian / English
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
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 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.
Investigated the outcome of a study of the functional rehabilitation of 16 completely edentulous mandibles with immediately loaded cross-arch screw-retained hybrid prostheses.
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
Soft tissue augmentation
Hard tissue augmentation (intra-oral osseous transplantation)
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