Dr. Tara Aghaloo is Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the UCLA School of Dentistry. She completed her dental training at UMKC, OMS residency and M.D. at UCLA, and Ph.D. in oral biology at UCLA. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is a board member of the Academy of Osseointegration, and section editor of IJOMI. She lectures nationally and internationally on dental implant surgery and tissue regeneration, including alveolar ridge augmentation, sinus grafting, growth factors, and periimplantitis.