Meet The Doctors
EndodontistLouis Schwarzbach, DMD and Michael Alfandari, DDS
Louis Schwarzbach, D.M.D.
Dr. Schwarzbach grew up in Van Nuys, CA. He attended Van Nuys High School, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from UCLA. Dr. Schwarzbach received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Then he returned to the San Fernando Valley to practice general dentistry for several years before entering the graduate endodontic program at the USC School of Dentistry, receiving his endodontic specialty certificate in 1994.
Dr. Schwarzbach has been involved in both dental education and organized dentistry. He has served as president of the San Fernando Valley Dental Society, the Southern California Academy of Endodontics and the San Fernando Valley Alumni chapter of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity. He also served as an active delegate to the California Dental Association for many years and is a member of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Schwarzbach is a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy, both international honor societies.
Dr. Schwarzbach maintains a faculty position as Clinical Assistant Professor in the graduate endodontic department at USC School of Dentistry for over 20 years.
Michael Alfandari, D.D.S.
Dr. Michael Alfandari was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. After graduating Taft High School he went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Alfandari attended the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2003. Dr. Alfandari earned many prestigious awards and scholarships while attending the UCSF School of Dentistry, including the senior student award from the Academy of General Dentistry in recognition of academic excellence. In addition, he was one of the select dental students to be recognized by the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Alfandari practiced general dentistry in the Sherman Oaks area for several years prior to pursuing specialty training in endodontics. He attended the USC School of Dentistry post doctorate endodontic residency program, and received his endodontic specialty certificate from world renowned endodontist, Dr. James Simon. Dr. Alfandari stood out amongst his peers throughout his career, continuously striving to enhance his knowledge and skills in endodontic treatment and microsurgery.