Meet Ali Pootrakul, DDS

Oral Surgeon in Lawndale, CA

Dr. Ali Pootrakul attended St John’s University in Bachelor of Science, triple major with a full academic scholarship. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and then matriculated into the SUNY Buffalo, NY of Dental Medicine with an academic scholarship and received his DDS.

Dr. Ali spent a year at New York Hospital Queens as a general practice resident in dentistry. This exposure to the hospital environment and surgery lead to a desire to further his career and scope of practice.

Dr. Ali entered a four year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Westchester Medical Center and while there was on the chief resident council and hospital executive committee. His surgery experience ranges from trauma to full facial reconstruction and cosmetics. Dr. Ali practices full scope Oral & Maxillofacial surgery.

Patients that have had traumatic dental visits in the past at other offices, are pleasantly surprised with Dr. Ali’s kind manner and gentle approach to oral and maxillofacial surgery. These patients have stated that not only would they return again but would recommend the experience to friends based on how he has been able to place his patients at ease.

Whether you are having a simple extraction or all four wisdom teeth removed under sedation you will feel more like you are at a spa then a dental office. Dr. Ali’s scope of practice ranges from extractions to full facial reconstruction and TMJ. Dr. Ali’s education and surgery training allow him to handle the most complex medical and dental cases without the need to go to a hospital. Dr. Ali welcomes all new patients and consultations.

Dr. Ali is a member of the prestigious American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.