Dr. Vivian Roknian - DMD

Dr. Vivian Roknian


Dr. Vivian Roknian is a general dentist who is highly trained in implant dentistry. She is a board-certified Implantologist who has lectured and published both throughout the nation and internationally on implant dentistry, dental extraction techniques, nutritional needs of dental patients, and the unique dental needs of patients who have had weight loss surgery or are undergoing cancer treatment. As a leader in the industry, she has helped train over 2,000 dentists in dental implant placement, dental extraction techniques, bone grafting, sinus augmentation, and advanced dental prosthetics.


Dr. Roknian believes that you become the best by learning from the best. Early in her career, she attended the Misch International Implant Institute – the international gold standard in implant education. There, she demonstrated a mastery in implant surgery and was quickly appointed to a faculty position where she continues to instruct on all facets of implant dentistry. She also maintained contact with her dental school oral surgery professors and is often invited back as a faculty member to lecture and guide advanced dental implant surgeries. Her love of implant dentistry keeps her finger on the pulse of the most cutting-edge techniques.


Dr. Roknian earned a BS from UCLA in Psychobiology and her dental degree from Doctor of Dental Medicine from Temple University. She holds numerous fellowships and a diplomate certificate from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She has earned over 2400 hours of continuing education credits in implant dentistry throughout her career.


Aside from Dr. Roknian’s passion for dental implants and taking care of her patients, her other interests are writing, gardening and cooking. She speaks Spanish and is a native of Los Angeles who loves exploring the city and learning new recipes.