Alex Hoghooghi DDS MD

Hoghooghi“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of, the tree is the real thing.”

-Abraham Lincoln

Dr. Hoghooghi is one of the founders of San Francisco Surgical arts and is both a dentist and physician who is a board certified specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He received his medical (MD), dental (DDS), and residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He taught Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Buffalo before coming to the Bay Area. Dr. Hoghooghi is one of the few experts in advance stem cell regeneration in Northern California. Bone regeneration, advance osseous grafting for reconstruction of dentoalveolar defects and implant reconstruction have been the focus of Dr. Hoghooghi’s practice. He has successfully restored over one thousand cases using CT guided implant placement technology. A Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Dr. Hoghooghi is also the founder of Palo Alto Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (PAOMFS). At both practice locations, (SFSA and PAOMFS) he manages a busy practice providing excellence in a variety of specialized dental care, including removal of third molars (wisdom teeth), advance osseous (bone) grafting, dental implants, dental extractions, corrective jaw surgery, oral medicine/oral pathology, and facial trauma. He is dedicated to his referral dentists and is active in providing continuing dental education. He is directly involved in residency training as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery, Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. When not working, Dr. Hoghooghi likes spending time outdoors with his family.