Lasting Smiles Dental Care Office

Experience Does Matter

With over 30 years of experience, Dr Ghodsi has been able to help many patients in Las Vegas with their dental implant needs. He has restored more than 10,000 successful cases making him a leader in implant dentistry. As a cosmetic implant dentist, Dr Ghodsi can surgically place implants and restore your smile all under one roof.

Dr. Ghodsi Lasting Smiles Dental Care
Dr. Sharam Ghodsi

Dr. Sharam Ghodsi is an expert in cosmetic and implant dentistry. He grew up in Southern California and received his bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology from University of California, Santa Barbara at the age of 20. In 1988, he received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Southern California where he continued to teach dentistry as a faculty member.

Since 1988, Dr. Ghodsi has maintained a private practice emphasizing comprehensive, cosmetic, implant, and sedation dentistry in Orange County, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Ghodsi is actively involved in promoting quality care through local organizations and study clubs. He has completed, and continues to complete, numerous continuing education courses with an emphasis on cosmetic, implant, and reconstructive dentistry.

In his spare time, Dr. Ghodsi enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, boating, and water and snow skiing. However, his passion is dentistry and helping his patients improve their brilliant smiles and self-confidence through cosmetic dental procedures.

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology from UCSB in 1984

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery from USC in 1988

  • Former Faculty of USC Dental School, Restorative Department

  • Member of American Dental Association

  • Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Member of International Congress of Dental Implantology

  • Member of American College of Oral Implantology

  • Member of Implant Prosthodontic Section

  • Member of Academy of Laser Dentistry

  • LVI Graduate

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Dr. Betancourt

Dr. Damian Betancourt was born and raised in Las Vegas, where he graduated from Bishop Gorman High School and attended UNLV on a soccer scholarship. He studied biology at UNLV and graduated with a bachelors of science degree in 1984.

After he finished at UNLV, Dr. Betancourt went to dental school at the Marquette University School of Dentistry and graduated as a DDS in 1989. He has been working as a skilled dentist since then. He didn’t stop his education there and he has taken many continuing education courses through the years. He is a past member of the ADA, SNDS, NDA, and Peer Review.

Dr. Betancourt has been involved in his community and helps underserved people with their dental needs through the Huntridge Teen Center. He loves giving children with dental needs new smiles.

Soccer has remained a lifelong passion, and he has his national license in soccer coaching. He has been married for 30 years and has 2 children—one of whom attends his alma matter, UNLV.