Meet Dr. Michele Laux Pavlisin
General Dentistry/ TMJ Specialist
Dr Pavlisin advocates for her patients with gentle dental care, natural warmth and understanding. Her passion is to artistically shape a beautiful smile which also safeguards against chronic jaw joint pain. She wants to make a meaningful difference for patients in alleviating their chronic joint pain. She actively seeks excellence in patient outcome. She integrates patient centered ethical practice philosophy.
Dr Pavlisin naturally enjoys learning professionally, well beyond minimum required training. Her advanced training and experience concentrate in smile cosmetics, TMJ and jaw joint pain and dysfunction, and Oral Facial Pain issues. She includes Invisalign and Laser dentistry.
Throughout Dr Pavlisin’s nearly 40 years in practice, she has pursued advanced training with: Pankey Institute, Dawson Center for Advanced Education, Piper Center for Advanced Dentistry, Spear Education, and UCLA mini-residency. Her career began with a DDS degree with the University of Illinois.
Dr Pavlisin has also served as a Clinical Professor the last 13 years with Western University Dental College in Pomona, CA. Helping build confidence alongside dental students through clinical dental practice experiences has been a joy. She also finds meaning in donating her dental skills for the underserved, including with LA Care Harbor, CDA Cares and Christian missions in Mexico.