Drs. Buchanan/Gholian


Dr. Stephen Buchanan, was valedictorian of his class at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, completed the Endodontic Graduate program at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1980. Dr. Buchanan began pursuing 3-D anatomy research early in his career, and in 1986 he became the first person in dentistry to use micro CT technology to show the intricacies of root structure. In 1989 he established Dental Education Laboratories, and subsequently built a state-of-the-art teaching laboratory devoted to hands-on endodontic instruction, where he continues to teach today. Through Dental Education Laboratories he has lectured and conducted participation courses around the world, published numerous articles, and produced an award-winning video series, The Art of Endodontics. In addition to his activities as an educator and practicing clinician, Dr. Buchanan holds a number of patents for dental instruments and techniques. _______________________________________________________________________________Dr. Shervin Gholian proudly offers patients his expertise and the latest developments in state-of-the-art endodontic care. Dr. Gholian earned his degree in endodontics from Harvard University School of Dental Medicine and a Masters in oral biology from Harvard Medical School. His commitment to teaching and continuing education lends invaluable insight to his craft and familiarity with the ever-changing technologies available to the industry. Dr. Gholian received additional training in endodontic microsurgery in Graz, Austria where he learned to utilize the latest European microsurgical instruments and techniques. His dedication to excellence also earned him the distinction of trusted endodontist on ABC's popular television show, Extreme Makeover. Dr. Gholian has also taught endodontic therapy to dental students and endodontic residents at Harvard University and the University of Southern California. Currently, he serves as faculty at RealWorldEndo, an international private education company. He is also proud to co-teach hands-on endodontic courses at Dental Education Laboratories, where he serves on the Board of Advisors. Dr. Gholian is an active member of the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, and the Central Coast Dental Society. He serves on the board of the Central Coast Dental Society as the Editor of the Central Coast Dental Society's newsletter, since 2007.