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About Us

About Us

Center for Cosmetic, Implant, & Neuromuscular Dentistry

Dr. Sid Solomon is the founder and director of the Facial Academy of Cosmetics and Esthetics, a leading TMJ-teaching institution. He is also former faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Solomon is a proud member and graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), as well as a proud graduate of the highly specialized Occlusion Connections (OC).

For more than 35 years, Dr. Solomon has treated patients in the scope of cosmetic, orthodontic, and neuromuscular dentistry. He is the leading gnathological neuromuscular dentist located in Los Angeles, and one of the most accredited GNM dentists in the country. In addition to his numerous accreditations and certifications, Dr. Solomon is also the inventor of UniTox®, the only FDA-approved BOTOX® syringe. Not only is Dr. Solomon a highly respected and accomplished dentist, but he’s also a capable author.

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Dr. Solomon Philosophy

After 35 years of practice, my passion for dentistry still remains the thriving force of my life. I am thankful for the knowledge and capabilities that I have acquired and the experience I have gained. My continued education each year allows me the opportunity to gain an even greater ability to assist my patients and bring them the confidence and health that they entrust in me and my team. Every opportunity to relieve a person of either physical or emotional pain gives me the strength to work even harder for their benefit. Other than my loving wife and four children, my practice will always be the main priority in my life. That is the promise and commitment I make to each of you!

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Dr. Solomon’s goal is to solve the pain puzzle that accompanies TMJ disorder. He believes that each and every patient should be given the treatment needed to help relieve them of the suffering that comes from TMJ.

His best-selling book “Dream Big…Smile Big!” details his early life, tracks his professional journey into dentistry, and explains various dental procedures.

What sets Dr. Solomon apart is his commitment to his patients and humanitarian causes. He proudly supports various charitable organizations including ARM, dedicated to funding the advancement of research for myopathies. Through his Dream Big Smile Big Scholarship, he annually awards college students pursuing a degree in dentistry with tuition assistance.

Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery: University of the Pacific– Faculty of Dentistry – June 1988

Bachelor of Science, psychobiology (Magna Cum Laude): University of California, Los Angeles – March 1985

Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

June 2016: Complex Occlusion Dynamics

May 2016: Refining Physiologic Neuromuscular Orthotics & Restorative Functional Smile

June 2015: Bite Analysis and Registration

June 2014: Optimally Utilizing K7 Computerized Occlusion Technology in Complex Clinical Cases

August 2013: Computer-Aided Occlusal Evaluation

August 2012: LVI Smile Design and Bite Analysis

November 2011: Advanced Scan Interpretation and Diagnosis

July 2009: CORE VII Neuromuscular Coronoplasty & Case Finishing

August 2008: CORE VI Comprehensive Aesthetic Reconstruction

October 2007: CORE V Mastering Neuromuscular Occlusion

March 2006: CORE IV Practical Occlusion

January-February 2005: CORE III Advanced Functional Aesthetics

March 2004: CORE II Full Mouth Reconstruction

March 2003: CORE I Full Mouth Reconstruction

Occlusion Connections

January 2020-2022: Master Program in Occlusion, Advanced TMJ

August 2019: GNM Bite Refinement/Advanced K7 Level 6

April 2019: Mastering Neuromuscular Scan Interpretation Level 5

January, April, August 2018: Mastering Neuromuscular Scan Interpretation Level 2,3,4

September 2017: Mastering Neuromuscular Scan Interpretation Level 1

April 2016: Mastering Occlusion

September 2016: Mastering Neuromuscular Scan Interpretation and Mastering Neuromuscular K7

Myotronics

June 2016: Complex Occlusion Dynamics

May 2016: Refining Physiologic Neuromuscular Orthotics & Restorative Functional Smile

June 2015: Bite analysis and Registration

June 2014: Optimally Utilizing K7 Computerized Occlusion Technology in Complex Clinical Cases

P.A.L.E.T.T.E.

November 2016: Lower Face Rejuvenation

October 2015: Cadaver Anatomy: In this intensive meeting. Dr. Solomon worked along top dermatologists and MDs of the nation learning about structural changes associated with aging as well as clinically relevant anatomy to help improve injection techniques and minimize complications on cadaver heads in association with Mount Sinai Hospital.

December 2015: Cannula Technique for optimizing injection results

ASSOCIATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Dental Association®
  • Occlusion Connections™
  • California Dental Association
  • Western Los Angeles Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • San Fernando Valley Dental Society
  • Conscious Sedation Consulting
  • Adult Oral Conscious Sedation Permit Certification
  • Align Technology
  • Premiere Provider for Full-Mouth Invisalign®
  • Certification for Invisalign®
  • Certification for Clear Principals
  • National Institute of Medical Aesthetics
  • Cosmetic Injections Certification
  • Advanced Cosmetic Injections Certification
  • Botulinum Toxin Certification
  • Dermal Filler Certification for Everyday Practice
  • Comprehensive Therapeutic BOTOX® for Pain Management Certification
  • Frontline TMJ and Facial Pain Certification
  • Allergan
  • Diamond Tier Provider: Among the Top 200 Doctors in the USA
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