Meet Dr. Galya Raz


Dr. Galya Raz is an experienced, board-certified, periodontist who received her education at the UNLV Dental School and did her residency at UCLA.  After finishing her residency, she returned to her Alma Mater, UNLV, to teach, where she won the 2017 American Academy of Periodontology Educator Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics. She has returned to her native Poway to treat patients in her home community.

She has given lectures for several groups and organizations. While treating her patients, she serves on the medical board of Friends of Parkinson’s group, and continues to participate in post-graduate research with other medical professionals to help find new and better ways to treat periodontitis, which affects half of all adult Americans. As such, she is considered an expert in the field of Periodontology.


  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego County Dental Society
  • American Dental Association

Outside the Office

She enjoys baking, gardening, painting, music and spending time with her family in Poway, her husband Eli and their German Shepherd, Freddy.