Dr. G. Larry Leonakis

Dr. Leonakis transitioned from Navy avionics to aerospace engineering before attending dental school at USC. Dentistry is by far his favorite career choice. Though he graduated in 1997 and has served the Carson City area for over 10 years, he continues to advance his education with regular dental courses and lectures on the latest treatments. His goal as a dentist is to provide patients with beautiful and lasting dentistry.

His accomplishments and awards include:

Dental Licenses:

  • California and Nevada
  • IV Sedation permit in Nevada since 2006
  • ACLS and CPR certifications current
  • 1997 DDS University of Southern California
  • 1987 MS California State University, Northridge
  • 1984 BS University of Illinois, Chicago
  • US Navy 1977-1981 Honorable Discharge

Professional Organizations:

  • Master in the College of Sedation Dentistry (MaCSD)
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS)
  • Academy of Orofacial Pain Management
  • ADA, CDA, NDA
  • Northen Nevada Dental Society
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Awards:

  • USC award for Lifelong Learning
  • Congressional recognition for charitable care of citizens and veterans

USC-trained in:

  • IV Sedation of fearful or mentally handicapped patients
  • Implant placement

Major Work:

Complex patients with dental trauma and work-related injuries

When not caring for patients’ smiles, Dr. Leonakis enjoys open-water swimming and snow skiing.

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