Mark Yafai

Meet Mark Yafai, Oral Surgeon in Bakersfield

Education & Credentials


University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry; Los Angeles, CA


University of California; Davis, CA

Specialty Certificate

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California San Francisco; San Francisco, CA


First and foremost is patient care, and everything else is secondary. My goal is to provide uncompromising care, while still having the patient feel comfortable and confident. I believe this goal can be reached through open communication and active discussion.


Dr. Yafai has been working in the dental industry since 2002. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his fiance and playing sports such as tennis, racquetball, basketball, and weightlifting. Dr. Yafai is also an avid photographer, an enthusiastic techie, and enjoys all outdoor activities.


Cum laude (UCLA), top 5% (UCLA), Wall Scholarship for excellence in research and academics

Professional Associations

American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Volunteer/Service Experience

Multiple communities and hospitals for socioeconomically disadvantaged children and adults in California

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