Rosemarie L. Whitaker


As a healthcare operation, ClearChoice Dental Implant Center of Encino is temporarily only seeing patients for essential and non-elective dental care, in compliance with the California state order. Other needs can be scheduled for dates after the order expires. Your health and well-being is our top priority, and we look forward to helping you with your dental needs at the appropriate time.

Essential Dental Care: If you are experiencing severe dental pain, infection, or trauma, please call 818-651-7307 during business hours. For after-hours emergencies, call 833-250-3420.

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About Dr. Whitaker

Dr. Rosemarie Whitaker is a Board-Certified Prosthodontist who received her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2008 from the University of California, Los Angeles (“UCLA”). She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California (“USC”) in 2012.

In addition to being a key member of the team at ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Encino, Dr. Whitaker has been an associate prosthodontist in private practice since 2017. While at USC, she assumed an active role with the California Dental Association and volunteered monthly with AYUDA International Dental Clinic, a mobile clinic that provided dental care to underserved local and international communities. After graduation, she went on to finish two years of residency in hospital dentistry, the first at UCLA and the second at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Whitaker completed three more years of advanced training in Prosthodontics at the VA.

Dr. Whitaker has been a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the California Dental Association. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, hiking, SCUBA diving, and spending time with her family.

Career Highlights

  • BA – University of California, Los Angeles
  • DDS – University Southern California
  • Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the Academy of Osseointegration
  • Member of the California Dental Association