Dr. Martina Elenkova is board certified in periodontology and dental implant surgery by the American Board of Periodontology. She is originally from Sofia, Bulgaria, where she first became a dentist, by completing her Masters in Dental Surgery, and graduating magna cum laude, from the Medical University of Sofia. Shortly after graduating, she came to the United States to complete her surgical residency in periodontology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Memphis VA Medical Center.
She earned a Masters in Dental Science from the Graduate Medical Education department at UTHSC. She was a clinical and laboratory instructor for dental students at UTHSC. Dr. Elenkova also completed the dental program and holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Elenkova is a published author, with her areas of research on the anti-inflammatory effects of vitamin D, as well as on the link between periodontal disease and osteoporosis.
Dr. Elenkova is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Board of Periodontology. She holds a conscious sedation permit from the Dental Board of California.
In her free time, she enjoys crafts and interior designing, as well as photography and traveling with her family.