1992-1995 University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Completed Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree
1988-1992 University of California, Davis
Completed Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Physiology
Owner/Dentist of practice focused on placement and restorations of dental implants. This is a referral based implant dedicated practice. Experienced on multiple systems (, Hiossen, Dentis, Nobel, Zimmer, Endopore plus others). Experienced in bone grafting, sinus grafting, and difficult cases of narrow or short bone and free-handed surgery with correct spacing and esthetic outcomes. Experienced in trouble shooting difficult cases including poor/awkward placements, fractured implants, restoring old/obsolete systems, correcting and improving esthetics. Completed over 5000 implant placements.
Faculty for Dentis Implant system. Developed and presented course teaching Basic Implant Surgical Placement. 4 day course given twice per year.
Faculty for Hiossen/Osstem Basic Implant Surgical Course. Developed and presented course Management of the Pneumatized Sinus, Implant Complications, and Advanced Bone Grafting and Management Course. Courses are given 1-4 times per year.
Provide in office surgical mentorship for dentists wanting to learn implantology. Teaching correct patient assessment, bone evaluation, ideal implant placement, good aseptic technique etc.
2009 Lectured for Southern Implant to peers regarding advantages of this implant
Helped support basic implant surgical course for Innova Implant Systems. Course was given approximately 5 times during this time period.
I conduct an implant study group for colleagues once a month to help them with their implant cases. I have been available to mentor for individual surgeries at their request.