B.A. (Biology) 1970 California State College at Fullerton D.D.S. 1974 University of Southern California Post-Doctoral Scholar Certificate, Gnathology and Occlusion
M.S.D. 1979 University of Washington
Fixed Prosthodontics/Periodontal Prosthodontics Certificate
1979 University of Washington
HONORS AND AWARDS:
1974 AlphaTau Epsilon Honorary Dental Fraternity
1979 American College of Prosthodontists Research Award 1st Place 1989 Pierre Fauchard Academy
2004 JC Hickey Award for scientific writing
State Licensure: California
American Board of Prosthodontics (1985)
1975 1975 1978 1979 1979 1980
Preclinical Gnathology and Occlusion – Laboratory Instructor University of California at Los Angeles
Tooth morphology & Occlusion – Course Director Los Angeles City College Dental Hygiene
Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics – Laboratory instructor University of Washington
Lecturer, Gnathology and Occlusion University of California, Los Angeles
Assistant Clinical Professor Graduate Prosthodontics University of Southern California
Predoctoral clinical removable prosthodontics University of Southern California
1981 Consultant to Dental residents
Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital
1982-94 Founder and mentor: Perio-Restorative Study Club
1983-95 Assistant Clinical Professor University of Southern California
1995-2000 to present Assistant Clinical Professor (inactive) University of Southern California
2000 to present Clinical Instructor Fixed Prosthodontics
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California
Variability of passively recorded centric relation Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 44:21, 1980. with J.I. Nicholls
Rationale and a simplified technique for uprighting mesially inclined molars Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 52:256, 1984.
Salvaging the neglected dentition California Dental Association Journal April, 1986.
Single implant-supported molar and premolar crowns: A ten-year retrospective clinical report Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 90:517-21, 2003.
Optimized Placement of Angled Ablutments for External-Hex Implant Platforms: A Pilot Study With Oderich, E., Boff, L., Cardoso,A., Magne, P., Int J Prosthodont 2011;24:238-40
1979 Variability of passively recorded centric relation to the American College of Prosthodontists, Houston, Texas.
1982 Phased treatment planning (day long course) presented with Dr. Gregory Wilde. University of Southern California
1983 Provisional restorations: The blueprint for success presented to the Western Dental Society, Los Angeles.
1984 Restorative considerations for the periodontally compromised patient presented to the Paul Revere Study Club, San Diego.
1984 Therapeutic occlusion presented at the Navy TMJ symposium, San Diego, California.
1986 Salvaging the terminal dentition presented at the California Dental Association convention,Anaheim, California.
1989 Contour margins and esthetics presented at the California Dental Association convention, Anaheim, California.
1991 Prosthodontics 1991: Tried,True and New day course presented at the Ramada Inn, Cypress, California.
1992 Finite Element Analysis for Optimum Implant Dentistry presented at 8th annual Implant Team System Seminar, Los Angeles, California.
1993 Finite Element Analysis for Optimum Implant Dentistry presented at the Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontists annual meeting, Newport Beach, California.
1994 Finite Element Analysis of Occlusal Forces and the Forces in the Bone Supporting Implants and Natural Teeth. at the International Symposium on Implant Dentistry: Focus on Esthetics, San Diego, California.
1994 Biomechanics and Implant Prosthesis Design at the American Academy of Periodontology annual meeting, San Francisco, California.
1995 New Implant Prosthesis Design Principles at the California Dental Association convention,Anaheim, California.
2002 Single implant-supported molar and premolar crowns: A ten-year retrospective clinical report, at the Pacific Coast Society meeting,Tucson, Arizona
2005 Implant Overdentures to Southern California Academy of General Dentistry program Implants for GPs: Easy, Simple and Predictable
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Orange County Dental Society
California Dental Board Expert
American College of Prosthodontics American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics Academy of Osseointegration
Newport Harbor Academy of Dentistry Alpha Omega