Cosmetic General Implant Dentistry Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, DDS, Dental Pain Management, Britesmile, Invisalign, Waterlase, Digital Radiography, Periodontics,

Expert No. 3394


Some lectures taught at dental schools as well as topics hired to opine on in malpractice and injury cases include:

Standard of Care

Wrongful Death

Cosmetic Dentistry

Patent Infringement

Implant Dentistry

Effects of Playing Musical Instruments in Regards to Dentition

Laser Dentistry / Electro-Surgery

Hospital Dentistry Protocol

Extractions, Nerve Damage (Paresthesia)

Residency Program Standards

Root Canals (Endodontics)

Delayed Treatment and Failure to Refer

Business: Buy / Sell, Valuation

Effects of Martial Arts and Dentition

Crowns, Bridges, Porcelain Veneers

Nerve Damage (IA – Inferior Alveolar and Lingual Nerve)

Failure to Diagnose: Cancer, Cavities, Infection, Gum Disease

Anti-Biotic Coverage

Slip and Fall resulting in Dental Damage

Fracture Jaw during Oral Surgery or Trauma

Physical Altercation resulting in Dental Trauma

Pericoronitis (Infection Around 3rd Molar)

Auto Accidents resulting in Dental Damage, including TMJ / TMD

Claims Abuses (Fraudulent Claims)

Orthodontics, Invisalign Treatment

Destroyed and Altered Files(Records)

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Sleep Apnea

Poorly Fitting Appliances (Dentures, Crowns, Implants)

Fosamax and Osteonecrosis

Extraction of Wrong Tooth

Proper Charting

Numbness Following Extraction

Elder Abuse

Lidocaine Overdose Resulting in Hospitalization or Death

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Microleakage of Crowns

Treatment Planning, Vertical Dimension, Occlusion (bite) Issues

Pain Management

Pain Management

Medications Causing Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

Gum Issues (Periodontics)

Bite Marks

Sepsis, Infection



2012–present        Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine, Western University College of Dental Medicine
1995-present         Clinical Professor UCLA (pending), Attending, Staff, Lecturer at UCLA College of Dentistry
                                Lecturing and supervising students in a clinic setting
1991-present         General, Cosmetic, Laser & Implant Dentistry, Private Practice Brentwood CA
                               Serving over 13,000 patients on a fee-for-service basis since 1991
1989-1991             Lieutenant, United States Navy, Long Beach, CA
                               General dentistry, endodontics, emergency medicine/triage


1988-1989        New York University College of Dentistry, Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)
1984-1988        New York University College of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental, Surgery Degree


2013            Florida Expert Witness Certificate
2003            Nevada State
1990            California State
1988            National Board & New York State


2016 Small business award, Senator Ben Allen

2015                  Letters of Commendation for Homeless Not Toothless from: US Navy, Councilmembers, Mayor of Los Angeles, Senators from CA
2014-2015        Named “Super Dentist” by peers and featured in LA Magazine
2011-2015        Noble Bio Care, Bronze Award: Excellence in Implant Dentistry
2011                  Philanthropic Award presented by Sharon Stone on behalf of Valley Faith Council
2011                  Philanthropic Award presented by Cancer Support Community
2011                  City of Los Angeles Commendation by Senators Barbara Boxer, Diane Feinstein and Councilwoman Janice Hahn.
2010-present    Best Cosmetic Dentist Award in So. Cal by 5W
2004-present    FBI Citizens Academy
2003                  Department of Defense acknowledgment for Homeless Not Toothless and placed in over 20 national magazines
1993                 American Dental Association Community Preventative Award
1992-present   Homeless Not Toothless founder, providing over $3-Million in pro-bono treatment to Veterans, Foster children and the underserved, a 501©3 Corp
1998-present   Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Instructor


2000-present        Medical Disciplinary Committee, Delta Dental
1995-present        Expert Witness, Reviewed over 500 cases for both plaintiff and defense
1995-2008            Peer Review Committee, California Dental Association
1989-present        Member of California Dental Association
1984-present        Member of American Dental Association