General Cosmetic Pediatric Orthodontist Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Oral Hygiene Care, Cosmetic Make-overs, Implant, Crown, TMJ

I have been in the practice of dentistry at the above location since 1977. My career began with academics that provided me with the dual specialties of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. Over the past 25 years I have converted my practice into a Family Practice. My experience has encompassed all phases of restorative dental care for patients of all ages. Oral hygiene care, cosmetic make-overs, orthodontics and implant/crown cases are all apart of the treatment provided.
I strive to provide the most competent patient care by continually availing myself to academic programs and the latest technology across the entire spectrum of dental services. You can depend on me to provide thorough evaluations and presentations that will benefit your clients.

Education

Syracuse University
Bachelor of Science; Major in Genetics 1970

New York University College of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery 1974

Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Pedodontics 1976

Master of Science in Dentistry 1976

Board Eligibility in Pediatric Dentistry 1976

American Straight Wire Association Graduate 1985

American Society of Dentistry for Children
Fellowship 1991

Advanced Mini-Residency
Mid-America Society January – July 2003

International Association of Orthodontics
Board Eligibility in Orthodontics 2003
Fellowship 2003

Advanced Certification Align Technology 2008

International Association of Orthodontists Instructors Institute
Senior Certified Instructor, FIAO 2010
Premier Preferred Provider Align Technology 2011

Invisalign Masters Program 2016

Continuing Dental Education Programs averaging 60 hours/year

Licensing

National Board of Dental Examiners, North East Region, 13 states 1974

State of California, 1977

Professional Recognition

Lecturer to community groups & preschool classes as “DrSupertooth” 1980-1990

Component Chairman National Children’s Dental Health Week 1980

Outstanding Contribution Award of Service to Valley Presbyterian Hospital 1984

Media Appearances channels 2, 4, 5, 7; Cable Health Network, Eye on LA, AM LA,
Numerous print media 1980-1990

Editor California Society of Pediatric Dentistry Journal 1992-1995

Lecturer International Association of Orthodontics 2012

Published in International Journal of Orthodontics 2012

Membership Affiliations

California Dental Association
American Dental Association
San Fernando Valley Dental Association
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Society of Dentistry for Children
International Association of Orthodontics
American Association of Functional Orthodontics
Dental Liability; Malpractice & Injury Cases

Selection of cases that I have been hired to provide opinions:

Patient deceased subsequent to a tooth removal
Question of the Standard of Care
Esthetic quality of the placement of Porcelin Veneers
Orthodontic case misdiagnosis
Root Canal therapy failure
Misdiagnosis of a Neurological complaint – mandibular nerve
Quality of provided restorative treatment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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