Dr. Dave graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Science. He received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Oregon Dental School, where he graduated with honors and was elected into Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Dave then joined the U.S. Army and was commissioned as an officer with the rank of Captain. During his army assignment, Dr. Dave completed the General Dentistry Rotating Internship at Letterman General Hospital in San Francisco. He then completed his active service duty in Germany gaining the rank of Major. After the Service, he completed the postgraduate orthodontic program at USC. Dr. Dave is an active member of the San Fernando Valley Dental Society, where he has served as President. He is a member of the America Association of Orthodontics and a member of the Angle Society. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Dave is married and the father of Dr. Jason and Michelle. He is active with hiking, fishing, skiing and being Papa to his four grandchildren.