As an orthodontist, I think I have the best job in the world. I am able to see the wonderful ways a smile can transform peoples’ lives while improving their health and function at the same time. The transformations made during the course of treatment are rewarding to both the patient and myself! I also love to teach and am a clinical assistant professor at the University of Southern California Department of Orthodontics, and I lecture for the Naval dental program every year.
I attended Florida State University, where I majored in nutrition and food science. I received my Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Southern California. My education continued at USC for my Master of Science in craniofacial biology and my orthodontic certificate.
My team and I always strive to stay ahead of advances in orthodontic treatment, to provide the best possible care for our patients. I attend advanced Invisalign training courses to keep up on the latest technological advances in treatment and am a member of the Edward H. Angle Society, where I’ve attended extensive lectures on diagnosis and treatment planning.