Q: What got you into this specific medical field?
A: I love working with people to overcome their fears.
Q: What landed you in your city, and what is it that you like about the neighborhood?
A: I grew up here.
Q: Where did you receive your undergraduate degree, your professional degree, and did you participate in a residency?
A: University of South Florida undergraduate, University of Florida Dental School
Q: Do you belong to any professional associations?
A: American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Hillsborough County Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Q: What year did you begin practicing?
Q: What investments in your practice equipment and facilities have you made?
A: CEREC, laser cavity detection, emphasis on photography for patient education, TV with noise-canceling headphones over patient, various amenities for patient comfort and relaxation
Q: What procedures do you feel your practice excels in above others?
A: Too many to mention. Among those are WRITTEN life-time plan for total dental health and as nice of a smile as a person CHOOSES to have. Extreme, almost excessive follow-up BY DOCTOR to ensure patient satisfaction. 24/7 access to Dr. for questions, etc.
Q: What are the most challenging parts of your everyday practice?
A: Making patients realize that their mouth is like a house they cannot move out of and regular maintenance keeps cost down and treatment predictability up.
Q: What are the best moments that make it worthwhile?
A: When difficult, highly skeptical or nervous patients refer to us because they know the difference.
Q: What are your office hours?
A: 8am-5pm Monday-Thursday
Q: What insurances are you "in network" with? Are they HMOs or PPOs?
A: No in-network, but we accept normal indemnity insurance.