Q: What got you into this specific medical field?
A: General Dentistry
Q: What landed you in your city, and what is it that you like about the neighborhood?
A: I came back to this city because I have family and friends and to give back to the community I grew up in.
Q: Where did you receive your undergraduate and professional degrees, and did you participate in any residencies?
A: I received my undergrad degree from University of the Pacific. My DMD degree, I received from Boston University School of Dental Medicine.
Q: Do you belong to any professional associations?
A: ADA, TDA
Q: What year did you begin practicing?
Q: What investments in your practice equipment and facilities have you made?
A: New digital X-rays, drills, computers and lobby furniture.
Q: What procedures do you feel your practice excels in above others?
A: Cosmetic dentistry. You have to have an artistic eye to get that natural but beautiful look.
Q: What are your office hours?
A: Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm, noon to 1pm lunch. Fridays, 9am to 2 pm, no lunch.
Q: What HMO or PPO providers are you in network with? Do you offer financing?
A: No HMO. We accept all PPO.
Q: Do you accept any government programs or discount cards?
Q: What are the most challenging parts of your everyday practice?
A: Motivating and managing the staff.
Q: What are the best moments that make it worthwhile?
A: When I can see my patients smile more and knowing that I made a difference in their personal and professional lifestyle.