GPR, VA Medical Center,
Fernando Beach 7/04 - 6/05
General practice residency to gain advanced clinical experiences in general dentistry at the post-doctoral level. Clinical experience includes: surgical extractions, clinical crown lengthening surgeries, fixed/removable prosthodontics, basic restorative work, rotary filing, and the placement and restoration of implants.
GP Externship, Chico Dental
Chico 8/03 - 9/03
Community clinic providing oral health care services to the underserved population of Chico, CA. Clinical experiences included: esthetic anterior and posterior composites, amalgam restorations, digital radiographs, dental cleanings, and non-surgical extractions.
Pediatric Externship, St. John Dental Clinic,
Santa Rosa 6/03 - 7/03
Community clinic caring for the dental needs of children. On average, I provided dental services to about 11 patients per day. For some of the children, I was his/her first dental care provider and had the task of making the dental office a safe and inviting place for the child.
UCSF Community Dental Clinic,
San Francisco 10/00-6/03
For three years I served as an elected coordinator for UCSF's Family Dental Clinic, as well as the organization's treasurer and student government representative. The objectives of this student run organization were to provide free oral health screenings and restorative work to San Francisco's homeless community.
Senior Oral Health Care Presentations,
San Diego Summer 2001
At San Diego's Department of Public Health and Department of Aging and Independent Services, I spearheaded an outreach program aimed at addressing the unique oral health care needs of healthy seniors at senior community centers