walnut creek laser dentistry by marcusbuggs


                                    2598 Oak Road #182
                           Walnut Creek, Ca 94597 ∙ 415-215-6909


   2004-present    VA Northern California Health Care System
                   General Practice Residency in Dentistry         Sacramento, CA

   2000-2004       University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
                   Doctor of Dental Science, June 2004             San Francisco, CA

   1994-1999       University of California, San Diego
                   Bachelor of Science, Major: Psychology
                                         Minor: Biology            La Jolla, CA

   1990-1994       El Camino High School
                   Secondary schooling                             Oceanside, CA


   California State Board (2004)

   Drug Enforcement Administration License (2005)


   2000-2005      American Dental Association

   2000-2005      California Dental Association

   2004-2005      Academy of General Dentistry

   July 2004-present    Northern California VA Dental Clinic         McClellan, CA

          General Practice Dental Resident

                 Comprehensive General Dentistry
                       Complex treatment planning, fixed single and multiple unit
                       cases, porcelain veneers, removable prosthodontics (partial and
                       complete), routine endodontic therapy

                 Oral Surgery Training
                        Consistent experience in simple and surgical extractions;
                        Multiple tori removal surgeries; Operating room experience
                        performing full mouth extractions in patients under general
                        anesthesia; 4-week externship at Highland Hospital Oral
                        Surgery Department performing regular extractions and surgical
                        extractions of impacted third molars.

                 Periodontal Surgery Training
                        Osseous recontouring and pocket reduction surgery; Guided
                        bone regeneration; Crown lengthening surgery.

                 Implant Placement and Restoration Training
                        Equivalent of 2-month certification course in implant placement
                        and restoration through Astratech Implant Company, which
                        included clinical experience in treatment planning for implants,
                        implant placement surgery and restoring implants.

   2004   Mountain Valleys Health Centers                            Bieber, CA

          3-week externship in a rural northern California dental clinic. Externship
          involved general restorative work, including fixed and removable treatment, as
          well as extractions.

   2004   St Joseph Pediatric Dental Clinic                          Santa Rosa, CA

          4-week externship treating pediatric patients. Externship involved restorative,
          emergency pulpal therapy, and extractions.

     Endosseous Implant Training. Astratech Implant Corp. Mare Island, California.
      October 2004

     Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification. Sacramento, California.
      September 2004.

     Completion of Standard Proficiency in the Nd:YAG Laser and Er,Cr:YAG
      Dental Laser Wavelengths. Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Conference.
      Indian Wells, California. March 2004


     North Bay Veteran Stand Down, Northern California VA, September 2004
      Volunteer dentist in a program which provides volunteer healthcare, food, and
      shelter to needy veterans

     American Academy of Periodontology Award, UCSF 2004
      Selected recipient in the class of 2004 for clinical excellence in Periodontics

     Class of 2004 secretary, UCSF 2003
      Elected to coordinate and distribute class notes, announcements, etc.

     Hu-Friedy Restorative Dentistry Award, UCSF 2002
      Selected recipient in the class of 2004 for pre-clinical laboratory excellence in
      prosthodontics and restorative dentistry

     Volunteer Mentor in Undergraduate Mentorship Program, UCSF 2002
      Mentored and guided two undergraduate students during their summer program as
      they prepared to apply to dental school

     Group Coordinator for Community Outreach Project, UCSF 2002
      Group coordinator for visiting Whitney Young Child Development Center in San
      Francisco to teach oral hygiene to young children of disadvantaged backgrounds
      and supplying their parents with information about community dental clinics

     DAT Review Course Instructor, 2001-02
      Assisted in coordinating the whole review course and taught review classes in the
      areas of reading comprehension for the dental admissions test and vocabulary for
      the dental hygiene admissions test

     March of Dimes Health Career Internship Scholarship, Oceanside 1994
      Scholarship providing intern experience at Oceanside Public Health Clinic and
      UCSD Hospital Physical Therapy Department

  Camping and Backpacking, Hiking, Outdoors, Tennis, Pilates, Sports in general,
  Sewing, Furniture Restoration, Music, Flute, Artistic Quilting, Movies, Cooking,
  Travel, Gardening


  Dr. Diana Quilici, DDS
  Associate Director, GPR at VA McClellan, Northern California VA

  Dr. John Jow, DDS
  Chief Director Northern California VA Dental System

  Dr. Paul Atkinson, DDS
  Clinical Professor
  Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, UCSF

  Dr. Peter Loomer, DDS
  Assistant Professor in Periodontology
  Department of Orofacial Sciences, UCSF

  Dr. William Lee, DDS
  Associate Clinical Professor
  Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, UCSF

  Dr. Avelino Silva, DDS
  Director, UCSF School of Dentistry Dental Clinic

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