Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1983. Has actively integrated academic pursuits with private practice for the last 29 years in Beverly Hills, California, emphasizing aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry.
in 1995, was appointed a consultant and examiner for the AACD accreditation process. Was awarded the status of Fellow with the academy in 2002, and was acting fellowship chair for the academy for ten years. Was awarded the excellence in cosmetic dental education in 2009, and was inducted as a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry in 2009, and awarded Fellowship with the AAED in 2014.
Founder and director of the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) Aesthetic Continuum Levels I and II. Director of the Beverly Hills Institute of Dental Esthetics, which is an institute that offers small study clubs, mentoring and hand on workshops.