Dr. Black was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD) in May 2000 and then completed advanced training in the U.S. Air Force. He has had a broad experience within the dental industry. In August 2001, Dr. Black successfully completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency while serving in the U.S. Air Force. After three years on active duty, Dr. Black served as a full time faculty member at LLUSD and practiced both in the Faculty Dental Office (a group practice) and in the Center for Special Care Dentistry (a general anesthesia residency clinic serving special needs patients and at-risk pediatric populations). Dr. Black also served as an associate professor and director for the pre-doctoral student clinic. He has lectured internationally on various clinical and academic topics and has published several articles related to clinical dentistry. Dr. Black has received numerous awards and commendations including:
Dr. Black is highly extroverted and truly enjoys conversing and laughing with family, friends, and his patients. He appreciates the arts and has acted in community theater, performing in Bye Bye Birdie, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and, most recently, Sense and Sensibility. Dr. Black’s true passion is his wife, Pearl, and their two daughters, Julia and Chelsea.
We recognize that our patients are unique individuals with specific needs. With every patient that walks into our office, we look to create a healthy smile by providing optimum care.