Clinical Professor, Lecturer, Mentor, USC Graduate and Vietnam Veteran Thomas Gonzales, D.D.S. is a highly skilled dentist providing personalized care and relaxing treatments to patients who have extreme dental anxiety. He is professionally trained in Sedation Dentistry, Dental Implants, Restorative Dentistry, Sleep Apnea Treatments and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ/TMD). Dr. Gonzales has built great trust with patients. He has a calm demeanor and leaves a positive impression on the people he meets. His treatments begin with actively listening to each patient and completing a thorough examination. In all aspects of his work, Dr. Gonzales places the highest importance on providing safe and comfortable dental treatments. Patients who fear the dentist can safely be treated through IV Sedation and wake up with a brand new beautiful smile. Dr. Gonzales has thirty-nine years of professionally training in: Cosmetic Dentistry Endodontics General Dentistry Implant Dentistry Neuromuscular Dentistry Orthodontics Periodontal Therapy Sedation Dentistry Sleep Apnea In addition to maintaining his busy practice, Dr. Gonzales has been a guest speaker on academic dental issues and subjects in California and Nevada. As a Clinical Professor and lecturer, Dr. Gonzales has vast experience in a variety of areas in dentistry and often speaks at professional conferences on Implant Dentistry, Neuromuscular Disorders, Restorative Dentistry, Sleep Apnea and IV Sedation. Accreditations and Associations Thomas Gonzales DDS is a proud member of many prestigious dental organizations including: American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Academy of Craniofacial Pain American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine American Academy of Implant Dentistry American Association for Functional Orthodontics American Dental Association Appliance Therapy Practitioners Association California Dental Association Clinical Foundation of Orthopedics and Orthodontics Dental Implant Institute Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation Hispanic Dental Association International Association for Orthodontics International Congress of Oral Implantologists Latin American Dental Association Latin American Institute of Dental Research and Education Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies Mid-American Orthodontic Society Nevada Dental Association Wilckodontics Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics Organizations and Volunteering Participation in and volunteering to worthy organizations and causes have always been an essential part of Dr. Gonzales's life. He has held board positions with several noteworthy associations including: Hispanic Dental Association, Member Since 1990 Latin American Dental Association, Past Program Chair Lions Club, Alhambra, California, Past President Orange County Dental Society San Gabriel Valley Dental Society, Past Program Chair Disabled American Veteran Service Disabled Veteran Veteran Owned Business Education In 1973, Dr. Gonzales completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology. In 1977 received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the prestigious University of Southern California School of Dentistry. He has completed countless hours of continuing education courses to stay current with the latest dental technologies is acknowledged for his professional training in Cranial Facial Pain and TMJ Disorders. Additionally, Dr. Gonzales holds a special permit in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. Military Service Thomas R. Gonzales, DDS is a proud United States Army Veteran and Vietnam Veteran. He served his country from 1968 to 1971 during the Vietnam War. Dr. Gonzales was part of the Vietnam 44th Med Brigade Long Binh in 1969. He was stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina 5th Evac Hospital attached to 82nd Airborne from 1970 to 1971.
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Sedation and Implant Dentistry is a caring dental destination for relaxing oral treatments. We strive to create a relaxing, comfortable and safe experience for our patients and offer advanced treatments in concentrated services to help you achieve your optimum oral health. Our team of dentists is extensively trained to provide the highest standard of dental care to enable our patients to attain a healthy smile. Our doctors are leading experts with advanced training in IV sedation (sleep dentistry), the placement of dental implants, sleep apnea and neuromuscular dentistry. Dr. Gonzales has built great trust with patients. He has a calm demeanor and leaves a positive impression on his patients. His treatments begin with actively listening to each patient and completing a thorough examination. Dr. Gonzales places the highest importance on providing safe and comfortable dental treatments. Patients who fear the dentist can safely be treated through IV Sedation and wake up with a new smile.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gonzales to family and friends is 4.7 out of 5