Meet a Lodi doctor who is passionate about providing beautiful smiles for people all over Northern California. To properly train his natural skill and talent for dentistry, Dr. Franklin: Received his undergraduate degree from the University of the Pacific. Graduated from the University of California San Francisco, School of Dentistry receiving the Outstanding Clinician Award Upon graduation from dental school, he decided to return to the central valley and set up his practice in Lodi. "It was tempting to stay in the big city but I have always lived in smaller towns and was excited about what Lodi could offer for raising my family and providing enjoyment in my career," Dr. Franklin explains. "Lodi has given me the chance to be involved and the opportunity to personally change people's lives." Dr. Franklin is the premier cosmetic dentist in the Central Valley. Working in a field that is ever-evolving and changing, Dr. Franklin takes great pride in the team he has put together and the special training they have all received. Dr. Franklin personally has advanced training from: The Hornbrook Group Levels 1 and 2 at the Northern California Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry Mastership in Aesthetic Dentistry from the world renowned Aesthetic Advantage at New York University, New York City. UCLA Aesthetic Continuum Personal training by some of the Top Cosmetic and Reconstructive dentists in the field. Dedicated to giving back to his profession, Dr. Franklin generously shares his time and knowledge with others in his industry. He is the Founder & Program Director for the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum in San Francisco, Orange County, Chicago and New York City. He is the past Program Director & Senior Instructor for the California Center for Advanced Dental Studies in San Francisco. For the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum he trains other dentists nationally and internationally on cosmetics and comprehensive care. As the founder of the San Joaquin & Sacramento Pacific Aesthetic Club he mentors dentists all throughout the Central Valley. Dr. Franklin enjoys being married to his beautiful wife Laurie. They have a daughter Devin and currently make their home in Lodi, California. Receive the very best in Lodi dental care with California doctor, Dr. Franklin.
At Todd A. Franklin DDS., we know that it’s never too late for exceptional oral health. We are happy to offer our professional services to patients of all ages, in Lodi or even out-of-state. Whether you are looking to maintain your healthy teeth, or require more in-depth dental care, our local Lodi dental practice is here to provide a comfortable, friendly environment to give you the best possible experience. Our team of enthusiastic dental specialists work hard to help you see your smile at its healthiest and brightest. We are eager to not only give you an extraordinary experience in our office, but give you all the information you need to maintain your best dental health at home.
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
University of The Pacific
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
University of California At San Francisco
Other Education | Completed 1993
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Awards & Honors
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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