Dr. ALBERT JOSEPH KATAFIAS
PALM DESERT, CA 92260
35+ years of clinical and managerial experience.
Advanced courses in Diagnosis and Pain Management-TMJ
Proficient in Oral Surgery including 3rd molars, and Molar Endodontics
Dynamic Personality instilling Confidence to Motivate Patients for Good Oral Health
Healthy and Active with a 6+ year goal of continued service.
Married without children; willing to Relocate for the right Position
Combine high level of dental care competency with administrative and managerial skills; proven success as a member of Professional Team
NEVCA Dental Management Corp (Las Vegas, Nevada) 1997 - Present
Placement Services: Acquisition and Mergers of Dental Clinics,
NEVCA Dental Management Corp- California Division
Central Valley, San Jose and Southern, CA
Quality Control / efficiency management
Emphasis on Oral Surgery
Senior Cosmetic Dentist
Fixed Reconstruction: crowns, bridges, veneers, LAVA, Lumineers
Implant Fixed and Removable Reconstruction
Rotary endodontics, apicoectomies and Bone grafting.
Periodontal surgery utilizing the LASER, Mini-implants
SmileBrands Inc. (LaQuinta, California) 2009-2011
Associate Dentist: Part-Time
Molar Endodontics, Periodontal Surgery and extended Oral Surgery including Third molars
Cosmetic Full-Mouth reconstruction
Dedicated Dental Systems Inc (Bakersfield, California) 1995 - 1998
Dedicated Dental Systems Inc (20 office group Practice)
(Privately owned: Dr A. Kaiser)
Practice sold to Interdent Inc/ restructured, down-sized with multiple office closures)
Cosmetic dental treatment
Extensive oral surgery including Third Molars
Arbitration Board: Lead-chair reviewing quality control and patient Grievance resolution.
Beneficial Dental Plan (Culver City, California) 1989 -1995
Beneficial Dental Plan / Dr G Frankel
Diagnosing Dentist in large multi-Dentist Clinic; 12-13 Dentists daily includes all Specialties.
Facility includes a full staff of auxiliary personnel, 40 and removable prosthetics lab and crown and bridge lab.
Management of time-efficiency
Cosmetic dental treatment: Fixed prosthetic and implant reconstruction.
Owner/Supervisor's Name: Dr Gerald Frankel
TMJ-Facial Pain Center (San Diego, California) 1974 - 1989
(Practice sold due to Divorce)
Cosmetic dental and reconstructive treatment
TMJ, trauma and physical therapy:
Association with Trauma and Workers Compensation
Hospital Staff privileges: Hospital Dentistry
Team Dentist for San Diego Charger Football Team 1980-1982