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Our practice philosophy is to provide each and every patient with the highest quality of care. We have built our practice almost 100% from patient referrals of their family and friends. We know that providing optimum dental care is an investment in you. As such, we strive to achieve excellence in care “and” communication as well as to cultivate long term relationships with each of our patients. When visiting our office, we want each patient to feel informed and knowledgeable about their dental healthcare, from treatment plans and services to insurance coverage.  

 

 

 

  

The five basic integrated areas defining our practice are:                                                                    

A) Elimination of oral disease.
B) Elimination of oral bacteria.
C) Cosmetic and facial esthetics.
D) Maintenance of good oral health.
E) Physiologic and psychological well being of our patients.


Credentials: 

  • Graduate, University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, D.D.S., 1979
  • Graduate, University of Southern California, 1975
  • California State University, Northridge 1969                                

 

Professional Memberships:

  • Solo Practice, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry (Family & general), Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, Encino California
  • Partner in General Practice. DBA "Canyon Crest Dental Group", Riverside, California 1990 - 1992
  • Partner in General Practice, extensive dealing with traumatic injuries to jaws and dentition, Los Angeles, California 1979 - 1990
  • Solo Practice, General Dentistry, West Hills, California 1979 - 1985

Organizations:

  • American Dental Association (ADA), 1979 to Present
  • California Dental Association (CDA), 1979 to Present
  • Tri-County Dental Society, 1991 to 1992
  • San Fernando Valley Dental Society, 1979 to 1986 and 1993 to Present
  • Peer Review Committee, San Fernando Valley Dental Society, 1993 to Present
  • Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity 1979 to Present
  • Qualified medical Evaluator (Dental Surgery), State of California, 1993
  • Writer/Producer Documentary "Autopsy Through The Eyes Of Death's Detectives", 1999
  • Pre-Clinical Faculty, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, 2000 to 2001
  • Clinical Faculty, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, 2001 to Present
  • Expert Consultant for Investigative Affairs, Dental Board, State of California, 2002 to Present
  • Chairman of the San Fernando Valley Dental Society Peer Review Committee, 2012 to Present

Dr. Lewis was born in Los Angeles and has been practicing dentistry since 1979 and has been in his Encino location since 1993. He has been married to his wife Jane since 1982. They live in Studio City and have one son, Matthew. In his free time, Dr. Lewis enjoys attending concerts with his wife, playing poker, tennis and golf with his friends and derives great pleasure in taking his beloved dog Bentley, on long walks through the neighborhood.