Meet Dr. Richard Berger

drrichardHome town

Newton, Massachusetts

Education

  • 1971-1974 The Ohio State University, School of Arts and Sciences, Columbus, Ohio (pre-dental)
  • 1974-1977 The Ohio State University, School of Dentistry, Columbus, Ohio (D.D.S.)
  • 1977-1978 Veterans Administration Hospital, San Antonio, Texas (General Practice Residency)
  • 1978-1981 Veterans Administration Hospital, Long Beach, California (Oral Surgery Training)
  • 1978-1981 University of California, Medical Center, Irvine, California (Oral Surgery Training)

State Boards

  • 1981 California Dental License
  • 1981 General Anesthesia Permit

Private Practice

  • 2012 to present, Partnership with Daniel A. Mobati, DDS, MD
  • 2000  to present, Partnership with Bryan R. Krey D.M.D.
  • 1987 to 2012, Partnership with Craig Y. Bloom, D.M.D.
  • 1983-1987, Partnership with W. Howard Davis, D.D.S., Ronald M. Kaminishi, D.D.S., Inc. Bellflower, California
  • 1981-1983, Associate with W. Howard Davis, D.D.S. & Ronald M. Kaminishi, D.D.S., Inc. Bellflower, California
  • 1981-1987, Clinical Instructor Dept. of Oral Surgery, University of CA School of Dentistry, Irvine California
  • 1982-1987, Clinical Instructor Dept. of Oral Surgery, University of Southern CA, Los Angeles, California
  • 1983-1987, Assistant Professor Dept. of Oral Surgery, University of Southern CA, Los Angeles, California

Honors and Awards

  • Cum Laude
  • Omikron Kappa Upsilon

Professional Organizations

  • 1981 California Dental Association
  • 1981 American Dental Association
  • 1984 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • 1984 American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • 1984 Diplomate: The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • 1985 International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • 1985 Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • 1987 Berkeley Dental Association
  • Past President Berkeley Dental Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, California

Study Clubs

  • Southern California Osseointegration Study Club
  • Southern California Implant Study Club
  • Berkeley Implant Study Club

Research & Publications

  • 1980, Scientific Abstract, AAOMS Annual Meeting “The Use of Deliberate Hypotension to Control Post-operative Hemorrhage”
  • 1982, Sleep Apnea Syndrome; Role of Facial Skeletal Disharmonies
  • 1982, Editorial JAMA; Mandibular Retrognathia and Sleep Apnea
  • 1986, Clinical Histologic Study of Hydroxylapatite Augmentations; Abstract American Associate of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    BERGER, BLOOM, ROSE: The Use of Deliberate Hypotension to Control Hemorrhage; J.O.S. pending
  • Cat Scanning Techniques for Implant Placement ; Abstract International Congress of Prosthetics

Other Interests

At home Dr. Berger stays busy with three beautiful children including twins. Golf is his passion. He’s quite a chef and collects and enjoys excellent wines. He even manages to be a carpenter and a pilot.