Dr. Ray Padilla
Manhattan Beach, CA Pediatric Dentist
Ray R. Padilla, DDS graduated from California Western University (USIU) in 1973 with a degree in Chemistry/Biology; gained his DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and was honored with the Pediatric Dentistry Award in 1978; he has expertise in Sports Dentistry, a topic about which he has written and lectured on extensively and to which he has devoted much of his professional career. He is affiliated with the International Society for Dentistry, Sport and Trauma, the Academy for Sports Dentistry (Board of Directors 1993-98), National Youth Sports Foundation for the Prevention of Athletic Injuries and lectures on sports dentistry at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He is the team dentist for UCLA Athletics, the Los Angeles Galaxy, the Los Angeles Avengers, and the USA National Soccer Teams. He also maintains a private practice.