Curriculum Vitea

Matthew R. Comfort, D.D.S.

North Sunrise Professional Center                                                                                      916-786-2010

568 North Sunrise Avenue                                                                                                   916-786-0440 fx

Suite 390                                                                                                                                www.mattcomfortdds.com

Roseville, CA 95661-3097                                                                                                     matt@mattcomfortdds.com

                                                                                                                                                 comfortdds@earthlink.net

Education:

University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry

·         Doctorate of Dental Surgery, June 1997

·         Licensed in California: # 44663

·         Rank: Top 1/3 

University of Southern California

·         Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, May 1990

·         Emphasis in International Marketing and Advertising, Marketing

·         Management and Sales Force Management

San Jose State University and De Anza Community College

·         Pre-professional Health Science Curriculum 1991 to 1994

·         Dean’s List Honors

 

 

Continuing Education:

§  American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry: Member 2000-present

·         MIP : Member in Progress (actively participating in accreditation process)

§  DOCS Edcuation:  Oral Sedation Permit and Course 2018  25 credits

§  Bioesthetics Level II: 2019

§  The Pacific Aesthetic Continuum 2010 to present

§  Academy of General Dentistry

·         Fellowship/Mastertrack Candidate Program 2017 expected Graduation 2021

§  California Center for Advanced Dental Studies 2010

§  Invisalign by Align Corp.- 2002

§  UCLA Aesthetic Continuum-2000:  Part 1(90 units)

§  120+ credits for 2006 and 2008, 2017 & 2018 license renewal

 

Mentorship:        

Camlog Implants with Dr. Jim Eggleston, Turlock, 2008

The Schuster Center with Michael Schuster, DMD, Practice Management 2018

 

Academics:

          University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry:  San Francisco, California

·         Faculty/Adjunct Professor of Dental Anatomy and Local Anesthesia Aug. 1997 to July 1999                          

·         Course Director of Dental Anatomy (International Studies Program) 1998

 

Study Clubs:       

·         The Pacific Aesthetic Continuum 2010 to present

·         Northern California Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry affiliated with AACD

      • Co-Director  2017 to Present

·         Invisalign Local Roseville Mark Holt, DDS MSD Mentor 2012-2014

·         Roseville/Rocklin Society for Advanced Dental Studies CCADS 2009

·         Camlog Implant Study Club 2010

 


Publications:

           Sacramento District Dental Society-  Nugget

·         “A Time for Involvement” 2003

·         “Mentors, Consultants and Coaches: Our Partners to Success” June/July 2014

 

Experience:

June 2003              Solo Practitioner General, Cosmetic, Pediatric, Trauma/Sports Injury, Orthodontic, and Implant

To present             Dentistry Rocklin/Roseville, California

 

                             

Nov. 1997 to        Independent Contractor

2008                       Pediatrics:              The Smile Gallery: Joelle Speed, DDS: Roseville, California 2002-04-08

General:                                                 Tim Mickiewicz, DDS:  Sacramento, California 2002

                                                               Sierra Shadows Dental Care: Rocklin, California 2001-03

                                                                Rock Rose Dental Care:  Roseville, California 2000-01

                                                                Eureka Dental Group:  Roseville, California 1998- 2000

                                                                William Vanier, DDS:  Campbell, California 1998

                                                                Stephen Schwarcz, DDS and Associates:  San Pablo, California 1997

 

July 2000 to          Orthodontic Assistant

August 2001         Dr. Melvin Walters, DDS.: Roseville/Rocklin, California

 

Oct. 1997 to          Christopher J. Comfort, D.D.S.: Sunnyvale, California

August 1998          General Dentist/24 hour Trauma Care

 

Oct. 1996 to          San Jose Municipal Health Services Program, City of San Jose:  San Jose, California

Dec. 1996              Dental Consultant

                               

Oct. 1996              University of the Pacific Extramural Clinic

                             Union City, California

 

March 1995          Highland Hospital/University of the Pacific Extramural Oral Surgery Rotation

                             Oakland, California

 

June 1992 to         Health Point Geriatric Rehabilitation Services: San Mateo, California

1994                      Physical Therapist’s Aide

 

March 1991 to      Christopher J Comfort, DDS: Sunnyvale, California

April 1991             Business Manager and Consultant

 

May 1987 to         Security Pacific National Bank: Los Angeles, California

Nov. 1990             Marketing Representative

 

Honors:                 Kevin J. Campbell Alumni Service Award: Outstanding Service to the Dental School

                              University of the Pacific, 1997

Top Dentist Recognition conducted by USA Top Dentists, voted by peers    www.usatopdentists.com          

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,2018


 

Research:             Comfort Biomedical: Assisted in product development and patent research

                              Sunnyvale, California

 

Professional:      

·         Sacramento District Dental Society:

          • Delegate to the House: California Dental Association 2008-2012
          • Board of Directors Member 2004-05; 2006-07; 2008-10
            • Board Liaison to the
              • Continuing Education Committee 2008
              • Strategic Planning Committee 2009
              • Task Force on SDDS Facility Management 2010
              • Board Size Assessment 2008 & 2010
          • Mid Winter Convention Speaker Host 2010
          • Ad-hoc Committee on Dental Auxiliary Recruitment 2006-10
              • Del Oro High Representative
          • Legislative Committee 2017, 2018
          • Ethics Committee 2016, 2017, 2018
          • Peer Review Committee 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
          • Web Site Ad-hoc Committee 2001- 2003
            • Chairperson: 2002
          • Communications Committee 1999-2002
            • Co-Chairperson: 2001

§  Sacramento District Dental Foundation- Member 2000 to present

          • Golf Committee Member 2009-12, 2016, 2017, 2018

§  American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry: Member 2000-present

          • MIP : Member in Progress (actively participating in accreditation process)

§  Academy of General Dentistry: Member 2001, 2009-present

§  International Association of Dental Traumatology Member 2014 –present

§  American Academy for Oral Systemic Health 2016-present

§  Academy for Sport Dentistry  2017-18

§  SacPAC Donor

§  California Dental Association/CalDPAC Member 1999- present

·         CDA:  Volunteer Scientific Session Room Host 2004-06, 2008, 2010,2011

§  American Dental Association

          • ADA:  Volunteer Scientific Sessions Speaker Host 2007

§  American Academy of Implant Dentistry: Member 2009-present

§  FDI World Dental Federation: Member 2001- present

§  Sacramento Valley ( Northern California) Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 2008, 2017

§  Santa Clara County Dental Society 1997-1998

§  Silicon Valley Aesthetic Dental Continuum 1998-1999

§  California Center for Advanced Dental Studies

          • Roseville, Rocklin Cosmetic Dental Society 2009-12

 

Chamber of Commerce, Member

                Roseville, CA 1999-2012

                Rocklin, CA 2009-12

                Lincoln, CA 2009


 

Community/ Charity:      

·         Gold Country Placer County Stand Down Health Event for Veterans 2014,  2017, 2018

·         Disable American Veterans Donor

·         California Dental Association

        • Mission of Mercy/ CDA Cares
          • Modesto 2012
          • Sacramento 2012

§  Sacramento District Dental Society

        • Smiles for Kids Day 2003-2012
          • Adopt-a-Patient Program 2005, 2009 to 2014
          • Office Host for 2010-12

§  Auxiliary Recruitment at local high school speakers’ forum 2006-9

§  Dental Day at the Cal. State Sacramento Pre-Dental Club 2006

·         Intern Host 2008

§  Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County-Member 1999

        • Citizens Review Panel for Child Protective Services of Placer County-Member 2000

§  Volunteer, Camp Hope CA Dan Hebert, www.camphopeca.com  2005

§  Sacramento Area Rocketry Group www.sargrocket.org

          • Interim Secretary 2009
          • Secretary 2010
          • Community Outreach Participant- Presentation to Boy Scouts of America Local Chapter

                                 

Collegiate Activities:        

§  President, UOP Class of 1997: July 1995 to June 1996

§  Representative at Large, UOP Associated Student Body Council: July 1994 to June 1995

§  Infection Control Committee Student Liaison: July 1994 to June 1996

§  Co-Representative, University of the Pacific, Alumni Class of 1997 Association

§  Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity, Alumna, www.deltachi.org

§  University of the Pacific Alumni Association

§  University of Southern California Alumni Association

§  Trojan College Republicans, 1986-87

§  Delta Chi Fraternity, Founding Father 1987-90 Sergeant at Arms, 1988

 

Interests:              

§  Fly-fishing & Tying, Golf, Wine/Viticulture and Cooking, Archery, Model Plane Aviation

§  Placer County Wine & Grape Growers Association-Member 2002 www.pcwga.org

§  Red Barons R/C Club www.redbarons.org

§  AMOS R/C Club www.amosrc.com

§  Academy of Model Aeronautics www.modelaircraft.org

§  National Association of Rocketry www.nar.org  Level One Certification

§  Tripoli Rocketry Association www.tripoli.org Level One Certification

§  Sacramento Area Rocketry Group www.sargrocket.org

§  Maya Archers of Roseville www.mayaarchers.com

§  National Model Railroad Association www.nmra.org

§  Trout Unlimited Life Member www.tu.org  

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