Dr. Dudley was born and raised in Southern California. He attended UCSB where he received a degree in Developmental Biology. He went on to study at NYU College of Dentistry and graduated with honors in implant dentistry. Dr. Dudley then continued his training at UCLA where he completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. This residency focused on the comprehensive treatment of patients that required complex full mouth reconstruction and rehabilitation. In addition, Dr. Dudley saw patients on an emergency basis to relieve dental pain at a UCLA based Urgent Care facility.
Dr. Dudley’s attention to detail and love for learning had led dentistry to be more than just a career, but a passion. He is constantly seeking to hone his skills and increase his knowledge with the most current continuing education courses and research. In order to best serve his patients, Dr. Dudley has completed advanced training in several areas of dentistry. Some of his training includes:
- Cosmetic dentistry
- Computer-guided 3D implant placement
- Root canal therapy
- Orthodontics using Invisalign and clear aligner therapy
- Diagnosis and treatment of occlusal disorders
Dr. Dudley’s calm demeanor and gentle touch help create a stress-free environment. He takes pride in the details of his dentistry and wants every patient to feel comfortable at Lompoc Family Dental.