VINCENT J. TSO, DMD, FACP

EDUCATION

Maxillofacial Prosthodontics,    University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, June 1989.

Advanced Prosthodontics,     Veterans Administration Medical Center, West Los Angeles, California, June 1988.

Hospital General Practice Residency,   Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, California, June 1986.

D.M.D.,     University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 1985.

B.S.,    University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, June 1981. Majored in Psychobiology.

Honors

Fellow American College of Prosthodontists

Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontists

American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthdontists

Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society - ETA Chapter   Membership based on academic achievement, outstanding qualities of leadership, potential for future growth, and high moral character.

Caelus Award - Awarded to the senior who has shown the highest clinical proficiency in the concepts and practice of general dentistry during his clinical training and who has combined art and science with imagination and intelligence.

St. George Oral Cancer Society

Dr. Louis Wolf Scholar

Honors in Form and Function of the Masticatory System  - Honors awarded to students demonstrating excellence in the concepts of occlusion and function of the human dentition.

Honors in Neuroanatomy

Chief Resident- Advanced Prosthodontics

2014, 2015, 2016 Southern California Super Dentist List

America's Top Dentists 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

DENTAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Clinical Assistant Professor  - USC/LAC School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, 1992-2012

Clinical Assistant Professor  - Loma Linda School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California,  1994-2004

Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Private Practice  - 627 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena, California, 1995-present

Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Private Practice  - 100 South First Street, Alhambra, California, 1989-1997

Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Staff ConsultantRancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, California, 1989-present.

Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Staff Consultant- King Drew Medical Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, GPR, Los Angeles, California, 1990-2006, 2016-present.

Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Staff Consultant- Harbor/UCLA, Medical Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Los Angeles, California, 2016-present.

Maxillofacial Prosthodontics  - University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, 1988-1989.   Emphasis in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and restoration of osteointegrated implants, both intraoral and craniofacial. 

Advanced Prosthodontic Residency  - Veterans Administration Medical Center, Wadsworth, Los Angeles, California, 1986-1988.   CHIEF RESIDENT: 1987-1988. Emphasis in all phases of fixed and removable prosthodontics, occlusion, implants, and difficult restorative problems.

General Practice Residency - Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, California.   Emphasis on dental management of the chronically ill, disabled, elderly, and cleft palate patients, 1985-1986.

Instructor in Complete Dentures  - University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California.    Instructed dental students in the fabrication of complete dentures in clinic, 1988.

Instructor of General Dentistry II  - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.   Instructed preclinical dental students in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. 1984-1985.

Instructor of General Dentistry I   - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.   Instructed preclinical dental students in operative dentistry and cast gold restorations, 1984.

Instructor of Dental Auxiliary Utilization   - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.    Instructed preclinical dental students in proper operative dentistry utilizing dental assistants in four-handed- dentistry, 1984.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Prosthetic rehabilitation of an extensive midfacial and palatal postsurgical defect with an implant-supported cross arch framework: A clinical report: Jounal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Volume 113, Issue 5, Pages 498-502, May 2015 : Ted V. Tso, DMD, Vincent J. Tso, DMD, William F. Stepehns, DDS.

 

Dental Implant Reconstruction in a Patient With Ectodermal Dysplasia Using Multiple Bone Grafting Techniques: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Volume 66, Issue 6, Pages 1241-1244, June 2008; Michael Lypka, DMD, MD, David Yarmand, DDS, MD, Jeffrey Burstein, DDS, MD, Vincent Tso, DMD, Dennis-Duke Yamashita, DDS.

 

ACTIVITIES

PRESENTATIONS:

University of Southern California-  Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of Craniofacial and Intraoral Implants. February 1994.

Veterans Administration Medical Center - Complications in Implant Prosthodontics, 1992.

Downey Dental Academy Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Treatment of the Cancer Patient. June 1990.

Pasadena Implant Society- Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of Craniofacial and Intraoral Implants. December 1989

Chinese American Dental Association of Southern California Prosthodontic Rehabilitation and Complications of Intraoral Implants. March 1990.

Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center Continuing Education Seminar- Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of the Osseointegrated Implant Patient. June 1991.

Veterans Administration Medical Center Intracity- Mandibular Position: Static and Dynamic. February 1988.

The American College of Prosthodontists- Characterization of Provisional Restorations. October, 1987.

Veterans Administration Medical Center Staff Conference- Provisional Restorations in Fixed Prosthodontics. June, 1987.

Veterans Administration Medical Center Intracity- Considerations in Selecting Fixed Versus Removable Partial Dentures. May, 1987.

Rancho Los Amigos Nursing Facility Seminar- Dental Care of the Handicapped Patient. April, 1986.

Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center-   Fixed, Removable, Implant, and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics in General Practice. Bimonthly 1989-present.

Drew Medical Center-   Fixed, Removable, Implant, and Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Considerations in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Bimonthly 1990-2006.

Too many to list.....

CLINICS:

Too many to list............

California Dental Association Scientific Session- Complications in Osteointegrated Implants. June 1990.

California Dental Association Scientific Session- Provisional Restoration of the Fractured Endodontically Treated Tooth. April 15, 1988.

California Dental Association Scientific Session- Provisional Restoration of the Fractured Endodontically Treated Tooth. April 24, 1987.

California Dental Association Scientific Session- Dental Management of the Cleft Palate Patient. May 2, 1986.

University of Southern California 78th Alumni Day- Operating Room Dentistry. 1985.

ORGANIZATIONS:

American College of Prosthodontists - Fellow, American Board of Prosthodontists- Diplomate, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthodontists, Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology, California Dental Association, American Dental Association, San Gabriel Valley Dental Society- Board of Director, American Association of Hospital Dentists,   Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Founder - Pasadena Implant Society