Dr. William Matoska
Dr. William Matoska has been in practice for over 30 years in downtown Los Angeles. He specializes in the treatment of periodontal disease and dental implant surgery. Dr. Matoska and his experienced staff are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of care that is customized to suit the individual patient’s needs. Dr. Matoska believes each person reserves the right to make informed decisions about their health. He thoroughly discusses the details of each treatment option with his patients, taking the time to address all of their questions and concerns.
Dr. Matoska has been involved in implant dentistry since 1986 where he completed training at the Branemark Clinic in Sweden. He has placed thousands of successful dental implants in patients of all ages. Dr. Matoska has a passion for education and a commitment to state of the art techniques and technology. He has completed 4,000 hours of continuing education over the past 30 years and has advanced training with several of the leaders in the field of dental implants and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Matoska has extensive experience in all phases of periodontal and implant surgery including periodontal plastic surgery, regenerative periodontal and bone surgery, minimally invasive laser surgery, comprehensive implant surgery, TeethXpress, and computerized guided surgery.
He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1973. He then completed his General Practice Residency at the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital in 1974 and served one year as general dentist in the Providence, RI, Veterans Administration Hospital where he gained extensive experience in prosthetic dentistry. He received his advanced training in periodontology from the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration/UCLA School of Dentistry in 1978. Dr. Matoska has held the position of lecturer and clinical instructor at UCLA School of Dentistry and a consultant to the graduate periodontal program at the West LA Veterans Administrations Hospital. He has been a consultant to implant companies where he was involved in product development, clinical studies, surgical training, and lectured on implant surgery and implant design.
Dr. Matoska is married with one daughter and enjoys basketball, snow skiing, and traveling.