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DR. BERNARD GROSS

Pediatric Dentist

About Dr. Bernard Gross

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

E. Bernard Gross, DDS was born in Cape Town, South Africa. He immigrated to the USA and completed high school in West Los Angeles at University High School. His undergraduate studies were at UCLA where he received a BS degree with a major in biology. Dr. Gross then graduated from the Medical College of Virginia with a DDS degree. He completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and USC School of Dentistry. He was chief resident in his final year of residency.

Dr. Gross is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Not all pediatric dentists are board-certified. Diplomate certification requires completion of training in an accredited residency program, evidence of post-training experience, and successful completion of written and oral examinations on the entire scope of the specialty by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Gross has been a lecturer at the UCLA School of Dentistry, department of pediatric dentistry from 1992 until 2011. Since 1992 he has been involved with the clinical instruction of undergraduate dental students as well as pediatric dental residents. Dr. Gross also has been a clinical attending at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, where his duties were the clinical instruction of the pediatric dental residents in the operating room setting. He has served on the executive committee for the American Society of Dentistry for Children, Southern California chapter from 1993 to 1997. He also has served on the staff of Santa Monica – UCLA Hospital, where he volunteered his time to treat patients from the Les – Kelly clinic.

In March of 2000 Dr. Gross was appointed to the Executive Board of the California Society of Pediatric Dentists. In March of 2002 Dr. Gross was appointed to be the Chairman of the California Society Pediatric Dentists Peer Review Committee for the State of California. This is a position that he still holds. Dr. Gross sits on the Board of Directors and Board of Governors of United Cerebral Palsy Association of Los Angeles/Ventura Counties. Dr. Gross is in private practice of pediatric dentistry in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. He is married and has a teenage son.

Dr Gross is a member in good standing in the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Western Dental Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentists
  • California Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Southern California American Association of Dentistry for Children
  • Southeastern Pediatric Dental Society