You can rest assured you’re in good hands with a dentist if you know he teaches other dental professionals. Dr. Charles Tozzer is an instructor at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. He has shared his knowledge in other ways, advising the American Dental Association on the creation of dental software programs and consulting on the development of educational materials. In addition, he has conducted lectures both nationally and internationally on cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Tozzer graduated from Emory University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, then received his DDS degree from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 1979. He holds dental licenses in North Carolina and California. His professional affiliations include:
- American Dental Association
- North Carolina Dental Society
- California Dental Association
- Orange County Dental Society
- Irvine Medical-Dental Society
- Orange County Implant Study Club
Dr. Tozzer is the founder of Dental Care for Children (DCFC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing free dental care for underserved children. The foundation has participated in more than 310 clinics in the United States, Mexico, and Haiti, donating time, money, and dental services to children who would otherwise not receive proper and basic care. DCFC has helped start clinics in Guatemala, El Salvador, Morocco, Uganda, and Nicaragua.
A member of the Irvine Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Tozzer has received numerous honors and awards for his selfless service to others, including an honorary Paul Harris Fellow Award from the Irvine Rotary Club as well as recognition from the cities of Huntington Beach and Irvine.