Dr. Martinez loves being able to meet patients from all walks of life here at Advanced Dentistry of Alhambra. Hearing their stories and helping them achieve their dental goals is always so rewarding! He also loves the challenge of constantly learning new ideas and techniques so that he can provide even higher-quality care over time. If you’d like to learn more about his background, just keep reading below.
Dr. Martinez has always appreciated that the dental field is a perfect combination of medicine, art, science, and business. He first realized that this career path was a great choice during his college years, when he spent time volunteering at a free dental clinic in Berkeley, CA. That hands-on experience allowed him to see firsthand the impact of poor oral health on the daily lives of many people. Since then, he’s made it his personal goal to empower patients with knowledge on how to prevent common dental health issues.
At completing his undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley, Dr. Martinez pursued his doctorate at the NYU College of Dentistry. After graduation, he also attended a post-graduate residency at NY Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently a member of the following dental organizations:
Dr. Martinez has been married to his wife Daisy for over seven years. They have a son named Nicolas, who brings them lots of laughter and joy everyday. Outside of working hours, his top priority is spending quality time with his family, whether they’re taking a simple stroll around the block or laying in bed on early mornings, making jokes and being silly. He also enjoys watching sports, going on occasional bike rides around Pasadena, and reading. He is a die-hard college football fan and loves tailgating with friends – you can always find him rooting for the California Golden Bears!