Meet the Doctor
Ray Padilla, DDS
Graduated from the USC School of Dentistry in 1979. Member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Dr. Padilla is on faculty at the UCLA School of Dentistry, where he teaches in the AEGD Graduate Residency Program. His involvement in Trauma Treatment and Sports Dentistry includes the 1984 Olympic Games, 1994, 1999, and 2003 World Cup Soccer, 2004 IIHF World Hockey Championships in Prague, and 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. He is the Team Dentist for the NBA Los Angeles Lakers, NBA G-League South Bay Lakers, MLS Los Angeles Galaxy and UCLA Athletics. As an author, he has contributed to the textbook “A Clinical Guide to Dental Traumatology” by Mosby Publications. An international lecturer on cosmetic trauma treatment and injury prevention, he has lectured in Australia, Switzerland, Japan, Germany, Greece, Canada, Spain, Mexico, United Arab Emirates and numerous USA venues.