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Dr. Gary Klugman As a patient at Blanco Circle Dental Care, you can rest assured that you’ll receive the personalized attention and care that you expect and deserve. We will really listen to your needs and answer all of your questions. We continually strive to improve ourselves and our team by routinely incorporating new technologies, materials and techniques. Our mission statement is simple, and it says it all: Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence. Dr. Klugman began his undergraduate education at Cal Poly and U.C. Davis. He received his dental degree from Washington University. His dental education continued in the Public Health Service after graduation. His first research article was accepted by the National Institute of Dental Research. Dr. Klugman stays invigorated and maintains his love of dentistry by staying current with new materials and techniques. He attends meetings and continuing education classes, accumulating as much as 8 times the number of hours that the state requires. He follows his special interests in dentistry by maintaining memberships and attending meetings of a number of dental organizations. As a result of his achievements in dental implants, he was awarded a Fellowship by the International College of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Klugman is one of approximately 500 dentists in California with the university training, experience, and testing to hold California sedation permit. The office and staff must be periodically inspected and tested to have a permit. We are proud to meet or exceed the requirements. He is the only general dentist in Monterey County to hold that permit. His experience and willingness to share his expertise has made him faculty at Dental Boot Kamp, a Distinguished Mentor for the Center for Restorative Excellence in Seattle, a mentor for the Dental Organization for Oral Conscious Sedation. He was appointed by the Dental Board of California to serve on the Blue Ribbon Committee on Anesthesia. He is an expert consultant for the dental board, and a regional consultant for Delta Dental. Dr. Klugman is a strong believer in community involvement. He is currently a feeding show diver for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, diving every other Friday afternoon. He has also served on many boards including the Jaycees, the Chamber of Commerce, the United Way, the California International Air show, the Colmo parade, and the Monterey County S.P.C.A. He is a past-president and past member-of-the-year of the Monterey Bay Dental Society, as well as a past member of the governing body of the California Dental Association. He lives in Salinas with his wife of more than 25 years. They have two grown sons. He has traveled extensively throughout the Pacific, shooting video of underwater life and shipwrecks. He also does feeding shows at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. His wife, Genevieve, is a dental hygienist. She served for 9 years on the Dental Board of California both as a member and secretary. Credentials and Memberships American Academy of General Dentistry American Dental Association American Academy of Hospital Dentistry American Dental Anesthesia Association California Dental Association TV and radio guest, Lecturer, Consultant American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Founding Member Crown Council Founding Member of Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation International College of Oral Implantologists Monterey Bay Dental Society
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935 Blanco Cir
Salinas, CA, 93901

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