When you mention a person that returned to his roots to make a difference, the first dentist that comes to mind is Dr. Max Martinez.
Growing up in the area, Dr. Martinez graduated from California State University of Long Beach with a Bachelors Degree in Biology.
In 1984 he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the prestigious Georgetown University in Washington D.C.
After he graduated he worked for a prestigious dentist that created smiles for movie stars and professional athletes. He decided to return to Paramount to offer quality dentistry, with that special touch of care that every family deserves. Even though he returned to this area some of his patients travel long distances and even out of state to continue their dental health care with Dr. Martinez.
Dr. Martinez continues to strive for perfection as he recently was awarded a Fellow from the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and The Academy of General Dentistry. He has belonged to several study groups including the USC Rehabilitation Study Group, and the Loma Linda University Implant Surgery Study Group where he performed Implant Surgery. He is among a select group of general dentist that are certified by the State of California, in Pediatric Oral Sedation. Early in his career his knowledge in dentistry was already respected being a guest speaker on television and radio talk shows.
Throughout his accomplished career, Dr. Martinez has been committed to education, giving back to the community and making a difference. He has sat on many boards including the Cerritos College Educational Advisory Board, the Paramount Chamber of Commerce Executive Board holding the office of President 3 different occasions. He has also been selected as one of the original board members of the Paramount Education Program, been a member of the Gateway Cities Partnership Board, the Elks Student of the Month Chairman, and Most Valuable Citizen Chairman, not to mention his involvement with his children´s PTA. With his children being sport-minded, he has been a Little League Baseball Coach for over 9 years and has been selected as an All-Star Coach for over 8 years.
He has won many awards, to many to mention but most recent awards include the Mayor´s Award, the Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award, and the Most Beautiful Business Award.
Dr. Martinez is fluent in English and Spanish.
During his spare time (How does he do it?), he enjoys spending time with his wife Michelle,two sons, and daughter.