HMF Family Dentistry in Gold River, CA
All our professionals at HMF Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Meet Dr. Hector Fernandez,
Hector Fernandez grew to love the Sacramento Valley while attending U.C. Davis as an undergraduate student. While at Davis, he volunteered at the Med Clinic, providing disadvantaged families with dental care. From Davis, the future Dr. Fernandez went on to do his graduate work at the highly respected U.O.P. Dental School in San Francisco, graduating in 1990.
Since starting his practice, Dr. Fernandez and his staff remain committed to staying up-to-date on OSHA Infection Control procedures and CPR classes. The doctor attends classes and seminars, studying cosmetic procedures, implants, endodontic procedures and invisible braces.
Dr. Fernandez and his wife, Charlotte, enjoy their three small children and an active family life!
Meet Dr. Lawrence Saunders,
Dr. Saunders is the on staff oral surgery specialist at HMF Family Dentistry. His training began at Temple University School of Dental Medicine, where he earned is D.M.D. degree. He went on to obtain his M.S. degree at The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine. His surgery training began as a general practice residency at West Jersey Hospital. Then on to UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital for internships in oral surgery and anesthesia, and a 2 year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical residency at Valley Medical Center in Fresno, Ca. He also has a M.S. degree in hematology research at University of the Pacific in San Francisco. He has had private practices in Petaluma and Palo Alto, California and has been an associate professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and coordinator of post doctoral training at both the University of Pennsylvania and at UCSF. He is the author of numerous articles in professional journals, was a contributor to two major oral surgery textbooks and, most recently, has authored "Dentistry's Best Kept Secret."
He is also a current member of many professional organizations as a "fellow" and board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as a State of California examiner for office anesthesia.