Since graduating from the USC School of Dentistry with academic honors, Dr. Ericson has been dedicated to furthering his knowledge and scope of practice. He completes on average six times the required amount of continuing education per year, traveling to the best courses available. Dr. Ericson has excelled at two residencies in implant surgery and multiple residencies in advanced bone grafting, gum grafting, oral surgery and surgical orthodontics. He has been involved for more than 5 years with the prestigious Kois Center in Seattle in their advanced prosthodontics program. In addition to this, he has pursued extensive training to obtain his IV sedation license and is an enthusiastic advocate of IV sedation dentistry. It is his belief that making sure his patients are relaxed and anxiety free is a major factor that contributes to the success of many of his cases.
Prior to USC, Dr. Ericson attended UCSB and graduated with a degree in Molecular Biology. He has traveled significantly with philanthropic organizations that have established dental clinics in some of the most remote corners of Latin America. Dr. Ericson is a former Los Angeles County Fire Department Ocean Lifeguard EMT for 15 years. Continuing his involvement keeps him current with proper preparation for a variety of emergency medical procedures.