Dr. CruzMark A. Cruz DDS graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986 and started a dental practice in Monarch Beach, CA upon graduation. He has lectured nationally and internationally and is a member of various dental organizations, including the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He was a part-time lecturer at UCLA and member of the faculty group practice and was past assistant director of the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry. He has served on the National Institute of Health/NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Grant Review Committee in Washington D.C. and is currently serving on the NIDCR, DSMB (Data and Safety Monitoring Board) for the National Practice-Based Research Network. He is also on the editorial board for the Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice (Elsevier). Mark’s describes his passion clinically and in his extensive teaching as Airway Focused Dentistry.