Dr. Subject grew up right here in Santa Barbara. He attended Mountain View Elementary School, Goleta Valley Junior High School, and Dos Pueblos High School. He studied biology at UC Irvine and received his dental degree from University of the Pacific in San Francisco in 1983. He has served in a variety of leadership positions including President of the Santa Barbara Ventura County Dental Society and as a California Dental Association Council Member. In 2001 he received fellowship into the American College of Dentists. He became a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2009.
Dr. Subject is married and has two children. His outside interests include artistic endeavors such as painting (displayed below) and photography. He also enjoys playing the guitar and various aquatic activities.