Dr. Doug Martin

Dr. Doug MartinOne of the most well-known and trusted dentists in California, Dr. Douglas Martin has practiced dentistry in Stockton since 1975. With the ability to solve the simplest to most complex dental reconstructions, our Board Certified Implant dentist specializes in Implant services to patients throughout the Sacramento, Modesto, Lodi, Mantica and Stockton area. To insure the comfort of our patients we can perform care with the use of all forms of Conscious Sedation and have since 1975.
With over 25 dental implant systems available, Dr. Doug is able to provide implants for various restorative dental needs and for almost any budget. If you have been told that you are not a candidate for implants for lack of bone, or that implants are above your budget, please call us for a second opinion. We have an implant solution for any condition of bone and most budget demands.

Education
Dr. Douglas Martin graduated from the University of California in 1973, and served as an assistant clinical professor in the university’s Prosthetics Department in the late 1970s.
From 1975 to 1983, Dr. Doug placed more than 600 dental implants at his Stockton dental practice. With this base of knowledge and experience, he decided to focus on implants, and in 1984 began associations and training with:

  • The Misch Implant Institute, Loma Linda (graduate of advanced implantology)
  • Implant dentist Dr. Bob James
  • The Tatum Institute
  • The American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • The International College of Implantology
  • The Pacific Implant Center
  • UC San Francisco Implant Maxi courses
  • Academy of Implants and transplants.
  • Lecturer Indian Society of Oral Implantology,
  • Lecturer American Dental Society of Europe

To become and remain a leading implant dentist in multimodal implantology, Dr. Douglas Martin has completed more than 1,600 hours of continuing education in implantology. For 32 years, Dr. Doug has devoted himself to learning more about dental implant systems. He has studied every type of technology available to the advanced implant dentist. He has been trained and tested in all of the implant systems described on this site, with the exception of the obsolete transosteal implant system. Using the implant systems in which we are expert, there is no case which we cannot complete usually without bone grafting prior to placing implants.

Other Professional Associations:

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow of the International College of Implantology
  • Master of the Academy of Implants and Transplants
  • Member Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Soc.
  • California Dental Soc. life member
  • American Dental Soc Life member
  • San Joaquin Dental Soc. life member
  • Researcher at Univ. of Alabama on long time survival of HA coated CoCrMo.
  • Examiner for the California State Dental Board for I.V. Sedation License

30135ecDr. Doug has taught implant dentistry since the mid-eighties, working closely with Dr. Larry Lum, the University of California Maxi courses, as well as several post-graduate courses and study clubs. He also conducts ongoing research in custom made HA coated CoCrMo implants in conjunction with the University of Alabama’s Department of Biomaterials. Dr. Doug has also worked on the design of a number of dental implant systems, and is currently a partner in Quantum Implant Systems.
Not only is Dr. Doug involved in all facets of implant dentistry, but he also has an interest in sedation dentistry. He is currently an examiner for the California State Board of Dental Examiners Conscious Sedation section. Dr. Doug has also taken and taught numerous dental hypnosis courses from the 1970s through the 1990s.

A Personal Glimpse
Dr. Doug has been married to his wife Wanda for over 53 years. They have six children, including Drs. Dax Martin, Sky Martin, and Ian Martin Esq. Wes Martin is a building contractor and two daughters, Kim and Vicki. In addition they have 5 granddaughters. He is a life member of a number of organizations including: Audubon, The Nature Conservancy, Ed Stewart Post of the American Legion, Forth of Firth Clan of the Royal Order of Scotland, The National Sojourners, National Rifle Assn.. In addition he is a member of a number of other social and community serving organizations.

One visit with Dr. Martin and you will realize he is honest, trustworthy and his primary focus is to help people get the care they need. Contact the Stockton dental practice of our skilled and caring implant team to learn more about how Dr. Douglas Martin can treat your dental needs.