Dr. Wilgus obtained a bachelors of science in physiology from the University of California, Davis. While at UC Davis, he was on the dean's list for academic achievement and recipient of the Outstanding Senior Award for leadership, extracurricular involvement, and academic achievement. Dr. Wilgus also played defensive back on the UC Davis Aggies Varsity football team. He earned his DDS from the University of California, San Francisco, and graduated at the top of his class. While at UCSF, he was inducted into the national dental honor society- Omicron Kappa Upsilon, and received academic scholarships. Upon graduation, Dr. Wilgus has recognized with California Dental Association 'Leadership and Outstanding Academic Achievement Award' and the UCSF Robert Rule Award for the 'highest potential to succeed in the dental profession'. Dr. Wilgus completed a 3-year residency and received his Certificate in Advanced Periodontics at the West Los Angeles Veterans Hospital-UCLA. While at the WLA-VA, he served as chief resident and was given the California Society of Periodontists Resident Leadership Award. Dr. Wilgus currently teaches part-time at the WLA-VA hospital in the Periodontic Clinic. Dr. Wilgus is board certified by the American Academy of Periodontology and a member of the Santa Barbara-Ventura County Dental Society. Dr. Wilgus spends most of his free time with his wife- Kerri, and sons Mason and Tyler. When not with his family, he enjoys playing golf, softball, and riding his mountain bike.
Dr. Hunter is a local graduate of Adolfo Camarillo High School where he was a 4-sport athlete. He earned his bachelors of science in biology from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, CA.
He earned his DDS degree Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE. While at Creighton he was a teacher’s assistant for restorative dentistry and periodontal classes where he taught underclassmen. He was recognized with the AAP student leadership award and volunteered his time at the One World Dental Health Clinic for underprivileged patients. He also published a research study titled “Clinical Outcomes of Dental Implants Placed and Managed by Predoctoral Students Under Faculty Supervision. A Long-Term Retrospective Analysis” in the Journal of Dental Education.
Dr. Hunter completed his 3-year residency and received his master's degree at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in the Department of Advanced Periodontics and Implant Surgery in Loma Linda, CA where he received the California Society of Periodontists Robert L. Merin Most Outstanding Resident Award. While at Loma Linda School of Dentistry he completed his master's research titled “A Technical Comparison of Two Different Guided Implant Surgery Materials: 3D Printed vs. Thermoplastic.” Dr. Hunter currently teaches part-time at Loma Linda University in the Department of Advanced Periodontics and Implant Surgery.
Dr. Hunter is board certified by the American Academy of Periodontology. He is also a board member of the Conejo Valley Academy of Dentistry and the Santa Barbara-Ventura County Dental Society
Dr. Hunter likes to spend his time off with his wife (Camberly), daughter (Harper), and dog (Sofie). When not with his family, he enjoys soccer, snowboarding, and fishing
Dr. Chang was raised in Woodland Hills, C,A and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology with minors in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. Before deciding to pursue dentistry, Dr. Chang enjoyed teaching and worked as an instructor providing SAT/ACT exam preparation to local high school students.
She earned her DMD degree at Roseman University of Health Sciences in South Jordan, UT. While at Roseman, she sat on the student board of the American Association of Women Dentists and was active in her community. She served as a committee member for yearly Give Kids Smile events which provided dental care to underprivileged patients. She volunteered her time at the YWCA and delivered emergency dental services during humanitarian trips to the remote villages of Jalapa, Nicaragua.
Dr. Chang completed a one-year general practice residency at George E. Wahlen Veterans Affairs Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. She developed a passion for periodontics and completed a three-year residency in Indianapolis, IN where she received her Certificate in Periodontology at Richard L. Roudebush VA Hospital and a Master of Science in Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry. During this time, she served as chief resident and conducted research in thermal generation during implantoplasty procedures.
Dr. Chang is board certified by the American Academy of Periodontology. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, and International Team for Implantology.
Dr. Chang likes to spend her free time with her family and cat, Ollie. When not with family, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and cooking.