Dr. Patterson grew up on in Florida, Wisconsin, and California. He studied chemistry and received his bachelor’s degree at University of California, San Diego. He then pursued his doctoral degree at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1998 where graduated with honors. He decided to further his interest in dentistry by attending New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University where specialized in pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Patterson currently resides in southern California where works in private practice. While not in the office he enjoys spending time with his wife. His interests include reading, bicycling, and motorcycling with his brothers.