Parag Kachalia



San Ramon, CA

Parag Kachalia

San Ramon, CA

While Dr. Kachalia was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he has lived in the greater Bay Area since the age of two. He attended Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose and then went onto the University of California at Davis where he graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. After completing his bachelor's degree he returned to the Bay Area to earn his doctorate at the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Upon graduation from the School of Dentistry, Dr. Kachalia was asked to become a member of its prestigious faculty. Over the last ten years he has dedicated himself to providing comprehensive patient care as well as educating dental students and practicing dentists. Dr. Parag R. Kachalia is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chair of Simulation, Technology and Research and is a team leader within the University of the Pacific’s prestigious complex and esthetic rehabilitation program. He is a fellow of the American Dental Education Association’s leadership institute, researcher, as well as a published author in the areas of dental technology, digital diagnostics, contemporary fixed prosthodontics, and financial management. He has lectured internationally in the areas of adhesive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, photography, CAD/CAM technology, fixed prosthodontics, treatment planning, erosion, and diagnostic technologies. Dr. Kachalia acts a consultant for many dental materials/dental technology companies and helps guide product development. Dr. Kachalia is a member of the Pride Technology Leadership Council and is frequently interviewed in regards to his vision of dentistry’s future. He believes that his dual role as a practitioner and as an educator has given him a solid foundation to provide the best that dentistry has to offer. While he is a general dentist he has a particular passion for cosmetic as well as children's dentistry and has received awards in both arenas. As a resident of San Ramon, Dr. Kachalia is excited about the opportunity to build a trusting relationship with you, your family, and the community in the years to come and looks forward to serving your needs.

Upcoming Webinars

Date Category Faculty Member Webinar Title
12.13.18 Practice Efficiency Parag Kachalia Disruption – Opportunity or Threat
Disruption – Opportunity or Threat

Disruption – Opportunity or Threat

Location: Online

The world around us is changing at pace that most people never imagined and many are uncomfortable with. In many ways, what was once science fiction is now becoming reality. As health care providers, we must take an active role to understand the changes that are occurring around us so that we can prepare for the threats as well as potential opportunities.

The generation of children born since 2008 are growing up in world of constant access to information and on demand services. This generation will have different expectations of their healthcare providers and we must prepare for this changing world. This webinar will provide examples of this potential new world; however, more importantly it will show how we must think differently to capitalize on these disruptions.

1. Understand the growth of an on demand economy
2. Gain a sense of how big data will influence health care
3. Be exposed to new health care delivery model that are becoming possible as a result of technology innovation.

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free