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Dr. Tibor Forai started his dental carrier at the age of 15 by training in Dental Lab Technician high school in Serbia. He completed his undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and then received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from The University of Southern California.
During his dental school carrier he was selected to be a teaching assistant in Fixed Computer Aided Prosthodontics, and Dental Morphology, Esthetics and Occlusion Courses, where he taught dental students in the newest technologies and principals of aesthetics and occlusion in biomimmetic dental restorations. For his presentation of Ultra Conservative Approach to Improve the Appearance of Anterior Teeth he received a scholarship from the Newport Harbor Academy of Dentistry. Dr. Forai was one of the top students in his class, and found himself on the Dean’s List at the USC School of Dentistry.
Dr. Forai also volunteered in providing free dental care to the homeless population on skid row in two dental clinics: John Wesley Community Health Center and United Rescue Mission. He was also a volunteer for USC’s Dental Mobile Clinic- where he provided free dental care for children of undocumented migrant farm workers, who would have no access to dental care otherwise.
Dr. Forai grew up in Novi Sad, Serbia from where he received a full athletic scholarship to play college water polo at Loyola Marymount University (LMU). While attending LMU, Dr. Forai became the first athlete in the School’s history to claim four consecutive Division 1 All-American honors. Amongst other awards he was LMU Male Student Athlete of the Year, LMU Male Athlete of the Year, Capitol One All Academic All American. For his achievement he was awarded the Loyola Marymount Presidential Citation award- a highest honor a student can achieve at the University.
When he’s not in the office, Dr. Forai enjoys tennis, paddle, swimming, skiing, beach volleyball, basketball, and weight training. He also has a passion for coaching water polo. His father is a dentist in Novi Sad Serbia. Has a younger brother who is in dental school in Serbia as well. Favorite sports team is the local team from Novi Sad called Vojvodina. In LA he enjoys watching the Lakers.
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