Oscar Alonzo, DDS, is an oral surgeon at Select Dental & Orthodontics in Torrance, California. With over 25 years of private practice experience, Dr. Alonzo offers his expertise in oral disease and anesthesia to restore patients’ oral health and provide them with functional, healthy smiles.
Dr. Alonzo is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. He completed his undergraduate education at San Francisco State University, earning his bachelor’s degree in psychology. Following his studies, he went on to obtain his doctorate in dental surgery (DDS) from the University of California, San Francisco.
He received specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery through his residency at the Martin Luther King Jr. Outpatient Center in Los Angeles. Upon completing his residency program, Dr. Alonzo pursued medical training through the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He also completed a general surgery internship at the University of California, Davis.
With certifications in basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and pediatric advanced life support (PALS), Dr. Alonzo is equipped with the necessary skills and training to provide safe and effective oral surgeries for all ages.
As a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, the California Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dr. Alonzo values the importance of continuing education and always strives to provide the newest dental insights to empower his patients to take care of their oral health.
Dr. Alonzo holds special interest in anesthesia, wisdom teeth extractions, bone grafts, dental implants, and oral pathology. However, you can rely on Dr. Alonzo to deliver comprehensive care for all of your oral health needs.
At Select Dental & Orthodontics, Dr. Alonzo is passionate about building patient-doctor relationships, and offers all the support and guidance you need to make informed treatment decisions. He often utilizes simple terminology, visual aids, and videos to ensure all patients understand their conditions and procedures prior to receiving any kind of dental treatment.