Meet Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat Emigh is a Cosmetic and General Dentist with over 12 years of experience, who performs a wide variety of dental procedures, including conscious sedation dentistry, at Emigh Dental Care in Long Beach, CA. Although he started his early dental career in Long Beach, Dr. Pat also serves patients at Beachwood Dental in Los Alamitos, CA, alongside his brother, Dr. Todd Emigh. Dr. Pat is extremely dedicated and committed to serving his patients as he travels back and forth from Long Beach to Los Alamitos on a weekly basis. Helping people achieve a gorgeous smile and positive oral health for a happier, healthier life is a great reward for him.
Skills & Expertise
Dr. Pat has over 12 years of experience in dentistry and has significant training in performing both surgical and nonsurgical procedures. His services include composite fillings, porcelain veneers, restoration of dental implants, simple tooth extraction and more. Many men and women visit Dr. Pat to undergo treatment for cavities, chipped teeth, gingivitis, tooth decay, tooth loss, and severe toothaches. Dr. Pat also works diligently to take the fear and anxiety out of dentistry for patients who visit his office, which is why he also offers sedation dentistry to safely perform advanced dental treatments with minimal pain for his patients.
Education & Training
Dr. Pat received his undergraduate degree in business administration at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. From there, he returned to California to study Organic Chemistry and Physics at Long Beach City College. After he concluded his studies at LBCC, Dr. Pat went onto attend Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC where he received his doctorate in dental surgery. In addition to his DDS degree, he served and completed a fellowship at the Midwest Implant Institute. Later, he also acquired certification in conscious sedation dentistry and dental implants.
Dr. Pat is an Executive Board Member for the Harbor Dental Society that works to promote excellence and support to its members and high-end dental care to the L.A. community. He is also a professional member of the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentists. These dental societies are dedicated to not only enhancing the lives of its members, but also the lives and oral health care of patients across the country.
Although Dr. Pat had a great passion for dentistry at an early age and thoroughly enjoys helping others achieve oral health, his primary love is his family. Anytime he is out of the office, he is spending quality time with his family. In addition, he serves as a member of the United States Medical Soccer Team, and Dr. Pat looks forward to his time spent playing competitive soccer games. He also volunteers for the American Youth Soccer Association as a Coach and Team Coordinator.