James E. Rota, DDS
Dr. James Rota received his DDS with honors from the Loyola University, in Chicago, Illinois. He earned the coveted CN Johnson Award for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Rota became an Associate Professor at UCLA in 1963 and assisted in the development of the UCLA Dental School.
Dr. Rota, a pioneer in Dental Ergonomics, developed many work simplification standards now practiced by dentists as common procedure, including Four-Handed Dentistry. He also helped develop the protocols for safe mercury removal from the mouth, which are commonplace in Biological Dentistry today.
Dr. Rota has lectured and has presented his research in dental ergonomics internationally. He is an accredited member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.
Currently, Dr. Rota maintains a private practice in Los Angeles, California.