Dr. Purps graduated as a certified Lab technician in Germany, where she dedicated her time in learning the tedious work of making precision crowns and bridges, as well a wide variety of prosthetic appliances, like precision attachment partial dentures and fine ceramic combination cases.
Then she went on to become a dentist, graduating from Julius-Maximilian’s University in Wuerzburg, Germany. During that time she researched the field of dental implants. Having to take care of 225 patients over a period of three years with one to 10 dental implants , as her clinical dissertation.
Being inspired by American dentistry she came to the US and passed all the necessary dental boards, partially at the University of Southern California and the University of the Pacific. During that time she worked as a high tech consultant for a very reputable dental company, KaVo America. Also while waiting the results of her different board exams, she enjoyed working all angles in the dental office to learn about different procedures and techniques.
Dr. Purps bought her first practice from Dr. Bernhard Martin on Fourth Avenue in San Diego and was a partner for several years until she went “Solo” with her state of the art private practice in the beginning of 2005. The office is one of the most contemporary and high tech offices in San Diego County.
…and lives happily ever after …being utmost enthusiastic about dentistry, but enjoying every day of treating patients like family and treats everyone like she likes to be treated herself…