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Dr. Nicholas C. Marongiu "Dr. Nick" Cosmetic & General Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Marongiu, “Dr. Nick”, graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where he served as President of the Dental Student Association and Chair of the California Dental Association Student Delegation. He graduated with Honors in Implant Dentistry and was recipient of several awards, most notably, Clinical Excellence Award, St...Read More

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Dr. John F. Weston Cosmetic & General Dentist Read Bio

Dr. John Weston earned his dental degree in 1989, graduating as one of the top five in his class. While a commissioned officer in the US Navy, he completed a general practice residency at Balboa Naval Hospital San Diego, and served two years independent duty aboard a US Navy Warship in support of Desert Storm. Dr. Weston is the only dentist in La Jolla and one of less than 100 worldwide to earn the rigorous credential of “Accredited Fellow” through the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry; it...Read More

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Dr. Evan Gold Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Read Bio

Born and raised in Staten Island, New York City, Dr. Gold completed his undergraduate studies at Stonybrook University. He then attended University of Pennsylvania where he obtained his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree. Dr. Gold is a California licensed physician as well, having completed his Medical Degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. While in Cleveland, Dr. Gold completed an internship in general surgery and combined residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He...Read More

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Dr. John Jerome Orthodontist Read Bio

Dr. Jerome graduated from California State University, Northridge, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where he served in numerous leadership positions. He graduated with Honors and was the recipient of several awards, most notably, the American Association of Oral Biologists Award, Pierre Fauchard Academy Award, Garrett Newkirk Memorial Award, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Donald C. Curnu...Read More

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Dr. Bob Bosworth Prosthodontist Read Bio

Dr. Bosworth specializes in comprehensive tooth replacement systems and works closely with all of our dental specialists to coordinate complex restorations and rehabilitation’s. He earned his of Dental Surgery degree from University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio. As a commissioned officer in the US Navy, he completed a General Practice Residency at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. In 1999, he began his residency at the Navy Postgraduate School of Dentistry ...Read More

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Dr. Erez Nosrati Periodontist Read Bio

Dr. Erez Nosrati has over 15 years of experience in dentistry, specializing in Periodontics and Oral Implantology with a subspecialty in Oral Pathology. Dr. Nosrati is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and certified in Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery. He is a voting member of The American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Nosrati serves as a faculty member and Assistant Professor of Periodontics at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, department of periodo...Read More

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Penny Mulligan, BS, RDH Hygienist Read Bio

Penelope Mulligan is a native Texan and has resided in San Diego since 2008. She began her college education at the University of North Texas studying Biology and Kinesiology. She then obtained her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Texas A&M/Baylor College of Dentistry, located in Dallas, Texas. During her attendance at Texas A&M, Penelope traveled under school sponsorship to various rural areas of Mexico, Indian Reservations in Oklahoma, Texas Denton State School (under the...Read More

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Lucy Torroes, BS, RDH Hygienist Read Bio

Lucy was born in San Francisco where she entered hygiene training as a business major graduating as the top clinician in her class from Diablo Valley College. Upon graduating from dental hygiene school, she joined the “Flying Doctors” and continues to make trips to serve patients in underserved areas abroad and locally. Lucy’s passion for helping others has led her to volunteer at the Veterans Hospital in Vallejo and Native American Clinic in Oakland. She also created and wrote a public health e...Read More

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