We don’t just care for
smiles. We create them.

It is our mission to deliver the best San Diego family dentistry and orthodontic care possible. We are proud to be ADA (American Dental Association) certified and members of the CDA (California Dental Association).

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Stress Free

General Dentistry

From kids to adults, we handle everything related to general dentistry. Check-ups, regular cleanings, xrays, crowns, and more.

WE’RE WIRED

Orthodontics

We have treatment options for kids, but also Mom & Dad. Traditional clear and metal braces, plus Invisalign for those wanting to be more discrete.

REST ASSURED

Insurance & Financial

Rest assured, we take insurance and Medi-Cal. Our office accepts all PPO insurance providers as well as credit cards and Care Credit.

Why choose us?

Smiles before, during
and after each appointment

Dentistry Specialists

With years of education, hands-on training, and experience, our doctors and staff are uniquely able to meet all specific dental needs

Exceptional Service

It’s our goal to provide your kids with compassionate dentistry that keeps them at ease and promotes healthy habits

Cutting-Edge Tech

Our office is outfitted with the latest technology, including all-digital, low radiation x-rays, for safe and accurate results

Multitude of Options

Providing a wide range of preventive and restorative dental care treatments to take care of your children from their first tooth until they head off to college

Special Needs

All kids are special and our caring team is exceptional with every personality. You will always be welcomed with compassionate service

Sedation & Anesthesia

When extra help is needed for fear and anxiety, sedation and general anesthesia is available

Our specialists

About the Doctors

Dr. Dawood

General Dentistry


Dr. Najlaa Dawood has been practicing in San Diego since 2003. She is accustomed to carrying out outstanding dental procedures to help her patients keep a healthy smile. Dr. Dawood likes to stays up to date with technology and new techniques that will benefit her patients. Dr. Dawood has lived in the area for many years and is proud to call El Cajon home. She enjoys participating in community events and loves to see patients smile!

Dr. Kopecky

Orthodontist


Dr. Geoffrey Kopecky is an orthodontist well known in the San Diego community with more than 25 years of experience as a certified specialist for adults and children. He was recently recognized as “Top Doc San Diego” by Channel 5 Fox News, an honor bestowed upon him by his peers and patients. Dr. Kopecky received his Dental Degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry and completed his orthodontic training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He strives to provide great orthodontic care, creating confident healthy smiles, while improving other’s self-esteem and life style in a fun and compassionate setting. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kopecky enjoys sailing, skiing, tennis and mountaineering.

Dr. Hussainy

Oral Surgery


Dr. Mirwais Hussainy has been in practice since 2003. He is board certified with the American board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and provides a variety of services including oral cancer biopsies, bone grafting, cosmetic surgery, dental implants, dentoalveolar surgery, wisdom teeth extractions, gummy smile surgery, facial trauma surgery, sinus lift, TMJ disorder treatment, pre-prosthetic surgery, orthodontic exposure of teeth and orthographic surgery. He treats adults, teenager and children starting at the age of 7. He is fluent in English and Persian.

Dr. Altenburg

Endodontists


Dr. Gary Altenburg completed his dental training at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1998, earning a DDS degree. He was accepted into the coveted and rigorous general practice residency (GPR) at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in San Diego, which he completed in 1999. He was then invited to attend the prestigious endodontic program at Temple University in Philadelphia, the birthplace of contemporary endodontics. Dr. Altenburg received his endodontic certification in 2001. Dr. Altenburg is a native Southern Californian and was raised in Vista, California where he attended Vista High School before graduating from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Dr. Altenburg enjoys outdoor activities, including fly fishing, saltwater fishing and off-roading with his wife and three children.

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