Dr. Ivan Santos is a Dentist practicing in Lakeside, CA. Dr. Santos specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
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Education and Training
De La Salle Bajío University Doctor of Dental Surgery 0
- California Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- San Diego Dental Society
- UCLA School of Dentistry
Professional Society Memberships
- California Dental Association, American Dental Association, San Diego Dental Society
Ivan Santos, DDS's Practice location
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Get to know Dentist Dr. Ivan Santos, who serves patients in Lakeside, California.
Dr. Santos is an easy-going, yet detail-oriented dentist who is always looking for the best outcome for each patient. Experienced in orthodontics and endodontics, he fosters a calm, controlled environment during every procedure. He is the co-owner of Smile Dental Lakeside in California, which he established in 2015 alongside his brother, Dr. Arthur Santos, DDS.
As highly-trained, second-generation dentists, the Santos brothers understand the importance of family values. At Smile Dental Lakeside, they strive to make each patient feel like they are a part of the Santos family by ensuring their comfort and the best comprehensive dental care possible. Some of the services that they offer include crowns and bridges, dental implants, root canals, orthodontics – braces, clear correct aligners, dentures, fillings, deep cleaning, and more.
“Dentistry runs in our DNA. We understand that continuing to provide our patients with the quality of care that they deserve requires patience, pride in our work, honesty, compassion, communication, and the highest standards of dental work possible” as stated on their website.
A San Diego native, Dr. Santos graduated from the University of San Diego High School. He then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at De La Salle Bajío University in the city of Leon, Guanajuato. Upon relocating to the United States, he studied endodontics/endodontology at the UCLA School of Dentistry and completed Progressive Orthodontic Seminars in 2017.
In order to stay up to date in his field, he remains a member of several professional dental organizations, including the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the San Diego Dental Society.
Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy.
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