The culture of Brush n Brace is all about having fun!
Keeping inspiration levels high, we hold true our ideals of passion, integrity, and family.
Our mission is to improve the lives of future adults through the universal value of happiness and the life changing power of the smile.
We strive to provide the very best comprehensive and specialized oral and orthodontic healthcare for teens in a safe, friendly, and technologically advanced environment. We prioritize in promoting education, prevention and a healthy lifestyle for you!
Our office is designed to help you feel at home respected in a secure atmosphere. We hope you find it as relaxing and fun as we do.
Dr. J. grew up in San Diego and went to Rancho Bernardo High School, where he played soccer for the Broncos. ? He earned an honors degree in Molecular Cell Biology at UC Berkeley, then he attended UCLA for dental school. ? There, he served as Student Body President and was recognized by the Dean's Leadership Institute. Subsequent to earning his D.D.S. from UCLA, Dr. J completed 3 years of specialty training at the University of North Carolina. At UNC, Dr. J served as Chief Resident and won national recognition for his research on hereditary dental disorders.
Dr. J is on faculty with the UCLA Department of Pediatric Dentistry and is on staff with San Diego's Rady Children's Hospital. ? He has established his private practice in his hometown to serve San Diego families. ? He is also a proud father of two girls and loves spending time with his family. To keep in touch with Dr. J, you can follow him on Twitter @ScrippsPD, check out "Dr. J's Blog" or Facebook
Dr. Cindi is an Ohio native who has been practicing orthodontics for more than 25 years, with over 20 of those serving the residents of San Diego County. She received her dental degree from the prestigious Ohio State University School of Dentistry and went on to the University of Louisville for her advanced training in orthodontics. Dr. Cindi has been recognized for her research and publications in oral health and orthodontics. She has also held multiple leadership roles in local, state, and national orthodontic and dental associations. She has served on the Board of the San Diego County Dental Society and the San Diego Academy of Orthodontists. Her gentle demeanor, extensive experience, and advanced continuing education make her an amazing provider at Brush n Brace.
When not working on perfecting her patients' smiles, Dr. Cindi enjoys spending time with her two children and husband and the beautiful San Diego outdoors.
Christina is not only a patient care coordinator but a Web & Graphic Designer. She is well-trained in front office administration and is also an insurance and account specialist, she will help you if you have any questions and concerns. Did we mention she also computer savvy, upkeeps our website, and keeps our social media up to date? Christina enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. On the weekends, she can be found cooking and experimenting with different recipes from the various countries she has lived in. We can't wait for you to be greeted by Christina as you walk in our office.
Stephanie is a great patient care coordinator. She specializes in insurance and if you have any questions, she's there to help. She has a most loving and caring aura about her and will make you feel at home when visiting our office. Stephanie's happily married with 3 beautiful kids; 2 boys, 1 girl, and a dog. She loves spending time with her family in the outdoors, spending a lot of time going to the beach and the parks, camping is her latest pastime.
Rebecca is our newest member and is an awesome patient care coordinator. She is now dual trained and has been working in dentistry for 9 years, specializing in surgical work. She has a wonderful personality and will help you with any questions you may have. She has a teenage daughter and is very involved with the marching band at her school. You can find her volunteering for the San Diego Symphony.
Vahid is our office manager. He studied Information management at the University of Kyoto's Ph.D. program prior to entering the healthcare industry. Before the dental field, he managed a successful healthcare facility in San Diego. When asked about his 4 kids, he brags about having put 2 doctors, an engineer, and an attorney through school and hasn't had to sell his left leg to pay for them. He currently has 3 grand-kids and loves it so much, he says he would've just skipped being a dad and would have opted for grand-kids the first time around! We hope you'll enjoy meeting Vahid when you visit our office. and is our office manager. He studied Information management at the University of Kyoto's Ph.D. program prior to entering the healthcare industry. Before the dental field, he managed a successful healthcare facility in San Diego. When asked about his 4 kids, he brags about having put 2 doctors, an engineer, and an attorney through school and hasn't had to sell his left leg to pay for them. He currently has 3 grand-kids and loves it so much, he says he would've just skipped being a dad and would have opted for grand-kids the first time around! We hope you'll enjoy meeting Vahid when you visit our office.
Marissa is a Registered Dental Assistant and an amazing patient care coordinator. She is a San Diego native, a proud military spouse, and a mother of two gorgeous little girls. She has 3 years of experience in family dentistry and is now a dual-trained pediatric assistant and patient care coordinator. Yup, she wears (at least) two hats at once. She's a talented, intelligent young lady who can connect with any happy or nervous little patients to make them at ease before their dental visit. In her free time, you can find her spending time with her family and friends. Did we mention how awesome she is with kids? Really.