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Dentistry & Braces for Teens

Improving the lives of future adults through the universal value of happiness and the life changing power of the smile.

dentist for teens in San Diego

Dentistry & Braces for Teens

Improving the lives of future adults through the universal value of happiness and the life changing power of the smile.

Welcome to Brush n Brace

Going to the dentist is just about cleaning your teeth, right? Wrong. At Brush n Brace, we have a different set of rules. Here, going to the dentist is about having fun. Here, we recognize that crooked smiles and bad breath can be more than social concerns; they can also be early signs of larger health issues.

THIS IS WHY WE CREATED A ONE-OF-A-KIND CONCEPT FOCUSED ONLY ON TEENAGERS BEING SEEN BY DENTAL SPECIALISTS.

Unlike general dentists, each doctor here has years of additional training and experience to meet the growing teen’s oral health, as well as their emotional, needs. Whether the issue is related to their growing body, changing social needs, or increased concerns for esthetics procedures (like orthodontics, braces, or whiter teeth) we are here to nurture the health and confidence of your growing teenager.

WE DON’T JUDGE, WE CONNECT AND COACH, AIDED BY UNIQUE ACCESS TO STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY. WE’RE SURE YOU’LL LOVE IT HERE.

Dentistry & Braces for Teens

Our Services

We utilize only the latest technology and techniques for our treatment procedures. There have been many advances to the dental world, in the forms of dental tools, anesthesia, behavior management techniques, and medications. Our staff is trained to coach your teen through all the procedures and to make the visit as painless and smooth as possible.

Meet the Doctors

J. Shahangian DDS, MS

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.

Pediatric Dentist
Cynthia Jackson DDS

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.


Orthodontist

What our Patients Say

REVIEWS

“ I love them! It's a fun friendly environment. They are great with kids and go out of their way to make everyone happy. We started at their office for young ones and we've been seeing them for roughly 5 yrs. my daughters starting at brush n brace for ortho and she loves the Hip environment and it's the same great staff! ”

Jessica R. Williams

Best kids dental office in town.

Germania Davis

My daughter had her wisdom teeth extracted and Dr. Mac and his nurse were phenomenal. So caring and informative. My daughter was scared in the weeks leading up to the procedure but they put her at ease and answered any questions we had. Caring and knowledgeable! Dr. Mac checked on her that evening to ensure she was recovering well!!

Stephanie Bautista

I love this dentist! We started at Dr J's other location when my kids were little (Scripps Pediatric Dentistry next to Trader Joe's). But when they turned 13 they moved to Dr J's office for teens. It's such a smart idea because my kids were beginning to feel like they were outgrowing the dentist office for little ones -- and now they are loving being at a teen location that caters to their age. I'm also big on friendly and helpful staff and everyone here, from the front desk to the dental assistants, are extremely friendly, polite and helpful. If you have teens, I highly recommend Brush n Brace. I love this dentist! We started at Dr J's other location when my kids were little (Scripps Pediatric Dentistry next to Trader Joe's). But when they turned 13 they moved to Dr J's office for teens. It's such a smart idea because my kids were beginning to feel like they were outgrowing the dentist office for little ones -- and now they are loving being at a teen location that caters to their age. I'm also big on friendly and helpful staff and everyone here, from the front desk to the dental assistants, are extremely friendly, polite and helpful. If you have teens, I highly recommend Brush n Brace.

C Francisco