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Dr. Gary BraunsteinGary Braunstein, DDS

A combination of 30 years as a practicing dentist, along with extensive, advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, enables Dr. Braunstein to make his patient’s dream smiles a reality. “My goal is to offer patients the smiles of their dreams, which can be life-changing. His results are stunning, and his patients are amazed at the positive effect his work has on their self-esteem. Since 1979, Dr. Braunstein has been practicing cosmetic and general dentistry in the north San Diego coastal community of Encinitas, touching the lives of thousands of patients. Moreover through his commitment to continuing education, years of experience and implementation of innovative equipment, Dr. Braunstein is well known for his aesthetic excellence in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry.

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego County Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry


Dr. Gary BraunsteinJames Mahooti, DDS

Credentials and Memberships

  • 1978-1981 Michigan State University Major Biochemistry
  • 1981-1985 Northwestern University DDS Degree
  • 1985-1986 Clinical Instructor Department of Fixed Prosthodontics Northwestern University Dental School
  • 1986-1988 Private Dental Practice Waterbury Connecticut
  • 1988-1990 Associate Dentist Personal Dental Service San Diego California
  • 1990-2014 Owned and operated Private Dental Practice San Diego, California emphasizing CAD/CAM and Implant Dentistry
  • 2006-present Earned Fellowship at Misch International Implant Institute
  • 2006-present Alumnus at Dawson Academy of Advanced Dentistry

Proficiency acquired in all aspects of Implant Dentistry
Certified Trainer in CEREC (CAD/CAM) Dentistry


Hour & Location

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday: 7:30am to 4:30 pm

Saturdays by appointment only