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Dr. Michelle Sandler - Solana Beach Dentist
Dr. Wanda Kauffman - Founder and Retired
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Meet Solana Beach Dentist Founders and the Dental Professionals Behind Solana Beach Dentistry

Good news to the residents of Solana Beach looking for a professional Solana Beach Dentist Dr. Sandler and Dr. Kauffman have moved base from Boston to Solana with the focus of becoming your reliable Dentist in Solana Beach Ca. service providers.

Dr. Sandler and Dr. Kauffman are a mother and a daughter who have come together in a partnership to offer you the highest quality dental services to achieve that healthy smile. The duo decided to consolidate their resources and expertise to deliver services that make a difference in the lives of their patients. They not only offer a wide range of high quality dental care, but are also prepared to go the extra mile to provide the most advanced dental treatment to their patients. They have many years invested in studying and researching the most effective ways of offering dental practices and procedures. They also believe in technology; that’s why they spend countless hours staying abreast of the latest developments in dental medicine, material, equipment and treatment concepts. Dr. Sandler obtained her doctorate in dental medicine in 1987 from the University of Pennsylvania. This is a world leading university that consistently ranks among the top 3 Universities worldwide. Her partner Dr. Kauffman received her doctorate in dental medicine in 1983 from Tufts University. Tufts University too is one of the top ranked American dental schools that has consistently produced top clinicians and researchers around the globe.

Drs. Sandler and Kauffman are affiliated with several professional and academic entities both at the County, State and National level. Some of the organizations they are affiliated to are American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, San Diego County Dental Society and California Dental Association.

Both doctors have been practicing dentistry in Boston since graduation and in partnership for the last 16 years they lived in the East Coast. It is only recently that they relocated to San Diego where they have established their new practice and they are fully committed to giving the residents of North County Coastal and its surrounding area the service they will surely be pleased with. They focus on conservative, comprehensive and soothing dental care in and around Solana Beach.

They are both married, with children. They are multilingual and have various interests, which include charitable work and a passion for animals. If you are looking for warmth and compassion in a Solana Beach Dentist, and a place where you will be treated like a family member, do not hesitate to contact your Solana Beach Dentistry experts. This is the one Dentist in Solana Beach you will be glad to have come to know about!

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Dr. Charlotte Etesse
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Dr. Charlotte Etesse is a warm and compassionate general dentist who joins us after previously practicing dentistry in Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in Physiology and chose to continue her dental education there, receiving a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry. She graduated Cum Laude and received several departmental awards and honors. She then furthered her post-doctoral education by completing a one-year dental residency at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Long Beach.

Beyond her clinical and academic achievements, patients mostly know Dr. Etesse for her caring nature and friendly personality. She has a gentle, conservative approach to dentistry with emphasis on preventative treatments and makes her patients’ comfort a priority. She enjoys staying ahead of current dental trends and actively seeks opportunities to continue her education. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and San Diego County Dental Society.

In her free time, Dr. Etesse enjoys being active, searching for the next best restaurant, and traveling. She is looking forward to her wedding this coming Fall with her fiancé who grew up in North County San Diego. Dr. Etesse is excited to join our team and explore San Diego. Feel free to recommend your favorite activities and restaurants to her!