Meet Your Team

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Mohsin Mahmood
D.D.S.
General Dentist

About Me

“Dr. Mohsin” as his patients call him, says that dentistry runs in his family: “Growing up in my father’s dental office, I found it absolutely fascinating! Watching him and his lab technicians create amazing new smiles and relieving people of pain. I knew then that I also wanted to be a dentist!”

Dr. Mohsin received his Dental Degree in Karachi at the LMC School of Dentistry and Medicine. He completed his California State Board License Exam at the University of Pacific. Dr. Mohsin also attended additional trainging for Implants, Periodontology, Root Canals and Cosmetic Dentistry at the Boston University Goldman School, the University of Southern California, the University of Pacific and Loma Linda University. He is also certified Invisalign Dentist.

Dr. Moshin says, “My wife and I have three wonderful children. I enjoy Tae Kwon Do and playing the acoustic guitar and I also love playing cricket! Other than dentistry and family commitments, I spend much of my time helping my wife who is involved with multiple local and international charity organizations.”

Education

  • B.S., Pre Med–D.J Science College
  • D.D.S.–LMC School of Dentistry and Medicine
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Ofelia Rivera
D.D.S.
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Rivera says, “Being a dentist allows me to help patients with their dental needs from relief Being a dentist allows me to provide patients with their dental needs, from pain relief to restoring teeth and creating a beautiful smile. With gentle care, patients will have the most comfortable and the best dental visit experience.”

After graduating from Southwestern University, Dr. Rivera received her Dental Degree from the Southwestern University College of Dentistry. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the San Diego Dental Society.

Dr. Rivera says, “I love listening to music, bike riding and reading. I enjoy watching my son play baseball and spending time with my family and our Abyssinian cat.” Dr. Rivera grew up in the Philippines and also speaks Tagalog and Visayan.

Education

  • B.S., Pre-Dental–Southwestern University
  • D.D.S.– Southwestern University College of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association California
  • Dental Association San Diego Dental Society
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Peter March
D.D.S.
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. March says, “My favorite part about dentistry is being able to positively affect people’s lives. I enjoy helping patients out of pain and creating beautiful smile with my hands.” Dr. March tries to create a welcoming and comforting environment by treating each of his patients like family.

After graduating from Wesleyan University with a major in Biology, Dr. March received his Dental Degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He’s a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the San Diego Dental Society.

Dr. March says, “I enjoy hiking, gardening and playing rock music in a band. I also have several rescue cats and a Chihuahua. I served in the Peace Corps in the Gambia, West Africa as an agriculture specialist. After that I was a teacher and worked for UC Davis in agriculture research.”

Education

  • B.S., Biology–Wesleyan University
  • D.D.S.–University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego Dental Society
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Haris Lakisic
D.D.S.
Endodontics

About Me

Entering the field of dentistry was a natural choice for Dr. Lakisic: his father and brother were both dentists, and introduced him to this profession of helping others. He enjoys being able to help relieve people’s pain and discomfort, as well as improve better health and esthetics.

Dr. Haris Lakisic grew up in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but became a refugee and escaped to Southern California at the age of 15 due to war in his homeland. After finishing high school in Costa Mesa, Dr. Lakisic attended Pepperdine University for his Bachelor’s degree, then received a scholarship to attend the University of Pennsylvania for his D.M.D. degree. During his four years of dental school, he was consistently ranked in the top 10 of his class.

Dr. Lakisic’s hobbies include travel, fishing, and outdoor activities.

Education

  • B.S., Biology – Pepperdine University
  • D.M.D. – University of Pennsylvania

Affiliations

  • American Association of Endodontists

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Vista, CA 92081
760-599-5805

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