About Dr. MacPherson
Dr. MacPherson started her advanced education with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from UCSD before earning her dental degree from UCLA School of Dentistry. While completing her Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics, she demonstrated her mastery by becoming Chief Resident at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles.
She is a former UCLA faculty member and is currently a volunteer instructor for the Prosthodontics Residency Program at the VA Hospital in West Los Angeles. Her love of learning persists throughout her career - and it shows - in the meticulous and conscientious attention she gives to each patient.
She is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Academy of Osseointegration, the San Diego Prosthodontists Society, and the San Diego Dental Society.
She supports continuing education for her staff as a part of her commitment to providing exceptional service and optimal treatment results for her patients.
About the Practice
The doctor and her team of dedicated professionals would like their patients to experience a warm and comfortable visit to the office. Each member of the team prides themselves on the dental care they provide to their patients.
As a prosthodontist, Dr. MacPherson received extensive training in state-of-the-art techniques and procedures for treating many diverse and complex dental conditions while restoring optimum function and esthetics. This type of training provides the doctor with a special understanding of the dynamic of a smile and the preservation of a healthy mouth.
The doctor will provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve optimal dental health for her patients. When the conditions are right, dental implants are incorporated into the treatment plan and are the optimum choice when replacing missing teeth.
Your Initial Consultation
As a Board Certified Prosthodontist, Dr. MacPherson has the extensive training needed to treat complex dental problems. She strives to not only treat dental conditions, but also provide her patients with the information needed to best care for their teeth.
Dr. MacPherson will start with a comprehensive examination including the jaw joints, soft tissues and teeth. The examination is followed by a treatment conference where she provides all options for treatment, identifies your needs and goals, and answers your questions.