About Dr. McLachlan
As one of the San Diego Magazine's Top Dentists, Dr. Robert McLachlan strives to restore not only his patients' smiles, but their self-confidence as well. As a Prosthodontist, he specializes in cosmetic and implant reconstructive dentistry.
Dr. McLachlan attended the University of Southern California School of Dentistry for both his undergraduate education and doctoral degree. At the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, he received post-doctoral degrees in Prosthodontics and Masters of Oral Science and has served as a member of the faculty at the USC Dental School and instructor in Prosthodontics at the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry. For three years, he was a staff prosthodontist at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Iowa City.
He is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontics, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Diego County Dental Society, the San Diego Prosthodontics Society, and the Escondido branch of the Rotary International, a community service organization
About the Practice
Dr. McLachlan describes his office and staff as a long-term relationship-based practice because of the value he puts into long-term associations with patients. Many have been loyal to his practice for years. He says, "With all of our patients our biggest priority is to listen to their needs and together build their ideal smile." His loyal staff is also devoted to bringing patients the most advanced dental care in an extremely relaxed atmosphere.
The doctor explains further, "When you have missing teeth, you need to turn to a Prosthodontist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly doctor who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health". Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.
Your Initial Consultation
Your first visit to North County Prosthodontics establishes a vital foundation for their relationship with you. During your first visit, they will make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know both the staff and the doctor.
The first step is a consultation and complete evaluation by Dr. McLachlan. Every patient is unique and treatments vary with individual needs. As a trained dental specialist in prosthodontics, Dr. McLachlan is well equipped to provide patients with all of their dental options including dental implants to replace missing teeth when the conditions are right.