Our Specialists2019-08-01T16:44:15+00:00

Meet Our Specialists

San Diego Dental Specialty Center is proud to have such an experienced and passionate team including our specialty dentists and support staff. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that our patients receive quality service and personalized care.

Dr. Gene Moore

Dr. Gene Moore is a respected and acclaimed dentist, making his name by serving the San Diego community since 1973. He has perfected his craft over the years and brings to each and every patient the wisdom that can only be accumulated over 45 years in the industry.

Not only that, but Dr. Gene Moore always puts his patients first, going out of his way to make sure that they leave his San Diego office satisfied.

Dr. Gonzales

Thomas Gonzales, D. D. S. received his doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and Bachelor of Science Biology from the University of California Los Angeles.

Dr. Gonzales is a highly skilled dentist who provides personalized care and relaxing treatments to patients who have extreme dental anxiety, serving the San Diego community, as well as the Las Vegas and Irvine communities. He is professionally trained in a variety of areas including dental implants, sedation dentistry, and restorative dentistry as well as sleep apnea and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and temporomandibular disorders (TMD).

Dr. Gonzales has had close to a thousand successful procedures throughout his career.

Dr. McLachlan — Board-Certified Endodontist

Dr. Kimberly McLachlan is a Board Certified Endodontist, practicing for the last 20 years. She has been a proud member of the American Association of Endodontists since 1995.

She graduated from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame and went on to receive her MSED from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School and a doctorate of Medical Dentistry from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mclachlan continued her education shortly after with an MBA from University of California, Irvine.

Dr. McLachlan is one of three endodontists in the state of California that accepts DentiCal, so that she can ensure everyone can receive top quality treatment from a specialist.

Dr. Sanner — Board-Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Gary Sanner has always strived to blend skill and service to provide the best care possible for his orthodontic patients in the 29 years he has been practicing. He has experience in metal braces, clear braces, and clear aligners for both youth and adults.

Dr. Sanner attended Creighton University for his DDS degree, and went on to earn his Graduate degree in Orthodontics from the University of Southern California. After completing his schooling, Dr. Sanner owned his own private practice in Newport Beach for 20 years, completing thousands of successful cases. He now works side by side with Dr. Moore at San Diego Dental Specialty Center serving the local community with his expertise.

Dr. Haidar — Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Hassan Michael Haidar D.D.S. attended the University of California, Berkeley where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Biology. He then enrolled in the University of California Los Angeles and went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery.

At UCLA, Dr. Haidar advanced his studies to focus on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He completed his OMFS residency at the University of Southern California Medical Center and the County of Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Haidar’s curriculum included extensive training in maxillofacial trauma, benign tumor resection, maxillofacial reconstruction, dental extractions, dental reconstruction with dental implants and allogeneic bone grafting. He is committed to enhancing patient care by providing excellence in dentistry with quality care.

Dr. Florian Thompson, DMD – Pediatric Dentistry