About Us

Dr Dern, Oceanside DentistDr. Dern is an extensively trained and experienced dentist emphasizing implant, prosthetic and cosmetic dentistry.  A native Californian, he graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, completed a one year post-doctoral fellowship and a 2 year residency in Prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, dentures, partial dentures, implants).  He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Association, American College of Prosthodontics and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.  Establishing his practice in Oceanside after 20 years of service in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Dern is committed to providing the highest quality dental care available in a warm and compassionate manner.


Dr Dern DDS Staff

A word from the staff….

It is not unusual for us to hear our patients say to us “I’m so glad I found Dr. Dern!”  To which we can smile and agree “Me too!  We never want to work anywhere else!  (Most of us have enjoyed working with Dr. Dern for over 10 years.)

And just why is that?

In Dr. Dern we have found..

… uncompromising standards of dental excellence

… unquestionable personal integrity

… a boss/dentist/friend we can trust

And besides, we like each other and have fun together!