Dr. Ness, received his undergraduate degree from Loma Linda University in Southern California. He then went on to Emory University for a post-graduate residency in hospital-based dentistry. Over the past nearly thirty years since, he has obtained advance training in such areas of dentistry as implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics.
His passion in learning has led him to earn recognition in several professional organizations, achieving the level of Diplomat in both the American Board of General Dentistry and the American Board of Oral Implantology. These bona fide credentials are earned through rigorous study and examinations. He continues to study in various areas of dentistry, especially dental Implantology. He has also been privileged to lecture internationally on various topics in dentistry, presenting in Canada, Europe and Asia.
Dr. Camhi received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis, and then graduated from the Temple University Dental School in 1979 – a program that is regarded to be one of the top dental schools in the country. Dr. Camhi came to the San Diego area in 1988 and enjoys practicing as a family dentist. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Camhi has delivered exceptional dentistry to thousands of patients. He enjoys utilizing the latest technology, such as 3D cone beam imaging to enhance the level of care that he can provide.
Dr. Driver attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City Dental School, and then went on to complete a graduate certificate in Periodontics from there as well. He then accepted a commission as a Dental Officer in the Alpha Surgical Company of the U.S. Navy. Dr. Driver served in Operation Iraqi Freedom with his battalion from Camp Pendleton. He was awarded the Naval Achievement Medal in 2007 for his honorable service.
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With extensive education and training in periodontal and implant surgery, Dr. Driver provides both therapeutic and non-invasive gum therapies, implant and bone grafting procedures here in our office.
Dr. Hassan Michael Haidar is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Haidar was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Wichita, Kansas. His education began with a degree in Chemistry from UC Berkeley, graduating among the top in his class. He then moved to southern California and received Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Haidar truly enjoyed the surgical aspect of dentistry while in dental school and decided to further his education in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. He had 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 his patients with excellent service.
Dr. Soto joined our practice in 2016. She obtained her dental degree from La Salle Bajio University in Leon, Mexico, which is also her hometown. Prior to joining Crown Dental, Dr. Soto worked both in private practice and in government health clinics, serving less fortunate families with quality dental care. She is well skilled in all aspects of restorative dentistry; she has special interests in the area of oral surgery and is training in advanced techniques in endodontics. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys time with friends and family, and exploring the restaurant scene of San Diego. She is currently accepting new patients of all ages.
Dr. Bastien received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2010 from De La Salle University in Leon, Mexico. He went on to further advanced studies in Endodontics and Oral Surgery, obtaining a fellowship Certificate in Oral Surgery from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
He maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association (CDA), the San Diego County Dental Society and the Hispanic Dental Association.
Dentistry runs deep in Dr. Bastien’s blood; he is the son and grandson of dentists. Becoming a dentist has been a dream of his since he began spending time in his father’s dental practice at the young age of 5. Besides refining his skills as a clinician, he is also passionate about photography, golf, traveling to new places, and trying out the latest foods available in our San Diego.
We welcome Dr. Bastien as the newest member of our clinical team. He is actively accepting new patients.