San Diego Pediatric Dentistry
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Dental Anesthesiologist in San Diego

Dr. Tyler Johnson is a dual board-certified dental anesthesiologist and has been working with Dr. J for over six years, serving our patients with love and care. He also works with over 60 pediatric specialists in San Diego and environs. Dr. Johnson was born and raised in San Diego and loves working with children from all walks of life. He serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego County Dental Society and is an active member of the local community. He also gives lectures to pediatric residents at the Lutheran Medical Center, where he serves on the faculty, part-time. When he’s not busy at work, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his beautiful wife and four kids.

Dr. Johnson earned his post-doctoral degree in dental anesthesiology and his doctorate in dental surgery from Loma Linda University. He was also awarded Excellence in the Field of Dental Anesthesia by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA), where he graduated first in his class. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of San Diego.

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What Makes Us Unique?

  1. Dr. J Shahangian is board-certified and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  2. We have treated infants, children, and teens for more than a decade
  3. We have specialists in Orthodontics, Anesthesia and Oral Surgery
  4. We offer patients comprehensive oral health care from 0 to 18 years old
  5. We treat our patients like family, giving them the same standard of care and treatment we give our own children
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Our Patients Make Us Smile!

  • “They are so kid friendly and know how to make them feel comfortable that I don't really need to do any hand holding or be involved which is nice.”

    Lance C.

  • “Always a great experience and there's no one better with the kids.”

    Erika B.

  • “My kids are never scared to go to the dentist.”

    Lindsey M.

  • “My son actually looks forward to coming to the dentist.”

    Jana S.

  • “My 1 yr old did not cry once during examination and teeth cleaning.”

    Leti R.

  • “They always leave happy. Nice job!”

    Julie W.

  • “Excellent team and service!”

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  • “They feel safe and happy instead of anxious and afraid!”

    Kandi D.

  • “Our boys look forward to coming!”

    Johner R.

  • “My kids don't hate going to the dentist so I feel like we've won.”

    Briana W.

  • “My son felt very comfortable.”

    Christina K.

  • “I wish they took adult patients because my husband & I would go there!!”

    Verity P.

  • “Our daughter who is normally a little apprehensive around strangers felt right at home and left the office saying "I had a SO much fun at the dentist!"”

    Andrew T.

  • “Both my kids who are pretty fearful of doctors/dentists and they both love it here.”

    Krysie S.

  • “It immediately corrected her silent reflux, gas and constipation issues!”