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Solana Beach, CA dentist, Dr. Gaball, is honored to have been providing comprehensive dentistry for over 17 years.
Elona Gaball, DDS
Dr Elona Gaball loves building relationships with and caring for people. She sees what makes each person different, appreciates their individuality and creates personalized treatment plans according to each person's optimal oral health needs and desires. She has been practicing dentistry for over seventeen years since graduation from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry as a top student. During her career, she has been privileged to treat patients in a wide array of practice environments ranging from remote indigent & underserved populations with advanced disease, to “high end” dentistry in more affluent areas, often being mentored by some of the finest dentists in the country. Therefore she brings a tremendous amount of experience to your comprehensive oral care. She possesses mastry of the art of dentistry, high character, and a gentle approach. Because she treats patients as family, they find her to be approachable and accessible.
Her practice philosophy could be summarized by the words “love,” “honesty,” and “wellness.” Dr. Gaball only recommends indicated treatments, which will contribute to your specific wellness. She uses an open, truthful approach to comprehensive conservative management that she ensures her patients understand in a soothing environment. She believes that the most beautiful smile is a healthy, natural smile and that all well done dentistry is “cosmetic.”
Additional training has included the prestigious UCLA Aesthetic Continuum, an Oral Surgery externship, and other advanced training in occlusion, implants, and smile design. She is certified in Invisalign treatment. In addition, she takes ongoing continuing education courses in a variety of areas in order to best serve her patients. Dr Gaball is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, the San Diego County Dental Society and the San Diego Implant Study Club.
Her community activities include serving the indigent women and children in Tijuana at Center Shalom, as well as staffing the dental clinic at Project Homeless Connect. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as, yoga, running, hiking, healthy eating, and serving in her church. Dr. Gaball is a proud and patriotic naturalized American citizen who immigrated to the United States after coming from Russia at the age of 15. She is fluent in Russian.
Dr Curtis Gaball is Facial Plastic Surgeon. He is Fellowship trained and Board Certified both by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Gaball has been in practice for 18 years. He is the Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Naval Medical Center San Diego where he has been a teaching faculty and researcher for nine years. He is an Associate Professor of the Uniform Services University of Health Sciences and is a founding member and former Acting Chairman of Project CARE, a program to aesthetically and functionally restore wounded warriors. He is a frequently invited speaker on facial plastic surgery topics at UCSD and UC Irvine.
Dr. Gaball has also held posts at Naval Hospital Guam, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and the USHS Mercy Hospital Ship. He is also on staff at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and Sharp Coronado. He is published in multiple text books and academic journals. Academic pursuits have included advanced techniques in rhinoplasty, fat grafting, scar revision, otoplasty, and facial reconstruction.
Dr Curtis Gaball and Dr Elona Gaball have been married since 1996 and have three children.
Left to right:Jill - Office Manager; Dr Elona Gaball; Chelsea - Hygienist; Michelle - Assistant
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Dr. Gaball provides emergency phone consultation services after working hours and on weekends. Call (858) 876-9100