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Edward Adourian

DDS – General and Cosmetic Dentist in Vista

Edward Adourian, DDS, owner and head clinical director of North County Dental Care, is a leading general and cosmetic dentist in Vista, CA. At his multi-specialty office, Dr. Adourian provides his patients with the latest in general and cosmetic dentistry and is committed to delivering exceptional, compassionate dental care.
Having earned his doctorate degree in dental surgery, Dr. Adourian has been practicing dentistry for over twenty years. Before moving to California in 2007, he has worked in Boston in collaboration with renowned dental technician Yasu Kawabe in creating “Hollywood smiles” on the East Coast. Dr. Adourian provides a full array of general and cosmetic dentistry treatments that are intended to give patients a radiant smile. In addition to routine dental exams, X-rays, root canals, preventive cleanings and other general dentistry treatments, services include Zoom! teeth whitening, Dental Implants, metal-free crowns and bridges, porcelain veneers, porcelain inlays and onlays, natural-looking partial and full dentures, Invisalign clear aligners and complete smile makeovers.
Dr. Adourian and his team strive to provide each patient with the most comfortable care, and therefore, use minimally invasive techniques and innovative technologies whenever possible. For instance, they utilize Cerec 3-D technology to create personalized porcelain crowns, inlays and onlays during a single visit which eliminates multiple visits and multiple injections. Dr. Adourian also offers sedation dentistry to any patient whose fear of discomfort is keeping them from seeking treatment. Doctor Adourian is a firm believer in continuing education. He has completed hundreds of hours in attending comprehensive courses in dental implantology, aesthetics, oral sedation, innovative materials and technologies.
Dr. Adourian is affiliated with a number of professional associations, including the following:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • California Dental Association
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • San Diego Dental Society

Brian D. Mudd

DDS (Diplomat, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)

Dr. Mudd is a graduate of University California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry, he served as a resident for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

In 1982 Dr. Mudd received his Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After serving in the Air Force practicing dentistry he retired as a Colonel USAF Reserve. Dr. Mudd has been in private practice in the North San Diego County for over 35 years.

Dr. Mudd holds many professional affiliations: American Academy of Dental Radiology, Diplomat, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of International Association for Maxillofacial Surgery, Member of American Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) and Charter Member of International TMJ Arthoscopy Study Group.

Dr. Mudd enjoys Fishing, ocean swimming and cooking on his free time.

Susan Chang

DDS (Endodontist)

Dr. Chang has been dedication her career to providing excellent dental care since 2004. She graduated from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery ( DDS ) degree. She then completed a first year residency in VA Ann Arbor Healthcare Systems, and a second year residency in VA Sepulveda in Greater Los Angeles. Lastly, she has completed her specialty training in Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR.
As a root canal specialist, Dr. Chang’s expertise lies in the pathology of the dental pulp and periradicular disease. She is committed to provide excellent patient center care alongside her colleagues to enable her patient to benefit from a team of specialists.
Dr. Chang is a member of American Dental Associates, California Dental Association, and San Diego County Dental Association. When she is not at work, Dr. Chang enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Patrick Huston

DDS, MSD (Periodontal Plastic Surgery and Implantology)

Dr. Patrick Huston received his dental degree at the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. Following seven years of private general dental practice, he went on to get a certificate in advanced periodontics at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry. As a board certified periodontist, Dr. Huston’s primary expertise is in the field of comprehensive periodontal disease management and complex implant dentistry.
He remains on the forefront of his profession by providing training and professional services in conservative laser periodontal care, minimally invasive periodontal plastic surgery, implant surgery using the All-on-4 treatment concept, and complex regenerative and reconstructive therapies with autogenous and biologic materials with BMP. He strives to make periodontal and implant treatments friendly to patients and referrals by communicating and utilizing optimal diagnostics with CBCT scans and digital impression techniques.
Dr. Huston is currently an associate professor in the Department of Advanced Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University. Dr. Huston is a member of the American Board of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontics, California Society of Periodontics, International Congress of Oral Implantologists,American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, and the American and California Dental Associations.

Cliff Saper

DDS, PHD (Orthodontics)

Dr. Saper has been practicing teaching and studying orthodontics for over 20 years. In addition to private and group practice he has served on the faculty of New York University and New York medical college and on staff as a surgical orthodontist treating cleft palate and other complex craniofacial patients. As an orthodontic practitioner and educator Dr. Saper understands the importance of communication, not only with his patients and their parents, but also the rest of their dental team headed by their primary dentist. Many colleagues and patients have commended him on his approachability and enthusiasm with his subject, Dr Saper’s goal is to make every consultation and treatment visit an enlightening and rewarding event
A native of north San Diego County, Dr Saper graduated from UC San Diego and then the UCLA school of Dentistry. He went on to Study Orthodontics and Dento-facial Orthopedics at St Louis University and continued his training with additional specialized experience in the treatment of complex surgical cases in conjunction with the University of Illinois Department of Oral Surgery. These cases brought an appreciation of a team approach to patient treatment.
One of Dr. Saper’s passions has always been inspiring others to reach their full potential. He has consistently been involved in education. During the years following his orthodontic training he served as a program director of a health sciences training program and earned a doctorate in education while teaching orthodontics abroad with the health volunteers overseas, an organization sponsored by the American Dental Association. He was cited by the American Dental Association for his volunteer teaching in Haiti.


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With Vista, CA area teeming with dentists to choose from, why would you choose our North County Dental Care? Because we have one of the most highly-experienced, trained and compassionate team of dentists in Vista who provide multi-special dental services under one roof, in one dental office, making it convenient for our patients to achieve optimal dental health and perfect smile. We create unique and personalized plan based on your individual oral health needs and we strive to make your dental visit comfortable, convenient, and anxiety-free as possible.

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