Dr. Chaikin is committed to providing personalized treatment in order to create the best possible outcome. She is passionate about creating beautiful and natural smiles for her patients while providing a relaxed and comfortable dental experience. Her goal is to give her patients a bright and beautiful smile that is a reflection of their own unique personality – a smile that enhances their teeth as well as their self-confidence. 

Dr. Chaikin earned her dental degree in 1998, graduating on top of  her class, from Centro Escolar University School of Dentistry. She completed continuing education courses in Cosmetic Dentistry from the world-renowned UCLA School of Dentistry. In 2017, she graduated with honors from the highly prestigious Progressive Orthodontics Seminars’ Comprehensive Training. And the year after, she graduated in Dentofacial Orthodontics Advanced Training. Dr. Chaikin is also an Invisalign Expert. 

A highly experienced clinician, Dr. Chaikin is continually advancing her knowledge and skills by pursuing expert training in all aspects of aesthetic, restorative and implant dentistry. Dr. Chaikin was recently awarded Fellow of California Implant Institute.

When not in the office, Dr. Chaikin enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children. She is also an avid yoga practitioner, swimmer and snow skier. Her hobbies include traveling, photography, health and fitness, and beauty.

Dr. Chaikin is actively participating and is a member of the following distinguished dental organizations:

  • Fellow, California Implant Institue
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego County Dental Society
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
California Implant Institute
California Dental Association
San Diego County Dental Society
Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Appointments