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Dr. John Lofthus, DDS

4.9 (17)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Lofthus, DDS

Dr. John Lofthus, DDS is a Dentistry Practitioner in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Dentistry, has 39 years of experience. They graduated from UCLA. Dr. Lofthus, completed a residency at West Los Angeles VA Med Ctr-UCLA. Patients rated Dr. Lofthus an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Lofthus works at Torrey Pines Periodontal & Implant Center in San Diego, CA. They are accepting new patients. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lofthus' Office Locations

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    Torrey Pines Periodontal & Implant Center
    8899 University Center Ln Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92122 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 459-4364
    09:00 - 17:00
    09:00 - 17:00
    09:00 - 17:00
    09:00 - 17:00
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    About Dr. John Lofthus, DDS

    • Dentistry

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    • 1740425016
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    Education & Certifications

    • Chief Resident West Los Angeles VAMC
    • West Los Angeles VA Med Ctr-UCLA
    • San Francisco Va Medical Center
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    • UCLA
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    Undergraduate School
    • USC
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    Dr. Lofthus works at Torrey Pines Periodontal & Implant Center in San Diego, CA. View the full address on Dr. Lofthus’s profile.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Lofthus. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lofthus.

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