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  • Free Dental Implant Consultation

    Dr. Akef has 27 years of experience in the field of dental implants and periodontics.

    Experience counts. Dr. Akef has performed over twenty three thousand surgical procedures encountering many difficult cases.

    Call (858) 490-4682
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  • Free Periodontal Cosmetic Consultation

    We strive to assure you will receive the personalize care you deserve with special attention to your comfort, appearance and dental health

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  • free exam & X-Ray

    tha value of $200

  • Dental Implants

    27+ years of Dental Implants Experience

    The true cost of dental implants involves more than dollar amounts. While some dental implants appear to cost less upfront, the materials used and experience of the dentist impact the success of dental implant placement.

  • open 8am - 5pm

    monday - friday

    We are always available to talk with you and address your concerns. Please feel free to contact us during the following hours through our office phone number or e-mail address.

Dr. Jay Akef San Diego Periodontist and Dental Implant Specialist

Dr. Jay Akef has been involved in the dental field since 1989. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago's Dental School in 1989 with honors in periodontics and continued his education, earning a graduate degree from Loyal University and becoming a certified periodontist. Dr. Akef practiced in Los Angeles for three years where he taught at UCLA and USC dental schools. He moved to San Diego in 1994 and has performed over 23,000 surgical cases of gum treatment, dental implants and periodontal plastic surgery to correct gummy smiles.


  • Pinhole Procedure

    Pinhole periodontal disease surgery is a breakthrough oral procedure used to treat gum recession without the need for grafting, sutures or incisions. Dr. Akef, a board-certified periodontist, is one of the only dentists in San Diego who is qualified in the pinhole oral procedure read-more...

  • Symptoms of Gum Disease

    Periodontal, or gum, disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the developed world. The first sign of periodontal disease is gingivitis – a buildup of plaque in one’s teeth and subsequent release of toxins that irritate and inflame the gum tissue. read-more...

  • Crown Lengthening

    Dental crown lengthening is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of gum or bone tissue with the aim of exposing more of the tooth’s structure. Dental crown lengthening is often done to prepare your tooth for a dental crown read-more...

  • Same Day Dental Implants

    Thanks to the innovative new tools and cutting edge technologies available here at Deanza Dentistry, we are able to offer a variety of dental treatments, including dental implants, in as little as one day. read-more...

  • Deanza Dentistry

    A Leading Dental Care Practice In The Clairemont, Pacific Beach & San Diego Area. We are a Leading Dental Care Practice in the Clairmont, Pacific Beach & San Diego area. The dental practice of Dr. Jay Akef is proud to provide patients with top-quality periodontal procedures and dental implants. Our office in San Diego, CA offers guests a convenient location where patients can receive the best possible care in a pleasant, relaxing environment. We understand the importance of oral hygiene, especially when dealing with the complexities of gum disease, implant placement, and other advanced procedures. Dr. Akef uses his decades of knowledge and experience, along with the latest technology, to deliver solutions which combine proven safe practices with the most effective treatment methods. Learn more about improving your smile and oral health by contacting us today:

    3737 Moraga Ave
    San Diego, CA 92117
    USA (858) 490-4682
  • About us

    Dr. Jay Akef thanks you for your interest in our dental practice. Patients turn to us as the experts in periodontal treatments and implant placement. That is because in three decades of experience, Dr. Akef has earned his reputation as a top periodontist and implant specialist in San Diego, CA. When it comes to advanced oral health procedures such as periodontal and implant solutions, your treatment is only as valuable and effective as the quality of care you receive. Failed implants and procedures cost you more in time, money, and pain. Dr. Akef has placed thousands of implants successfully and constantly pursues continuous understanding and skill in the specialties of implant and periodontal procedures. We offer advanced solutions, including periodontal cosmetic surgery, in the Pacific Beach, Clairemont, La Jolla and the surrounding San Diego, CA area.

  • Testimonials

    Dr. Akef always takes time to make sure I understand the treatment to be done and is very gentle. I have also seen other Doctors in this office and like Dr. Akef, they make me feel at ease and do a great job. I have and will recommend Dr. Akef to all my family and friends

    5/5 Stars      

    After having numerous unsatisfactory experience at other dental offices, I was referred to Dr. Akef and brought my mother to De Anza Dentistry for her needed work. We couldn’t be happier in the results and professionalism that the entire staff has shown us.

    5/5 Stars      

    Dr. Akef has taken care of my dental needs for the past 5 years. He is knowledgeable, kind, gentle and courteous. I recommend him to anyone looking for a true professional to take care of their gums and teeth.

    5/5 Stars