Dr. Akef


In 1989, Dr. Akef graduated from Loyola University of Chicago’s School of Dentistry with honors before continuing his education at the school’s graduate program for periodontics. After practicing dentistry in Los Angeles and teaching dentistry at both UCLA and USC, Dr. Akef moved south to San Diego to start his own practice. Since 1994, Dr. Akef has been serving the San Diego area and has built a reputation as one of the area’s top surgical gum treatment and dental implant specialists.

With more than 27 years of professional experience in periodontics, gum disease treatment, dental implants and other surgical dental procedures, Dr. Jay Akef has the longstanding dental industry expertise needed for your next dental implant or periodontics procedure, no matter how big or small the task. This experience includes performing over 23,000 successful advanced surgical procedures including treatment of periodontal disease and placement of dental implants.

Dr. Akef has earned a reputation as one of San Marcos’s leading dental implant specialists. Dr. Akef has performed over 12,000 successful dental implant procedures. He emphasizes quality treatment for patients, using only the highest quality dental implants that restore both form and function for years to come.

At Dr. Akef’s San Marcos office, we use only the latest equipment in the dental industry, as well as stay on the cutting edge of treatments and procedures through our active memberships in professional dental organizations such as the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, and California Dental Association.

When it comes to complex dental work and surgical procedures, it is of paramount importance to enlist the help of a dental professional with the longstanding experience and certification needed to handle any and all dental situations. Dr. Akef and his friendly, qualified dental staff are ready to tackle any dental problem while treating their patients with the utmost care each and every time. They take the time to ensure all of their patients are at ease and have all the information they need to feel confident in their dental procedure. Every patient who comes into our office in need of dental implants or periodontal work will receive a complimentary Catscan in order to get a full, in-depth look at the state of your teeth and gums. Using top-of-the-line equipment and the latest techniques, Dr. Akef and his staff are able to have you in and out of their office armed with the dazzling smile you deserve.

Whether you’re seeking a mere dental exam or a comprehensive periodontal solution or dental implants, Dr. Akef and his staff are ready to take care of your every need.