Coronado Pediatric


Howard R. Dixon DDS MS

Megan K. Burns, DDS

Specializing in Pediatric Dentistry
(619) 435-6655
875 Orange Ave, Suite 210 on 2nd Floor
Coronado, CA 92118


Welcome to Coronado Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Howard Dixon has been caring for families in San Diego for many years and in Coronado since 2008. We are proud to be a leader in Pediatric Dentistry in San Diego and Coronado, and recognized as one of the top practices in the country.

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Howard R. Dixon DDS MS

howard_dixonDr. Howard R. Dixon received a DDS degree from Marquette University in 1968. He continued his studies at Marquette and in 1970 received a Masters Degree in Clinical Dentistry and a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Howard Dixon was awarded Diplomate Honors by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 1978. He has served as Chairman and member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s Dental Care Committee. He has been on the Board for the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and as an Assistant Clinical Professor at both UCLA’s Pediatric Dental Residency Program and UCSD Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Howard Dixon also volunteers with International Health Emissaries, a group that brings much needed dental care to the underprivileged children of the third world. Here is a link to some pictures from his trip to the barrio Cerro Candela in Lima, Peru, in May 2013.

Dr. Howard Dixon started the San Diego Pediatric Dental Group and is proud to have treated the children of San Diego for over 40 years. He and his wife Donna have been residents of Coronado since 2006.

Dr. Howard Dixon has five children. Two sons and one daughter are dentists, one daughter is an attorney and another daughter is a physical therapist. The dental family didn’t stop there, two of our children that are dentists married dentists, and counting Howard, we are up to six….truly a dental family was born. Dr. Howard Dixon enjoys traveling with his wonderful wife, the challenges of golf and photography, as well as spending time with his five children and ten grandchildren.


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Megan K. Burns, DDS

howard_dixonMegan is from Seattle, WA, and went to Colorado College for her undergraduate degree in Biology. After Colorado College, she found her way to sunny Southern California to attend USC School of Dentistry to earn her DDS degree and a position on the Dean’s list of academics. After finishing USC Dental, she finished an one year advanced education in general dental residency (AEGD) in Walla Walla, WA.

After her AEGD program, she went to the Bruin side and was accepted into UCLA’s Pediatric Dental Residency at Rady’s Children’s Hospital in San Diego and graduated from their two year certificate program with her Pediatric Dental Certificate in July 2013. She has been with Coronado Pediatric Dentistry since August 2013.

Besides practicing with Coronado Pediatric Dentistry she also practices with the Indian Health Council in Rincon, San Diego County. She also volunteers her time teaching and mentoring pre-dental students and providing donated dentistry with the UCSD pre-dental society Flying Samaritans.

Caring for Families of Coronado since 2008

First Visit

Below are links to important forms you may need to fill out. Please open the form you want to fill out, print and fill it out. When you have finished, you can bring the completed form with you, scan it to, or fax it to 619-435-6644.

IMG_1566Coronado Pediatric Dentistry
875 Orange Ave, Suite 210 on 2nd Floor
Coronado, CA 92118

Your child's first visit to our office

Before the visit

Make sure you brush and floss everyday


Coronado Pediatric Dentistry:
Our Coronado Pediatric Dental office is designed to make children feel comfortable and excited to visit their dentist. We have a space themed office that will be an exciting adventure for your children. They will love all the IPads in the “saturn” planet located in the reception area.


Our Office Location
Our office is located at:
875 Orange Ave, Suite 210 
on 2nd Floor

Coronado, CA 92118

Phone: 619-435-6655 
Fax: 619-435-6644

Our Office Hours:
8am to 5pm
We are closed on major holidays








Happiness is when you loose your first tooth and there really is a tooth fairy


Q: What to do in an Emergency
Q: What should I do if my child's baby tooth is knocked out?
Q: What should I do if my child's permanent tooth is knocked out?
Q: What if a tooth is chipped or fractured?
Q: What about a severe blow to the head or jaw fracture?
Q: What if my child has a toothache?
Q: Can dental injuries be prevented?
Q: When is a tooth falling out not an emergency?


Before & After

The Coronado Pediatric Dental office is proud to show you photographs of some of the treatments we provide. Please call us if you have any questions about the treatments you see here pictured.

Anterior Decay


Fractured Tooth




Saturn iPad Room


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Contact Info

(619) 435-6655

875 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
          Suite 210 on 2nd Floor