Dr. Howard Dixon has distinguished himself as a leading pediatric dentist in San Diego over his 40+ year career and has been caring for families in Coronado since establishing Coronado Pediatric Dentistry in 2008. He is a native of California and attended UCLA for his undergraduate studies, before continuing his education at Marquette University School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Science degree and completed his residency with a Master’s degree in Clinical Dentistry and a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Dixon moved to San Diego with his wife Donna in 1970 to practice and raise his family. He founded San Diego Pediatric Dental Group, which he continues to own and operate in its current location in Sorrento Valley. He was awarded Diplomate Honors by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 1978, making him the first board certified pediatric dentist in San Diego county. He has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at both UCLA’s Pediatric Dental Residency Program and UCSD’s Department of Pediatrics and on the board for the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a Past Chairman and member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s Dental Care Committee.