4276 54th Place, San Diego, CA 92115
Monday: 10 AM–6 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM–6 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM–4:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM–4:30 PM
Welcome to Alpha Dental! My name is Dr. Tyler Kuwamoto, and I am proud to be the lead dentist at our state-of-the-art clinic in San Diego. I have a passion for dentistry and am dedicated to providing the highest quality care to all my patients.
Education and Experience
I obtained my dental degree from the prestigious UNLV Dental School, where I honed my skills and expertise in various dental procedures. I am also a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), and San Diego Dental Association, which allows me to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry and provide my patients with the most cutting-edge treatments.
As a firm believer in lifelong learning, I have completed over 300 hours of continuing education in implant dentistry from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). This additional training has allowed me to specialize in implant dentistry and provide my patients with advanced solutions for missing teeth, including dental implants, implant-supported dentures, and more.
My philosophy is simple – I treat my patients like family. I believe that every patient is unique and deserves personalized care tailored to their specific needs and goals. When you visit our practice, you can expect a warm and welcoming environment where you will be treated with compassion, respect, and the utmost professionalism. I take the time to listen to your concerns, thoroughly assess your dental health, and create a customized treatment plan that aligns with your individual needs and budget.
Our practice offers a wide range of dental services to meet all your oral health needs, including preventive care, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, root canal therapy and oral surgery. From routine dental cleanings and fillings to dental crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, root canals, tooth extraction, and implant dentistry we have the expertise and advanced technology to provide you with exceptional dental care.
Schedule an Appointment
I am committed to helping you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime. If you are looking for a trusted dentist in San Diego who provides personalized care and exceptional results, schedule an appointment with me today. I look forward to meeting you and your family and providing you with the highest standard of dental care.
Dr. Roy Vegter is a mercury-free (amalgam/silver filling-free) and mercury-safe dentist and he is dedicated to practicing safe and high quality dentistry. His mission is to treat his patients in the most healthy, caring way possible and to share information about dental wellness with his patients so that they may make educated decisions about their oral health treatment. He fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that: “You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!”
Dr. Vegter’s philosophy recognizes that the teeth and associated oral structures are a part of the whole body. Because of this important relationship, we offer a wide range of healthy treatment options. Because of his advanced dental training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Vegter takes a unique approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, modern dental technology and latest techniques, and his personal experience with a deep concern for his patients’ physical and emotional well-being and comfort. Dr. Vegter believes that the mouth is the gateway to the whole body. For the past 10 years a growing body of evidence has linked periodontal health with heart disease, stroke, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and pancreatic cancer. Bleeding gums allow bacteria to flow through the bloodstream affecting the entire body.
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Vegter is aware that dental infections, excessive mercury vapor, and TMJ (bite or jaw) problems can have an effect on oral and overall health. Because of this concern, we are a mercury free dental practice and we focus on patient education and strive to remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings in a safe way.
His whole body dental philosophy stresses the use of non-invasive treatment whenever possible. He will also, when appropriate, work with qualified health professionals to assist him in his efforts to return the patient to optimal oral and overall health. His patient first – approach to dental treatment means that he treats the teeth, gums, and related oral structures with specific regard to how that treatment will not only affect the mouth but the entire body.
Dr. Vegter is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows him to give you and your family the most modern, state-of-the-art dental care. Each year he takes many hours of continuing education courses and he has advanced training in many areas of cosmetic and traditional dentistry.
Dr. Vegter received his D.D.S. from New York University and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University. He has over 25 years experience practicing dentistry. He is a founding member of the Academy of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He has lectured on air-abrasion, volunteered his services in a nursing home, and participated in a medical mission trip to Guatemala. In his spare time, Dr. Vegter enjoys skiing, golfing, and taking walks with his wife Amy and dog Daisy. He has recently embarked on learning surfing and skateboarding.