Meet the Dental and Orthodontic team!
The culture of Brush n Brace is all about having fun!
Keeping inspiration levels high, we hold true our ideals of passion, integrity, and family.
We strive to provide the very best comprehensive and specialized dental and orthodontic healthcare for teens in a safe, friendly, and technologically advanced environment. We prioritize in promoting education, prevention and a healthy lifestyle for you!
Our dental office is designed to help you feel at home and respected in a secure atmosphere. We hope you find it as relaxing and fun as we do.
Meet Your Doctors
J Shahangian DDS, MS
Dr. J. grew up in San Diego and went to Rancho Bernardo High School, where he played soccer for the Broncos. He earned an honors degree in Molecular Cell Biology at UC Berkeley, then he attended UCLA for dental school. There, he served as Student Body President and was recognized by the Dean's Leadership Institute. Subsequent to earning his D.D.S. from UCLA, Dr. J completed 3 years of specialty training at the University of North Carolina. At UNC, Dr. J served as Chief Resident and won national recognition for his research on hereditary dental disorders.
Dr. J is on faculty with the UCLA Department of Pediatric Dentistry and is on staff with San Diego's Rady Children's Hospital. He has established his private practice in his hometown to serve San Diego families. He is also a proud father of two girls and loves spending time with his family.
Cynthia Jackson DDS
Dr. Cindi is an Ohio native who has been practicing orthodontics for more than 25 years, with over 20 of those serving the residents of San Diego County. She received her dental degree from the prestigious Ohio State University School of Dentistry and went on to the University of Louisville for her advanced training in orthodontics. Dr. Cindi has been recognized for her research and publications in oral health and orthodontics. She has also held multiple leadership roles in local, state, and national orthodontic and dental associations. She has served on the Board of the San Diego County Dental Society and the San Diego Academy of Orthodontists. Her gentle demeanor, extensive experience, and advanced continuing education make her an amazing provider at Brush n Brace.
When not working on perfecting her patients' smiles, Dr. Cindi enjoys spending time with her two children and husband and the beautiful San Diego outdoors.