Dr. Fern earned his BA in Physiology and Cell Biology at the University of California Santa Barbara.  Afterwards he attended Tufts university in Boston, Massachusetts earning his Doctor of Medical Dentistry. 

Dr. Fern has been practicing General Dentistry for thirty years and specializing in Implantology for fifteen years.  His experience and talents with root canals, extractions and implants solidify La Jolla Family Smile Design as an all-inclusive practice offering a truly comprehensive list of services.

The doctor and his wife, Cathie, have two daughters living in Costa Mesa, California and Portland, Oregon. Dr. Fern is a third generation San Diegan, currently practicing in San Diego and Las Cruces, New Mexico. In his free time, Dr. Fer enjoys skiing, cycling and running.


Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
Alumni, L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
Alumni, Dawson Masters Program
Alumni, Misch Implant Institute
Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantology