Yael Kandinov, DDS


Dr. Yael Kandinov earned her degree at the University of California, Los Angeles and became a Doctor of Dental Surgery at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry. Her focus is on restorative and aesthetic dentistry. She completed the Implant Maxicourse at Loma Linda University on scholarship and has attained certification in Invisalign. 

Dr. Kandinov’s general dentistry practice prioritizes each patient’s individual needs in order to help them achieve a healthy mouth and their dream smile. She takes great pride in giving her patients detailed and gentle care. 

Prior to joining La Jolla Family Smile Design, Dr. Kandinov honed her skills by working in corporate dentistry as well as volunteering at dental clinics in underserved communities in Southern California and Mexico. She is a member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association.

While not practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her family. She is an avid runner and enjoys cooking and trying new food. Dr. Kandinov is also a fluent Spanish speaker and is working on her Russian!