Meet the Doctors

 Harold J. Gulbransen, D.D.S.

Dr. Gulbransen grew up in Huntington Station, NY and attended Cornell University for his undergraduate degree in mathematics and biology. He received his dental degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dentistry, where he was selected to the national dental honorary society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
After completing a one year dental General Practice Residency at the La Jolla Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Dr. Gulbransen went to Los Angeles where he completed a two year prosthodontic residency at the Wadsworth VA Hospital.
During this residency in advanced restorative dentistry, he was selected to be the Chief Resident. Dr. Gulbransen spent an additional year of training in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at the UCLA Medical Center. This is where he learned to rehabilitate patients with oral and facial defects caused by cancer or trauma. He has enjoyed practicing as a specialist in restorative dentistry in La Mesa since 1984.
He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on the subject of dental implants and the management of medically compromised patients.  As an active member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, the Academy of Osseointegration and the American Dental Association, Dr. Gulbransen stays abreast of the latest techniques and technologies in the dynamic field of prosthodontics.
He has been chosen by his peers as a Top Dentist in San Diego for the last eight years, 2007-2014.
Dr. Gulbransen has three grown daughters and resides with his wife in San Diego. When he has spare time, he enjoys woodworking, travelling, and cooking.

 Scott A. Recksiedler, D.M.D.

Dr. Scott Recksiedler is a native San Diegan. He grew up in El Cajon and attended Granite Hills High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Davis where he majored in biology with an emphasis in microbiology. After college, he briefly worked for a local plant genetics company.
Dr. Recksiedler received his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. This is where he became interested in the specialty field of prosthodontics and was awarded the Dr. and Mrs. Albert J Kazis, D49 Endowed Prize Fund Award in Crown and Bridge.
Dr. Recksiedler completed a three year accredited prosthodontic residency at the West Los Angeles Veteran’s Affairs Hospital. At the VA Hospital, Dr. Recksiedler was recognized as a GLA+ recipient for excellence in patient centered care. Following his prosthodontic residency, Dr. Recksiedler completed a one year fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Recksiedler is a dedicated practitioner who provides individualized care for each patient he treats at San Diego Prosthodontics. He specializes in treatment of patients with complex dental conditions. He is well versed in esthetic dentistry, dental implants, implant dentures, veneers, crowns, bridges, traditional complete and partial dentures, and oral cancer reconstruction. In addition, he treats patients receiving radiotherapy, and patients with severe oral and facial deformities from cancer, trauma, and congenital malformations.
Dr. Recksiedler is an active member of several professional organizations including the ACP, AAMP, AO, ADA, and stays up to date on the latest techniques and digital technologies. Scott currently resides in San Diego with his wife Katelyn and 2 year old son Andrew. When he isn’t working he enjoys golfing, surfing, traveling and spending time with family.

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