When you trust Vision Dental Mar Vista with your family’s smiles, we consider it an honor! We want every experience you have in our Los Angeles dental office to be a positive one. Starting with a compassionate, experienced team is foundational to making your oral health care something you look forward to rather than something you avoid.
Take a minute to learn a little bit about our dentists, and rest assured that we look forward to welcoming you to our dental practice.
Dr. Chris Strandburg
Dental School: UCLA School of Dentistry
College: UCLA Biology
Dr. Chris Strandburg completed his Undergraduate training Summa Cum Laude at UCLA and was chosen to be his department’s graduation speaker. Because of his love of Los Angeles, he decided to attend the UCLA School of Dentistry, where he graduated Cum Laude with numerous awards from dental school.
Throughout his career, Dr. Strandburg has worked with patients from all walks of life and gained a breadth of experience, helping people with many different dental needs. He seeks to understand each patient on a personal level to help them achieve their goals in a way that’s best for them.
Some may also recognize Dr. Strandburg from ABC’s “The Bachelorette” where he competed as a suitor for the heart of Kaitlyn. He has also appeared on CBS’s long-running daytime talk show “The Doctors,” to discuss issues in oral health, and offer his expertise on trends and innovations in oral health. Dr. Strandburg was also once featured on “Good Morning America,” and “Celebrity Family Feud.”
Dr. Strandburg’s passion is helping his patients maximize their overall health by improving their oral health. He believes when we maximize our health, we feel our best and look our best. Dr. Strandburg is committed to providing world-class service at Vision Dental and helping his patients reach their health and smile goals. Because of his commitment to improving the oral health of as many people as possible, Dr. Strandburg is also the spokesperson for Waterpik water-flossing products, which he believes are an indispensable part of optimum home care. He strives to be a leader in the prevention of dental diseases by empowering people with the right knowledge and habits.
In his spare time, Dr. Strandburg enjoys being active in the gym, water-sports, and hiking. He loves music and plays the guitar for pleasure. He’s also an avid reader, consuming dozens of books per year.
Dr. Andrew Huynh
Pediatric Dental Residency: Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital
Dental School: UCLA School of Dentistry
College: UCSD Biochemistry and Psychology Dual Degree
Dr. Andrew Huynh is a board-certified specialist in pediatric dentistry. As a Southern California native, he is excited to have the opportunity to serve the communities of Los Angeles, Mar Vista, and Santa Monica. During his dental training at UCLA, Dr. Huynh traveled to underserved areas of China and Honduras, taking part in dental mission trips to treat children and families with significant dental needs. With an appreciation of these unforgettable experiences, he was assured that a specialty in pediatric dentistry was the right path for him.
Dr. Huynh completed his pediatric dental residency at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Boston Children’s Hospital, where he served as chief resident. He has extensive experience in treating children from all backgrounds, including those with special healthcare needs and complex medical histories. His philosophy focuses on providing a positive impact on each child’s dental health through fun and educational experiences at every visit! His gentle and personable demeanor puts children and parents at ease, as patient comfort is one of his top priorities. With a conservative approach combined with the latest research and technologies, Dr. Huynh hopes to provide the best treatment options for each child.
Dr. Huynh is a part-time pediatric dentistry faculty at UCLA, and he also serves as a pediatric dentist on the Cleft Palate Team at Providence Saint John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. When he is not working, you can find Dr. Andrew jogging around town, hanging at the beach, practicing martial arts, and spending quality time with his wife and family.