We’re pleased to introduce our wonderful team of specialists at Smiles of San Marcos. We offer FREE orthodontic consultations and treatment to our community. Dr. Mejia is welcoming new patients and looks forward to offering complimentary consultations to you and your friends and family. We also offer Endodontics with Dr. Gavin and Oral Surgery appointments with Dr.Danesh. 

Please call to get your consultation today or schedule online!

Dr. Michael Gavin


Dr. Michael K. Gavin graduated from University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry (UMN) in 1973. He joined the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) department, through which he provided services to the Gallup Indian Hospital in Gallup, NM. During his general practice residency, Dr. Gavin treated Native-Americans of the Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi tribes. He later returned to UMN where he completed his Endodontic Residency and earned a Masters Degree in 1996. 

Dr. Gavin practiced in Fargo, ND for thirteen years, before relocating to San Diego in 1990. He has two lovely daughters, Molly and Erin. His leisure time revolves around his two-quarter horses, as well as, reading historical novels.

Edwardo Mejia


Dr. Mejia has over 28 years of experience in orthodontic Licensure & Certification.

He is licensed in USA, State of California since 2001. 

He has extensive experience with Conventional Orthodontic Appliance, Metal and Clear Braces, Orthodontic Aligners
Invisalign, Clear Correct, Simply 5.He also has experienced with diagnosing and treating TMJ
He is Affiliated with the International Association of Orthodontics World Federation of Orthodontics

Joseph Danesh

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Danesh went to Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA  where he completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency.  Went to Univ. Med. & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) where he did his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Internship and graduated from LOMA LINDA SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, Loma Linda, CA in May 2006

He has received  the American Academy of Orofacial Pain Award in May 2006 from Loma Linda School of Dentistry

and was on the Dean’s List in Loma Linda School of Dentistry 2005-2006

He is affiliated  with the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association and California Dental Association.

630 Nordahl Rd.    |   Suite D   |   San Marcos, CA 92069    |   Call (760) 480-1750