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La Jolla Cosmetic Dentists - Dr. John Taddey - Dr. Tracy Taddey

Dr. Tracy Taddey & Dr. John Taddey Meet the Doctors 

Dr. John J. Taddey D.D.S., F.A.G.D.


John J. Taddey, a La Jolla dentist for 43 years is a New York University Dental School graduate. He practiced dentistry in New York City for 5 years and taught post-graduate dentistry at Montefiore Hospital before hearing the beckoning call from sunny California. He settled in La Jolla in 1974.

John had been chairman of the dental section of Scripps Memorial Hospital and for 15 years was chairman of the TMJ and Facial Pain Conference there. He is also the author of "TMJ: The Self Help Program," a book published nationally and a lecturer on dental topics. John has also been honored as a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). John is a member and past trustee of the La Jolla Town Council, and has been co-chairman of the council's business and professional committee. Dr. Taddey's father was a dentist in New York City and two of his daughters have followed in his footsteps. His oldest daughter Tracy, also a dentist, joined him in the La Jolla practice in 1999 and his middle daughter  Kristin, a dental hygienist, worked with her dad and sister two days a week before marrying and moving to Virginia.

Over the past 10 years Dr. Tracy and Dr. John have both been honored by being selected for awards as BEST DENTIST in the La Village News reader survey as well as The La Jolla Light readers surveys. Thank you for your continuing confidence.


Dr. Tracy Taddey, D.D.S.

    Tracy Taddey is committed to practicing high quality, compassionate, and comprehensive family dental care. Her approach is gentle and caring while sophisticated and advanced. Her knowledge of the latest cosmetic and restorative techniques represent her passion for providing the best dentistry while caring for her patients long term dental health and individual needs. Her patients overall happiness, comfort and health are the main focus of her desire to practice dentistry. 

 Dr. Tracy was raised in La Jolla and is a third-generation dentist, following in the footsteps of both her dad and grandfather. It has always been Dr. John and Dr. Tracy's wish to practice together in their hometown . Dr. Tracy, and her therapy dog, Mona Lisa , joined the La Jolla practice to form La Jolla's only father-daughter practice.


Dr.  Tracy Taddey obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University, as did her father and grandfather. She then attended The University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1998. Her background is broad and not traditional. Her career began in New York City as a Beauty and Fashion Editor at ELLE Magazine. Her interest in the health articles and the research that she was doing in her journalism profession ignited her decision to follow in the footsteps of her family and pursue a career in the health field where she could help others. 


Dr.  Tracy is a member of several local and national dental societies including the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. She volunteers her time at schools educating children on dental health and participates in community health projects providing care for children in need. Dr. Taddey attends numerous continuing dental education courses allowing her to utilize the most advanced techniques and technology in treatment of her patients. 


In addition to practicing dentistry, Dr. Taddey enjoys spending time with her family who live locally, as she grew up in La Jolla. She has a passion for New York City, fashion, the arts and Italy, as she is proud of her traditional Italian roots. She enjoys traveling, running , volunteering and competing in half and full marathons.


Dr. Taddey is dedicated to perfecting each patient's dental, aesthetic, and health She provides them with individualized treatment for optimal long-term dental health and beauty. A positive, knowledgeable approach and a friendly environment are the foundations of her practice. 

   If you have any questions about our office or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact your La Jolla dentist, Dr. Tracy or Dr. John Taddey, at La Jolla Family & Cosmetic Dentistry today! 


Phone: (858) 454-9333 Fax: (858) 454-9397
875 Prospect St. # 301   La Jolla, California 92037

La Jolla Dentist,  Dr."s  John and Taddey are dental professionals dedicated to excellence in Cosmetic & General Dentistry. Dr."s  Taddey, your highly trained La Jolla Dentists, is proud to serve you with many General, Cosmetic & Reconstructive dental treatments. Please come and visit our La Jolla Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, the professional office your local La Jolla Dentist.


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