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Meet the Doctor

hornsby1 Dentist San Diego Dental Implants and Teeth WhiteningPROSTHODONTICS is the ADA-Recognized Dental Specialty in Aesthetic Oral Rehabilitation.

Dr. Hornsby is a board eligible Prosthodontist originally from Vancouver, WA. He was raised in the Pacific Northwest where he attended the University of Washington majoring in Molecular Biology and Genetics. He is a graduate of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City, where he received his DDS. He remained at Columbia University for an additional 3 years in order to complete a post-graduate residency in Prosthodontics; receiving his Masters of Science Degree presenting a thesis on dental implant prosthetics. Dr. Hornsby’s resume includes private practice in New York City on Madison Avenue and in Brooklyn prior to relocating to sunny Southern California.

Dr. Hornsby is a caring and compassionate dentist who is interested in providing you with the highest quality of care. An additional three years of intensive training in Prosthodontics has elevated his level of knowledge and expertise in the field of Dentistry. He has dedicated an extensive amount of time and energy to learning the complexities of various dental conditions and bases his practice on the fundamentals of evidence-based dentistry. His training has given him the ability to predictably treat very complicated and challenging cases with minimal discomfort and optimal results for his patients.

What Is A Prosthodontist?

PROSTHODONTICS is the ADA-Recognized Dental Specialty in Aesthetic Oral Rahabilitation.

A prosthodontist is a dentist who: Specializes in the esthetic restoration and replacement of teeth

Receives THREE years of additional training after dental school,Restores optimum appearance and function to your smile.

Additional training for prosthodontists is earned through a hospital or university-based program that is accredited by the American Dental Association. The training includes reviews of the literature, lectures, treatment of patients and laboratory experience in fabricating restorations.

A prosthodontist is the skilled architect who can restore optimum function and appearance to your smile.

Prosthodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. Graduate programs in prosthodontics include classroom lectures and seminars, laboratory and clinical training in esthetics/cosmetics, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, TMD-jaw joint problems, traumatic injuries to oral structures, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep disorders, and oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care. Prosthodontists are masters of complete oral rehabilitation.

A prosthodontist is dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth.

My Resume


2004 to 2007

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine: Division of Prosthodontics

  • Masters of Science in Dentistry, Prosthodontics
  • Prosthodontics Certificate

2000 to 2004

Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery

  • DDS Degree

1996 to 1999

University of Washington

  • BS Degree: Cell and Molecular Biology with Emphasis on Molecular Genetics
  • Chemistry Minor

1993 to 1995

Whatcom Community College

  • AAS Degree, General Science Studies


2009 to Present:

  • PROSTHODONTICS Cosmetic Dentistry Center of San Diego

2005 to 2009

Pediatric Dental Associates: Brooklyn, NY

  • General Dentistry/Prosthodontics with Elan Kaufman DMD

2004 to 2007

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine: Department of Restorative Dentistry Clinical Fellow

  • Part-time Clinical Instructor
  • Pre-Clinical Instructor, Undergraduate Clinic/ Pre-Clinic
  • Admissions Committee ,2004-2006

2005 to 2006

Laser Dentistry for Children: Queens, NY

  • General and Pediatric Dentistry with Barry Jacobsen DMD

2002 to 2004

Private Practice, Area of Concentration

  • General and Cosmetic Dentistry with Jeffrey Dorfman, DMD: New York, NY


2004 to 2007

Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery

  • Instructor of Clinical and Pre-Clinical Dentistry
  • Clinical Fellow: Patient Instruction to Dental Students
  • Pre-Clinical Instruction in Restorative Dentistry
  • Pre-Clinical Instruction in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics

My Works

Research: Clinical

Research: Laboratory