Dr. Timothy R. Garofolo was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University, double majoring in Biology and Psychology. Dr. Garofolo went on to the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry where he received his D.D.S. degree. Afterward, he moved to the west coast, joining a General Practice Residency at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Dr. Garofolo received his Fellowship with the International Dental Implant Association in 2015 and has become certified in both CEREC and Galileo technologies. He sat on MetLife’s National Dental Advisory Council from 2008-2014, where he was a diplomat for general dentistry.
Dr. Garofolo has developed his own comprehensive care philosophy that combines both medical and dental practices. Driven by his commitment to dentistry and patient care, as well as his passion to stay ahead of the curve in both technology and operating skills, Dr. Garofolo practices cutting-edge dental care.
AN AWARD-WINNING DENTIST
Dr. Garofolo’s approach to dentistry is unmatched by those in his field. For this, his peers of professionals and patients voted him among America’s Top Dentists in 2014. Having had a dental phobia himself, he understands many of the fears that his patients go through during each visit. Because of this, he has sought to create a calming and relaxing environment for his patients. The peaceful atmosphere he has created has made him one of the best San Diego dentists available today.