Dr. Gary Sigafoos attended Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 1971 earning his doctorate degree a short 3 years later. He attended postgraduate training for periodontics at Temple University and graduated in 1977. He has been serving San Diego County for over 20 years.
He has given a number of lectures through out the years for different study groups, general dentists and hygienists to improve awareness and early diagnosis of periodontal disease. Dr. Sigafoos was the first periodontist in San Diego County to introduce Soft Tissue Management programs. His extensive knowledge in the field of Periodontics has led to several local and national television interviews. His efforts to bring periodontists and general dentists closer together ultimately benefits patients and the entire dental community.
Dr. Sigafoos is a member of the American Academy of Periodontics and has participated in numerous study clubs and organizations through out his years of practice. He has given many lectures and presentations on successful bone grafting, guided tissue regeneration and cosmetic gingival grafts.
Dr. Sigafoos and his wife Laura have three children, Matthew, Ashley and Kristy. He enjoys skeet shooting and has won numerous events at the regional, national and world competition. At the 1999 world skeet championships, he placed 2nd in the doubles competition. He also enjoys motorcycle riding and various water activities.