Dr. Brian Tanaka aspired to become a dentist at the early age of 10. Born and raised in San Diego, he completed his undergraduate education at UCSD. He then attended Temple University in Pennsylvania, where he earned the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1986.

Since returning to San Diego, Dr. Tanaka has been a prominent member of the South Bay dental community for over 30 years. He is an active member of the San Diego Dental Society, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Tanaka has been married for 26 years and currently resides in Chula Vista with his wife and two children. Outside the office, he loves spending time with his family, working in the garden, playing golf, and listening to music.