Meet the Doctors
Bonita Family Doctors
Dr. Sandhya Hegde (President/CEO): Dr Hegde has dual degrees in dentistry, from India and the US. She has been practicing in San Diego after graduating from acclaimed Loma Linda University in the year 2000. She also has been awarded a prestigious fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2009 and is committed to perpetual learning. Dr. Hegde has undergone specialized training in the field of Implant, Cosmetic and Sedation Dentistry, Invisalign and Orthodontics. She has done numerous full mouth reconstructions and to date, has placed and restored over 1000 implants, with a very high success rate. Dr Hegde's goal is to provide the best smile and overall health for her patients and she does it to perfection.
Dr. Grey Cunningham: Dr. Cunningham is a third generation dentist from USC, who has been in practice since 1988. Dr. Cunningham has had extensive post graduate training in the areas of Implantology, Bone and Tissue Grafting, Cosmetic dentistry, Full Mouth Reconstruction, Orthodontics and Invisalign Clear Braces. Dr. Cunningham graduated from the Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry in 1995 and is an associate professor at UCSD, treating needy patients and training undergraduate pre-dental students. Dr. Cunningham routinely performs multi unit veneer and implant cases and works closely with specialists, as needed, in ensuring the best care for his patients.
Dr. Christine Buenaventura: Dr. Buenaventura is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Dr. Buenaventura has a dual degree in general dentistry and has undergone post-graduate studies in Orthodontics from the Philippines. Christine has had a chequered career since 2000, having had her dental practice. She is loved by her patients and is regarded for her calmness and comprehensive approach to dental care by all her patients. Her extensive knowledge and experience in the field help people to get the best and attractive smiles with the safest treatment options.
Dr. Hammond: Dr. Hammond graduated in 1976 from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, and was selected for the Gorgas Prosthodontic Honor Society. After the completion of dental school, Dr. Hammond was selected to serve as a General Practice Resident at Naval Hospital, San Diego. He also served as the head of oral surgery at the Naval Hospital Guantanomo Bay, Cuba. Dr. Hammond is inclined towards dental implants and bone graft preparation for dental implants. He enjoys orthognathic surgery, jaw reconstruction, and regular dental oral surgery such as wisdom teeth and dental extractions. He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association.