Our Dentists

All our dentists are currently members of The San Diego County Dental Society, California Dental Association, American Dental Association, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
 

ino Del Fierro, D.D.SDino Del Fierro, D.D.S. is a native of Chula Vista having graduated from Bonita Vista High School. He graduated from UCSD with a degree in Economics. He attended dental school at UCLA where he served as both his class and student body president. After graduation, he completed a one-year general practice residency at the Veterans Affairs Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in Los Angeles, California. He then returned to UCLA for a two-year pediatric dental residency where he served as chief resident.

Dino especially enjoys family time with his wife, son, and daughter. His interests include outdoor activities like hiking, climbing, and running. Having grown up in San Diego he is a fan of all the major sports teams. 

Todd Pacofsky, D.M.D.Todd Pacofsky, D.M.D. was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and raised in Visalia, California. He graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Art Studio and Biology. After attending dental school at Tufts University in Boston, he spent three years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps including a one-year residency program for Advanced Education in General Dentistry. After the Navy, Todd spent three years working as a general dentist in two private offices and a non-profit clinic for children on California’s central coast. Todd then earned a specialty degree in Pediatric Dentistry after completing a two-year residency at the UCLA School of Dentistry.  In 2011 Todd earned his board certification in Pediatric Dentristry and is now a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Todd was recently married and on his free time, he and his wife love to spend time outdoors biking, camping, surfing and sailing and he tries to find time to dabble a little bit in artwork as well.

Emily Vaccarezza D.D.S.Emily Vaccarezza D.D.S. was raised in the quaint town of Valley Springs, the gateway to the Sierra Nevada Foothills. She attended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and graduated with a degree in Biology and a minor in Biotechnology. Emily completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, where she served as a delegate for the California Dental Association for three years. Following graduation, she completed a two-year postdoctoral program in advanced education in pediatric dentistry through the Lutheran Medical Center in conjunction with Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego.

Emily enjoys living an active lifestyle. She plays in a recreational softball league and loves exploring new outdoor adventures such as hiking, fishing, and paddle boarding.

Emily has had a passion for working with young children, striving to provide excellent dental care in a fun environment. There isn't a Disney tune she can’t quote or a superhero she can’t name. She believes every child is unique and loves building special relationships with each of her patients. Emily is looking forward to meeting you and your family!