Dr. Gary Altenburg, DDS

Dr. Gary Altenburg, DDS

Endodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Gary Altenburg, DDS is an endodontics practitioner in Murrieta, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Northwestern University / Dental School in 1998 and practices endodontics.Read his story

39755 Date St Ste 208

Murrieta, CA 92563

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • 8 More

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Dr. Altenburg's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Altenburg "Dr. Altenburg completed his dental training at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1998, earning a DDS degree. He was accepted into the coveted and rigorous general practice residency (GPR) at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in San Diego, which he completed in 1999. He was then invited to attend the prestigious endodontic program at Temple University in Philadelphia, the birthplace of contemporary endodontics. Dr. Altenburg received his endodontic certification in 2001. Dr. Altenburg is a native Southern Californian and was raised in Vista, California where he attended Vista High School before graduating from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor's degree in Economics. Dr. Altenburg enjoys outdoor activities, including fly fishing, salt-water fishing and off-roading with his wife and three children. Dr. Altenburg is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, California State Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Tri-County Dental Society. Dr. Altenburg is also the endodontic consultant and mentor for the Pala Mesa Dental Study Club and the Temecula ITI Dental Study Club. To better serve his community, Dr. Altenburg is currently an elected trustee for the Escondido Union School District."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Altenburg ""At Temecula Valley Endodontics our philosophy is to provide the highest level of treatment in the field of conventional, retreatment and microsurgical endodontics, following the principles of evidence-based dental treatment, in a state of the art and caring environment.""

1  Practice Areas

  • Endodontics

4  Conditions Treated

  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Pulp Inflammation

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • California State University, Long Beach
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Northwestern University / Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Temple Dental Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Va San Diego Healthcare System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Altenburg's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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