Dr. David Pulsipher, MD

Dr. David Pulsipher, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. David Pulsipher, MD is a dentist who practices in Murrieta, CA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.Read his story

39755 Murrieta Hot Springs Rd Ste B130

Murrieta, CA 92563

Contact Information

(951) 600-7457

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • 3 More

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Dr. Pulsipher's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pulsipher "Dr. Pulsipher is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He holds multiple college degrees including, a DDS (Dentist) and a MD (Physician). After graduating from Brigham Young University, Dr. Pulsipher entered Baylor College of Dentistry graduating with honors in 1993. He continued his postgraduate education at the University of Texas Southwestern, completing his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and obtaining a Doctor of Medicine degree. He has completed training in both General Surgery, and Anesthesia. EXPERTISE IN DENTAL IMPLANTS Dr. Pulsipher specializes in dental implant procedures include anterior esthetic implants, soft tissue reconstruction, bone grafting including sinus grafting, bone reconstruction and full mouth restoration. LEADERSHIP IN THE DENTAL PROFESSION Dr. Pulsipher is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American Associations of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also the President of the Inland Facial Trauma Surgery, where he takes trauma calls at four local hospitals.Dr. Pulsipher takes great pride in his practice. He is especially proud to offer his patients the only accredited surgical center for oral surgery in the Temecula Valley located in the Murrieta office. RESEARCH, PUBLICATIONS, & PRESENTATIONS Dr. Pulsipher has co-authored several articles published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is the Director of the Mt. Palomar Study Club, a division of the Seattle Study Club. As the director, he enjoys facilitating the meetings and promoting continued education for our community dentists. The Study Club meets monthly in our Murrieta office. INTERNATIONAL DENTAL OUTREACH Committed to sharing his dental expertise to those in need, Dr. Pulsipher has accompanied a group of colleagues to Tonga to provide dental care to the underserved.He created an Adopt a School program for local dentists to participate in free dental screening for kindergarten students in our local schools. COMMUNITY AND FAMILY He is active in his community through many volunteer organizations, and has been an elected official for the Temecula Valley Unified School District's Board of Trustees (Retired). In his spare time, Dr. Pulsipher and his wife enjoy traveling to spend time with their adult children and grandchildren."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pulsipher "We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for you and your family. Some of the services that we specialize in is Wisdom Teeth, Pediatric Oral Surgery, and Corrective Jaw Surgery. In some instances patient?s may have growths or lesions in the oral cavity that we are able to diagnose and treat, to return you back to normal health. If you have lost some or all of your teeth prematurely, you may benefit from Dental Implants."

Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Ut Southwest Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ut Southwestern/Parkland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pulsipher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pulsipher accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
    Dental PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
  • DenteMax
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
    Guardian PPO
  • Humana
    Dental PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PPO
  • United Concordia
    United Concordia DHMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pulsipher has admitting privileges

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta
28062 Baxter Rd
Murrieta, CA 92563
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Southwest Healthcare System - Inland Valley Medical Center
36485 Inland Valley Dr
Wildomar, CA 92595
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Southwest Healthcare System - Rancho Springs Medical Center
25500 Medical Center Dr
Murrieta, CA 92562
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