Dr. Lukas Pytlik has dedicated his career to making patients smile. Whether through simple prevention of oral diseases or with advanced prosthodontic care, it is his goal to make his patients confident in their smileand comfortable with their oral health.
Dr. Pytlik attended the University of the Pacific for his undergraduate degree, and continued his education at the Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, for his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. He earned his specialty degree in prosthodontics at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Because dentistry is a seamless blend of medicine, technology, and art, Dr. Pytlik understands the importance of keeping in step with the forward momentum of scientific advances. He regularly continues his educational training in all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics. His professional affiliations include:
A native of southern Poland, Dr. Pytlik resides in Del Mar with his five children (all with perfect smiles, of course): Gabriella, Nathan, Aiden, Nicolette, and Isaac. In his leisure time, Dr. Pytlik enjoys soccer, coaching his childrens assorted sports teams, and a variety of outdoor activities.
We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
Judy, the office quarterback, oversees all aspects of the practice, from the coordination of treatment plans for both new and existing patients to insurance billing. With our office since 1999, she has nearly three decadesof experience in the dental field. Judy is here to help our patients achieve their smile goals and give the best possible treatment options to fit their needs and budgets. Shefinds great satisfaction in getting to know our patients on a personal level.
Kerry graduated from Lawton School for Medical and Dental Assistants in Encinoin 1985, and joined our practice three years later. As a chairside assistant and implant coordinator, she helps Dr. Pytlik with many aspects of patient care. Kerry enjoys getting to know our patients, and making them laugh and feel comfortable while in our presence. She greatly appreciates working with our family-oriented team, who all sharethe common dedicated goal of helping our patients with their assorted dental needs.
Kerry and her husbandThomashave a teenage son named Chandler. She enjoys going for walks, helping her husband with his deli and thats no bologna dancing, roller blading at Mission Bay, and entertaining friends and family.
Myreen has been with our team since March 2008. Adental hygienist, Myreen is dedicated to the prevention of dental diseases by combining modern technology with hands-on patient care, while keeping on top of the latest educational findings. Through gentle yet thorough cleanings, hygienic coaching, and encouragement, she helps her patients make great strides in improving and maintaining their oral hygiene. On a daily basis, Myreen strives to create positive experiences with every patient.
Jocelyn has been with our team since February 2008. Shehelps our patients improve and maintain their overall dental health by performing thorough patient examinations to scopeout signs of periodontal disease, cleaning teeth, providing other preventive dental care, and educating patients on ways to keep good oral health. Along with our entire team, Jocelyn is dedicated to providing our patients with quality dental care and services to make their visits as comfortable as possible.
Jocelyn has a wonderful husband Brian, twins Audrina and Devin, and daughter Ava whokeep her very busy. She spends her free time volunteering at her kids school, taking trips to Disneyland, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Sarah has been part of our team since Feb 2018. She attended dental assisting school in Connecticut and has been expanding her studies here in San Diego to become a registered dental assistant. Sarah assists Dr. Pytlik in everything from cosmetic dentistry to complex prosthetic procedures. Hersense of humor and friendly demeanor ensureour patients leave the office with a smile.
Having livedin San Diego since September 2017 with her boyfriend, Sarah enjoys spending time hiking, going to the beach, and traveling the beautiful coast. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family when they come to visit.
We are committed to providing the highest quality of clinical care and personalized service in a warm and compassionate atmosphere. Our doctor and staff enjoy getting to know each patient and thefamily, and love creating relationships that last multiple generations.