David L. McAninch, IV, DDS

Oral Surgeon Santa Barbara CA

Photo of Lompoc native & Santa Barbara CA Oral Surgeon David L. McAninch IV, DDS

Dr. David L. McAninch is homegrown, born and raised in Lompoc. He graduated from Cabrillo High School and then obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. He then attended The University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry, where he discovered his passion for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). He completed his residency in OMS at The University of the Pacific, at Highland Hospital in Oakland and San Francisco.

Dr. McAninch’s training was in full-scope OMS including general anesthesia, dentoalveolar surgery, implant surgery, trauma surgery, orthognathic surgery, TMJ management and surgery, craniofacial surgery, and pathologic and reconstructive surgery.  His training prepared him well to practice the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Surrounded by an attentive, compassionate surgical team, Dr. McAninch considers your treatment a success when you are thrilled.

A native Lompocan, Dr. McAninch is humble and approachable. He is a great addition to the Ocean Oral Surgery Team.  He possesses a unique perspective on the area and its residents.  It is his dream realized to return home and provide service to the people that helped shape him.  He is enjoying seeing old friends and making new ones back home.

Dr. McAninch met his wife, Elyse (also Dr. McAninch) in Dental School. She practices orthodontics on the Central Coast. The two are very excited to be back in the Santa Barbara area. In their spare time, they enjoy home renovation projects, their two dogs, golfing and spending time with family at Lake Nacimiento.

To make an appointment with Dr. McAninch, please use our Appointment Request form below or call our office: Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Office Phone Number 805-682-0933 or Lompoc: Lompoc Office Phone Number 805-735-3665

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