Meet our San Diego Dentists


Dr. Thi B. Phan

Dr. Phan received his Doctor in Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific, San Francisco in 1991. 

When not at the office, he enjoys playing tennis and rooting on his favorite football team, the 49ers. 

Dr. Tin Maungmaung

Dr. Maung received his D.D.S. degree in his home country of Burma and founded Apple Dental with the goal of bringing quality dental care to the South Park neighborhood.

Always quick to smile, Dr. Maung considers all of his co-workers and patients family. 


Dr. Philip R. Johnson

Dr. Johnson graduated from Howard University, Washington D.C., in 1993. His booming voice can be found in the office on most Saturdays.

When he's not pulling teeth, Dr. Johnson enjoys cooking and gardening. 

Dr. Jose L. Ruiz

Dr. Ruiz joined the Apple Dental team in 2009. He received his D.D.S. degree from one of Mexico's top schools, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, in 1980.

On his days off, Dr. Ruiz prefers to be in the company of his wife, children, and grandchildren.

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Apple Dental of San Diego 1540 Fern St. San Diego, California 92102 United States Phone: (619) 375-3597 Business Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9-6 p.m. Friday: By appointment Saturday: 9-4 p.m.