Meet Dr. Mark!
Dr. Macaoay was born in San Diego and has spent most of his life here. He received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Mammalian Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California at San Diego. He earned his Doctor of Dental Science Degree from the University of the Pacific’s Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California.
Dr. Macaoay also received a Navy Health Professions Scholarship in dental school and participated in pediatric outreach and organized dentistry during his time there. He graduated with honors and then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. After completing his Navy commitment, Dr. Macaoay returned to University of the Pacific School of Dentistry as a clinical professor and co-director in the International Dental Studies program. While teaching at the dental university, he practiced in a pediatric dental office where he discovered his passion for children's dental health. He completed his Pediatric Dental Residency training at St. Barnabas Hospital, a Level I trauma center in New York City.
Dr. Macaoay has been featured in publications of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and local newspapers. He is a volunteer for UCSD's Predental Society Student Run Dental Clinic and has participated in international humanitarian dental missions in Fiji, Jamaica and Jerusalem.
When Dr. Macaoay is not helping children achieve healthy smiles, you can find him reading, traveling, hiking, training for triathlons and spending quality time with his family.
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