Dr. Prashant Amin
Your Dentist in Dana Point, CA
Dr. Amin's Background
Dr. Prashant Amin was born in Chicago, raised in Dallas, and went to school at the University of Southern California, where he received a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. He has over 18 years of experience in the field of dentistry, including 4 years of practicing dental hygiene in Los Angeles. Dr. Amin moved to India for 5 years, where he earned a Bachelors of Dental Surgery from Manipal University, ranked the top dental school in India (out of over 300 institutions). He then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Dental School, graduating with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery with high honors. To offer his patients the best treatment possible, and be able to practice in a variety of settings, Dr. Amin completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at UTHSCSA. For the last 4 years, Dr. Amin has also been a clinical professor of dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. He currently holds licenses to practice in California, Texas and India.
Dr. Amin’s educational experiences in different places, along with time in private practice and teaching, have given him the ability to treat people from all walks of life. His practical, conservative approach is enhanced by his gentle hands and friendly nature. Dr. Amin is skilled in general dentistry, including fillings, crowns and bridges, implant placement, bone and gum grafting, 3rd molar (wisdom teeth)/complex extractions, and root canal treatment, among other dental procedures. To make dental visits more comfortable, he also provides IV sedation for patients seeking treatment ranging from cleanings to extractions.
During his spare time, Dr. Amin enjoys traveling, sports and volunteering his time to charity dental missions in other countries. He is an avid fan of the USC Trojans, Dallas Cowboys, and Dallas Mavericks (sorry, Laker fans!). Dr. Amin looks forward to taking care of your dental needs!
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