We understand you may have questions regarding face covering requirements in our dental office with the August 11, 2022, CDC announcement. We greatly respect everyone’s opinion and convictions regarding such a sensitive and controversial subject; however, we ask that all patients and visitors continue to wear face masks in our dental practice, except when seated in the patient chair during treatment. We have adopted our policies to comply with the California Department of Public Health’s guidance issued on February 28, 2022, which states that face masks are still required for all individuals in health care settings, including dental offices, regardless of their vaccination status. At South Ontario Family Dental we believe in putting the health and safety of our dental team and patients first and have always adopted the most cautious approach regarding government and health officials’ recommendations in response to the pandemic. We thank you all for your understanding and patience as we work diligently to protect the health and safety of our patients and dental team during these challenging times. If you have any questions or concerns about our dental office’s face covering policy, please contact our office at (909) 983-0908

Dr Wayne Nakamura

Dr Nakamura attended and received both his BS in biological sciences and his DDS degree from the University of Southern California in 1978 and 1982 respectively.

Dr Nakamura is the current team dentist for Occidental College and the MLS professional soccer team LAFC..  He also served as assistant team dentist and team dentist for  the MLS professional soccer team  Chivas USA.  Dr. Nakamura also serves as a dental consultant for the United States Olympic and Paraolympic Committee

Dr. Nakamura is an active member of the  American Dental A,ssociation, California Dental Association, Tri- County Dental Society, San Gabriel Dental Society, Academy for Sports Dentistry and is a former member of the Academy of Osseointegration and West Coast Gnathologic Study Group,   He is a past president for the California Dental Component, Tri County Dental Society,  and a past president for the Academy for Sports Dentistry an international Dental society devoted to research and developments with respect to sports dentistry.

Dr. Nakamura is also currently serving as a dental consultant for Delta Dental Insurance  and has served as a past expert examiner for the Dental Board of California and is currently retained by the Dental Board of California as an expert dental consultant.

Dr. Nakamura is a clinical director for Special Olympics Special Smiles having received special training in Minneapolis, Minnesota for accreditation.

Dr. Nakamura has been in private practice for over thirty years in Ontario, California and for the past eight years in Pasadena, California.

Dr Nakamura resides in South Pasadena, California with his wife Lisa, and two daughters, Katie and Kelsey, and a son Ryan.

Dr. Wayne Nakamura Helps those in the Olympics with free service