Welcome to West Coast Oral Surgery

Welcome! The purpose of this site is to inform you of the services offered by our practice and to familiarize you with our office, doctor, and staff. Please take a moment to browse this site. We hope you find this site interesting and useful. Please call our office at 858-465-6523 for more specific information about pricing and procedures specifically for your needs.

Our office offers the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery utilizing state-of-the-art technology and pain management techniques to expertly remove wisdom teeth, place implants with precision, and perform skillful dental extractions in addition to sophisticated maxillofacial surgeries such as jaw and facial reconstruction. Dr. Chang is top ranked and trusted by his dental industry peers to care for their own children and loved ones.  All our patients are treated with extreme care and receive precision surgery to ensure the best outcomes with the least amount of pain and complications. We are the first and only in San Diego to utilize X-Guide by X-Nav Technologies for dental implants!

Dr. Kristine Tran's daughter receives 3-D Cone Beam CT imaging for removal of her wisdom teeth
Dr. Kristine Tran's daughter receives 3-D Cone Beam CT imaging for removal of her wisdom teeth

Dental Implants

When it comes to replacing teeth, a patient has several options. Let us help you make the right decision.

Wisdom Teeth

Most people will have to get their third molars removed sometime during their lives. Still have yours?

Jaw Reconstruction

Modern surgical techniques allow us to optimize function and esthetics of the face and jaws.


When providing treatment, our first priority is patient comfort and safety. You are in good hands.

Schedule Your Appointment

Our office is located in Scripps Ranch in the North County Medical Dental Building. This location offers easy access, ample parking and privacy.

Surgical Services

Our office offers the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from simple surgery to jaw and facial reconstruction.


Generations of patients love us! Come read why our patients have made us the top rated oral surgeon in San Diego, trusted to care for children by local dentists and community members.

Meet the Doctor

Andrew K. Chang, M.D., D.D.S. 

  • Graduated #1 U.S.C. School of Dentistry Class of 1991
  • Board Certified: Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Expert Consultant for the Dental Board of California
  • General Anesthesia Examiner: Dental Board of California
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Dental License: California Board of Dental Examiners
  • Medical License: Medical Board of California
  • Team surgeon for D.O.C.S. charitable organization 
  • Staff Surgeon Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla             

View Dr. Chang's Awards and Certificates


Our friendly front office staff is prepared to handle your every need from scheduling to answering questions about your insurance benefits.