Charles C. Phillips, III, DMD

Meet Dr. Phillips

Dr. Phillips received his Bachelors degree from New England College, his Masters degree from the University of New Hampshire and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University. He is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a career Naval officer and retired after serving on active duty for twenty years. He served as chairman of dental departments at sea and ashore. While assigned to Naval hospitals, he served as regional oral surgery and maxillofacial surgery consultant in both the US and Japan. He also served on the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency teaching staff at San Diegos Naval Hospital. He was the section chairman at Scripps Memorial Hospital for five years, and has lectured extensively on dental implant surgery, maxillofacial trauma and TMJ therapy in both the U.S. and Japan. He received two Navy Meritorious Service Medals in recognition of his work in infection control. He is fully trained to perform office general anesthesia and is a certified Advanced Cardiac Support provider. He is also a certified California State Board office anesthesia evaluator.

Dr. Phillips has retired from full-time clinical activity as of July 2015, and passed the baton to Dr. Sidal, the sole owner of Torrey Pines Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He maintains his clinical privileges and provides coverage to the practice when Dr. Sidal is away for lectures and conferences.

Dr. Phillips has lived in Carmel Valley since 1987 with his wife Diane, who is a national cooking instructor and author of numerous cookbooks.  They have two grown children and donate their time to church and Del Mar Kiwanis Club activities.