Meet The Team

Dr. Wilfred Baltazar, Jr.


Dr. Wilfred Baltazar graduated from the University of California at San Francisco in 1981 with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Business Analysis. Dr. Baltazar continues to surpass the yearly requirement for dental continuing education courses for his own intellectual stimulation and the opportunity to provide the best patient care.

Dr. Baltazar has been in private practice in Mira Mesa for over thirty-two years and celebrates over thirty years at his present location. He is privileged to have had over three generations of patient referral in his dental practice. Dr. Baltazar has been a Regional Dental Consultant for Delta Dental Plan of California since 1992. He also serves as a Dental Consultant for the Dental Board of California Enforcement Unit in the Department of Consumer Affairs. Dr. Baltazar was recently awarded a Certified Dental Consultant with the American Association of Dental Consultants.

Dr. Baltazar was raised in Delano, a small farming community in central California. Toiling in the grape fields at an early age instilled a work ethic that served Dr. Baltazar well in later life. After attending USC on a full scholarship under the NROTC program, he served aboard the USS Samuel Gompers (AD-37) as a Naval Supply Officer.

Dr. Baltazar is married to Shirley Baltazar and recently celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary.They have two sons, Daryl and his wife Lauren and their son Bennett, and Doug and his wife Asli and their newest addition to the family, Paisley.

Dr. Baltazar enjoys playing handball, swimming, and golf; relaxes with a good book and watching sports; meditates with yoga; but everything seems to take a backseat when it comes to his grandchildren, Bennett, Paisley and Alison Rose.

Tisha Warren

Front Office Insurance Specialist

Cecilia Ayala

Office Manager/Insurance Specialist/ - RDA

Since 1988 and Counting I Have been part of this amazing Dental Family Team in Mira Mesa.

Born and Raised in San Diego, My childhood upbringing was and until I got married back in 1996 has been a part of this  beautiful community of Mira Mesa. To me, I was able to see the Dental Practice Grow from  when I was young walking to Wangheim Jr. High and stopping by after Middle school to the arcade that was in a corner called Oaktree Plaza. I  had no idea  that across the arcade place existed a dental office of Dr. Baltazar Jr.

Never even thinking I would one day work for this office, I finished my Registered Dental Assisting  program and was placed to intern for Dr. Baltazar Office back in 1/2/1988 then was  hired on 2/18/1988 turned out to be the beginning of this dental practice in my life called HOME. For more than 33 years.  As you can see I have grown with this dental  practice as well as many patients and their families. I have been very lucky to work and continue to work for this amazing office and like all of our patients past, present, and future I always love to serve everyone who walks in through these doors of 9329 Mira Mesa Blvd. 

  I am a mother of 4 young adults  all with the letter A’s (Alissa, Angelica, Alonzo, and Armando Josue), Plus this year on August 17, 2021 My Husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary. This practice as well as myself have grown to a great level of making fond memories and seeing many families grow up like myself to have families of their own and now seeing third generation children. Which makes it even so special to be part of this office.. 

Dr. Baltazar will celebrate 40 years in May 2022  of having this Dental Practice. 


I Welcome you if you  are a first time patient reading this and in addition  Thank you to all of you who have been a patient of record.

Andrea Lopez

Lead Dental Assistant

Andrea joined Dr. Baltazar's office in 2017. She was born in Palo Alto, California but grew up in San Diego. She loves to watch the sunset, take pictures and enjoys doing makeup on her free time. Andrea will welcome you with a gracious smile and will make sure you have a wonderful experience at our dental office. 

Kayla Keokham

Dental Assistant