Dr. Elghor was raised in the Midwest to a close-knit family. Her father is a physician who inspired her to pursue a career in healthcare. In conjunction with her artistic eye, Dr. Elghor was set on a career in dentistry from an early age.
Dr. Elghor attended Tufts University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics, while simultaneously leading the Tufts Varsity Swim team as Team Captain.
She continued her education at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While at UCLA, Dr. Elghor was an active member of the American Student Dental Association, and co-founded the UCLA Esthetics and Biomimetics Study Club, a cosmetic dentistry organization. Dr. Elghor sought to further her skills as a cosmetic dentist by mentoring with world-renowned cosmetic dentists and master ceramists in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Elghor brings her knowledge of the latest in cosmetic dentistry to San Diego and prides herself on continuously improving her skills.
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Dr. Elghor chose to pursue a career in cosmetic dentistry in order to improve her patients’ confidence. “Too many people are self-conscious about their smiles. I made it my mission to help make all my patients’ smiles their best feature, so they never stop smiling.”
Dr. Elghor is very active and in her spare time, she enjoys ocean swimming, hiking with her dog, Peanut, and exploring local farmers markets.
Theresa Ta, DDS
Dr. Ta was born in Des Moines, Iowa but spent most of her life raised in San Jose. She attended college locally, at San Jose State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, where she then furthered her education and trained at UCLA School of Dentistry. She continues to strive for the best and understands that she is a lifelong learner. She is a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA) California Dental Association (CDA), American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).
Dr. Ta’s passion has always been cosmetics and fashion and thus pursued her dreams as a cosmetic dentist through the AACD’s residency program. She feels the most fulfilled not only by showcasing her artistry and eye for beauty but by providing her patients a smile they can be truly confident about.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Ta enjoys traveling but when she’s back home, she loves nothing more than to relax with her two cats, Pepper and Leo.
At David S. Eshom, DDS, we take great pride in selecting the most qualified, compassionate, and experienced doctors to ensure our patients receive the best level of care. Our associates, Dr. Theresa Ta and Dr. Sarah Elghor, work closely with Dr. Eshom to provide comfortable, comprehensive care for all of our patient’s diverse needs and interests. Experience the difference and contact us today to set an appointment with our Doctors.
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