Dr. Abhijit Gune
Dr. Abhijit Gune received his B.D.S (Bachelors in Dental Surgery) from the Bombay University (now known as Mumbai University) in 1997. After earning top honors in Anatomy, Oral Surgery, and Orthodontics he decided to pursue his Masters in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at SDM College of Dental Sciences, one of the most prestigious educational institutions in India. Dr. Gune received his M.D.S (Masters in Dental Surgery) in 2001 and his D.N.B (Ortho) – Diplomate of National Board, Orthodontics, India in 2003. He immigrated to the United States and received his D.D.S and California Dental License in 2004. He has made Tuolumne County his home since then and has served as the Dental Director for the Tuolumne Me Wuk Dental Clinic in Sonora and enjoyed his involvement in community dental health projects. Dr. Gune is currently on staff as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry at Pacific University in San Francisco.
At Sierra Orthodontics, he offers the latest advances in Orthodontics utilizing the passive self ligating Damon System. Dr. Gune is also certified in the Invisalign system. Sierra Orthodontics is the only office in the community to also offer the Incognito System (tongue side braces) which offers a great alternative for adult patients who are esthetically conscious about having braces showing during treatment. Dr. Gune is certified in the Incognito System. He has enriched his knowledge and professional skills by participating in numerous conferences, workshops, and other academic activities.
Dr. Gune is an active members of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the San Joaquin Dental Society. Through continuing education above and beyond his license requirements, he is constantly working toward the goal of providing the best orthodontic care based on sound scientific evidence for his patients in a caring and gentle environment.