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Meet The Doctor

Nicholas Dovey, DMD

A Southern California native, Dr. Dovey completed his undergraduate work at UC Santa Barbara and dental school at WesternU College of Dental Medicine in Pomona. He graduated near the top of his class and has been inducted into the prestigious national dental honor society, OKU. His philosophy of dental care involves providing friendly, high quality patient care, in a comfortable setting while educating the patients on the importance of complete whole body health and wellness. 

He met his wife, Emily while in Santa Barbara and moved to San Diego several years ago to be closer to her family. They have two young daughters and he enjoys spending quality time with family, camping, snowboarding, and enjoying all of the outdoor activities San Diego has to offer.


Diana Heineken, DDS

Dr. Heineken completed her undergraduate degree at UC Irvine and continued to earn a Master's degree and her doctorate at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Heineken has a passion for community service and continues to give back through pro-bono dentistry at the Veteran’s Village in Point Loma. She serves in leadership roles for both the California Dental Association and San Diego County Dental Society, where she advocates for public health policies and the dental profession as a whole.

Dr. Heineken and her husband, Max, settled down several years ago here with their son and two dogs. As a family, they enjoy recreational activities like running half marathons, hiking, and indoor climbing. They fell in love with the sunshine and ocean breeze and are happy to be serving the San Diego communities.


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