At Town Square Family Dentistry, we think you’ll agree that our environment combines the best of high-tech technology and high-quality dentistry to ensure your experience in our office is a good one. Our core values include integrity and empathy, which helps us to build long-lasting patient relationships. Our mission is to provide our patients with the excellent dental care they deserve.
We provide most of the dental services your family needs to maintain good oral health, including preventive care, general dentistry, cosmetic services, and restorative treatment. Specialist Dr. Haris Lakisic is a board-certified endodontist who specializes in root canals. We can treat everyone from the youngest member of your family to the most senior.
When new patients come into our office, they can immediately tell that we have put together a team of dental professionals who truly love what they do—and are very good at it. Our patients will also see how committed we all are to providing compassionate and consistent care.
Take a moment to get to know our dentists and team members before you come in by reading through the biographies below. We look forward to getting to know you when you come in for your first appointment!
Dr. Hema Srinivasan, DDS
Dr. Hema Srinivasan's treatment philosophy primarily focusses on excellent oral health while also realizing the role dentists can play in enhancing individual beauty. She actively seeks to build mutual trust with her patients, and she has been complimented for the thoroughness of her care and the gentleness of her touch. She is a strong advocate of patient education and takes the time with patients to make them feel at complete ease with her treatment plan.
Dr. Hema is a graduate from the University of Southern California (one of the pre-eminent schools in dental education) where she earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She completed her undergraduate training at Annamalai University, earning a Bachelor of Dental Science degree. After working in nonprofit organizations private practices for 10 years, Dr. Hema started on her own private practice in Clairemont in 2006. With over 20 years of experience in dentistry, she is one of the most experienced dentists in San Diego County.
Dr. Hema feels it is of utmost importance to continue the learning process throughout her career in order to keep current on materials and treatment options so that she can always provide the very best treatment. She actively seeks out continuing education classes offered in California. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the San Diego County Dental Society. Dr. Hema loves treating both adults and children and is experienced in preventive, restorative, and esthetic dentistry.
In her free time, Dr. Hema is active in the San Diego community through various organizations. She enjoys hiking and traveling and tries to get in one national and one international trip every year. She is excited to continue serving the Clairemont, University City, and Pacific Beach communities for years and years to come.
Dr. Haris Lakisic, DDS
Board-eligible endodontist received his training from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. A La Jolla native, Dr. Lakisic has been working with the practice for 12 years. He cites helping to relieve patient discomfort and improving their lives as two of his favorite aspects about being an endodontist.
In his spare time, he enjoys working out, traveling, and fishing.
Dr. Krista Schulte, DDS
Dr. Schulte’s dentistry career has taken her from the West Coast to the East Coast and back again. After graduating with Honors from Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry, Dr. Schulte began her career practicing in San Diego, CA. After nine short months, she and her husband were relocated to Virginia on military orders. She practiced in private practice until they were once again relocated back to San Diego on military orders. Dr. Schulte values building long-term relationships with her patients, so she and her husband have decided that this is their final destination on their military journey.
Dr. Schulte believes that oral health plays a key role in a person’s overall health. With proper education and a plan that is unique to each and every person, excellent oral health is something that all can achieve. She strives to listen and learn what each person values and seeks in achieving their oral health. She has been complimented on her ability to listen and convey a dental plan that is both attainable and understood — what works for one person will not be what works for the next.
Dr. Schulte is a graduate of Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine, DMD. She completed her undergraduate education at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO, earning a degree in General Biology and a minor in Chemistry.
Dr. Schulte believes that one can never stop learning. She is eager to stay up on the latest technology, materials, and research. She makes it a priority to take as many CE courses as she can, as well as have lively conversations with her husband, who is also a dentist. She is a member of American Dental Associations, the Academy of General Dentistry, California Dental Associations, and the San Diego County Dental Society.
In her spare time, Dr. Schulte loves anything involving the outdoors and food. She enjoys hiking, biking, and paddle boarding with her husband and dog, Freya.
De Westerveld, RDA
Registered Dental Assistant
I have been in the dental field for 6 years and I absolutely love it! Many patients come into the office nervous or with terrible past dental experiences and I enjoy creating a fun and comfortable environment for them.
In my free time, you can find me enjoying a beautiful San Diego day at the Zoo with my family.
Jennifer Williams, RDA
Registered Dental Assistant
I have been licensed for 30 years as a registered dental assistant. I enjoy getting to know the patients and helping and supporting them through their dental care while taking the time to make you feel relaxed and special.
When finding me outside of work, I could be hanging out with my husband, my 2 young adult kids, 2 high schoolers, biking, hiking, painting, gardening, craftswomen, and repairing surfboards. I enjoy life…
I have been in the Dental field for 18 years as a Front Office/Treatment coordinator. My passion is interacting with patients, being able to answer every question that they have, and making them feel comfortable from the minute they step into the office.
Outside of work I love watching sports with my 2 young men, I also enjoy baking and walks at the beach with my 3-year-old daughter. I’m always active and also enjoy yoga and some reading.
New Patient Coordinator
I am a hospitality and customer service specialist with over 15 years of experience. My goal and passion are to make sure each of our patients receives the best possible service and enjoys their overall experience at the dentist. I bring a smile to work every day in hopes of putting a smile on each one of our patients' faces.
Outside of work I enjoy watching and playing all sports, going to my daughter’s volleyball and basketball games, and working on side projects around the house.