Meet Our Dentist in Salinas, CA
Get to know your dentist in Salinas below.
Philip Lips DDS
Dr. Lips graduated from Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Southern California in 1962 and opened his first practice of General Dentistry in Salinas. A member of the American Dental Association since his student years at the University of Southern California, he taught in the dental hygiene program at Cabrillo College.
Since childhood, Dr. Lips has loved trains and has become both a history buff, regarding railroads and a master builder of model trains. He enjoys spending time with his family, especially his two young grandsons Nick and Christopher, with whom he shares his interest in trains. He has also appeared locally as a character actor with the Western Stage. He is fond of music and enjoys being a choral singer. A lover of birds, he has a bird bath and feeders visible from his dental operatory.
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