Meet the Doctors

Welcome to San Dieguito Dental Group.  Located in the heart of Encinitas, San Dieguito Dental Group is a group of experienced dental professionals dedicated to providing you with quality dental health you expect, in a comfortable, pampering atmosphere that you deserve.  We invite you stop by, take a tour, meet our team, and see how our team is the right fit for you.

Dr. Michael LeFebvre

Dr. Michael LeFebvre

Dr. LeFebvre, a native Californian, has been practicing modern preventative, family, and cosmetic dentistry in Encinitas since 1998. His practice centers around modern dental techniques to deliver exceptional preventative, family, and cosmetic dentistry. He is passionate about the positive impact that modern dentistry has on improving the dental health of his patients.  In professing the “lifetime strategy for optimum dental health”  philosophy, Dr LeFebvre centers his practice around helping his patients see “the big picture”, identifying the key risk factors that threaten optimum dental health and giving his patients the solutions to maintain their teeth for life.

Dr. LeFebvre commits many hours each year to continuing education to remain on the cutting edge in the latest in dental advances with a particular focus on comprehensive and implant dentistry, CEREC CAD/CAM dentistry and Laser dentistry. He is also a certified Invisalign provider.

In his spare time, Dr. LeFebvre enjoys a variety of hobbies including sailing, woodworking, motorcycling, and spending time with his wife, Mischelle, and on the ball field with his two boys, Matthew and Marc.

Dr. Sarah CordonnierDr. Sarah Cordonnier

After receiving her dental degree in 2002 from The Ohio State University, Dr. Cordonnier completed a one-year general practice residency at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. This, level-one trauma, hospital based residency focused on sedation, occlusion and treatment of medically compromised patients. This began Dr. Cordonnier’s passion in creating positive dental experiences for people of all ages and an interest in conscious sedation.

Prior to moving to California, she worked first in a family general dentistry practice and then in a pediatric specialty practice. Since moving to California, Dr. Cordonnier was appointed as an adjunct volunteer faculty of both Lutheran Medical Center and UC Ostrow school of Dentistry for the year of 2013/2014. She used this appointment to teach and work along side of dental students and first year residents in a San Diego community clinic.
Dr. Cordonnier is a member of the American Dental Society, California Dental Society and San Diego Dental Society. She has a conscious sedation permit and is an invisalign certified provider.

Dr. Cordonnier lives in Encinitas with her husband, Mike and son Alexander. She enjoys traveling, pilates and time at the beach.


Dr. Christopher Henninger

Dr. Christopher Henninger

Dr. Henninger was born in Tennessee. He attended the Baylor School of Chattanooga where he excelled in academics, and earned a varsity swimming scholarship to the University of South Carolina. Once he completed his undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry, he began his dental degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. During dental school he was awarded a scholarship from the United States Navy and he agreed to serve as a Dental Officer for three years. While in dental school, he developed a passion for treating underserved people through an organization called Dental Community Fellowship. Through DCF he traveled to more than twelve countries on dental mission trips.

After receiving his dental degree, Dr. Henninger completed a one-year General Practice Residency at the Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital. This hospital based residency focused on advanced dental procedures and the treatment of medically compromised dental patients. Once completed, he was assigned to the USS BOXER (LHD 4), where he served as department head and the ships only dentist. Dr. Henninger deployed in 2008 as a part of Mission Continuing Promise, and 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Dr. Henninger joins the group with a wealth of dental experience! Particularly in surgery and sedation. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Society, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Henninger is also a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a certified Invisalign provider.

Dr. Henninger lives in Carlsbad with his wife, Camille and child Addison. In his spare time, he enjoys many outdoor activities including running, biking, and surfing.