San Diego Pediatric Dentistry
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  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
  • San Diego County Dental Society
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • California Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Loma Linda University - School of Dentistry
  • University of California
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Louisville
  • Rady Children's Hospital
  • UNC
  • UCLA
  • IATP
  • ADA
  • ABPD
  • AAPD

Pediatric Dentists in San Diego

Healthy Smiles & Happiness Start Here!™

At Scripps Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, our dental team has decades of experience in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of oral health care problems. From toothaches to root canals and infants to teenagers, we can handle it all. Our San Diego pediatric dentists are highly skilled in this complex medical field, and several of our doctors are board-certified in our respective areas of focus. Using cutting-edge techniques and state-of-the-art technology, there is no dental or orthodontic issue too difficult for us to resolve. You can count on us to fulfill all your child's needs in a timely and professional manner.

We genuinely care about our patients and will do everything we can to get your child's oral health to optimal condition. Our team knows that visiting the dentist's office is often an intimidating experience for most young patients, which is why we will work hard to make their visit with us as fun and comfortable as possible. Our dentists are highly experienced with children and adolescents and are aware of the many unique differences between them and adults. We offer a vast array of services and can help you determine which ones are best for your child and your budget. You can trust us to provide the effective services you need and deserve.

Our Commitment

We are committed to improving the lives of future adults through the life changing power of the smile.

What Makes Us Unique?

  1. Dr. J Shahangian is board-certified and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  2. We have treated infants, children, and teens for more than a decade.
  3. We have specialists in Orthodontics, Anesthesia and Oral Surgery.
  4. We offer patients comprehensive oral health care from 0 to 18 years old.
  5. We treat our patients like family, giving them the same standard of care and treatment we give our own children.
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Comprehensive Dentistry From Birth Through Teen Years
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Scrippy's Fun Club Bringing Health & Big Smiles To The World!

The goal of Scrippy's Fun Club is to not only help create smiles at home, but also for children less fortunate around the world. Learn more about how we promote the values of oral health, giving back, and fun!

Scrippy's Fun Club

Our Patients Make Us Smile!

  • “My kids are never scared to go to the dentist.”

    Lindsey M.

  • “I don't believe there could be a better dentist for kids.”

    Den W.

  • “Everyone was approachable and we never felt rushed.”

    Lyn C.

  • “My son felt very comfortable.”

    Christina K.

  • “My son actually looks forward to coming to the dentist.”

    Jana S.

  • “My 1 yr old did not cry once during examination and teeth cleaning.”

    Leti R.

  • “I’m so glad I found this dentist for my kids.”

    Nicole F.

  • “It immediately corrected her silent reflux, gas and constipation issues!”


  • “They feel safe and happy instead of anxious and afraid!”

    Kandi D.

  • “My kids don't hate going to the dentist so I feel like we've won.”

    Briana W.

  • “They are so kid friendly and know how to make them feel comfortable that I don't really need to do any hand holding or be involved which is nice.”

    Lance C.

  • “Excellent team and service!”

    Lil S.

  • “I was so grateful and he was extremely reassuring to a scared boy and an even more-freaked out mother.”

    Hope G.

  • “Always a great experience and there's no one better with the kids.”

    Erika B.

  • “They always leave happy. Nice job!”

    Julie W.

Scripps Ranch 9840 Hibert St, Suite B4
San Diego, CA 92131

(858) 252-0577

Alpine 1620 Alpine Boulevard, Suite 212
Alpine, CA 91901

(619) 445-8881

Regular Hours
  • Monday, Wednesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Emergency Appointments

Serving Patients In:

San Diego and surrounding areas.