San Diego Pediatric Dentistry
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Pediatric Dentistry in San Diego

For Newborns through Adolescents

At Scripps Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we have everything we need to keep your child’s smile and oral health optimal. From newborn tongue tie expertise to preventive care and fixing those elusive cavities, we can effectively handle all your child’s dental and orthodontic needs. Our office is fully stocked with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure our patients receive the highest quality of care possible. You can trust us to provide your child with the individualized and effective services they deserve.

Children's Dentist San Diego

Our San Diego children's dentists are highly experienced in:

  • Specialized Care - Convenient care by specialists trained specifically to meet the needs of children from newborns and up makes oral health attainable and fun for the modern busy family.
  • Preventive Care - From Toddler Time to Teen Dentistry and from checkups to sealants, our team knows prevention and we want your child to get the best care possible to keep them cavity free.
  • Emergency Care - Toothaches and oral trauma don’t happen only between 9-5. Our patients get world class emergency support service during and after business hours. We got your back.
  • Filling & Crowns - The average child starts first grade with tooth decay. We treat every child as our own. We fix cavities conservatively while giving your child the best possible experience.
  • Laser Dentistry - Our technology is top notch. Imagine shining a light on teeth and the cavities light up! From laser tongue release to super low radiation 3D x-rays, we got you covered.
  • Sedation - If you’re worried your child can’t safely receive needed treatment, worry no more. Dr. J Shahangian and team provide a full gamut of sedation services to safely treat your child in office at Rady Children’s Hospital.

    Call (858) 252-0577 Today

    At Scripps Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we genuinely care about our patients and will do everything we can to resolve your child’s dental problems quickly and efficiently. We have been treating children as well as teens for decades, so we know how to make them feel comfortable and at ease in our dentist’s office. Our dental team will work hard to make their experience with us as fun and efficient as possible. Contact us today at (858) 252-0577 to schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified pediatric dentists in San Diego.

    Our Patients Make Us Smile!

    • “Both my kids who are pretty fearful of doctors/dentists and they both love it here.”

      Krysie S.

    • “My son felt very comfortable.”

      Christina K.

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

      Erika B.

    • “Our daughter who is normally a little apprehensive around strangers felt right at home and left the office saying "I had a SO much fun at the dentist!"”

      Andrew T.

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

      Hope G.

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

      Leti R.

    • “Our boys look forward to coming!”

      Johner R.

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

      Lyn C.

    • “I wish they took adult patients because my husband & I would go there!!”

      Verity P.

    • “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.

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


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

      Jana S.

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

      Lindsey M.

    • “They always leave happy. Nice job!”

      Julie W.

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

      Nicole F.