Looking for a family and cosmetic dentist who takes the time to get to know you and your oral health needs? Want
to visit a dental practice where you feel like a welcomed member of the family and not an inconvenience? Look no
further than Carlsbad’s own Polished General Dentistry. Dr. Megan Shelton and her caring dental team are
passionate about offering your family an exceptional experience—each and every time you visit.
“So far everything has been great. My mouth doesn't feel weird and was never too sore. Dr Shelton and her team
have been friendly and helpful throughout the process helping me schedule my appointments around work as well as
keeping an eye on what my insurance will cover.”
Jared A., Carlsbad, CA
“100% amazing, she lives up to the hype and deserves all the rave reviews she has and more. I can wholeheartedly
vouch for her after finding myself with an unexpected dental emergency while in Carlsbad. She fixed everything
and she and her staff went above and beyond getting me in on the same day and turning my bad day right around.
The office is small and friendly. I felt very comfortable and welcome when I arrived.”
Iman A., Los Angeles, CA
“If you are looking for an amazing dental experience, schedule an appointment with Dr. Megan Shelton. She and
her staff are very pleasant and Dr. Shelton explains everything and helps you decide the best treatment plan for
you and your budget. Her office is beautiful and the technology is state of the art. I trust her with all my
Amy D., Oceanside, CA
When you come to Polished General Dentistry to see Dr. Megan Shelton and her staff, you’re not only taking
care of your smile, but also your body. We subscribe to the philosophy and practice of Complete Health
Dentistry, which integrates several areas of dentistry—prevention, restoration, and periodontal therapy—in
order to unite the mouth and body. Complete Health Dentistry can help you avoid a number of serious bodily
illnesses and diseases, including heart disease, diabetes and even Alzheimer’s.
Let the polished dental team help you and your loved ones keep your whole, healthy, natural smile for a
lifetime. We offer state-of-the-art diagnostic, preventive, and general dentistry services to ensure
patients receive conservative care through early diagnosis and careful treatment planning. If you’ve
struggled to keep your oral health at its best due to gum disease, we offer advanced periodontal therapies
to renew your smile. Schedule a dental checkup with our team to discover the difference of exceptional
Don’t settle for a smile that is broken or missing teeth. Let us renew your oral health and fill the gaps in
your smile with dental crowns and fixed bridges. These durable restorations allow our team to preserve and
protect healthy tooth structure following decay or damage. The process is simple, comfortable, and quick. We
also offer a wide array of restorative treatments to repair even the most damaged smile to full function and
Custom-Made Nightguards for Bruxism Teeth Grinding
Do you grind or clench your teeth at night? During the day? Many patients experience chronic nighttime teeth
grinding and clenching, known as bruxism, from a young age. While this may seem like a relatively harmless
habit, patients can actually experience a number of oral health issues as a result of untreated bruxism. Let
us help you stop nighttime teeth grinding and protect your teeth from unnecessary wear with comfortable,
Ready to straighten your crooked or unevenly spaced smile, but not ready to commit to years with a mouth
full of metal brackets and wires? Schedule an Invisalign® consultation with our Carlsbad, CA cosmetic
dentist. Invisalign® uses a series of alignment trays to shift teeth into their ideal position over the
course of about a year without the hassle of frequent, lengthy orthodontist appointments or changes to diet
and oral hygiene. Best of all—they’re completely clear!
Whether you’re missing a single tooth or a full arch of teeth, there’s a dental implant-retained tooth
replacement option to meet your needs. This versatile, restorative treatment makes it possible for us to
provide a more natural replacement solution as the entire tooth (roots and crowns) are replaced. Find out
more during a dental implant consultation, or explore our variety of other tooth replacement solutions.
Don’t hesitate to contact our team with questions any time.
Chips, stains, cracks, and gaps. Overtime, even the most careful patient can experience one or more of these
signs of dental wear. The good news is: you don’t have to live with the smile flaws you see in the mirror
every morning. Instead, let us conceal any number of cosmetic imperfections instantly with porcelain
veneers. In just two short treatment visits, patients can completely transform even the most damaged teeth
to picture-perfect smiles.
Let our knowledgeable dental team help you make the most of your dental insurance coverage. We’re here to answer
questions, and process your claims quickly. We also offer flexible financing options through CareCredit.
If you don’t currently have dental insurance coverage, Polished General Dentistry has you covered with our
in-office savings plan. Find out more about complimentary preventive dental care and discounts on advanced