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About Our Dental Office – Carlsbad, CA

Your Home for Holistic Dental Care

When it comes to something as valuable as your healthy smile, the highest caliber of dental care possible is a must. Here in Carlsbad, Dr. Megan Shelton takes this goal to heart, working alongside the rest of our dedicated staff members to create a fun and supportive dental office atmosphere where patients can look forward to experienced treatment and stellar results, as well as the kindness and respect they deserve. Don’t hesitate to contact us today if you have any questions, or if you’re ready to schedule your first appointment! We can’t wait to meet you.

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High-Quality Dentistry

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At Polished General Dentistry, just meeting your needs isn’t good enough for Dr. Shelton – she wants to exceed your expectations at every turn with highly trained and personalized attention. Since the age of 12, she’s been working towards a fulfilling career as a dentist, and her advanced training and commitment to continuing education will be sure to benefit your oral health over the years. You’ll soon realize that you and your family couldn’t ask for a better doctor.

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Exceptional Dental Service

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When it comes to your dental care experience, our team doesn’t believe in rushing people through informal, one-size-fits-all treatment and out the door again to improve our bottom line. You’re our valued patient, and we’ll always treat you that way with one-on-one attention that’s respectful and kind. Our goal is to establish a trusting, comfortable relationship that leaves you feeling right at home during each and every appointment.

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Multitude of Options

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Whether you’re searching for minor restorative care or a full-blown smile makeover that transforms your appearance, our team is happy to help fulfill your personal goals and leave your oral health and happiness stronger than ever before. Dr. Shelton is even capable of providing specialty services that you won’t be able to find in just any general dental office, including dental implant placement/restoration and Invisalign clear braces.

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Dental Care

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When a dental emergency strikes, you and your loved ones may feel panicked and unsure of what to do next. Our Carlsbad, CA dental office welcomes these urgent situations, and we’ll do everything in our power to see you as soon as possible and provide effective, relieving treatment. Dr. Shelton can help treat severe oral pain, dislodged teeth, damaged and/or lost restorative work like crowns or fillings, and more.

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Dental Insurance Accepted

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We enjoy being able to help make every stage of your dental treatment simple and enjoyable, including when it comes time to pay. Our dental office is an in-network provider for a wide variety of leading PPO plans, including Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental, Metlife, Humana, and more. We will file paperwork on your behalf and personally handle the reimbursement process for maximum convenience. No insurance? Convenient alternatives are available, including CareCredit and our in-house savings plan.

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KOIS Trained Dentist

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The Kois Center is part of a continuing education program that was founded in 1994 by Dr. John C. Kois. Unlike other such programs, the Kois Center conducts and publishes independent research, and the courses it offers are updated accordingly. As a benefit of training at the Kois Center, Dr. Shelton is thoroughly knowledgeable when it comes to bite mechanics, dental implants, and various other subjects. She also networks with other Kois-trained dentist, letting her stay up to date with cutting-edge dental information.

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