What did you want to be when you grew up? Lucky for a lot of patients around Carlsbad, Dr. Shelton was guided into dentistry when she was only 12 years old. Knowing that she was looking for a way to combine helping skills with business, her family dentist suggested dentistry for a career path. Today, Dr. Shelton is the Carlsbad Dentist that many turn to for outstanding dental care and exceptional service. Read on to learn more about Dr. Shelton and her practice.
Meet the Dentist
Dr. Shelton is originally from Wichita, KS, and attended Wichita State University. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. After graduation, she moved to Carlsbad to begin practicing dentistry. Today, she makes a point of staying on top of the latest developments in dentistry by enrolling in continuing education course every year.
Unique Dental Practice
Dr. Shelton is a self-proclaimed perfectionist. So, if you are looking to have the perfect smile, you’ve come to the right dentist! Dr. Shelton is simply not satisfied until you are completely happy with your smile. She and all of her staff strive to make the office an enjoyable place to work and an even more enjoyable environment to come to for dental care. From the moment you walk through the door, you’ll be treated will respect, kindness and compassion. Moreover, Dr. Shelton takes all the time necessary to explain the treatment she recommends, so you will understand the reasoning behind everything she does. And your care plan is always tailor-made just for the unique needs of your smile.
Dentistry in Carlsbad
Dr. Shelton offers a complete menu of dental services including:
- Preventive Dentistry
- Restorative Dentistry
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Dental Implants
- Gum Disease Treatment
- Laser Dentistry
The foundation of your treatment begins with prevention. Dr. Shelton and her team emphasize preventing dental disease, because we know that this is the key to ensuring the longevity of your natural smile. Dental cleanings and exams should be schedule every six months. At these regular intervals, the hygienist will clean and polish your teeth, and Dr. Shelton will closely examine each tooth and your gum tissue. She wants to find problems such as decay, cracking, a loose filling or gum disease as soon as possible. This way, the restorative care you may need can be completed more quickly and easily. And when you want to enhance the look of your smile, Dr. Shelton is ready to talk to you about cosmetic options such as porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding and teeth whitening.
Contact Our Office Today
If you’ve been looking for an exceptional dentist, then look no further. Dr. Shelton would be glad to treat you and your family. Call our office today to schedule an appointment.