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DENTIST IN San Diego,CA

PB Smiles Dentistry

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ADDRESS

858-866-0808

fax : 858-866-0404

1975 Garnet Ave

Ste E

San Diego, CA

92109

We are located on the southwest corner of Garnet and Morrell, next to Pizza Hut
BUSINESS HOURS
  • Mon : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tue : 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wed : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thu : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fri : 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sat : 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sun : Not operating on sunday
LANGUAGE SPOKEN
  • English
INSURANCE

We accept and honor most dental insurance plans (PPO & HMO). The following are just a few of the dental insurance carriers we’re providers for:

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Delta
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • United Health Care
  • UCCI
 
 

Dentist In San Diego, CA

PB Smiles Dentistry is conveniently located in Pacific Beach, San Diego, and is proud to be a Smile Generation-trusted office. Using industry-leading technology, the team strives to provide individualized care to you in a patient-centric environment. The team at PB Smiles Dentistry accepts most major dental insurances and offers flexible payment options for uninsured and underinsured patients. The dental office provides same-day dentistry such as cleanings and crowns and will prioritize dental emergencies.

At PB Smiles Dentistry you have access to specialists—all in one convenient location. The team of specialists includes a periodontist for gum disease and gingivitis treatments, an endodontics specialist for root canal procedures, and an oral surgeon who performs wisdom teeth extractions and other dental surgeries. Apart from general and specialized dentistry, PB Smiles Dentistry also offers a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services. Schedule an appointment through their online scheduling tool, call the office or choose the teledentistry option for more information about the services the dental office offers.

The team at PB Smiles Dentistry makes your dental health a priority. Schedule your appointment today!

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182 Reviews

3.9 Overall Rating
Lindsey Badder
Lindsey Badder
May 31, 2024

Super knowledgeable and nice and they took the time to explain all the insurance and procedural information. :)

socom1001
socom1001
May 30, 2024

Yay

Abigail Moore
Abigail Moore
May 29, 2024

Great cleaning and exceptional service!

T. Greenwood
T. Greenwood
May 28, 2024

Thoughtful, gentle, and communicative!

Lisa Gerold
Lisa Gerold
May 22, 2024

PB Smiles staff always have a smile on their faces and take excellent care of you. Thank you for an amazing smile!

Heather Carrozo
Heather Carrozo
May 21, 2024

Been a client at PB Smiles Dentistry for multiple years! Facility is clean, relaxing and timely! Reception is always friendly and makes booking, rebooking processes easy. I’ve never had any problem getting in when I need to. If you are looking…

gloria knapp
gloria knapp
May 18, 2024

Very professional yet relaxed atmosphere. They listen to concerns carefully, work to resolve them.

Jordan Beary
Jordan Beary
May 16, 2024

Dr. Sam did an amazing job with my filling and made me feel so comfortable.

Vivi Stevens
Vivi Stevens
May 15, 2024

The staff here are not only knowledgeable but also take the time to explain the what and why of dental hygiene. My dental health has improved since I started coming here.

Howard Williams
Howard Williams
May 13, 2024

I have had great service with PB Smiles. Everyone is very nice and very professional. I would recommended them to anyone looking for a good dentist

Natalia Rodriguez Arango
Natalia Rodriguez Arango
May 11, 2024

I love my PB smiles dentistry! Everyone is friendly & their space is peaceful and clean. I have had multiple treatments done here and I’m very happy. Highly recommend.

Diana Strong
Diana Strong
May 10, 2024

Staff and doctors are incredibly friendly and helpful. Always easy to schedule online and in person.

Rachel Steinberg
Rachel Steinberg
May 10, 2024

Always get the best cleaning! All the staff are very kind!

Keerthan Vantakala
Keerthan Vantakala
May 09, 2024

I would highly recommend Dr. Schaller! Great modern dentist office, all the staff are very helpful and explain everything to you.

Britt Thomas
Britt Thomas
May 08, 2024

I am so happy to have Dr Gee as my dentist. He is so kind to his patients and staff. I was so nervous to have a crown done for the first time and he made the experience better than I experience. Darren helped the specialist for my root canal…

Christine Sweinberg
Christine Sweinberg
May 07, 2024

I love PB Smiles! The staff is amazing!

Brooke Adams
Brooke Adams
May 06, 2024

Needed a decent amount of work done to a few teeth over the span a few appointments, everyone I’ve met has been so nice and reassuring! Great experience over all. Dr. Gee, Dr. Susan (and Darin), were awesome.

Adolphus Davenport
Adolphus Davenport
May 06, 2024

Amazing and attentive staff. Very friendly and knowledgeable felt comfortable asking all questions I had.

Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
May 06, 2024

Amazing dentistry! So friendly, clean, and helpful

david mack
david mack
May 06, 2024

Nice caring people, understood my anxiety with being at the dentist.

Brigid Gee
Brigid Gee
May 04, 2024

I’ve been going to see my hygienist Marella since November 2023. She’s great! All the providers at the office are ever knowledgeable about the treatment she provides, gentle, and very thorough. Dr. Gee is my primary dentist, but Dr. Sam is great…

Rigel Kuhn
Rigel Kuhn
May 04, 2024

Staff is always super friendly and in the two times I’ve gone I’ve always had a pleasant experience

Rosenfeld Esthetics
Rosenfeld Esthetics
May 03, 2024

I had a great appointment with Dr. Schaller. She was very knowledgeable, kind, and helpful. She cleaned my teeth very thoroughly, and simultaneously was gentle. I am actually a dental hygienist myself, and I was impressed with her knowledge and…

Hannah Jaggers
Hannah Jaggers
April 30, 2024

Amazing Service!!!

Allison Adornetto
Allison Adornetto
April 28, 2024

I really love this dentist office. The staff are all so nice and helpful. I see Dr. Gee and he is so thorough and you can tell he enjoys what he does and really cares. Between he, the hygienist and techs, they have explained more to me about…

Liliana Nunez
Liliana Nunez
April 17, 2024

Great staff and dentists!

Brian Hayes
Brian Hayes
April 16, 2024

Dr. Schaller and the whole team are fantastic. They always make it a smooth experience, explain everything clearly, and are SO kind and helpful. Also Dr. Chang is a fantastic endodontist; it’s incredible how smooth she made my root canal. Huge…

william kuehl
william kuehl
April 15, 2024

Marella did an excellent job of cleaning my teeth. She was friendly, courteous, and professional.

Gillian Boraiko
Gillian Boraiko
April 11, 2024

Love it here! They make you feel so comfortable and everything I’ve had done has been painless.

Jacki Miller
Jacki Miller
April 09, 2024

First time here and the staff truly took care of me! They took the time to do it right and explained exactly what they were doing along the way. They have become my routine dentist now!

marianela feliciani
marianela feliciani
April 08, 2024

Excelente job from Dr Gee, Dr Chang and Darin!!

Tram Le
Tram Le
April 08, 2024

My favorite dentist office ever! Everyone is so welcoming and helpful. Doctors and staff really take the time to make sure I understand how important my oral hygiene is. Proud to be a patient here!

Judy Dwyer
Judy Dwyer
April 06, 2024

Best dental office and staff ever! Scott is an amazing hygienist performing the most thorough cleaning ever. Love this office and all the staffs.

Steven Kinney
Steven Kinney
April 06, 2024

I recently had a crown applied to a tooth that was failing. Dr. Gee and the entire staff could not have been more professional. They walked me through each step of the process and exactly what to expect and everything went right according to…

Erica Miller
Erica Miller
April 06, 2024

Everyone at the clinic is very professional and attentive. I’ve never had such good explanations of everything! Have been very happy coming here.

Melisa Ori
Melisa Ori
April 05, 2024

the best dentist in pb hands down!!

Savannah Buchanan
Savannah Buchanan
April 04, 2024

really took special care of my situation and teeth, thanks so much PB smiles!!

Jack Strong
Jack Strong
April 04, 2024

One of the most pleasurable dental experiences I’ve had. Top-notch staff, Extremely clean environment, and an all-around wonderful experience. Keep it up Y’all!

Tom Telford
Tom Telford
March 27, 2024

Dr. Sam and the rest of the staff here at PB smiles are angels. I’m typically not the biggest fans of dentists however, they made me feel so welcome, comfortable, and less anxious. They’re all very gentle and explain everything they’re about to…

Brendan Bullivant
Brendan Bullivant
March 14, 2024

Great experience here. Very professional, helpful and attentive staff. Dr. Samantha very friendly and informative. Definitely recommend.

Sheffield's Seed Company
Sheffield's Seed Company
March 12, 2024

From start to finish a great , welcoming dental group. I had some surgery, it was fast and professionally done with excellent follow up .

Madison Davis
Madison Davis
January 06, 2024

I really appreciate the level of care given by all the staff I've interacted with here, this has been my second visit. Dr. Schaller is very thoughtful and thorough and I look forward to continuing care with her

Chelsea Herrick
Chelsea Herrick
December 13, 2023

So far so good! Only been here a couple times but both experiences were great. Staff is friendly, helpful, and thorough. I remember specifically having Scott as my hygienist and he was very gentle and knowledgeable.

April Booth
April Booth
November 19, 2023

The only reason for a 4 is because my appt was 1/2 hour late, but staff was friendly and apologetic

Madison Wyatt
Madison Wyatt
October 15, 2023

The entire staff was so nice and explained everything so we’ll really enjoyed the visit (just wish dental care wasn’t so expensive)

Ashley Tejada
Ashley Tejada
September 28, 2023

I called early in the morning with a toothache and was able to get an appointment the day of! Great scheduling and was such a relief.

Fair Smith
Fair Smith
September 27, 2023

If you’re looking for a new dentist I highly HIGHLY recommend seeing anyone at PB smiles Dentistry. The entire staff is so welcoming and accommodating. They really make sure you feel comfortable and are aware of what is happening and why. They…

Tori Heppermann
Tori Heppermann
September 25, 2023

I’ve always had a good experience here! The staff is friendly and I’m always in and out pretty quickly. I recommend Dr. Gladvin!

Purpose First
Purpose First
September 22, 2023

Pb Smiles is my go to. The customer service is beyond reproach for any dental office I’ve ever been in before in the last 15 years. Ashley at the front desk was really nice and if you need a dentist that you can trust I would make sure you give…

David Cervantes
David Cervantes
September 20, 2023

I’m a new patient and my experience was great!! Ashley and Tram made made it great!! I would rated it 9.99x10^99🔥🔥hopefully the fire emoji is shown. See you on October 5

Pamela Switzer
Pamela Switzer
September 18, 2023

I love my dentist :)

Diana Valdes-Contreras
Diana Valdes-Contreras
September 15, 2023

I went to several different dentists and was being charged outrageous amounts for gum surgery. When I found PB Smiles I was very impressed by their customer service and staff. The dentists and periodontist explained everything to me and made…

Patrick McQueen
Patrick McQueen
September 12, 2023

Kirsten and doctor were both great. Informational, kind, fast. Very happy I found this office.

Rog Son
Rog Son
September 03, 2023

The entire staff are highly professional and friendly. My dentist, Dr Gladwin, has provided exemplary treatment with tools and monitoring equipment I have never seen before coming here.

julie palmer
julie palmer
August 27, 2023

The entire staff and our Dentist were so kind, patient and caring. My brother had not been to the dentist in many years and they were so gentle with him.

Naveed Saleh
Naveed Saleh
July 22, 2023

I came to PB Smiles Dentistry in Point Loma, CA, after my long-time dentist could no longer help me with my periodontal disease and bone loss. It had progressed too far, and I was in pain, as well as being scared for my dental health. In 6…

Juliet Park
Juliet Park
July 17, 2023

PB Smiles has been the best dental office I have ever been to, starting with the receptionist Kaylen to Dr. Namana Rao and all of the dental assistants. I just changed insurance due to a bad experience at a prior office/insurance plan, so I…

Adriana ACF CA Floors
Adriana ACF CA Floors
July 11, 2023

I like this place , they do crowns on site and they had been honest with me. Thanks you :)

Third Eye Wellness
Third Eye Wellness
May 04, 2023

Amazing dental office! Dr. Rao is incredibly kind, caring, and gentle. Highly recommend her!

Crawford Oswald
Crawford Oswald
April 24, 2023

Very nice & efficient team with Ashley & Dr. Rao.

Kelsey Haworth
Kelsey Haworth
April 20, 2023

I love this place!! They actually CARE about your teeth and give instructions on daily care and prevention

Jenny Kiss
Jenny Kiss
April 19, 2023

Best place! My 4 year old was so comfy!!!

jonathan fryer
jonathan fryer
April 10, 2023

They are always kind and have helpful staff. That’s just a plus to the great dentistry work they do :)

Sami Schillero
Sami Schillero
February 11, 2023

Excellent experience! All staff were super friendly and very informative. I would definitely recommend for anyone

dennis brazil
dennis brazil
January 18, 2023

I broke my crown on Sunday afternoon and called PB's number to see if I could get an appointment. They had me in the next day no questions asked. The staff is always upbeat and friendly. They are God's gift to dentristy

Dominique Vitale
Dominique Vitale
January 17, 2023

PB Smile is a great place with a super friendly and supportive staff! Although I only went in for a cleaning they took care of all follow up needs same day so I didn’t need to worry about making any additional appointments. It was super…

Lauren Joyce
Lauren Joyce
January 13, 2023

Staff and doctor were friendly and professional! Had a great time!

William Schwerd
William Schwerd
January 13, 2023

Made me feel very comfortable. I went in for exams and a checkup. I haven't had any work done but the office if very clean and friendly.

Alanna Andrews
Alanna Andrews
January 06, 2023

Dr. Namana Rao was amazing! Her bedside manner is fantastic. She communicates clearly, she shows you everything she’s looking at, why she’s looking at it and what she’s looking for. Her hygienist Kirsten did an equally amazing and attentive job…

Bill Grubb
Bill Grubb
November 11, 2022

First time at Pb Smiles and Dr.Rao was amazing. Her assistant Kiersten was great as well. Very nice and kind professionals who made going to the Dentist not so bad :) Thanks to their detailed keen work and lovely attitudes!!!

Amber Parker
Amber Parker
November 08, 2022

I have a fear of going to the dentist due to a bad experience last year at a different practice. I booked with PB Smiles because my friend recommended them and I'm so happy I did! I saw their dentist Rao and she was AMAZING! She explained…

Katiana O'Dowd
Katiana O'Dowd
November 05, 2022

I loved coming to PB Smiles! I left with a big smile after getting my cleaning and work done efficiently. Everyone was so polite and friendly (shout-out to Bailey for walking me through everything and treating me so well!). Dr. Gladvin did a…

Roxanne Gooding
Roxanne Gooding
October 19, 2022

Amazing staff from the moment you are greeted. Dr Gladvin was the best dentist I have had in a long time. Everyone treats you like your the only patient and care about you!

Morgan Sumner
Morgan Sumner
September 24, 2022

Both dentist and hygienist were awesome

Jeff Tipton
Jeff Tipton
August 29, 2022

I hadn’t been to the dentist in a few years, and have a few procedures to get through in the coming months. I have had nothing but an amazing experience with the entire staff, who are all professional and compassionate practitioners:) If all…

Linda Santos
Linda Santos
July 26, 2022

It took me a while to find this gem. Customer service is great, doctor was great at explaining everything. I definitely recommend them. You don’t need to look any further.

Andrea Davis
Andrea Davis
July 11, 2022

Dr. Gladvin Thyagaraj DDS and the whole staff at PB Smiles Dentistry is amazing. I have been going there for about five years. I have to go in today to get an old silver filling replaced with a crown. I was SUPER nervous but Dr. Thyagaraj was…

Jake Ramos
Jake Ramos
June 03, 2022

This was such a great experience! The people and atmosphere are amazing. For the first time, I had fun at the dentist office!

Jan Farley
Jan Farley
May 26, 2022

Went with our adult son who has Down’s Syndrome and found the entire staff to be friendly, professional and attentive! He had a great time with dentist who kept me fully informed the whole time he was having his dental procedure.

Adrienne Wagner
Adrienne Wagner
May 10, 2022

Such a great experience with PB Smiles Dentistry! I went to them for a second opinion and they made me feel so comfortable during my visit. The front desk associates were so helpful in verifying insurance, gathering x-rays from a previous…

DS Shakespeare
DS Shakespeare
April 23, 2022

The best experience. Thanks PB Smiles; thanks! I can sum up my: first, second, and third experience in one word--Caring. Yes, PB Smiles Dentistry is also: competent, fun, and a joy to visit.

Cathi Kroener
Cathi Kroener
April 21, 2022

From the moment that I walked in to PB Smiles I was met with friendly and knowledgeable front desk staff. I immediately knew that this was the place for me and my dental phobia. I’m very pleased with PB Smiles and I recommend this office to…

Dan LeBlanc
Dan LeBlanc
April 21, 2022

I switched to PB Smiles just before COVID and they have been fantastic. Super friendly, explain everything and the results have been great. Love the water cleaning! Highly recommended if you’re looking for a new dentist

Betty Woertz
Betty Woertz
February 24, 2022

Very nice and good cleaning lady and also dr Hynix not pushy and explained everything to me I’ve been coming here for a few years. Always leave learning more good job all of u u are a credit to the company 😀

J S
J S
February 22, 2022

Ashley was the best assistant I’ve had at a dentist! She and the dr had a great relationship and were able to talk me through my fear of needles and make the time fly. From an HR perspective it’s nice to see an office where it feels like…

Evander Nuqui
Evander Nuqui
February 17, 2022

The staff was very attentive from the moment I walked in the door. Typically I don’t leave reviews, but, like many people, I've had bad dental experiences in the past. Dr. Gladvin eased my anxiety and was very thorough. I’ll definitely be back…

Britt Thomas
Britt Thomas
February 15, 2022

I had a great 1st visit at PB Smiles. I had not been to the dentist in a couple years, and was a little nervous, but everyone who works here is so kind and friendly. The front desk receptionist were welcoming and I didn’t have to wait long to be…

Jesse Ramsey
Jesse Ramsey
February 11, 2022

Ashley and Gladvin are great! Made me feel comfortable and did a nice job on my crown.

Katie K.
Katie K.
February 11, 2022

Today was my first experience at PB smiles dentistry, and I had the best time ever. Not only was I greeted with a smile by the receptionist, but I was offered water and coffee and superb care by my hygienist as well as my doctor. The doctor and…

Luke Epstein
Luke Epstein
February 03, 2022

Friendly staff all around and felt they did a good, honest job. They explained all that they were seeing and treatments suggesting. Doctor and hygienist managed to keep me relaxed even while they poked around in my mouth.

Elise Felicione
Elise Felicione
May 11, 2021

Very positive experience! PB Smiles was honest, efficient, friendly, professional, transparent upfront about costs and coverage, and for the first time in my adult life, I had a thorough cleaning that was pain-free (ordinarily I’d lidocaine for…

Emily Mayo
Emily Mayo
November 21, 2020

Fabulous office! The office manager Ben is friendly and extremely helpful. He talked me through all of my insurance coverage and got me schedule. Dr. Jeffries also did a fantastic job. I would highly recommend her. She did very through and…

Lauren Calbeck
Lauren Calbeck
June 03, 2020

I recently visited Pb Smiles due to a broken tooth and couldn’t be happier with my experience. I’ve always had anxiety going to the dentist, but this team of professionals made me feel comfortable immediately. Right away Ben, the operations…

David Fracalosy
David Fracalosy
May 28, 2020

After not having any dental work done in many years, I am glad I found PB Smiles. I have started the not-fun process of getting my teeth in order, but couldn't be happier with the care I'm getting at PB Smiles. From the ENTIRE staff, quality…

Collin Barber
Collin Barber
April 22, 2020

Like everyone who has lived before me and had to go to the dentist, I never really enjoyed the experience. Ok let's be candid, we hate going to the dentist. The drilling. The pulling. The whole thing is usually akin to a nightmare. Well somehow…

Elena Petersen
Elena Petersen
March 13, 2020

Everyone is very friendly! Dr. Hernandez is very thorough and friendly as well.

Aaron Morgan
Aaron Morgan
November 03, 2019

I had a very enjoyable first visit. Kindness and experience from the front, the dentist Shbeena Shah, to Mike the super hygienist! I’m looking forward to going back.

Ryan Pearson
Ryan Pearson
October 09, 2019

Great experience with PB Smiles so far. I recently started going to PB Smiles in early 2019 because they were included in my insurance network, which was nice, and they are extremely convenient to my house. The switch to a new dentist was scary…

Sean Carrel
Sean Carrel
October 03, 2019

I absolutely LOVED my Dental Hygienist Michael. I have major anxiety anytime i step into a dental office. This was the first time in over 20 years that i have had a positive experience. He was so patient and understanding of my anxiety and made…

Donald Githens
Donald Githens
September 24, 2019

Micheal, hygienist, was very nice and attentive to my needs. Great place with great people. Thanks for keeping my mouth clean!

Clint Hess
Clint Hess
September 13, 2019

Michael has been the absolute best hygienist I could ask for. He's thorough, fun to chat with and honest with every procedure. He'll also whip you into shape if you're slacking with floss, haha. I haven't had an issue since attending this…

Tara Hammond
Tara Hammond
July 10, 2019

I have been going to "Dr. Maysam" Salehpour for about 7 years now and think they are the best. I have recruited over 8 co-workers to PB Smiles Dentistry, my husband included, so that's a testament to how satisfied I am as a customer (I am not…

Yoshie Feldmeier
Yoshie Feldmeier
July 09, 2019

Love all the staff here from the front desk to Dr Hernandez. They make you feel comfortable with the TVs on the ceiling to their friendly demeanor. They taught me so much about dental care and I’m so thankful for that.

Angelique Vanko
Angelique Vanko
January 23, 2019

To say the team at PB Smiles was helpful during my last visit is a complete understatement. Everyone involved, including management, went above and beyond to ensure I could undergo treatment for an issue I may otherwise not have been able to…

Tommy Higgins
Tommy Higgins
January 04, 2019

They were very fast and reliable, considering what I came in for (a chipped molar)... They made a crown in-house, and they walked me through all the info and prices of the different services before allowing me to make my own decisions with no…

John McGonigal
John McGonigal
October 19, 2018

Thank you Stephanie for making my dental visits brighter and your superb attention to detail. I have great trust that I'm in good hands and that you always have my best interests :-)

OSR Duran
OSR Duran
September 15, 2018

PB Smiles is the Place To Go and get your treatment done! Thank you to the PB team they are Pleasant, friendly and professional, office has great staff, and a great clean environment. They turned my frown upside down! Thank you Stephanie Johnson…

J GIELATA
J GIELATA
February 20, 2018

I'm content with this place. The prices seem fair to me, much less expensive than places in La Jolla. Stephanie is absolutely top notch and deserves a special shout out. I trust her and would follow her if she ever went to another practice.

Luke Toland
Luke Toland
May 09, 2017

Nice office and friendly. Girls at the desk helped me fix my sunglasses.

Rohit Vaswani
Rohit Vaswani
February 19, 2017

Great staff. Very professional, thorough and super friendly. They explain you the procedure and make you feel comfortable. Got multiple cleanings and also wisdom tooth extraction.

jjj mmm
jjj mmm
January 19, 2017

Awesome! Gentle, professional, attentive! Staff took time to review ALL my options and didn't do any work until I had prices for everything! Doc is great and knowledgeable, support staff rocks! Everyone was very friendly, easy going, and super…

Maggie Christy
Maggie Christy
June 03, 2016

The best dentist I have ever been to! Brand new facility with friendly and accommodating service. Dr. Aria is personable , professional, and makes any appointment comfortable and quick :) Highly recommend!

VinnieChase1425
VinnieChase1425
September 11, 2015

Dr. Hernandez and His team are awesome. Really make you feel comfortable. The place is super clean and they genuinely care about you. A lot of options, as far as payment. Just moved to SD and he will be my dentist for as long as I live here.…