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Our Office
169 Saxony Rd Suite 110
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 634-7980

Encinitas Dentist, Dr Carlos Chong, Practices General and Cosmetic Dentistry

When you visit our office, improving your Dental health and smile is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care  that you deserve.

We have been serving the San Diego County residents for over 21 years.  Our dentist and team of hygienists have been trained in some of the top dental schools in the country.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.


Click here to learn about what Carlos Chung, DDS is doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quality Dental Services We Provide

When you visit our office you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services to meet the needs of the whole family. Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining long term dental health and a beautiful smile. Some of our services include:

  • New Patient Exams
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Crowns & Bridges
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Orthodontics 
  • Veneers
  • Composite Fillings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Dental Implants
  • Emergency Care
  • And More!

Proudly Serving Our Encinitas Community 

We accept new patients! New patients click here to learn about appointments & payment options as well as find answers to frequently asked questions.

Our practice understands that a positive experience is just as important as proper dental care. The office is always clean, bright, and relaxing. Our staff is friendly and engaging, and always willing to help answer any questions and go out of their way to ensure your visit is a positive one.

Come to Us for Your Best Smile!

When you visit Carlos Chung, DDS, you always know that our patients will leave with a big, healthy smile! From our friendly office staff to our experienced dentist, you can always count on quality care and great experience with us. We try to accommodate all our patients’ needs and offer services in multiple languages, including:

  • English
  • Spanish

    We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, and more.

    Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.





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    Care When It Counts The MostWhen we experience any kind of emergency or accident, the first thing we think of is where to go for help. At Carlos Chong Family Dentistry we hope that your teeth stay healthy and strong for years to come. But if you or a loved one has the unfortunate experience of an untimely dental emergency, give us a call at 760-634-7980, where our team offers same day visits for immediate care and pain relief. When you come in for care with us, your comfort and care is our top priority. Types of Dental EmergenciesDental...

    A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health. Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and...

    Are Your Teeth And Gums Healthy?If your gums are red, swollen or irritated, or if an attempt to brush or floss has resulted in bleeding gums or reddened floss, give us a call or come in today for gentle treatment and effective relief. Periodontal dentistry specializes in locating, treating or preventing periodontal diseases and focusing care around the gums, bone and ligaments surrounding the teeth. With our conservative treatments in periodontal care, we deliver advanced root planing “deep cleaning,” crown lengthening and dental implants to...

    At Carlos Chong Family Dentistry we welcome smiles of all ages! As a family dentist in Encinitas we believe in affordable dentistry for all of your family’s needs, no matter if you’re seeking preventive care for your youngest’s first baby tooth or professional teeth whitening before attending your oldest’s wedding. From baby teeth to custom dentures, we love to be the family dentist in Encinitas that builds positive memories with each of our patients in our community. Give us a call at 760-634-7980 to schedule a six month appointment for...

    Restoring Healthy, Stronger SmilesThe American Dental Association (ADA) recognizes prosthodontics as an integral dental specialty focusing on the restoration of and replacement of teeth. Whether age, decay or a dental injury has made it impossible to smile the way you used to, prosthodontic dentistry uses gentle treatments to restore smiles back to their optimal health. As an experienced dentist in the field of oral surgery and conservative care, Dr. Chong takes pride in helping patients rediscover their confidence with a smile that best...

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    What should I do if I have bad breath?

    Bad breath (halitosis) can be an unpleasant and embarrassing condition.  Many of us may not realize that we have bad breath, but everyone has it from time to time, especially in the morning. There are various reasons one may have bad breath, but in healthy people, the major reason is due to... ...Read More

    Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease. Plaque is a film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva that sticks to the teeth and gums.  The bacteria in plaque convert certain food particles into acids that cause tooth decay.  Also, if plaque is not removed,... ...Read More

    Over the years there has been some concern as to the safety of amalgam (silver) fillings.  An amalgam is a blend of copper, silver, tin and zinc, bound by elemental mercury.  Dentists have used this blended metal to fill teeth for more than 100 years.  The controversy is due to claims that the... ...Read More

    You should have your teeth checked and cleaned at least twice a year, though your dentist or dental hygienist may recommend more frequent visits. Regular dental exams and cleaning visits are essential in preventing dental problems and maintaining the health of your teeth and gums.  At these visits,... ...Read More

    Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.  Unlike tooth decay, which often causes discomfort, it is possible to have periodontal disease without noticeable symptoms.  Having... ...Read More

    Brushing our teeth removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from all tooth surfaces, except in between the teeth.  Unfortunately, our toothbrush can’t reach these areas that are highly susceptible to decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Daily flossing is the best way to clean between the teeth... ...Read More

    If you’re feeling somewhat self-conscious about your teeth, or just want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be the answer to a more beautiful, confident smile. Cosmetic dentistry has become very popular in the last several years, not only due to the many advances in cosmetic... ...Read More

    Porcelain veneers are very thin shells of tooth-shaped porcelain that are individually crafted to cover the fronts of teeth.  They are very durable and will not stain, making them a very popular solution for those seeking to restore or enhance the beauty of their smile. Veneers may be used to... ...Read More

    Since teeth whitening has now become the number one aesthetic concern of many patients, there are many products and methods available to achieve a brighter smile. Professional teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel,... ...Read More

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    Carlos Chong, DDS
    Family Dentistry in Encinitas
    Creating Beautiful Smiles

    Encinitas dentist, Dr. Carlos Chong offers quality dentistry with services including cleanings, teeth whitening, veneers and more. Call us at 760-634-7980 today.

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