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Bella Vita Dental

Our Team at Bella Vita Dental believes that every single person presents a beautiful life deserving of a healthy, beautiful and radiant smile. Serving Carlsbad and the surrounding communities, we are known for our friendly, compassionate and gentle treatment.

We are committed to providing quality health care to families located in the Carlsbad and Hillcrest areas and treat patients of all ages. We provide comprehensive solutions for our patients' oral health needs. Believing in the importance of listening to our patients, we take the time to truly understand each person’s needs, goals, and lifestyle. By understanding our patients' objectives we can provide solutions that will improve their health while transforming their smile into something bright and beautiful.

Bella Vita Dental's Carlsbad Office is located at 3144 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA. We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 760-720-9510; our Hillcrest office is located at 3900 5th Ave #270, Hillcrest (San Diego), CA, which can be reached at 619-810-1864.

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About the Practice


Dr. Shelton and the staff at Bella Vita Dental provide quality dental care to patients in the Carlsbad and Hillcrest areaa, focusing on a comprehensive approach to oral health. By treating and educating patients, our team helps patients to stay healthy in between visits. Our staff understands the importance of listening to patients, helping them to feel comfortable and relaxed. This personal approach is evident in everything we do. From making an appointment, filling out paperwork, conducting an examination, and providing dental treatments, the staff at Bella Vita Dental Carlsbad take the time to connect with patients and give them the thoughtful attention they deserve. Our team is trained on state-of-the-art dental procedures and techniques so that patients can benefit from the latest in dental care.


Bella Vita Dental provides a wide variety of dental services and procedures to address all of our patients' dental health needs. By combining quality patient care with up to date technology, we are able to treat patients of all ages in a comfortable and relaxing setting. Our website has information about the following topics: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and . Our Dentist and expert staff are trained to not only treat patients but to identify what caused the health concern in the first place. This comprehensive approach sets patients of Bella Vita Dental Carlsbad on the road to recovery and long term oral health.

Patient Information

When you walk into the office of Bella Vita Dental you will be immediately greeted by our friendly staff who are dedicated to making sure that you feel comfortable during your entire appointment. We understand that patients can feel anxious when going to the dentist, and our staff will take the time to listen to all of your concerns and help you understand exactly what your procedure is going to be like. At Bella Vita Dental we pride ourselves on being an affordable family dentist that accepts a variety of insurance plans and payment options like cash and credit cards, because we want to provide a beautiful, healthy smile to everyone in the Carlsbad and HIllcrest areas. Call Bella Vita Dental today to see why we are the dentist of choice in the Carlsbad and Hillcrest areas.


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