Two Decades of Family Dentistry in San Diego

Two Decades of Family Dentistry in San Diego

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Welcome to Bay View Dental

Welcome to our dental practice! At Bay View Dental in San Diego, CA, Mark Emerson, DDS, and our dental team provide a wide variety of treatments to help you achieve a confident smile and excellent oral health. Since Dr. Emerson started our practice in 2000, we have maintained a commitment to patient-focused, respectful, and advanced dental care.

We treat patients of all ages, and we are happy to care for whole families during a single appointment. Conveniently located in Clairemont, we serve Pacific Beach, La Jolla, and communities throughout San Diego County. If you are looking for an experienced family dentist delivering treatment with a personal touch, we encourage you to contact us today.

Real Testimonials

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Brenda Nelson

2020

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Dr. Emerson and his staff are amazing! Our family has been going to him for decades and highly recommend Bay View Dental to everyone! We love the professional care and meticulous attention to every detail in our dental service, with a smile:)

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Madi Reed

2019

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I've been going to Dr. Emerson for years and the whole office is the best I've Ever been to! Everyone is always so happy, kind and professional and Dr. Emerson is amazing. I had Invisalign about 5 years ago and am more than happy with the results, and I continue to go twice a year for cleanings. You couldn't pay me to go to a different dentist, this office is truly the best!!

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Meet Our Dentist Mark Emerson, DDS

Dr. Emerson earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California about 40 years ago. He has been active in dentistry ever since, and he opened Bay View Dental in Clairemont in 2000.

Dr. Emerson loves being a dentist. He takes pride in caring for the oral health of his valued patients, and he is happy to be part of a practice that is full of laughter, friendliness, and excellence. He enjoys forming relationships with patients of all ages, and he is always excited to meet new patients.

Professionally, Dr. Emerson is skilled in many forms of dentistry, and he is trained in straightening smiles through Invisalign® treatment. If Dr. Emerson sounds like the kind of dentist you've been looking for, we invite you to contact our practice today.

Mark Emerson, DDS

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Schedule an Appointment

At Bay View Dental in San Diego, CA, we are invested in your success. If you are looking for a dentist who will listen to you without judging, make you feel comfortable, and help you improve the health of your smile, schedule an appointment with us today.

You can schedule a free initial consultation by filling out our online form or calling

(858) 274-4400

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Before & After

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Before Staining and other imperfections made this patient's teeth look unhealthy and unattractive.
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After Dr. Emerson's customized cosmetic treatments gave her smile symmetry, a bright white color, and an overall more attractive look.

Featured Procedures

Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a cap that covers a damaged or decayed tooth. Dentists often place crowns after root canal treatment. Dentists also use crowns as part of implant dentistry to restore missing teeth. At our Clairemont office, we produce precisely crafted crowns and other restorations in a single office visit using advanced CEREC technology. 

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are titanium rods that act as prosthetic tooth roots. Once implants are placed in the jawbone, they provide outstanding support for crowns, bridges, or dentures. For most patients with missing teeth, dental implants are the best restoration option available in modern dentistry.

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Invisalign

Crooked teeth make many adults and teens feel self-conscious. While traditional orthodontics like metal braces are effective at straightening teeth, they can be unsightly and uncomfortable. Our doctor is a provider of the Invisalign system, which uses clear, removable aligners to discreetly and comfortably straighten teeth.

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Porcelain Veneers

If your smile is affected by surface-level cosmetic issues like chipped, cracked, or stained teeth, porcelain veneers may be right for you. Veneers are ultra-thin ceramic shells that our dentist can attach to the front of teeth to conceal imperfections. They are made from durable, natural-looking materials that can be color-matched to the surrounding teeth.

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Highly Recommended

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Frances Baird

2017

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The staff has not only treated me with care but they have also been very good to my husband and now my three-year-old son. If you're looking for a great dentist in the San Diego area, Bay View Dental is the way to go for sure! :)

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Stephen Wheeler

2019

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They were very polite, friendly, and efficient. The exam and cleaning went great, and they didn't try to pressure me into getting anything extra done.

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Why Should I See a Dentist?

We understand that taking the time to visit the dentist can be inconvenient and, for many people, a cause of anxiety. However, basic at-home care is simply not enough to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.

The American Dental Association recommends seeing a dentist and undergoing regular chekups as often as the dentist recommends. Regular appointments at our dental practice in San Diego have many benefits, including:

  • Thorough cleanings that eliminate plaque and bacteria that brushing and flossing can't remove
  • Early detection of potentially dangerous conditions like gum disease or tooth infections
  • Preventive treatments that make the development of oral health issues less likely
  • Cosmetic benefits like whiter teeth and healthier-looking gums

If you are missing out on the advantages of modern dentistry because of dental anxiety, you should seek a practice that treats patients with understanding, compassion, and respect. Our doctor and his team have calm and friendly dispositions that put both adults and children at ease. If that kind of care is something you are ready to experience, schedule a free consultation with our team today.

Dentistry for All Ages

At our dental practice in Clairemont, serving Pacific Beach and surrounding communities, we provide dental care to toddlers, children, teens, adults, and seniors. We encourage parents to schedule appointments for themselves and their children at the same time. Bringing your child to an all-ages dentist has multiple benefits. Besides the obvious advantage of receiving necessary dental attention, children who become comfortable visiting the dentist are less likely to experience dentistry-related anxiety later in life, and seeing a dentist who cares for all ages can provide decades-long continuity of care for young patients.

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Bay View Dental

At Bay View Dental in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego, CA, Dr. Mark Emerson and his team provide compassionate, dedicated, patient-centric care. Dr. Emerson is an accomplished dentist affiliated with:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The California Dental Association
  • The San Diego County Dental Society

To schedule an appointment, please fill out our online form or call (858) 274-4400.

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3737 Moraga Ave
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San Diego, CA 92117

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