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Meet Dr. McElroy

An Authority in The Dental Community

Listed as “America’s Top Dentist” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America, Encinitas dental patients come to Dr. McElroy for his expertise and skill in the art of dentistry. He’s certified in conscious sedation dentistry and has completed hundreds of hours of post-graduate training, many of which specialized in oral surgery procedures like dental implants.

Get to Know Dr. McElroy

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Modern & Clean

State-of-the-Art Facility

Designed with our patients’ comfort and quality of care in mind, our beautiful dental office near you is chic, clean, and equipped with the latest technology that allows us to provide preventive, cosmetic, and emergency dentistry that stands the test of time. We welcome you to take a virtual tour of our facility to get a better idea of what a new kind of dental experience looks like.

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Ways to Finance

In-Network with PPOs

We’re proudly in-network with most major PPO dental insurance plans, allowing our nearby patients to maximize their benefits while minimizing out-of-pocket costs.

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Financing Available

We partner with trusted, third-party financers like Proceed Finance, SunBit, and CareCredit so you can split up the cost of your dental treatment into easy-to-manage monthly payments.

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Membership Plan

Forgo all the complications of dental insurance by signing up for our Membership Plan to keep your smile healthy throughout the year.

  • No yearly maximums
  • No waiting periods (immediate eligibility)
  • No pre-authorization requirements
  • No pre-existing condition limitations
  • Reduced dental fees for services

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5-Star Service

Creating Memorable Experiences

“I had an exceptional experience at this office! From the front desk, to the dental hygienist and dentists and patient coordinators, I felt well taken care of and prioritized as a patient from start to finish. I look forward to staying on…”

Kelly Burke

"This is a fantastic Dentist, McElroy and the associates in the office are amazing. Our daughters enjoy every time they are here. Very good practice, highly suggested!!"

Cody H.

“"Had my first appointment at McElroy smiles by design, and the staff was so friendly and informative. It was an enjoyable experience and I plan on going back in the future."”

Isaac W.
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Conveniently Located Near You

Want to straighten your teeth with Invisalign? Ready to address tooth-loss head-on with implant dentures? Interested in transforming your smile with veneers? Our nearby dental office is located in northeast Encinitas, less than 10 minutes from the San Diego Botanic Garden and just down the road from the Encinitas Ranch Town Center and Golf Course. It’s easily accessible for families in Rancho Ponderosa and surrounding neighborhoods. If you have trouble finding us or need help reaching the dental practice, please give us a call.