As one of the leading restorative and cosmetic dentists in San Diego, CA, Dr. McElroy was among the first few doctors in California to be certified to administer conscious sedation. He leads his dedicated team at Dr. McElroy Smiles By Design in their commitment to remain at the forefront of cosmetic dentistry techniques and technology. Dr. McElroy has completed studies at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and studied nationwide with top clinicians such as Dr. Bill Dorfman of ABC’s Extreme Makeover. He is also a certified member and graduate of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation.
Dr. McElroy plays a hands-on role in charity work, organizing trips abroad to perform free dental surgery, donating to the Wounded Warrior Project, and sponsoring local sports teams. In addition, he participates annually in Dentistry from The Heart, providing free dental services to anyone in the community one day a year.
Dr. McElroy has practiced in San Diego for over 25 years – since 1990 – and has lived in Encinitas for 12 years. As a father of four, he is actively involved in children’s sports programs in the area. Away from the office, he enjoys riding motorcycles, attending his children’s sporting events, and spending time with his wife and family.