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Meet the McElroy Smiles By Design Team in Encinitas, CA

meet the team at mcelroy smiles by design

Susan, Dental Director

“We get to see the changing and creating of new smiles for our patients. This opportunity changes everyone’s life!”

Susan has been in dentistry for over 30 years. She graduated from Bryan Institute and attended Missouri Western State College. Patients appreciate her knowledge and guidance on all aspects of their dental health and needs. Susan enjoys time with her husband, Jaime, as well as gardening, swimming, and public speaking.

Madison, Registered Dental Assistant

“I feel privileged to work with a team that changes lives one smile at a time.”

Madison has been in the dental field for over a year. She attended San Diego Certifications. Madison loves building lasting and meaningful relationships with her patients. Patient care is her number one priority; she strives to make every patient feel calm and comfortable. Madison enjoys hiking in the mountains with her dog, road trips, and photography.

Sean, Registered Dental Hygienist

“I love to see people smiling from the bottom of their heart, that’s why I enjoy helping patients maintain their beautiful smiles.”

Sean graduated from Concorde College and he received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award. He has a genuine passion for providing patients with the optimal level of oral health care. He always ensures his patients leave his room with a smile on their face. Sean enjoys cycling, hiking, swimming, and spending time with his family and friends.

Ezzie, Registered Dental Hygienist

“As my patient, you can expect to be treated with a gentle hand and a big smile. My goal as a hygienist is to provide preventative care and to exceed my patient’s expectations.”

Ezzie received her degree from the University of Bridgeport in 2002. She earned a place on the University of Bridgeport President’s List. Ezzie now has 27 years of dental experience. She strives for a positive patient experience and collaborative care plans for optimal health. Ezzie enjoys traveling, hiking, riding, walking, and going on family adventures.

Christina, Patient Coordinator

“As Patient Coordinator, I want to ensure that every patient receives the best care and attention so they have a great dental experience.”

Christina was born and raised in Carlsbad.  She has worked with many people needing special mental and health services in San Diego county. Christina loves spending time with her three children and enjoying their soccer games.

Dannon, Registered Dental Hygienist

“I am committed to providing high quality care and education to each and every one of my patients to maintain healthy oral hygiene.”

Dannon graduated from Loma Linda University with her B.S in Dental Hygiene. She actively is a part of dental missionary work all over the world to provide treatment and education to underserved communities.
Her hobbies are fitness, playing sports and spending quality time with family and friends.


5-Star-Rated Encinitas Dentistry Team for Dental Cleanings, Cosmetic Dentistry, Restoration Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry & More Serving Encinitas, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Vista, Oceanside, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, Escondido & San Diego, CA

Your Top-Rated Dentist in Encinitas, CA

"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.

"I would definitely recommend Smiles By Design dental office to anyone who is looking for a personable, honest, thorough, and professional dentist. Dr. McElroy and his staff make you feel so comfortable, you forget you are at the dentist!! Highly recommend!"

- Kelly C.

"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.

"Thanks to everyone in the office! Great service and very punctual. Dr.McElroy is a wonderful dentist, he is very professional and friendly. He does what it takes to do the job perfectly— even if it requires extra time. I needed a lot of work when I first came to the office, but now when its all done, I love the outcome and my new smile! I am stoked!!"

- Wera S.

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of McElroy Smiles. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

What To Expect On Your First Visit

Dr. McElroy is excited to provide you a $99 new patient special!


Discuss Your Goals With Dr. McElroy


Thorough Exam & Professional Cleaning


Digital X-Rays


Discuss Your Potential Treatment Options


Bonus: Free copy of Dr. McEroy’s Book