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McElroy Smiles by Design is committed to more than just dental excellence. We are fully committed to our patients and the community we serve as an Encinitas dentist. Our mission to provide the highest level of care is the reason we remain passionate about giving back to our patients and the community. We take our compassion, dedication, and knowledge into our community to make a difference in as many lives as possible. We extend our experience and reputation as a local dentist to help improve the community we live in. We proudly participate in a number of community programs, giving you another reason to smile.

Encinitas Dentist Caring for Our Community

Our team of dental professionals and staff at McElroy Smiles by Design is proud to participate in numerous community charitable organizations. Through volunteer services, donations, and other services, we work hard to give back to our local community because we believe in making a difference. Just a few of the organizations we support include:

Dentistry from the Heart—Dentistry from the Heart is a well-known international organization that strives to provide free healthcare services to those who are in need. We volunteer our time and services to help those needing dental services to smile brightly with improved oral health.

The Wounded Warrior Project—The Wounded Warrior Project is an important organization that provides services to our troops. We actively participate in this valuable organization to help our troops—both at home and abroad. We understand the sacrifices our troops make for us each and every day, and we want to help our troops by making their lives easier as our way of saying “Thank you.”

The San Diego Food Bank—The San Diego Food Bank helps local families in need with food, as well as provides many other services. Because we care about our community and those in it, we help the food bank provide meals to local families who are risk of going hungry.

Local Sports Teams—We believe the youth in our community deserve to have safe, fun activities in the area, which is why we sponsor and support various youth and club sports. In addition to sponsoring the teams, we love supporting the teams, so don’t be surprised if you see us sitting at a game or two.

Mission Trips to the Dominican Republic—We understand that there are various regions of the world that lack adequate dental services, which is why we volunteer our time and services with mission trips to the Dominican Republic. We offer our services to provide preventative and restorative dentistry services to families in the area while we work to educate families about the importance of oral care.

McElroy Smiles by Design is Your Caring Dentist

At McElroy Smiles by Design, we believe we should all use our gifts to make a positive difference in the world, which is why we support our community through charitable organizations. We invite you to help share your gifts by supporting the community you call home.


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Encinitas Dentist for Teeth Cleanings, Pain-Free Dental Care, Gum Treatment, Dentures, Dental Implants, Invisalign, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, & 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.

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