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Cosmetic Dentistry

While your oral health is important, the aesthetic elements of your smile can have an equal impact on how you look and feel. 

Dr. Mark Emerson can enhance your teeth and give you the smile of your dreams with natural-looking cosmetic dentistry

Learn what the skilled team at Bay View Dental in Clairemont, CA, can do for you...

Don't Wait Another Day... A Stunning Smile is a Phone Call Away

​With over 40 years of experience in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Emerson is trusted by patients in the greater San Diego region. Learn more about our modern dental care and get started on your treatment today. Schedule a consultation at our Clairemont practice online or by calling:

(858) 274-4400

Top-Notch Service! "Comfortable and stress-free..."


Stacey Ross


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Many dental issues over the years. Anxious when I walk into a dental office. Dr Emerson and his staff are kind, professional and patient. I feel comfortable that recommendations are honest and in my best interest. Treatments have been comfortable and stress free. Top-notch service! Thank you!

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Madi Reed


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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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What Treatment Is Right for Me?

Dr. Emerson will help you choose the best procedure for your needs during your consultation at our Clairemont office.

Popular options include...

Popular Cosmetic Treatments  Surface Stains Intrinsic Stains Minor Misalignment Cosmetic Damage Structural Damage
Teeth Whitening
Dental Bonding
Porcelain Veneers
Dental Crowns
Smile Makeover

A Closer Look At Our Services


Do you often wish for straighter teeth, but hesitate at the thought of braces? Then consider Invisalign, a discreet alternative to traditional orthodontics. The Invisalign system uses clear aligner trays to progressively shift the teeth into their proper position. Patients wear each aligner every day for about two weeks and then move on to the next in the series. Invisalign is easy and flexible, giving you the opportunity to remove while eating and taking pictures. Best of all, the trays are virtually invisible, so you maintain your self-confidence on the journey to straighter teeth. 

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the fastest and most affordable forms of cosmetic dentistry at our San Diego practice. We can remove years' worth of surface stains and discoloration in just one comfortable procedure. Our dentist applies a professional-strength bleaching formula to the surface of your enamel and monitors until your teeth reach the desired shade of white. If you can't find the time for an in-office whitening session, ask the dentist about our take-home options. We offer custom-made whitening trays for you to use conveniently at home when you want to brighten or touch up your smile. 

Porcelain Veneers

A chipped, cracked, misshapen, or discolored tooth can distract from the overall appearance of your smile. We can correct all of these problems and more with natural-looking porcelain veneers. Veneers are thin porcelain shells bonded to the front surface of your teeth to mask a variety of dental flaws. Our dentist expertly designs our restoration to blend in seamlessly with the color of your enamel and the shape of your natural teeth. In just two appointments, we can correct a problem tooth or improve the aesthetics of all your teeth with durable veneers that can last well over a decade. 

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Dental Bonding

If you are looking for a less permanent way to treat cosmetic flaws, then consider dental bonding. Bonding is an enamel-colored dental resin we apply to the surface of your teeth to disguise minor imperfections. Our dentist will coat the problem area with bonding and carefully sculpt the material to match the shape and size of your natural teeth. While bonding will not last as long as a veneer, there are distinct advantages. You can complete treatment in just one appointment for rapid enhancement and don't have to commit to upkeep since bonding will not permanently alter your teeth. 

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Dental Crowns

While dental crowns are often used in restorative dentistry to improve your oral health, they also serve important cosmetic purposes. Unlike veneers, crowns cover the entire surface of a tooth, giving you complete cosmetic coverage and structural protection. Our Clairemont office is equipped with state-of-the-art CEREC technology, allowing us to craft your custom crown and restore your tooth in just one office visit. They are a great option for patients looking to replace an outdated metal filling, repair cracks, or cover intrinsic discoloration.

"I chipped a front tooth badly and thought I would need months of rehab/reconstruction. In 20 minutes Dr. Mark fabricated a mold and fixed the tooth with such precision it's impossible to distinguish which tooth was damaged... If you're contemplating where to go for your dental needs. Look no further!" Wally Voight

Embarrassed about Tooth Loss? Restore Your Teeth and Feel Confident In Your Smile

Correcting tooth loss is important not only for your oral health but for your self-esteem and quality of life, as well. We are proud to help patients in the greater San Diego region restore their smiles with state-of-the-art dentistry...

Dental Implants The Ultimate Restorative Solution

While traditional procedures can restore the crowns of your teeth, modern dental implants go further to replace your missing tooth roots. By repairing the underlying structure, implants prevent painful oral conditions like gum recession and bone atrophy and help you maintain a more youthful appearance. 

Dental implants are a highly stable and comfortable solution to tooth loss and are quickly becoming the most sought-after method of tooth restoration in the field of dentistry. 

Dental implants are just the beginning. Next, our cosmetic dentist will design an incredibly life-like restoration to complete your smile.

Sometimes one technique is not enough to address all of your dental flaws...

Consider a Smile Makeover

So you have made the decision to enhance your smile. The next step is choosing a procedure to achieve your goals. However, you may not always find a single cosmetic dentistry technique to address all of your needs. Fortunately, we offer an efficient solution for our San Diego patients looking to correct multiple dental problems.

A smile makeover combines several techniques found in cosmetic and restorative dentistry into a single streamlined treatment. Your treatment is completely custom, allowing you to pick, choose, and refine only the services you want. In addition to being convenient, a smile makeover can also save you money on dental care. We can offer discounted rates on combined treatments giving you a better value for the same final results. Ask our dentist about a smile makeover at your next visit: you will not be disappointed. 

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Dr. Mark Emerson

Bay View Dental

At Bay View Dental in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego, CA, Mark Emerson, DDSMegan Shelton, DMD and their 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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