An Office Designed With The Environment In Mind

At Schaffer Dental Excellence in Carmel Valley, we’re proud to be the only dental practice that provides green dentistry in all Southern California! Dr. Schaffer is leading San Diego as the first GREEN dentist and contributing to make an impact on the carbon footprint of our planet. It turns out that many of the innovations on the leading edge of dental technology are also better for our patients and the planet.


Dr. Schaffer began his academic work at East Carolina University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors. He was then commissioned as a Naval Officer, and went on to earn his degree in Dentistry, DDS at New York University. Upon graduating NYU he was promoted as a Lieutenant in the US Navy. His post-doctoral work included a one-year residency in advanced education in general dentistry at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune. Dr. Schaffer had a variety of experiences as the Senior Dental Officer, including deploying with the Marines to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom.


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New Patient Special

$153 New Patient Special (includes cleaning, exam, & diagnostic x-rays. Not valid for patients with insurance.)

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