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.

Welcome To Schaffer Dental Excellence!


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.


Special Offers

New Patient Special

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

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  • A special shout out to our patient who lives in Mexico and she and her husband travel to our office for dental work! She is so awesome and we want to say thank you for continuing to see Dr. Schaffer and for always singing our praises! #drschaffer #sandiego #dentist
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  • Happy National Dentist's Day! We want to say a big thank you to our awesome dentist, Dr. Schaffer, he creates amazing smiles and always makes our patients feel at ease! #drschaffer #nationaldentistsday #sandiego #dentist #cosmeticdentist #thankyou
  • It's Dental Assistant Appreciation Week. We want to thank our Dental Assistants for all that they do and for always providing quality care! #schafferdental #dentalassistants #appreciation #sandiego #dentist #thankyou
  • One way we provide orthodontic treatment is with ClearCorrect aligners! Ask us for more information to see if you qualify. #schafferdental #schafferdentalexcellence #orthodontics #clearcorrect #sandiego #dentist #cosmeticdentistry
  • Honoring all our past presidents of the United States today! #schafferdental #presidents #presidentsday #unitedstates #honor
  • Happy Valentine's Day, you all are the best Valentines that we could ask for! #schafferdental #valentinesday #sandiego #dentist #cosmeticdentistry

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We encourage you to contact us whenever you have any questions about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and teeth whitening in Carmel Valley.

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