Dr. David Adams, DDS

Dr. David Adams, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Dr. David Adams, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1986 and practices orthodontics and pediatric dentistry.Read his story

239 Laurel St Ste 201

San Diego, CA 92101

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Adams' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Adams "Dr. David C. Adams is a caring San Diego Orthodontic Specialist and Pediatric Dental Specialist. Committed to living near Southern California's beautiful coast, Dr. Adams enjoys his favorite pastime—surfing. He is also deeply involved in the martial arts, enjoys playing the piano, and creating beautiful smiles for children and adults. Dr. Adams is a well-rounded, spiritual individual. His high standards for himself translate to his success and care for his patients. Dr. Adams' main reason for entering the dental field was to allow him the opportunity to create beautiful smiles that last a lifetime!"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Adams "It is our mission to provide a high quality experience for all who come in contact with our office by treating them with love and respect by putting their concerns above our own. We will give our utmost to make every patient comfortable during treatment by explaining procedures thoroughly and utilizing the most advanced techniques and technology available in dentistry. Our primary concerns are excellent treatment and quality relationships."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry

12  Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Receded Lower Jaw
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain

3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • San Diego State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Orthodontics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Pediatric
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Graduate Fellowship/Scholarship at UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Adams has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Adams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adams to family and friends
16 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Adams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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