Dr. Rima Shahhal, DDS

Dr. Rima Shahhal, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Rima Shahhal, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in San Marcos, CA. She graduated from Loma Linda University / School Of Dentistry and practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.

740 Nordahl Rd Ste 121

San Marcos, CA 92069

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • First Dental Health
  • Guardian
  • 5 More

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shahhal "Education is an important foundation from which one can build a practice dedicated to treating people with the utmost quality and care. Dr. Rima Chehade – Shahhal received a bachelor degree in biochemistry from The University of California Riverside and continued to obtain her dental degree (D.D.S.) by graduating with honors from Loma Linda University. In dental practice for over 30 years, Dr Shahhal has demonstrated a strong dedication to the science and art of dentistry. Striving to offer the highest quality care dentistry offers, Dr. Shahhal has a strong commitment to continuing education and understands the difference it makes in your dental care. Dr. Shahhal genuinely cares about her patients and offers the most modern cosmetic dental care available by staying up to date with the latest techniques and taking continuing education courses."
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4  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry

20  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

23  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.


  • Uc Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Loma Linda University / School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shahhal's Reviews

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7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Shahhal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Shahhal Says:

"After twenty–seven years as a dentist, I have treated thousands of patients and I continue to enjoy helping people. When I'm bringing a smile to the face of a young child, placing a nervous patient at ease, or simply giving someone a healthier and more beautiful smile, I know that I wouldn't want to be doing anything else. I have seen my patients grow from children to adults, from daughters to mothers, from first graders to

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