Dr. Stephen Smith, DDS

Dr. Stephen Smith, DDS

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Periodontics  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Smith, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in Carmel, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He practices periodontics, sedation dentistry, and more.Read his story

Stephen C. Smith Periodontics, Laser and Implant Dentistry

26485 Carmel Rancho Blvd Ste 1

Carmel, CA 93923
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Insurance Accepted

  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith is a California native and grew up in the central valley. He and his wife Teresa are actively involved outside the practice with events related to their nine year old such as cub scouts, swimming, fishing, tennis and just having fun. Dr. Smith loves to cook and is known for his banana oatmeal muffins!"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "We know that our patients deserve nothing less than the highest level of care and treatment when it comes to their periodontal needs. Our practice is known for staying on the cutting-edge of technology and providing the most advanced, effective, and efficient periodontal treatments available."

3  Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry

100  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Ankylosis
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Clefting - Ectropion - Conical Teeth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Exostoses
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Oral Motor Problems
  • Oral Pharyngeal Disorders
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Palate Cancer
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Temporomandibular Ankylosis
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

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47  Procedures

  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Root Canal
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording

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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.

Education

  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Buchanan Dental Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
249 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (249)

  • 5
    (223)
  • 4
    (20)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I've had periodontal disease for many years, and I credit one doctor with saving my teeth. He retired, and then I was adrift, trying to find another doctor as good as he was. I found Dr. Smith! Because he is so thorough, knowledgeable, and skilled in new techniques and technology, I believe he is...more
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