Our Services

Knowledgeable, Experienced Dentistry in a Friendly Atmosphere

Dr. Spalenka uses the latest technology for effective and gentle treatment.

Dr. James Spalenka of San Diego offers gentle, state-of-the-art dentistry in a friendly, comfortable environment. He provides a wide range of services, including general, cosmetic and restorative procedures to keep your mouth healthy and give you a beautiful, natural smile.

Dr. Spalenka has been practicing dentistry in San Diego for 36 years. He treats all types of patients, from children to mature adults. He provides everything from routine check-ups to smile reconstructions.

Pain-free, Relaxing Treatment

Dr. Spalenka makes sure that your treatment is pain-free and comfortable. He knows how to reassure you and work with you so that even the most fearful patient will be comfortable. He has many comfort amenities to help you along the way. Through his high-tech equipment, such as the use of microscopic lenses, he is able to avoid the use of anesthesia when possible.

Click on a link below to learn more about each service.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Spalenka offers a full range of cosmetic services to give you a beautiful smile. Come in to find out which cosmetic option will work best for you.

Dr. Spalenka offers a free cosmetic consultation to discuss what you would like to achieve with your smile, and what your options are.

One-Visit Crowns with CEREC

Traditional crowns can take up to three visits and the use of a temporary to fully restore your tooth. But with CEREC technology, Dr. Spalenka can give you a beautiful crown in just a single visit!

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can make a huge difference to your smile in a very short time. Learn which dental conditions the application of veneers can correct.

Teeth Whitening

We offer a variety of teeth whitening options, including Venus White In-Office Whitening and Opalescence Take-Home Whitening Gels.

Gum Recontouring

With our diode laser we can make a gummy smile look normal or an uneven gum line even.

Check-ups & Cleanings

We provide expert teeth cleanings, check-ups and gum care. Click here to learn more.

Dental Restoration & Full Mouth Reconstruction

Dr. Spalenka has 36 years of experience in the restoration of broken, crooked, damaged or missing teeth. He can design and fit crowns, bridges, dental implants and complete or partial dentures to replace missing teeth and restore health to your mouth.

Dental Implants

If you have lost a tooth, or several teeth, Dr. Spalenka can replace them with dental implants and natural looking crowns.

Dr. Spalenka has special advanced training in dental implants and can do the entire procedure himself in the comfort and convenience of his office.


Dr. Spalenka makes securely fitting, natural-looking and comfortable dentures. If you qualify, he can secure your dentures with implants for even better long-term results.

Family Dentistry

Our office loves treating families.

Start bringing in your children as young as possible so they get comfortable with having their teeth cleaned and like going to the dentist.

High-Tech Dentistry

Our office is fully equipped with the latest dental technology, including digital x-rays, CEREC, cosmetic imaging, dental laser, quieter drills and special lighting, air filters and warmed water to make your visit more comfortable.

Gum Disease Treatment

We treat mild, intermediate and advanced cases of gum disease non-surgically, usually in a single visit.


A bridge can be used to replace missing teeth and restore your smile. Click here to learn more.

Root Canals

Our root canals are fast and comfortable thanks to the use of motorized rotary instruments and local anesthetic. In many cases they can be completed in a single visit.

To make an appointment, call us at 858-487-9444 or click here to request an appointment online.