Schaffer Dental Excellence
Robert Schaffer, D.D.S

Appointments: (858) 481-1148

San Diego, CA, Dentist
San Diego - Carmel Valley - Torrey Hills - Del Mar Heights - Mira Mesa

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Gingivitis Treatment

TMJ/TMD Dentistry

Tooth Cleaning

Family Dentistry

Dental Hygiene Treatment

General Dentistry

Emergency Dental Care

Free Smile Analysis

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Meet the Doctor

Robert Schaffer, D.D.S

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. While in Afghanistan, Dr. Schaffer supported combat readiness and humanitarian missions for the 22nd MEU, Marine Expeditionary Unit. He then worked as a general dentist at MCRD, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego providing dental treatment to active duty Marines, Sailors and Marine recruits. He is a member of several professional and academic societies/organizations including ADA, California Dental Society, San Diego County Dental Society, and Seattle Study Club. Dr. Schaffer has taken extensive continuing education courses including, Invisalign, Six Month Smiles, Lumineers, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry.

After six years of being a partner in a highly successful private practice in Wilmington NC, Dr. Schaffer and his family realized how much they missed living in San Diego! They are very excited to return & call San Diego home again!!

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association

Appointment Phone:

(858) 481-1148

Aesthetic dentistry for beautiful results

San Diego area cosmetic dentist Robert Schaffer, D.D.S. has extensive experience creating beautiful smiles. They're one of the first things people notice about you.

Our professional team will be happy to discuss your aesthetic dentistry options. The attractive results you'll get from Schaffer Dental Excellence can change your life!

Trusted TMJ/TMD dentistry for pain relief

Did you know that trusted San Diego area TMJ/TMD dentist Robert Schaffer, D.D.S. offers treatment for jaw pain relief? If you're experiencing discomfort when you move your jaw, or you hear clicking and popping when you chew, we want to help.

Our friendly team is happy to answer questions. There's no need to continue to live with pain. Relief is just a phone call away.

General dentistry for all ages

Robert Schaffer, D.D.S., provides general dentistry for people of all ages. Dental health is important during your entire life. When your teeth are healthy, it follows that you will be healthier, and your quality of life increases. No matter what your age, Schaffer Dental Excellence is here to serve your dental needs in the San Diego, California area.

Dental payment plans available - just ask us!

San Diego area dentist Dr. Robert Schaffer offers dental payment plans so you can afford the treatment you need. Just talk with our friendly team about your needs.

We'll be happy to work with you to find the solution that fits your situation. We're committed to making your oral health a reality.

Natural-looking dental implants

Schaffer Dental Excellence is a trusted San Diego area dental implants practice providing natural-looking, comfortable tooth replacement. We make it our mission to use a gentle touch during the process.

We hold ourselves to the highest standards to replace missing teeth and provide you with natural-looking results. Our goal is to restore your confidence and your bright, healthy smile.

Call for an Appointment!

(858) 481-1148

Schaffer Dental Excellence
12750 Carmel Country Rd. Suite 205
San Diego, CA 92130
General Info: (858) 481-1148
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Appointments: (858) 481-1148

  Morning Afternoon
Mon. 7am - 12pm 12pm - 4pm
Tue. 7am - 12pm 12pm - 4pm
Wed. 8am - 12pm 12pm - 5pm
Thu. 7am - 12pm 12pm - 4pm
Fri. 7am - 12pm Closed
Sat. Closed Closed
Sun. Closed Closed

Appointment Phone:

(858) 481-1148

Primary Office Holidays

This office is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

A Caring San Diego Dentist for Affordable, Skilled Dental Care

San Diego dentist Dr. Schaffer has years of experience in everything from routine dental checkups, fillings, and teeth cleaning to treating more complex dental problems. At Schaffer Dental Excellence we offer the highest quality preventive, restorative and cosmetic dental care.

A beautiful, healthy smile is not only a wonderful asset, it's also a key to your overall good health.

Call today to schedule an appointment at (858) 481-1148 or just fill out our simple online form. Please don't hesitate to contact Schaffer Dental Excellence if you have any questions. We are here to help, and look forward to speaking with you!

Practice Services

  • In-office whitening for quick results
  • Dentures that look great and last
  • Home whitening for convenience
  • Aesthetic dentistry for beautiful results
  • Natural-looking dental implants
  • Dental payment plans available - just ask us!
  • Trusted TMJ/TMD dentistry for pain relief
  • General dentistry for all ages
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Appointment Phone:

(858) 481-1148