Our Office & Staff

OUR OFFICE

Our office is conveniently located on 8077 La Mesa Blvd., and is accessible via all major roads. We are proud of our office, which fully utilizes state of the art equipment. We have a modern sterilization system that surpasses OSHA requirements. The source of water for our dental units is distilled water (bottled water), which removes any chance of contamination from regular tap water like that used in most dental offices. Our friendly and competent staff is dedicated to patient comfort and quality care. We provide the best and latest in dental technology and treatment options. We provide gentle, family-oriented dental care to the adults and children of this community.

OUR VISION

We utilize the best equipment sterilization techniques available to dentists. In addition to general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, we work with specialists in Periodontics (gum diseases), Implant dentistry, and Endodontics (root canal treatments), as well as other specialists. Our team emphasizes comprehensive quality care and preventive dentistry. We look forward to welcoming you to our dental family.

Insurance

We accept most insurance plans. We also accept payment from most PPO and indemnity plans. Please call our office to make an appointment and we will answer any questions you may have.

Payment Options

You can pay for your office visits and any treatments by cash, check, credit or debit card at the time of treatment. We also accept most major dental insurances. To discuss your payment options or insurance coverage, please call (619) 465-8077.

For our patients' convenience, we have arranged a payment plan through a third party, which helps our patients receive their treatment in a timely manner. Please inquire for more information.

OUR TEAM

  • CATHERINE SCHLAHT
    D.D.S.

    Dr. Catherine Schlaht has been practicing dentistry in La Mesa since 1991. She graduated from Creighton University with a degree in Biology and then went on to receive her Dental Degree at UCLA. Dr. Schlaht is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the San Diego County Dental Society.

    Dr. Schlaht works diligently to provide you with the best dentistry by staying up to date with the latest procedures and continuing education. She wants to provide you with complete dental health and will listen and prioritize treatment so that you are an active participant in your diagnosis. It is important to the doctor to accomplish this task in a kind, gentle manner.

    Dr. Schlaht is married with two children, Shelby and Cole. She and her family enjoy many outdoor activities including golf, snow skiing, and going to the beach. In her free time, Dr. Schlaht also enjoys reading and spending time with her fur baby, an English Pointer named Finn.

  • MAREY STONE
    D.D.S.

    Dr. Marey Stone received her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in French in 1993. She took a year off to travel the South Pacific before entering dental school and Dr. Marey Stone graduating in 1998 from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry.

    Dr. Stone is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the San Diego Dental Society. She has been involved with community dentistry outreach programs, school screenings and sealant programs for the underserved. Dr. Stone has furthered her dental education with continuing education classes in implant restoration, including implant-retained dentures, crowns, and bridges with an emphasis on esthetics. She is also a certified Invisalign provider. You will find Dr. Stone to be a gentle, compassionate, detail-oriented dentist who will take the time needed to give you the quality and care you deserve.

    When not in the office, Dr. Stone enjoys scuba diving, bicycle touring and traveling with her husband and son, Charley. She is an avid Chicago Cubs baseball fan which she claims has taught her a great deal about how to handle frustration. She is a beginning sailor and an accomplished pet-rescuer.

OUR STAFF

  • CAROL PHILLIPS
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Carol found an interest in dentistry as a teenager while having orthodontic treatment. She pursued that interest and has enjoyed practicing dental hygiene in the East County since 1983. She enjoys helping patients improve their dental health and making their dental appointments as pleasant as possible. Carol is a resident La Mesa, having grown up here and continues to reside in La Mesa. She is married and has two cats. Carol has many interests including decorative painting, Jazzercise and gardening.

  • KELLY COSSANO
    Patient Coordinator

    Kelly has been with our office since 1997. She started out as a registered dental assistant. She is currently our patient liaison and “will bend over backwards” to provide a positive experience for every patient. In her spare time she enjoys baking, cake decorating, and going to the movies.

  • ANGELA SCHAEFFER
    Register Dental Hygienist

    Angela began her career in dentistry in 1991 as a dental assistant then furthered her education to become a hygienist. She received her A.S. in Dental Hygiene from Southwestern College. She graduated top of her class in 2003. Angela has two children and resides in Fletcher Hills. She enjoys hiking, kickboxing and, most of all, spending time with family.

  • JACQUELINE HUNTER
    Registered Dental Assistant

    Jackie has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1995. Our office has been her home since the new millennium. Jackie grew up in San Diego. She is married with five children. Her interests include church activities, reading and resting.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed