You can have the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted.

It’s easier, painless, and more affordable than ever.

Clear Brace


Invisalign is a popular way to straighten teeth without braces.

You wear a comfortable, custom set of trays for a series of months.

The results are dramatic and amazing.

Teeth Whitening Before After

Teeth whitening

There are different kinds of teeth whitening.

Learn the benefits, drawbacks and costs of each, and how long the process takes.

The procedure is explained with before & after pics.

Veneers After Image


Veneers are thin shells of porcelain or composite material that are bonded to the front part of a tooth.

They works for one tooth, or an entire smile, and provide a relatively quick transformation.

Check out some before and after photos.

Bonding After Image


Bonding is a quick and inexpensive way to fix small imperfections, where a plastic/resin material is bonded to the tooth.

The this not only makes the tooth look better, but i can also make the tooth stronger in some ways.

Schedule time to speak to the dental team at Del Mar Family Dentistry in Solana Beach, California

Whether you live in Solana Beach or Encinitas, our providers are here to help you achieve a smile that looks great and stays healthy! Call (858) 360-3102 to request an appointment at our facility, located at 625 Valley Avenue and serving patients in and around Solana Beach, CA.

Dr. Dale Trudeau

Dr. Dale Trudeau

Dr. Thomas Fitzpatrick

Dr. Thomas Fitzpatrick

Dr. Nikko Johnson

Dr. Nikko Johnson

Dr. Erik Balinghasay

Dr. Erik Balinghasay

Del Mar Family Dentistry is served by four experienced and talented physicians: Drs. Dale Trudeau, Thomas Fitzpatrick, Nikko Johnson, and Erik Balinghasay.

Dr. Dale Trudeau has served the community of Del Mar and Solana Beach since 1984. He is a graduate and former instructor at USC School of Dentistry and has completed many hours of advanced training in restorative, cosmetic, implant dentistry, and Invisalign. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), San Diego County Dental Society (SDCDS), and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Trudeau is active in the community and volunteers at many local charities and youth organizations.

Dr. Thomas Fitzpatrick is a graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in San Diego and Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry. He is a Research Associate at PLNU, YMCA, and Foundation for Worldwide Health, along with being a member of the ADA, CDA, Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and SDCDS. Dr. Fitzpatrick has a passion to provide sustainable dental services to underserved communities both locally and globally. In 2013 he founded Cura Coffee Company to help fund the non-profit work of Cura Smiles. This non-profit has been able to build a dental clinic in the diverse community of City Heights, San Diego to help serve the underserved in their dental needs.

Dr. Nikko Johnson is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma and Oklahoma University College of Dentistry. After completing her dental residency, she practiced as a general dentist in Oklahoma and North Carolina before obtaining her Master of Science in Periodontology from the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry. Among her competencies are prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal diseases and treatment modalities with advanced oral plastic surgeries. She has had the honor of providing dental care to veterans for many years.

Dr. Erik Balinghasay is a graduate of the University of California San Diego(UCSD) and University of California Los Angeles(UCLA), School of Dentistry. Upon graduating from UCLA, he pursued advanced speciality training in Endodontics, the dental specialty related to root canals, at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is a Board-Certified Endodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.