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Serving Carlsbad and the surrounding communities, we are known for our friendly, compassionate and gentle treatment.

We are committed to providing quality health care to families located in the Carlsbad and Hillcrest areas and treat patients of all ages. We provide comprehensive solutions for our patients' oral health needs. Believing in the importance of listening to our patients, we take the time to truly understand each person’s needs, goals, and lifestyle. By understanding our patients' objectives we can provide solutions that will improve their health while transforming their smile into something bright and beautiful.


  • Dental School - Loma Linda University

Professional Memberships

  • California Dental Association

Office Hours

Mon1:00am - 9:00am
Tue1:00am - 9:00am
Wed1:00am - 9:00am
Thu1:00am - 9:00am
Fri1:00am - 9:00am


Deep Cleaning$318.00

Patient Reviews

Overall Rating

I have been a patient at Bella Vita dental for 3 years. I loved Julia, the dental hygienist and Dr. Brian! Julia's very personable and does great work and friendly. I had my 6 month cleaning today. I was surprised to find out through my inquiries that Dr. Brian and Julia are no longer there:( I had Jamie Lynn do my cleaning. She's awesome and thorough. She's very considerate and apologetic when doing the X-rays knowing the mouth gadgets can be painful. I liked her a lot! I met Dr. Shelton and liked her too! Front desk ladies are fun and pleasant. Will continue to go here for my dental care

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Bella Vita seriously changed my life!! :) I have cavity prone teeth so I naturally have been to more dentists in my life than most. Hands down, I have never been more impressed and happy to go to the dentist! Having been to other dentists before, I developed a fear of the dentist bordering on a phobia. But Dr. Shelton and all of the wonderful ladies who work there made sure I felt safe, welcome and in control of the process of everything!:) Normally not even laughing gas or any other pre-sedation would be enough to calm me down; I would still end up in tears in the dentist's chair. But at Bella Vita I didn't need any laughing gas or anything! I already felt calm and I have already had 9 cavities filled and walked out of there smiling. Not to mention my little sister followed in my footsteps and got her teeth cleaned there. I am so happy to have found such a wonderful dentist for my family. Thank you Bella Vita!!:) I love you guys!

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As always, the fine professionals at Bella Vita have proven why they will continue to see my children. My kids (10 & 6) walk back into the exam/ procedure area without hesitation. My boys know that they're safe and in competent hands, therefore neither my wife nor I have to accompany them. It's so great to see the kids come out with smiles and excited about the next visit. Thanks again and we'll see ya'll soon.

Overall Rating

My husband and I moved to Carlsbad one year ago and love Bella Vita Dental! The staff is super friendly and always professional, and they make you feel welcome and right at home! The waiting area and patient rooms are immaculately clean and there is modern equipment. We would recommend Bella Vita to everyone in the area! We love Dr Mananquil and the whole team! :) - Lisa Petersen

* Reviews have been sourced and collected through a mix of verified Doctible patients and other publicly available directories.