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About Us

Welcome to Quality Gentle Dental Care (QGDC)

We will do our best to improve your dental health and prevent diseases whenever possible. We will strive to offer you the best diagnosis and treatment that the dentistry has to offer. This is our professional commitment to you. We have early and late appointments to fit your schedule, so please call for make yours.

We're specialists in the latest cosmetic processes, such as:

- Porcelain veneers

- Resins

- Whitening

- Dental Implants



Why Choose QGDC?

- Evening appointments

- English spoken

- Credit cards accepted

- Comfortable Environment

we are part of

World Clinical Laser Institute

Mexican Dental Association

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

American Dental Association

International Association for Orthodontics senior instructor

Hispanic Dental Association




Instead of wires or bands attached to the outside of your teeth where the world can see them, Invisalign treatment utilizes cutting edge technology to prepare a series of clear plastic molds of your teeth during each stage of alignment. Every two weeks, we will check on your progress and give you the next mold, or "aligner," to keep your treatment on track.

The aligners are removable, making it for easier eating, brushing and flossing. They move your teeth into place gradually, but in a much shorter length of time than normal braces – you'll achieve results in six months to a year with Invisalign.

Zoom Teeth Whitening

Imagine making your teeth whiter on eight shades in 45 minutes while watching television or listening to music!

Zoom! It is a procedure in the office that recently appeared on ABC Extreme Makeover. After a dental cleaning, the safe and effective bleaching treatment is divided into three identical segments of 15 minutes, performed in a single session:

Zoom! Bleaching gel is applied to the teeth.

A lightly heated lamp exposes its light in your mouth for 15 minutes, in this time you can relax and watch TV or listen to music.

The light activates the ingredients in the gel, penetrating the teeth and whitening - without damaging the structure of your teeth.

After 15 minutes, rinse! That's all you have to do. Zoom! It takes much less time than the test at home and the toothpaste, and makes the teeth 2-4 shades lighter. You will see immediate results.

Root Canal

Root canals are performed on teeth with deep caries, which promote inflammation or necrosis (death) of the dental pulp.

Endodontics allows the dentist to remove the pulp, clean the canal and seal the tooth, achieving the effective protection and, with this, saving the tooth..


Orthodontic treatment may be necessary to repair:

- Inadequate bites

- Mandible desalination

- Crooked teeth

- Facial reconstruction

The most common way to treat orthodontic problems is to apply braces to the teeth.

Composite Fillings

These are made from resins that can be matched to the color of your teeth, so they become invisible when applied.

Composite fillings also provide an excellent seal on the affected area, so that the tooth decay can be prevented.


Depending on the type of treatment you have received for your dental problem, it might be necessary to:

- Make your tooth restored to its original size and shape.

- Supply additional physical support for the treated tooth.

- Get a complete "makeover" on the affected tooth For cases like these, a crown is the most logical option.

Teeth Whitening

Stained or discolored teeth are very common among adults of all ages, and come from different sources, such as: Coffee, Red wine, Soda, Tea, Tobacco, Some medications.

The key to a long lasting, bright and white smile is to have them bleached by a cosmetic dentist before discoloration becomes too severe. Whether you choose an in-office or at-home process, you can be sure that you will receive solid advice, professional care, and a smile that will knock off the socks of all the people!

Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry can eliminate the need for anesthesia, excessive bleeding and stitches after surgery, as well as a reduced recovery time.

Benefits of laser dentistry:

- Less recovery time and a procedure with little pain or even painless.

- The gums are reformed without cutting.

- Benign tumors can be removed from the mouth area without the need for sutures.

- The teeth whitening can be done in a short time.

Oral Cancer Screening

From the thousands of people who are diagnosed with oral cancer each year, two-thirds of the cases are found at the late stages of the disease. This is largely due to the fact that there is not a great level of awareness among the public of the symptoms and signs of oral cancer.

While smoking and alcohol consumption can cause oral cancer, heavy usage of both increases the risk exponentially. Symptoms of oral cancer can include:

- Problems at chewing

- Ulcers in and around the mouth that last longer than two weeks

- Small lesions or lumps, pale or dark colored, in the mouth area


Like dental implants, dental bridges are used to replace a missing tooth, except that bridges are supported by the teeth on either sides called abutment teeth.

Like many cosmetic dental processes, placing bridges also serves as a restorative purpose. A dental bridge will improve your ability to chew and speak as well as a perfect smile. In a recent study, published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, dental bridges were shown to dramatically reduce the risk of losing teeth that are adjacent to a missing tooth. In addition, dental bridges can help to keep your jaw and face from changing shape, as they tend to do when a person has a missing teeth.

Cleaning & Consultation

We all know that a good oral hygiene keeps teeth looking bright and clear, but did you know that it is also essential for your overall health? A bad oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems, such as gum disease, infections, heart disease, stroke and even diabetes.

That's why dentists recommend that the teeth have to be cleaned professionally twice in a year. Teeth cleaning is the removal of dental plaque and tartar in order to prevent cavities, gingivitis and gum disease. The average dental cleaning is a routine procedure thsat is rarely painful and takes 30 to 45 minutes.


One of the most popular and effective developments in cosmetic dentistry are the veneers, they are thin, custom made casings that cover the front side of your teeth. Veneers are used to correct uneven teeth, worn enamel, discoloration, chipped teeth and irregular spacing, and can last over 20 years. In some cases, veneers can serve a restorative purpose and can protect a damaged tooth from further harm.

Types of Veneers:


-Resin Composite


Dental Implants

Significantly stronger than bridges or dentures, a dental implant offers a single and a permanent solution to a lost tooth. The implant is integrated into your jaw with a small titanium screw and over the course of several months, naturally bonds with your mouth. This process is relatively simple and is effective in almost all cases, so there's no need to postpone the restoring of that great smile.

Tooth Extraction

At Quality Gentle Dental Care, we always do everything possible to treat your teeth and remedy any dental disease. Unfortunately, in some cases the damage to the teeth is at such an advanced stage that it may be necessary to extract the tooth in order to maintain your dental health.

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- Dr. Erico Carreño is a graduate from the U.M.S.N.H Dental School in Mexico in the class of 1988. He is a member of several institutions: American Dental Association (ADA), International Association of Orthodontics (IAO), Hispanic Dental Association (HDA), American Association for Functional Orthodontics (AAFO) and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

- He is a talented and experienced Tijuana-San Diego area cosmetic dentist, Dr. Erico Carreño is devoted to creating and restoring beautiful and healthy smiles for all of his patients.

- A cosmetic dentist who is highly regarded for his depth and breadth of knowledge, that specializes in a full range of dental procedures, including PORCELAIN VENEERS, CROWNS, ORTHODONTICS, TEETH BLEACHING AND LASER DENTISTRY, procedures that does at his Tijuana Practice Center, so no matter what your dental needs are, he has a solution.

- Today, the cosmetic dentist, Dr. Carreño keeps his practice up to date with most innovative and advanced dental technology and procedures by taking post-doctorate education courses in complex restorative, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics.


Nora Blumberg

I want to let everyone know that I am very happy with my results. I was never been so comfortable with my smile EVER, until I visited Dr. Erico Carreño's dental office. Your staff was friendly and professional and I am grateful for the good work you have done! So many people compliment me on how natural my teeth look (like they were always just perfect), and to me that it is a huge compliment.They don’t look like veneers - they look like if I was born with them. The gap I had was always a big insecurity for me, especially being a performer, and now I don't even have to think about my teeth.Thanks Dr. Carreno!

I will recommend you to all my family and friends and return to you for all of my dental needs.

Michelle Le

I want to let I want to thank you and your staff for an excellent experience. I loved the service I received at your dental office.Your staff is very quick and efficient. I never had to wait and everyone was very friendly. Most of all, I want to thank you for the excellent job you did on my veneers.They are extremely natural looking and I love them! You were very gentle with the entire procedure and I would definitely recommend your office to my family and friends.

Once again, thank you and keep up the good work.

Evan Thomas

My teeth were pretty brown from 20 years of smoking. Stains all over the backsides of my teeth. I thought i was going to have to do a series of teeth whiting sessions. I had a deep cleaning done and it left my teeth looking amazing!!!! I was blown away.My dental technician was extremely meticulous and very gentle. I'm coming back soon to fill some cavities.

I would recommend QGDC to anyone.

Contact Info

We are at:

1509 Luis Cabrera Street,

Torre Estrella, Suite #1.

Tel(619) 308-7082

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