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Chula Vista Dentist

Our Chula Vista office located at 239 F Street is only a few blocks from historic downtown. Easy access from either the I-5 or I-805 freeways makes it a convenient drive just 10 minutes south of downtown San Diego. Our large, lighted parking lot on the premises is always free. We offer the latest state-of-the-art dental technology in a relaxed garden setting. Satellite TV, private headphones and a wide selection of DVDs make your experience more comfortable.

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Meet Your Dental Team

Our Team Friendly, Professional and Gentle Our local staff in Chula Vista are dedicated to giving you something to smile about. From the warm welcome when you arrive, to the gentle touch of our Hygienist, you will be in good hands with our friendly team.

Rhea ~ Front Office  Rhea has been working in dentistry administration for over 30 years and enjoys being in a friendly, family environment where patient care is the top priority. She says “it’s great to be part of a team where the patient’s care is so important”. Rhea has vast knowledge in working with insurance companies. In her free time she loves spending time with friends and family.

Janice ~ Registered Dental Hygienist  Janice earned her hygienist degree at SJVC and she also holds a bachelors degree in computer science. She is passionate about educating her patients about the importance of oral health. “I am proud to part of an office that truly cares about patients and uses the latest technologies to deliver the best treatment and preventive services”. Janice loves to travel and spend time with her family.

Sheena ~ Dental Assistant  Sheena enjoys working as our Dental Assistant in a warm and friendly environment. She is responsible for many of the routine tasks that help assure a great patient experience. Sheena is passionate about providing the highest quality care to all our patients. She says, “Dr. Halabo does extraordinary dental work and is the most thorough dentist I have ever worked with or visited.” In her free time, Sheena enjoys spending time with her three children.

BiancaDental Assistant  Bianca has been in the dental field for over 6 years now. She enjoys working at Sam Halabo DMD because she knows the entire staff is truly dedicated to giving patients the best possible care. Bianca is responsible for many of the routine tasks that help assure a great patient experience. She feels very fortunate to work for such an incredibly ethical and competent dentist. In her free time, Bianca enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

Sam J. Halabo, D.M.D.

Award Winning Dentist In Chula Vista!

Sam J. Halabo DMD photoDr. Halabo is a native of San Diego. He graduated with honors from The Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry and he earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of California at Santa Barbara in the study of Microbiology. Dr. Halabo completed his dental residency at The Loma Linda Veterans Hospital learning special techniques in working with fearful patients and providing comfortable dental care.

He is an adjunct faculty member at UCSD and he lectures to other dentists on a variety of topics including advanced dental technology and integration. Dr. Halabo is an active member of the American Dental association, California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Association, Clinical Research Associates group, Conference of Innovative Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

For eleven consecutive years, dentists across the San Diego area selected Dr. Sam J. Halabo as a top dentist based on his experience, manner with patients, continuing education, published articles, peer lectures, use of new techniques and technologies, and superior results!

Dentistry is Dr. Halabo’s first love and when he’s not in the office you can usually find him involved in providing dental care to the homeless of San Diego. He spends his leisure time in attending or participating in sporting events with his family and friends.

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