About Our Clinic

Our goals and values
Our Goal

The goal of the dentists, dental hygienists, and support staff at Brite Smile Dental is to provide high-quality preventive, general, and cosmetic dentistry services to men, women, and adolescents living in and around San Diego, including the Sorrento Valley area.

At Brite Smile Dental, the team is passionate about providing personalized oral health care with a focus on cosmetics. Patients can access a variety of treatments to restore their smiles, including dental implants, fillings, crowns, bridges, and veneers. The team also offers laser dentistry, gingivoplasty, emergency dentistry, and treatment for wisdom teeth, as well as cutting-edge orthodontic aligners including Invisalign® and Clear Correct®.

In addition to providing state-of-the-art treatment techniques, the team at Brite Smile Dental promises a warm, welcoming, and inviting atmosphere. Each dentist sets aside plenty of time to spend one-on-one time with each patient, listening to their unique questions, concerns, and desires for treatment. After an initial consultation, the team develops a treatment plan that aligns with each individual’s health history and goals.

For patient safety, the dentists offer no-metal fillings, as well as SOPROLIFE cavity detection and panoramic oral X-rays, diagnostic imaging technologies that use very minimal amounts of radiation.

To access the best, most comprehensive oral health care, partner with the team at Brite Smile Dental. Request your consultation today by calling the office or clicking the online booking tool. It’s the first step toward a healthy, happy smile.

Meet Our Dentist

Dr. Bashar Ahmedo, DDS

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
Dr. Bashar Ahmedo, DDS

Expert dentist, Bashar Ahmedo, DDS, brings more than 15 years of experience in general, preventive, and cosmetic dentistry to Brite Smile Dental, located in San Diego.

Dr. Ahmedo began his professional education at The University of Aleppo School of Dentistry in Aleppo, Syria, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery. After graduation, Dr. Ahmedo moved to the United States and completed a residency at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Ahmedo subsequently entered private practice, joining the staff of dental practices in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Dubai. In 2012, Dr. Ahmedo returned to Southern California and joined the team at Brite Smile Dental.

Dr. Ahmedo prides himself on providing a welcoming, comfortable, and relaxing environment for all of his patients. He has an excellent track record as a cosmetic dentist and serves men, women, and families throughout San Diego.

He proudly holds membership in the American Dental Association, the Dental Society – Emirates Medical Association, and the Syria Dental Association. Outside of working with patients, Dr. Ahmedo also enjoys participating in continuing education courses and augmenting his professional skills.

Dr. Ahmedo makes his home in the La Jolla area and loves staying physically active. When he isn’t working with patients or attending industry events, you can find him scuba diving, surfing or playing soccer and beach volleyball. Dr. Ahmedo also enjoys traveling. He welcomes patients seeking comprehensive general or cosmetic dentistry to Brite Smile Dental.

Testimonials & Reviews

Brite Smile Dental
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Dakota BetzDakota Betz
01:12 12 Sep 23
Dr. Ahmedo and the crew at Brite Smiles are simply the best. They have fixed years of bad dental work on my teeth and they are always friendly and get the work done right. They are the best!
Cecelia HewittCecelia Hewitt
02:21 08 Sep 23
The care given by Dr. and staff has not changed over the past years. It was good to be back. They listened to what you have to say. And worked with you as usual. Doc. Is still singing. Lol.
Dago CahueDago Cahue
02:12 07 Sep 23
The best Dentist in the San Diego Area.The Dr. And the staff are down to earth, good people.
Jennifer WangelinJennifer Wangelin
00:37 30 Aug 23
Dr Bashar and his staff is friendly and makes you feel welcome. great place.
Steven TeagueSteven Teague
00:44 22 Aug 23
Great dentist. Very friendly and professional
Everyone’s great great staff great experience..
Israa HusseinIsraa Hussein
07:02 18 Jul 23
I have been coming to this office for a few years now. I always have a great experience! I had my cleaning today with Dr. Ahmedo and it was great! My teeth feel much better. Such a happy office and friendly staff 🙂 Dr. Ahmedo is very professional and a very good dentist. He has many years of experience. Definitely worth visiting his office!!
HJ DesyHJ Desy
17:15 15 Jul 23
Joann MurphyJoann Murphy
02:04 13 Jul 23
Excellent staff providing the highest level of care I have experienced in 45 years of residency in San Diego. Dr. Ahmedo's extensive knowledge and range of expertise are impressive and his focus on patients, care and concern set him apart from other dentists. The additional focus on cosmetic dentistry is amazing, I am so pleased with the outcome. Looking forward to continued care with Dr. Ahmedo.
Marian FryerMarian Fryer
20:31 30 Jun 23
Thank you for the great care by Dr Ahmedo and his staff. Very happy wirh my teeth.
Rosa WilsonRosa Wilson
05:44 27 Jun 23
The most friendly and professional group of people. I highly recommend Brite Smile as your Dental doctor.
Irina KumitsIrina Kumits
01:01 23 Jun 23
The best dentist in San Diego! Over the past 10 years, I have been consistently impressed by Dr. Ahmedo's extensive knowledge, professionalism, and caring approach. He always takes the time to explain various treatment options and recommends the best course of action, ensuring I receive the highest quality care. The staff, including Marian and Driss, have consistently provided outstanding support and assistance. I am incredibly satisfied with the service I have received and will undoubtedly continue as a loyal patient. Without hesitation, I highly recommend Dr. Ahmedo for anyone in search of a remarkable dentist.
Shelly MShelly M
14:22 08 Jun 23
So happy to have found Brite Smile. Dr Bashar Ahmedo and his staff are very professional and friendly . I felt very comfortable there. Dr Ahmedo took all the time he needed with me to ensure my dental work had a great outcome
Joaquin Omar AvilaJoaquin Omar Avila
02:48 26 May 23
Been coming here for years and i have always received great professional service. Very talented staff makes me feel at ease during my procedures. Highly recommend.
Matthew RaschkeMatthew Raschke
19:04 18 May 23
Doctor bashar & his team are the best. I’ve always been nervous about going to the dentist but they make it easy for me. Thanks guys
Mozelle HardingMozelle Harding
01:57 18 May 23
My dentist retired and referred me to Dr. Bougher. A warm welcome awaited me and I felt I was in very competent hands. My experience was very positive and I'm scheduled to return, soon.
Nathalie PenaNathalie Pena
20:55 13 May 23
So happy with Dr. Ahmedo's services, been going here for about a year now. The dental assistants are also very helpful, thank you Dris and everyone else there
Ja KopJa Kop
18:17 10 May 23
Awesome visit. The team was super friendly and the service was exceptional.
James HainlineJames Hainline
01:26 03 May 23
Very friendly and skilled. Best dentist I have ever had, and a great staff too. Would recommend to anyone in search of a new dentist.
Isela FloressIsela Floress
01:16 21 Apr 23
Very professional, helpful and thorough staff Javier, Marian, Stevie, and Driss. A huge thanks to Dr. Ahmedo for explaining and answering all my questions and concerns. Definitely recommend 5 stars ***** Dr. Ahmedo extracted my wisdom tooth 🦷 efficient quick and thorough and more importantly painless. If you are a patient like me that does not look forward to dentist visits I suggest you see Dr. Ahmedo the music in his practice and his positive demeanor make all the difference it's a whole mood.