What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I went to another dentist in La Mesa who was so 'rushy' I felt uncomfortable with his diagnosis that I needed a root canal. I had this uneasy feeling (I used to work for a dentist..."
    Heather H
  • "I just had extensive procedure done with Dr. Stone & Schlaht's office. Dr. Stone did the procedure - she and Jackie were very concerned about my comfort and satisfaction with the w..."
    Sharon C
  • "Timely same day service to reinstall a crown and not just by gluing it back in place. Dr Stone prepped, installed and adjusted the crown as if it were the initial installation. Cou..."

Reopening announcement in response to COVID-19

We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our communities have been through a lot
over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines.
While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our office’s commitment to your
Infection control has always been a top priority in our practice. We follow recommendations and
guidelines made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This allows us to
make sure that our infection control procedures are up-to-date and enables us to provide the safest
environment for our patients and their family members.
We ask that you please be patient and understand that we will do our best to accommodate your
scheduling needs as we know many of you are anxious to get back into our office.
During this time, we have implemented additional safety precautions to help protect our patients and

We will be scheduling appointments in a manner that promotes social distancing and allows for
adequate time for us to disinfect all areas of use in between patient appointments. 

Every person entering the office is expected to wear a face covering and will be asked to sanitize their

hands immediately upon entry.

Thank you for being part of our family dental practice.

We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors, and

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Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are


    Dr. Catherine Schlaht has been practicing dentistry in La Mesa since 1991. She graduated from Creighton University with a degree in Biology and then went on to receive her Dental Degree at UCLA. Read More


    Dr. Marey Stone received her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in French in 1993. She took a year off to travel the South Pacific before entering dental school and Dr. Marey Stone graduating in 1998 from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry. Read More

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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