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Welcome to Great Smiles Pediatric and Orthodontics – Solana Beach!

Here at Great Smiles Pediatric and Orthodontics – Solana Beach, our Solana Beach pediatric Dentist prides themselves in providing our patients with the highest quality dental care. We value our patients’ health as paramount. Our dental staff understands your concerns and anxieties, and enjoys educating our patients and keeping them informed and at ease about their treatments and procedures at all times. Our dental office uses state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and the strictest sterilization techniques.

We strive to make each dental appointment pleasant and stress less, and serving Solana Beach community to the best of our abilities is always our number one priority. Our Solana Beach pediatric Dentist offers a multitude of services to our patients that range from initial oral exams, to teeth whitening, to dental crowns and caps, and more! Having a beautiful smile isn’t only about the aesthetics; maintaining dental health and hygiene is essential to one’s overall well-being.

Our doctors, Dr. Crystal Angelopoulos, Dr. Christopher Hydo, Dr. Natalie Miller and Dr. William Rawlings are highly acclaimed in the healthcare world.

Dr. Angelopoulos is a Southern California native where she attended the University of California, Riverside and earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry. Dr. Angelopoulos completed her dental training at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where she received her D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine) degree with honors in 2001. She completed her pediatric dental specialty training at Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Children’s Hospital of Boston in 2003. 

Dr Hydo is a board certified orthodontist with the American Board of Orthodontics.  He also gives numerous lectures about orthodontics and invisalign, is a guest presenter at Rady’s Children’s Hospital and serves as part-time faculty in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Southern California. Before treating North County children and adults, Dr Hydo was caring for our military during his 10 years in the US Air Force.  During which time he earned his Master of Science in Craniofacial Biology and a Certificate of Orthodontics from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Miller received both her DDS and Orthodontics degree with a Masters in Craniofacial Sciences from University of California San Francisco. She is proud to have been named a Local Hero by North County Kids Magazine for her commitment to giving back to the community.

Dr. Rawlings is board certified in both orthodontics and pediatric dentistry with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Board of Orthodontics (only a handful of dental specialists have this distinction), Dr. Rawlings is one of the most highly qualified pediatric dentists and orthodontists in the country. Dr. Rawlings has practiced in the Solana Beach and Encinitas communities since 1982. He now frequently treats the children of parents that were patients themselves. While serving our country in the U.S. Army from 1976-79, Dr. Rawlings practiced pediatric dentistry when stationed in West Germany. Following his time in the military, he attended an orthodontic residency program at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco and graduated in 1981. Dr. Rawlings had previously completed his pediatric dental specialty in 1976, after graduating from Baylor College of Dentistry with a D.D.S. degree in 1974.

They has a wide range of knowledge and experience in the field of dental health, and we are excited for you to meet them. Make an appointment with our Solana Beach pediatric dentist by calling, (760) 410-5656, today!

530 Lomas Santa Fe, Suite H
Solana Beach, CA 92075
(858) 240-4534