Estela E. Caeg-Bustamante, DMD

Dr. Estela E. Caeg-BustamanteFor over 25 years, Dr. Estela E. Caeg-Bustamante has been providing patients with exceptional comprehensive and cosmetic dental care. Highly educated, Dr. Bustamante is a 1980 graduate of the University of East Manila School of Dentistry in the Philippines. She has trained with some of the world's most prominent cosmetic dental specialists and is rapidly becoming known as one of the leading San Diego cosmetic dentists.

Dr. Caeg-Bustamante feels it is important to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry. She is continually educating herself and her staff on the newest techniques and advances to offer you state-of-the-art, comfortable, personalized and antiseptic dental care. In her continuing education, Dr. Bustamante has completed courses in cosmetic dentistry at UCSF, attended the Pankey Institute, completed the Geneva 2000 Premium Denture course, and participates in the Spear for advanced education. To stay up-to-date, she also maintains memberships in many prestigious professional organizations, such as the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the San Diego County Dental Society.

"I am proud to have served patients in our community since 1985. The combination of continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment allow us to offer you and your family the high level of care you're looking for.

My team and I will give you a warm welcome and our ongoing commitment to your dental health. We cordially invite you to call now."

Margi Shah, DDS

DrShahDr. Margi Shah grew up in India and decided to become a dentist inspired by her aunt who was a dentist. She moved to the United States in 2010 and graduated in 2013 with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the prestigious University of California, San Francisco. Her husband’s work brought them to beautiful San Diego and she has been practicing here as a general dentist since 2014.

She is a good listener and makes sure she listens to and understands her patients’ concerns, educates them and prioritizes her recommendations to address those concerns in an effective manner. Her goal is to achieve beautiful and healthy smiles that her patients deserve. She has been an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Diego County Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She has also continued her education by training in courses for advanced General Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign.

In her free time Dr. Shah enjoys playing tennis, hiking, painting and traveling with her husband.

Melanie Villalobos, DMD

villalobos_melanie-resizedDr.Melanie Villalobos is a local San Diegan and recently moved back home after pursuing her dental education and practicing out of state.

After graduating cum laude from San Diego State University with a BS in Biology, she attended dental school at WesternU of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine. Following dental school she wanted to further excel her dental education by pursuing an additional year of training at a general practice residency at OU Medical Center. She worked in the OR at OU Children's Hospital and Family Dental Clinic treating medically complex pediatric patients needing full mouth rehabilitation and treating veterans dental needs at the Oklahoma VA. She worked in private practice out of state before placing her roots back home to San Diego. She is currently a member of the ADA, CDA, and San Diego County Dental Society. Her goal is to provide conservative and comfortable dental treatment, give her patients a smile they are proud to show, and make them feel like family as soon as they walk into the door.