2472 Overland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90064(310) 838-0844

Invisalign It is important to position teeth into their most ideal location prior to restoring them. This allows for the creation of the most pleasing smile possible, while being minimally invasive. Health and Beauty Driven Orthodontia


Full Mouth Reconstruction By restoring severely worn teeth to their proper length, we lengthen the face back to its normal dimension, thereby reducing facial lines and wrinkles. Bring Back Your Youthful Self


Gum Recession Without scalpels, sutures, or painful grafting, we drape the receded gum tissue to its natural position. We are as of today one of less than 2000 dentists worldwide who are certified to provide the Dr Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique Pinhole Surgical Technique


Minimally Invasive Tooth Preservation We consider tooth enamel to be sacred, and as nearly as possible we remove only the diseased enamel, and replace it with materials that simulate natural enamel and dentine. Minimally Invasive Dentistry, Biomimetic Dentistry


Dentistry As It Should Be

Dental Practice West Los Angeles

Dr. Dean L. Carlston and his professional staff would like to welcome you to Carlston Dental Group, a premier dental practice serving patients throughout West Los Angeles. At Carlston Dental Group, we’re here to help you get the most out of your dental care, so you’ll feel healthy and want to show off your smile everywhere you go. We believe that dentistry should be a positive experience, and we have created an environment where you can feel at ease and well taken care of. Since 1972 Dr. Carlston has provided superior quality care to all of his patients, building his practice on the principles of professionalism, passion, knowledge, and dedication. This has led him to become one of the most respected dentists in the Los Angeles area. Take the first step toward becoming a part of our family of patients by contacting Carlston Dental Group today.

About Dr. Dean L. Carlston

Dr. Carlston received his degree from BaylorDentalSchool in Dallas, Texas and is a member of the American Dental Association. With more than 35 years of experience in dentistry, he is skilled in a wide variety of general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry procedures, and has remained at the forefront of dentistry through his commitment to continuing education. He is also well-trained in tooth conserving dentistry, which enables him to provide successful, yet minimally invasive treatment options. Dr. Carlston is the epitome of a patient-centered dentist, providing complete care to all patients from initial consultation to subsequent follow-up appointments. By providing quality, individualized treatment, Dr. Carlston has been able to create a family of patients who feel comfortable and secure under his care. 

Specializing in Tooth Conserving Dentistry and Orthodontia

With each of his patients, Dr. Carlston takes a look at the “whole picture” of the mouth. His unique approach to dentistry is heavily based in orthodontic treatments and tooth conserving dentistry. These two concepts allow Dr. Carlston to provide comprehensive treatment to promote the health of the entire mouth, while preserving as much of a tooth’s natural structure. While tooth conserving dentistry focuses on restoring the teeth with the least-invasive methods, orthodontia focuses on maintaining the structures of the mouth for complete oral health. Dr. Carlston incorporates advanced technologies that complement these techniques, such as the CEREC 3D milling machine, into every aspect of his practice.

Placing Your Comfort First

The atmosphere at Carlston Dental Group is anything but cold and clinical. We have created an environment of superior comfort and safety, from the décor and amenities we offer to the advanced tools we use. Dr. Carlston’s “Overland Oasis” is a soothing courtyard garden where patients can come to relax – with or without an appointment. In addition, we promote patient convenience and comfort with tools such as digital X-rays, intra-oral cameras, and same-day restorations. We invite you to visit our office and experience for yourself what dentistry should be.

Trust the Professionals at Carlston Dental Group

We earn our patients’ trust by placing their best interests at heart. We believe that being open and honest with our patients and educating them on their oral health and treatment options are the keys to a positive dental experience. We encourage you to take part in your dental care, and help you make informed decisions regarding your treatment. Contact our dental practice today to learn more about Dr. Carlston and his experienced team. 

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I love my teeth!!! I have had many fillings from Dr. Carlston and veneers as well. It feels so good to smile and I am complimented on my teeth regularly now. My teeth look so natural that even my closest friend couldn't pin point what was different about me. I would highly recommend him! The staff was friendly and helpful and the facility was clean and professional. I will definitely be back when in Los Angeles. Angie C., Mountlake, WA