La Mesa Dentist – Larry R. Pawl, DMD, FAGD

We offer restorative family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services for healthy teeth and gums to La Mesa and San Diego residents. Your smile and comfort is our passion.

From a cleaning, to a small filling, to a full smile makeover and everything in between – TEAM PAWL is here to educate you, guide you, and see you through your dental matter how big or how small. Your goals are our goals!!

Our approach is simple – provide the highest quality care, from a dental team you know and trust, in an environment that is comforting and inviting.

Don't just take our word for it; Check out what our very own patients are saying about TEAM PAWL and their dental experiences in our office. If you don't feel the same about your current dental experience, we'd love for you to be a part of our dental family!!


Restorative Dentistry

The treatment we recommend will always be the option which will preserve the most of your natural tooth. In addition, many of the technologies we use during our examinations and evaluations provide us with the ability to detect any problem areas while still small and painless

Laser Cold Sore Treatment

Our laser treatment can bring immediate relief and faster healing. Don’t suffer any longer.

Laser Dentistry

Quicker recovery times, less discomfort, amazing results – all of this is possible with laser dentistry.

Featured Technology

Sapphire Leasion Detection

Sapphire Lesion Detection

The Sapphire Plus Lesion Detection system is a diagnostic scope which uses a high intensity light to illuminate your mouth to determine if any tissue abnormalities exist. See more.

lumineers logo

Unhappy with the look of your smile and looking to achieve the smile you've always dreamed of? Lumineers could be your dream come true! Lumineers are the perfect, life changing alternative to invasive cosmetic dentistry for people of all ages. See more.

SnapOn Smiles Logo

Looking to enhance or change your smile but don't want the invasiveness and expense of a full mouth cosmetic smile makeover?? SnapOn Smile might be just the solution you've been dreaming of! See more.

2011 Top Doctors & Dentists

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Mission Statement

As a highly motivated team, we will maintain a caring, secure and enjoyable work environment. We are commited to continuing to improve by always encouraging each other to grow personally and professionally. We will provide each patient with thorough, personalized care in a timely, consistent manner. Our ultimate goal is to inspire our patients to obtain and maintain a lifetime of optimal dental health. We are excited to be trusted as our patients' dental healthcare provider and will exceed all their expectations!