Trusted, Caring & Affordable Dental Care

Penrod Dental Care specializes in combining personalized care, professional service, and advanced technology to provide our patients with the best dental experience available.

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Affordable Care

We accept most insurance plans and work hard to maximize your insurance benefits! No insurance? We offer an individual monthly payment plan to help you get the smile you want at a cost that works for you.

Trusted Advice

Years of experience and continuing education help Dr. Penrod and his staff provide state-of-the-art procedures and comfort. Most importantly, we listen to you and explain all your options before proceeding with any treatment.

Convenient Hours

We know that you can’t always make it in to see the dentist from 9-5, so we’re open from 7 to 7 most weekdays so you can come in before or after work and school. We even have Saturday appointments available!

Your Family Dentist

Penrod Dental Care provides comprehensive dentistry for your whole family—from complex cosmetic cases to routine dental needs like checkups, cleanings, preventative care, fillings and crowns.

Meet Dr. Carey L. Penrod, DDS

Dr. Penrod is a careful listener and always takes time to explain in detail what treatment would be best for your particular needs before proceeding.  Known for his wonderfully relaxed manner and superior skills, he earned his DDS from the UCLA School of Dentistry, where he graduated cum laude. He is continually educating himself and his staff in the latest techniques, technology, and approaches to provide you and your family with the most advanced & personalized dental care. More »

See what our patients have to say!

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Joanna H.'s Review Joanna H.
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This was a recommendation from a co-worker, and it is well worth the drive! They are on-time, courteous and most importantly provide high quality work! I...

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Jennifer L.'s Review Jennifer L.
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I'm very pleased with this dental office, I have been a patient here for about 2 years now and found it from a local mailer sent to my mail box . I haven't...

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Kristine S.'s Review Kristine S.
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Beautiful office, flexible hours and affordable. The entire staff is friendly and efficient. The most painless cleaning ive ever had. Doctors are very...

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Russ Walker
Russ Walker

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 week ago

My recent visit with Dr Ballard at Penrod Dental Care was wonderful (I know it sounds weird to call it “wonderful”—but it was seriously so much better than the many dentists I’ve been to!)

I’ve needed to replace two crowns for about 10 years and have dreaded the day (and the pain!) that I would go through at the dentist. I finally gave in since my Delta Dental insurance is expiring and I didn’t want to pay for all of it.

The staff was very friendly and reassuring (I was very anxious!) and I was shocked to find that even when they were numbing the area there was no pain from the shot (going in or after!). Very unlike many dentists I’ve been to where pain is the norm. And there was no pain during the treatment.

15 minutes into the removal of the crowns I expected I’d have to brace for another 20-30 minutes of cavity removing pain, but to my surprise, Dr Ballard had already cleaned out the cavities! All that was left was for them to put in a temporary and send me on my way.

Especially for treatment, these dentists know what they’re doing and how to make it painless. Thank you for the help!!

Betsy T
Betsy T

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 week ago

I had severe tooth pain last Saturday and did not have an established dentist. I called in at 10:40 am and was sitting in the dentist chair at 11:05 am. The entire office staff was helpful,accommodating and took care of me immediately. Dr Ballard was great and referred me to a specialist. Every single staff member was professional and friendly and I will remain loyal to this Dentist for as long as I live in the area!

Stephanie Tipton
Stephanie Tipton

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

Penrod dental is a wonderful office. All of the staff are so friendly and helpful. I’ve never liked going to the dentist but Penrod dental has changed that. I bring my kids here and have even referred family and friends. It’s so great to have finally found a fantastic office to go to!

Convenience, Comfort, and Exceptional Care

Penrod Dental Care’s mission is to provide every patient with the highest quality, most convenient, and most affordable dentistry possible. Our Rancho Santa Margarita dental office provides general and cosmetic dentistry so we can meet your whole family’s needs. We take the time to get to know each of our patients personally and listen to their desires and concerns in order to help them maintain a healthy and beautiful smile. At Penrod Dental Care we use the best combination of preventative care, diagnostic tools, tooth-colored fillings, and restorative techniques to ensure optimum dental health, so you can expect the most advanced dental technology, equipment, and procedures for high-quality, long-lasting dentistry. In addition, your comfort is our top priority at Penrod Dental Care so we will do whatever it takes to ensure your complete comfort and satisfaction.

Enjoy our Convenient Hours

We understand that seeing the dentist isn’t always something you can schedule during Monday-Friday’s 9-5 hours. That’s why Penrod Dental Care offers extended weekday and Saturday hours to fit your schedule.

Monday 7 AM to 7 PM
Tuesday 7 AM to 7 PM
Wednesday 7 AM to 7 PM
Thursday 7 AM to 7 PM
Friday 7 AM to 6 PM
Saturday 8 AM to 4 PM
Sunday Closed

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