Specialist in Clear Aligners and Braces for Adults and Children

Call: (760) 804-0080



Welcome to Full Smile Orthodontics, where beautiful, healthy smiles are our specialty. Our office maintains an easygoing, laidback atmosphere that will help you and your family relax while receiving professional orthodontic care from Dr. Daniel Adams. We have provided orthodontics in Carlsbad, California, and the surrounding areas of San Marcos, Vista, Oceanside, Encinitas, and Solana Beach, California, for several years.Our orthodontist and friendly, welcoming team use digital X-rays and quality materials to align the teeth of both kids and adults so they can have an even bite, healthy mouth, and beautiful smile. Whether you are interested in traditional braces, metal braces, oral appliances, or other orthodontic and dental care treatment options, we are committed to providing you with the high-quality, gentle care you deserve. Each time you visit our office, our entire team works hard to ensure that your time with us is as positive, comfortable, and relaxing as possible.

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Dr. Adams DMD, MS


Transform Your Smile with Cutting-Edge Orthodontic Solutions From Experts

Dr. Adams earned a degree in microbiology from Brigham Young University before studying dentistry at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He completed his orthodontic residency at Saint Louis University in 2008. As a specialist in orthodontics, he has an eye for detail and takes great pride in his work. Perfect smiles and quality care are his top priorities. Dr. Adams recognizes that each individual patient has different needs, and it is his goal as an orthodontist to provide tailor-made care to each person.
Dr. Adams is a member of the AAO (American Association of Orthodontists) and the PCSO (Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists). He and his wife reside in Carlsbad and have four children. When not at the office, he enjoys hanging out with his family, going to the beach and trying to walk his very stubborn Frenchie.




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For Childrens and Adults

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Surgical Orthodontics

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For Children

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For Teens

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For Adults

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Clear Aligners & Invisalign®

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Brushing & Flossing With Braces

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MI Paste

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Early Orthodontic Treatment

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Clear Braces

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Tongue Crib

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Thumb Appliance

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Palatal Expander

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Bite Plate

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Oral Appliances

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Tooth Contouring

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Teeth Whitening

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Dental Care

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Two-Phase Treatment

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Life With Braces

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Orthodontic FAQs

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6965 El Camino Real #201, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Phone: (760) 804-0080

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