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Carmel Valley Dentist

Carmel Valley Dentist

Never entrust your smile to just anyone. In Carmel Valley, Irresistible Smiles is the go-to dental clinic that has perfectly combined friendly experts with the most advanced dental technologies available. When it comes to your dental needs, you’ll definitely want to come to Irresistible Smiles.


Dentistry is a combination of critical problem solving, artistry, and listening. Dr. Rucks strived to maintain excellence in each. A love of problem solving and science led her to earning a B.S. degree in Bacteriology and Genetics from the University of Wisconsin in 2001. There she was awarded several fellowships for her research in of enzymes the Biomolecular Chemistry Department. She earned her D.D.S. from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 2005. Dr. Rucks was honored upon graduation by receiving the American College of Prosthodontics Award, for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement.

Before relocating to San Diego with her husband and three daughters, Dr. Rucks had a practice in the suburbs of Chicago IL for over 10 years. There she cared for families, sometimes three generations. Working with patients from 1 to 100 she practices all aspects of general dentistry. Her practice focuses on thorough diagnosis and involving her patients in selecting the best course of treatment for each, based on their desires and needs. Whether the treatment is a simple filling, or a complex reconstruction of the entire mouth, giving patients the ability to smile confidently is her ultimate goal.

Since completing her doctorate, Dr. Rucks has consistently attended continuing education to keep current on the latest trends, techniques, and materials available in dentistry. Her practice has been greatly enriched by collaboration with other dentists and industry professionals.

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives" - William A. Foster

Dr. Rucks is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Diego Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She has received hours training from national experts through the Spear Institute, Seattle Study Club and Biomet 3i Synergy Training Program for Restorative Implant Dentistry. Outside of the office she enjoys watersports such as waterskiing and wakeboarding with her family. She is a private pilot, and has a passion for aviation history!

The Most Advanced Technology in Carmel Valley

Oral health care is rapidly advancing and so is the technology it uses. With Irresistible Smiles, you can rest assured that all our Carmel Valley dentists use only state-of-the-art technology in caring for you. We make sure that everything we use in the clinic are on par with the highest and the best of global standards so you know that you are getting nothing short of the best care possible.

We take your oral health seriously; that’s why we invest in all the latest devices and machinery to achieve optimum results.

The Widest Range of Services

Irresistible Smiles also has a wide range of services, from regular routine checkups and teeth cleaning procedures, to the more advanced and complex cosmetic dental procedures. We have experts for different areas of expertise and each of our experts have all of the necessary qualifications to deliver world-class service.

The Friendliest Team

Everyone at our Carmel Valley clinic knows that a visit to the dentist’s office is not always a pleasant trip. We compensate for the usual jitters with some of the friendliest staff members you’ll find anywhere in the San Diego metropolis. You’ll be greeted by staff members who embody our irresistible smiles from the door all the way to the dentist’s chair.

Our dental experts also work hard to make you comfortable and relaxed by disclosing everything you need to know about your procedures. Our dentists will answer your questions and ease all of your worries.

Want to know more about our dental services? Contact our Carmel Valley office today and get an appointment for a FREE CONSULTATION!

Irresistible Smiles Carmel Valley

4765 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite 203 San Diego, CA 92130 Locate Us

Phone: (858) 755-8993 Fax: (858) 755-8996 E-mail: