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Oceanview Dental - A Multi-Specialty Group
2125 S El Camino Real, Suite 101
Oceanside, California
Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  

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Dr. Hargas has been married for over 25 years to his wife, Gail, who is an ICU, RN with two grown children. They are a very close family and love outdoor activities such as surfing, boating, motorcycling, and spending time with their horses and dogs. They also support Christian and philanthropic activities.

Why should patients choose you as their provider instead of others in the area?

Dr. James S. Hargas, DMD, PC, practices dentistry in Oceanside, California with the philosophy of “excellence in dentistry without attitude.” His family practice focuses on aesthetics and comprehensive general dentistry, as well as implant rehabilitation. Dr. Hargas graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1978, where he received his dental degree with honors. He served three active years in the United States Navy dental corps, where he rotated through all specialties and decided to become a comprehensive general dentist. With over thirty years of general dentistry experience, Dr. Hargas has countless hours of advanced education in all areas of comprehensive dentistry, specializing in cosmetic and advanced restorative procedures, implant reconstruction, endodontics and orthodontic specialties.

What are the top 3 treatments that you focus on?

We specialize in cosmetic dentistry using the latest technology of CEREC crowns; crowns in a day! We take special care to treat all our patients like one of the family, making it a great experience each time you visit our office. We provide the latest in orthodontic treatment utilizing the cutting edge precision of Invisalign Aligners.

What are you proud of in your practice?

From your child’s first dental cleaning and your teenager’s braces to transforming an old smile into something new with cosmetic dentistry, we offer a wide variety of dental treatments to meet all of your family’s needs and goals. As part of our commitment to you, we also utilize the latest advanced dental technology, including digital X-rays, 3D CT imaging, dental lasers, Invisalign, and CEREC® one-visit restoration technology. Our caring dental team treats our patients like family, and we work hard to help you understand your dental treatments. We will walk you through each step of the treatment process to ensure that you feel comfortable and confident

Which cases do you enjoy treating? Why?

Patients that need full mouth smile makeovers are the most rewarding. To see a patient walk through the doors with no smile, hanging their head down low as if they have a weight keeping them down and be able to lift that weight with a beautiful new smile is the best feeling in the world!

Frequently asked questions

Where is Dr. James S. Hargas's office located?

Dr. James S. Hargas's office is in Oceanside, CA.

What services does Dr. James S. Hargas offer?

Dr. James S. Hargas offers Bonding, Braces / Invisalign, Bridges / Dentures and more. Learn more about Dr. James S. Hargas's services on Opencare or book your appointment today.

Does Dr. James S. Hargas accept insurance?

Dr. James S. Hargas accepts Tricare Dental Program, Delta Dental. Enter your insurance details on Opencare to check coverage.