Meet Our Doctors
The doctors at Mission Trails Dentistry promptly address all of your dental concerns – whether it is pain from tooth decay, infected gum tissues, worn and discolored teeth, an unattractive smile, or even bad breath. At Mission Trails Dentistry we provide compassionate care in a comfortable and friendly setting.
In addition, we offer root canal therapy, prosthodontics, periodontal care, orthodontics, dentistry for children, and treatment, oral surgery and full mouth rehabilitation.
Please contact our cosmetic dentists serving the San Diego, California region. Dr. James A. Salazar, Bradley A. Ross, DDS, and our entire team of doctors and dental professionals look forward to giving you custom-tailored treatment designed to meet your goals.
James D. Salazar, DDS
Dr. James D. Salazar is a native San Diegan and a graduate of San Diego State University and the University of California – San Francisco Dental School. He has been in practice for more than 10 years at Mission Trails Dentistry, and takes pride in his caring, honest, and perfectionistic approach to cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Salazar recently earned accreditation from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry for his excellence in cosmetic dentistry and his work on specific cosmetic dentistry cases judged by a group of his peers. An honor achieved by only nine dentists in the San Diego area.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Diego County Dental Society, and he is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Salazar is committed to continuing education in an array of dental fields, keeping up with the latest technology and techniques to bring his patients the safest care and most effective results. As part of his educational pursuits, Dr. Salazar completed Levels 1,2, and 3 at the prestigious Pankey Institute, where he studied occlusion and esthetics. He also has completed course work at the Annual Scientific Sessions with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2006 through 2010. Dr. Salazar is also a member of the Invisalign® Study Club San Diego, and is a designated Invisalign® Premier Provider, having completed more than 120 Invisalign® cases.
Dr. Salazar lives in San Diego with his wife Marnie, also a dentist, his son Mason and daughter Brooke. He is an avid snowboarder, mountain biker, and grew up riding motorcycles.
Bradley A. Ross, DDS
Born and raised in Burbank, California, Dr. Bradley A. Ross received his Bachelor of Science Degree at Oregon State University. He returned to the Los Angeles area to attend the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Upon graduation in 1986, Dr. Ross moved to San Diego and worked as an associate dentist in La Jolla and the College area prior to purchasing a private practice in San Carlos in 1988. In 1997, he moved the practice to its current location and opened Mission Trails Dentistry.
Dr. Ross is a member of the ADA, CDA and the San Diego County Dental Society. He attends continuing education courses regularly and has developed an emphasis in cosmetic restorative crowns, bridges, implants and family dentistry.
Dr. Ross’ gentle and caring approach has allowed him to develop a successful practice with many loyal and happy patients.
Dr. Ross is married to his wife Vicky, a native New Zealander, who he met as students at Oregon State University. They have four children, 3 boys, Jamie, Daniel, and Ian and a daughter, Hannah.
Dr. Ross and Dr. Salazar often answer questions on RealSelf.com.