Dr. Paul Fjeldsted heads the La Mesa Hills Dentistry office on University Avenue in La Mesa. He and the rest of the La Mesa Hills Dentistry team share a passion for providing patients with the highest quality of dentistry in a comfortable and family orientated environment. Dr. Fjeldsted received his training from the University of Southern California Dental School and completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. His training in biomimetic dentistry allows him to use the latest technology to implement conservative and preventative procedures. His goal is to establish a relationship of trust with all of his patients by understanding their individual needs and expectations. He is well versed in the plethora of services offered by La Mesa Hills Dentistry. From porcelain veneers to dental implants, Dr. Fjeldsted can do it all. Though he was raised in the San Francisco bay area, Dr. Fjeldsted is really a Southern Californian at heart. An avid surfer, he enjoys catching waves any chance he gets. Dr. Fjeldsted enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He also enjoys playing the guitar, snowboarding, biking, and cheering on USC football.
Dr. Fjeldsted is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the San Diego Dental Society.
Marco Mitchell RDA
My name is Marco Mitchell. I am registered and licensed as a dental assistant. With over 20 years of experience, I look forward to making sure all of our patients have HAPPY and HEALTHY smiles. I love my three beautiful daughters and Jesus. I always stay prayed up and positive and keep a smile on my face.
Joleonard Brown (AKA Handsome Jo)
After serving his country as a member of the US Navy for seven years, Jo now serves the fine patients of La Mesa Hills Dentistry. Jo is well versed in digital radiography, teeth polishing and fabricating temporary dental restorations… and yes, he is very gentle. In his free time, Joe is a professional fantasy football athlete.
Hi I’m Natalie, the office manager. My goal is to make your visit to our office PERFECT in every way. Every patient deserves a healthy, beautiful smile. I will work with you personally to help you accomplish your oral health goals. In my free time, I am a connoisseur of fine high heel shoes.
Rita is the pretty face you see when you first arrive. She is an expert at scheduling, billing insurances, chatting on the phone and having fun. She is always willing to share a taste of her lunch with you – just ask 🙂
Sharon Joyce RDH
A skilled and experienced dental hygienist, Sharon started her dental career in 1995 as a registered dental assistant. She later pursued her degree at San Joaquin Valley College to become a dental hygienist. Sharon is loved by patients for her kind and gentle treatment.
Improving her patient’s oral health is priority for Sharon. She works with patients to ensure they receive quality treatment and positive results.
In her personal time, Sharon loves to travel, garden and cook. Family is very important to her. She has a 17 year old son and 18 year old daughter who keep her busy. Sharon and her husband own a restaurant in the gaslamp named De Medici.
LupitaRegistered Dental Hygienist
Lupita was born and raised in San Diego. She has been a dental hygienist for over a decade and has a true passion for dentistry. She is devoted to taking continuing education courses to keep her updated on current technology. Lupita has 4 kids and enjoys going to the beach with her dog. She also loves traveling, Zumba, Yoga and Chargers.
Chelsea was born and raised in San Diego County and is proud to be considered a native. After graduating from Hilltop High School, Chelsea became an Anteater by attending University of California – Irvine. After completing her education at UC Irvine, Chelsea attended Southwestern College. Chelsea graduated with honors and earned a degree in dental hygiene. We have yet to have a patient who doesn’t LOVE Chelsea. She is known for her gentle touch, meticulous care and warm personality. In her free time, she seeks adventure. Chelsea enjoys skydiving, traveling and snorkeling.
I was born and raised in Des Moines, IA and moved to San Diego 10 years ago. I was a dental assistant for 8 years before becoming a dental hygienist. I love educating patients on their oral health care to help keep their smiles healthy for a lifetime. I am also a member of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association. On my days off, I enjoy catching up with friends over brunch, cooking dinner for my family, and cuddling with my two dogs.
Meet Lauren Binder!
A Georgia peach brought to the Golden State in 2014 by the Navy, Lauren is one of the newest faces in our office! A new highly trained Registered Dental Assistant, Lauren works closely with Dr. Fjeldsted to provide exceptional patient care. If you are lucky, she might even take your x-rays during your cleaning! She and her husband are happily expecting their first child in Spring of 2020. In her spare time she enjoys seeing movies on the big screen, curling up with a good fiction book, and spending time with her two German Shepherds.
You can search your whole life through finding a great dentist, but if you are reading this, your search is over.
Sandra P, Patient
I can smile with complete confidence! I can’t now imagine ever being concerned about appearing in photos. It’s just been a new lease of life. Thank you.
Laura H, Patient
I’ve been a patient for over 8 years and am very happy with the friendly and professional atmosphere.