Aesthetic Smile Designs
Bernardino Villadiego, DDS:
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Aesthetic Smile Designs
Bernardino B. Villadiego, DDS
Calabasas, CA













A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed





Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Jessica B. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


After having a bad experience with my previous dentist I reached out to a friend who happens to work in the dental field. Ceci referred me to Dr.Bernie. I had limited availability and they worked with me to get me in as soon as possible for a consult and to have the work completed. I had chipped my two front teeth and needed them repaired. My previous dentist told me I would need crowns or veneers. After sending ceci pictures of my teeth she advised that I would possibly only need bonding to repair those teeth. So happy to have found someone I trust. Dr. Bernie and everyone in the office is amazing and friendly. Dr. Bernie is gentle and a perfectionist, which I loved. He also helped me understand why the previous bonding I had done on those teeth might have chipped so quickly. He is very thorough, knowledgeable and helpful. I will definitely be recommending him to family and friends and I will continue to keep going to him for all my dental needs.

Gabe Kratzer (Source: Google)


Dr. Bernie helped with my TMJ/teeth grinding problem by realigning my bite. Now my bite is fixed and I have no pain with hot/cold food and drink. On top of that the staff is always very nice and welcoming. Great office!

Lauren Brenner (Source: Facebook)


I can honestly say Dr. Villadiego saved my teeth and my bank account! Before he diagnosed and corrected the problem with my bite, I had been to countless dentists trying to find out why my teeth and restorations were always breaking… Why I had headaches and jaw pain my entire life…. Why am my bite always felt off and my mouth just never felt comfortable. With all the dentists I have seen over the years, not one ever suggested the problem might be fixable. Instead, they all told me I was too hard on my teeth, asked me what I was chewing on, and implied it was either genetic or somehow my fault. Over the years, I have spent thousands and thousands of dollars fixing and re-fixing broken dental work, believing there was no other option besides dentures! Well, since Dr. Villadiego corrected my bite and restored my teeth, I have had zero problems and no more cracked or broken teeth. For the first time in my life, my bite feels comfortable, my face feels relaxed, my headaches and jaw aches are gone. The fact that I now have a beautiful smile — and have been told I look at least ten years younger — is icing on the cake! Best of all, Dr. Villadiego was able to diagnose and correct my bite/jaw problem even BEFORE he did any work on my teeth, so there was no guessing how or if it would work. I could go on and on but I will just end with a big thank you to Dr. Villadiego and his amazing office staff.

Dale Y. from Chatsworth, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Bernie and staff are great!  Would recommend to anyone near or far. In fact I overheard him helping out someone from New York I think while I was in there.  He offered to help the patient find a specialist in New York area for them!  Above and beyond, baby, that’s what it’s all about!

Stan Thomas (Source: Google)


I used to dread going to the dentist. Pain, and I never really knew what they were doing or why. The atmosphere was cold, which made it even more uncomfortable. At Dr. Bernie’s I come into reception and am greeted with a smile, good conversation and designer coffee. Dr. Bernie’s takes his time to explain in detail your options and each step in the process, I am informed and understand exactly what each procedure is. Jolie the Hygienist is gentle and thorough. She also lets you know what she is doing before she does it. No “ouch” surprises. Dr. Bernie’ does everything from a simple cleaning to Cosmetic Dentistry. If your looking for these things, I would highly recomend you set an appointment.

Donna S. from Chatsworth, CA (Source: Yelp)


Actually a rather humorous visit. The staff and Dr. Villadiego are all around wonderful! Dr. B. is only interested in the satisfaction of his patients. He won’t stop until you are happy.  If you are looking for a dentist, no need to shop around, just book an appointment with Dr. Villadiego.

Richard W. from Simi Valley, CA (Source: Yelp)


Aesthetic Smile Designs is as good as it gets.  Friendly staff in a well appointed facility with the best technology available makes for a great experience.  Dr. Bernie and his people really have it goin’ on!  Thank you, Jolie, for your expert care and service!

Jeffrey Herrera (Source: Google)


I am and artist and photographer. I’ve been a patient of Dr. Bernie Villadiego for the last 10 years. He’s performed two root canals and a 6 tooth porcelain veneer on my upper front teeth, one a missing front tooth and they came out perfect ! best of all they look beautifully natural .. Compared to my last dentist of 15 years he is the great. He has very delicate hands and a superb eye for balance. His patience and attention to detail is amazing.  Dr. Bernie’s beautiful office is state of the art and he is dedicated to learning anything new.  I especially like his photographs of prior patients before and after their transformation .. each one unique to that individual. His long time staff of professionals are very informative, caring and friendly. I’ve never encountered one problem. I highly recommend him

Todd Smayda (Source: Google)


Best dentist in all of LA here in Chatsworth. My entire family and friends have been seeing Dr Bernie for 15 plus years. He is very thorough and always keeps up with the best dental practices of the day. Many of my friends travel from LA to see him. His staff is very professional and friendly. He can take care of a complicated tooth problem or will recommend you to the best specialist if necessary. I do not post many reviews, but Dr. Bernie is a “find”!

Marie Anne D. from Granada Hills, Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Bernie was recommended to me by a friend who knew that my fear gets in the way of seeing a dentist ever again. I got the courage to at least call him and I’m so thankful I did. Just over telephone, he was professional and caring and after a consultation in person, I found out how passionate and true he is about helping people with specific problems and overall oral care and it’s effects on health. Well 7 years later, he continues to be my only trusted dentist who I admire and appreciate for helping me with all kinds of dental work I desperately needed. I agree with the other post, his light gentle hands make anesthesia application seem pain free. What is most admirable is his ability to make time to give the best of himself and makes sure he does everything the right away. His office staff and assistants are also friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.

Stanley John T. from Van Nuys, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Bernie and his employees are at attentful, courteous and professional. Dr, Bernie keeps up on the latest techniques and technologies to always improve the quality of service he provides. Thank you again for a comfortable, informative dental appointment. I learned a lot. I like to make educated decisions, and Dr.Bernie never leaves me with the ‘what did he say/do?”. I always know what and what will happen each step of the way before I decide to move forward with a procedure. Thank you, Dr. Bernie and staff. Stan Thomas

Janet Orion (Source: Google)


I had the good fortune of being referred to Dr. Villadiego by a dentist friend in Texas. I had a sore tongue from broken restorations and I have to talk to support myself, so I was pretty desperate. Dr. Bernie and his staff took superb care of me, going way beyond the “call of duty”. He skillfully fixed four broken teeth in one visit, and I have to say not even the anesthetic shot hurt, for which i am so grateful. I drove 50 miles one way twice to have this generous, skillful, kind dentist fix a problem I didn’t know how to deal with. Not only did his staff and Dr. Bernie take really good care of me, he is a world traveler and nature photographer, so there were beautiful photos to entertain and inspire me while he worked in my mouth. I’m not one who likes dentists, in particular, but what he did for me was such a relief. I would recommend Dr. Villadiego to anyone wanting a more beautiful smile, or who is having dental problems and doesn’t know where to go. I will return for a complete cosmetic dental restoration soon. The photos of his clients and their smile transformations is impressive. Excellence matters to me. Thank you, Dr. Bernie, for your professional expertise and for being a great man, too.

Christen V. from Canyon Country, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Bernie and his staff are excellent.  I recently started a new medication and was not aware that it could be tied to periodontal disease.  The hygienist, Teresa and Dr. Bernie discovered the problem right away and are diligently working to help me correct this problem.  I will be undergoing deep cleanings soon and will be on a scheduled maintenance program until my gums get healthy again.  I am so glad to be a patient here and have no plans of ever changing dentists.

Barbara J. from Granada Hills, Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Have had caps, crowns, root canals and extractions for the past 50 years.  Have spent more time worrying about my dental health, looks and money than anyone deserves!   I found Dr. Bernie a year ago when I was, again, needing a lot of work.  I am so blessed to have have found him!  He consulted with me regarding several ways to approach my specific problems and I always felt that we were a team when we planned my treatment.  He is a delight as is his entire staff.  He has a beautiful, but welcoming office and uses the most current techniques.  Totally painless root canals and extractions.  I couldn’t be more delighted and happy and highly recommend him and his office

Guy J. from Knoxville, TN (Source: Yelp)


I have not had a better experience at dentist or other doctor. The staff is amazingly friendly and engaging. The office feels more like a family than a work environment. I had not been to a dentist in a long time. Dr. Bernie and the staff talked me through the plan of care and went out of their way to work with me and my schedule. I did not feel like they were rushing to get me done and out of there, which is what I have felt from other dentist and doctor offices in the past. For once in my life, I look forward to going back and progressing through my plan of care.

James F. Fondriest (Source: Facebook)


I am a practicing dentist in Chicago. I met Dr Bernie at a dental meeting for other instructors of advanced cosmetic dentistry. He stood out in the group and I have made listening to his advice a habit. Highly recommended super talent!

Paul W. from Chatsworth, CA (Source: Yelp)


 Dr. Bernie has taken care of our families teeth for many years and all of us feel very confident that we have received the highest quality work and care possible.  His equipment and work is state of the art.  His staff matches is commitment to his patients overall long term dental health.  Both he and his staff make it as pleasant and painless as possible.  I have had problems with my teeth all of my 68 years and Dr. Bernie and his staff are the best support team I have ever had for my teeth.

Anonymous (Source: Google)


I had a few old silver fillings from when I was a teen that needed to be removed, I use to dread going to the dentist due to past dental experiences until I found Dr. Bernie and his friendly staff…long story short – I had my silver fillings removed and replaced with white composites, and recently had a deep cleaning done. I highly recommend Dr. Bernie I had a wonderful dental experience and will continue to come back! 

Yazz Giraldo (Source: Google)


There is only few people in this world who can be sooo detailed and professional like Dr Bernie. I am always amazed on how much work, empathy and good energy he puts into finding out what out what is best for his clients. 1 year after the procedure, he is still checking if everything is ok with my teeth , jaw, face and all that is related to it. his stuff is by far the best people I have ever met at any office in this country. everyone is always smiling, professional, respectful, kind and never with an attitude towards any client. I AM GRATEFUL I FOUND A DENTIST LIKE HIM and very very HAPPY WITH MY RESULTS. BEST DENTIST IN CA!

Stacey T. from Chatsworth, Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


It is beyond bizarre to hear me say, “I Love My Dentist, Dental Hygienist, and Dentist Office Staff!,” but I do! Guitina is so nice and she has the most gentle touch. The staff is fantastic; absolutely the nicest group of people you could ever meet. Dr. Bernie has done the impossible… made me LIKE going to the dreaded dentist…   ( FYI… I’m the WORST PATIENT EVER! My fear/pain level is at 100% just walking into a dental office. Doc B & Co. has relieved me from both)

Jeanne S. from Chatsworth, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Bernie has been my dentist for years, and thanks to him my life and comfort was drastically improved! For years, I had been complaining about headaches and grinding my teeth. Dr. Bernie suggested it may be my bite, and thanks to this suggestion, we eventually discovered that he was right and my bite was off! Not only did he fix my bite, we managed to fit in some cosmetic work that I hadn’t considered before, and now I have no more headaches and I have never loved my smile more! I wish I had done this years ago! I cannot recommend him highly enough!

Scott Wehrkamp (Source: Facebook)


I am always impressed by the beautiful transformations Dr. Bernie creates for his patients. As an accredited member of the AACD, my eye is tuned for excellence and Bernie’s cases are always impressive. He is truly one of our best!

Kristin Johnson (Source: Google)


I was referred to Dr. Bernie by my daughter’s orthodontist as I was frantically looking for referrals to a new dentist because my dentist had recently retired, and I had accidently chipped my front tooth. All I have to say is that I was so incredibly impressed with the care that I received from every single person in this office. The staff is absolutely lovely, kind, and compassionate and Dr. Bernie is all that and so incredibly talented at what he does. I have found my new dentist!

Eva Figueroa (Source: Google)


At the age of 60+ I’ve been to my share of dentists with horror stories and pain to boot. That is until I met Dr. Bernie. I know everybody thinks their dentist is the best, but Dr. Bernie has absolutely the best technique and skills, with an exceptional office staff, all with such personable and caring bed/chair side manner. Dr. Bernie’s experience, confidence and all around creative and caring nature really shows up. You notice things like this when someone is literally working in your mouth. Years back, a day or two before Christmas a tooth cracked. I was in a panic and called around to dentists in my work area, my regular office was closed, and that’s how I found Dr. Bernie Not only did Dr. Bernie fix the tooth, did it that day, what was a panic turned to amazement in finding a Doctor that over the years consistently has maintained the highest standard in patient care and quality of work. Don’t hesitate to call for minor or major, cosmetic or needed work. You won’t regret it. Take it from a chicken who use to only like dentists when the discomfort of not going was worse than the discomfort of going. Much love to the best Dentist ever! May he live forever. :-), worth his weight in gold and then some…Fan-girling out. lol

Jo Ann I. from Chatsworth, CA (Source: Yelp)


My husband and I  have been going to  Dr. Bernie’s since he first came to this location (many years) and I always have a good visit. He and his staff are the best, always friendly, professional and on top of my care. I have sent several friends to him and they have only good things to say about him and his staff. I recommend him highly.

Lynn M. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Definitely going to be doing all of my family’s dental work here they are very professional it’s very clean and the doctor does not rush through he takes his time and explains what needs to be done and what will be your outcome definitely glad I found a spot

Mary P. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Always professional, authentic, knowledgeable and caring. Staff and doctor are always interested in how my health and well-being is developing. They have excellant team work skills and the entire staff remembers you needs. Doctor is dedicated to attending classes that concentrate on advancement in dental education. A great experience that starts at the front door!

Janet O. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


I saw Dr. Bernie Villadiego and his wonderful staff today in Chatsworth. For the past 5 weeks, my tongue has been so sore and throbbing from not so old restorations that fell out, broke, failed… I had so many sharp surfaces that when i spoke, and I have to talk to earn my living, my tongue got raw.  it throbbed.  it felt too big for my mouth, and I didn’t see how I could fix this problem, as the dentists I have seen in the past either didn’t rate with me for whatever reason, or it was way too expensive for me to undertake. Dr. Villadiego fixed 4 of my left upper back teeth today with a gentleness, generosity, and skill that I rarely find in this world of mediocrity and greed.   My tongue already feels better. My back teeth look like the teeth i had in my 20s. They are as smooth as polished marble, and even the anesthesia injection didn’t hurt. I admit i am a dental wimp. I hate going to the dentist, and even though I have had strong teeth and I take care of them myself better than most, i had some real problems. painful problems.  I was feeling pretty hopeless. If you live anywhere in the Los Angeles area, i suggest you see Dr. Bernie for your dental needs. He is a cosmetic dentist, and i plan to get my whole mouth restored to beautiful pearly white age-appropriate level soon.

Matthew Siff (Source: Google)


Dr. Bernie Villa Diego is a rockstar and an artist. His talent is awesome.I came to see him with a lot of problems in my mouth and he has fixed and corrected everyone of them. I was so embarrassed that I let my teeth go so long and get so bad, but now I can’t stop smiling. I’ve had a few crowns done in my mouth… And you can’t tell them from my real teeth. I always look at other people’s teeth now and it’s so obvious that they’ve had their front teeth crowned, it just doesn’t look real. That would be unacceptable to Dr. Bernie.
I actually look forward to going to the dentist. From Jolie my hygienist, who cleans my teeth, to Cece and Marilyn, who assist Dr. Bernie, to Nancy in the front, I feel like I go to hang out with dear friends who take care of me. I tell everybody about Dr. Bernie and the staff at Aesthetic Smile Design.

Anonymous (Source: Google)


Dr. Bernie is the ONLY Dentist I’ll ever see again. Period. He is kind, patient, thorough and explains everything in great detail, using outstanding IT equipment to help show you what’s going on. He will explain your issue, tell you what’s needed, and then fix it. I wish more dentists had his chair side manner. His staff, likewise, are a reflection of him – all extremely professional, courteous and helpful. As someone who has had more than one bad dentist over the years, I cannot give him a higher recommendation. Even if you don’t live in The Valley, come see him anyway. It’s worth the trip. As a Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Bernie is unmatched. His work to restore my mouth has come out exceptionally well. I’m no longer embarrassed to smile (sorry – don’t have a pic handy, but if you go to his Facebook Page -Bernie B. Villadiego – you can see several examples of his work, including mine). The before and after photos speak for themselves and I’m happy to have him post my new smile for all to see.  Doc also teaches this specialty to other dentists around the world.  So – seriously, folks, if you need an exceptional dentist, Dr. Villadiego is the best I’ve ever had.  Steve McCombs, Chatsworth

James N. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve had TMJ problems for over a decade.  I finally took the plunge and had BSSO jaw surgery.  I had to first get orthodontics first and then Jaw surgery and then a year after the orthodontics taken off.  After the surgery, I had problems with first and second molars not occluding properly and causing ligament issues.  I had full mouth occlusion adjustments from my orthodontics and from my dentist.  For 2 years, both doctors who have very good pedigree adjusted my bite, but I still had issues.  The problem was the technique.  Both doctors, used impressions and made molds of my teeth and used articulating paper to do the bite adjustment.  After a dozen adjustments with the orthodontist and another 8 visits with dentist, my bite was still and issue.  I had a bite slide and my first and second molar was hitting first instead of the canine.  Every bite I had was putting pressure on the first and second molar only causing a lot of ligament issues.  I couldn’t use my right side to chew. With my frustration, I did research on my own…I found a device called Tekscan.  It measures bite pressure and first point of contact.  So there was only a few dentist in the area that use the Tekscan.   Dr. Bernie Villadiego was one of those dentist and close to where I work.  I saw Dr. Bernie for a consultation and I asked him about Tekscan.  After the consultation I was given material about C20 Therapy.  It’s Condylar Centering Orthoic… uncertain, I went to my orthognathic surgeon that did my jaw surgery.  My Surgeon and my Orthodontist both was against C20 Therapy and thought it was quackery and told me to avoid Dr. Bernie.  I took their advice to heart, but after 2 years of not being able to chew on one side… I emailed Dr. Bernie asking about my bite problems and he suggested I come in for another technique called leaf gauge technique.  I searched on youtube and to find out what it was… I was amazed that it made so much sense.  They insert various thickness between your front teeth to measure when your back teeth make contact.  Doing this, Dr. Bernie was able to see where my trouble spots were.  In one session Dr. Bernie was able to remove the interference high spots in my first and second molar.  He continued to balance my bite on both sides.  I was amazed with Dr. Bernie’s skill with the drill…  he was so delicate and I hardly had any enamel left in my two molars and it was super sensitive from the previous bite adjustments but Dr. Bernie made the adjustment very comfortable.  Before my doctors would do two passes with the drill and my jaw would go numb because of the ligament issues.  Dr. Bernie was able to do the whole hour without issues…he touched on a couple of trouble spots, but he could tell where the sensitive spots were…I was very impressed.  My bite was so much better.  I am amazed that in one session my bite slide where all the pressure on my two molars was gone.  After dinner, I had one more spot that was still causing interference.  I emailed Dr. Bernie and he told me to just come see him again.  In a short visit, he corrected that trouble spot.  I asked him again about Tekscan and he told me for my situation, Tekscan would not be appropriate because the bite measuring device is too thick for this application.  The leaf gauge technique in conjunction with blue (thicker ink paper) and and red (thin ink paper) was the appropriate technique to balance my bite.  My other doctors only used the thicker blue articulating paper…it was one of the reasons why they couldn’t find my trouble spots. The reason for this positive review… two well seasoned and respected Doctors couldn’t completely address my bite issue for over 2 years (I still recommend my Orthodontist and other Dentist), but  Dr. Bernie took care of my issue in two sessions. I’m very impressed that Dr. Bernie not only has the latest equipment, but he knows many techniques and what tools are appropriate for the job.  His delicate hands was so appreciated.  His prices are competitive with my other Dentist.  I asked Dr. Bernie about having a crown and he told me to wait to let my molars heal and then see if the crown necessary.  I hope my review gives folks who have bite problems to consider Dr. Bernie.  I’m glad I saw him

Oscar W. from Oxnard, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Bernie Villadiego’s work is amazing. I am a former tennis touring pro and tennis commentator on ESPN International and Panamerican Sports Network, and have done instructional shows on Prime Network, now Fox Sports and many commercial videos and on YouTube. Dr. Villadiego made my smile superb and given me complete confidence on my looks even at 74 to continue my work to make tennis an easy sport to learn around the world and in the media with great zest.  Thank you, Dr. Villadiego, not only for being such a great artist in your profession, but also for your kind attention and demeanor, and that of your adorable staff.

Walter Orellana (Source: Facebook)


I had a few old silver fillings from when I was a teen that needed to be removed, I use to dread going to the dentist due to past dental experiences until I found Dr. Bernie and his friendly staff.. long story short – I had my silver fillings removed and replaced with white composites, and recently had a deep cleaning done. I highly recommend Dr. Bernie I had a wonderful dental experience and will continue to come back! 

Diego R. (Source: Google)


I’ll start by saying how friendly and courteous Dr. Bernie and his whole staff is! From the moment you walk in the office till the moment you leave you’re treated you like a friend they haven’t seen in a while. They go out of their way to make you feel comfortable with any procedure you’re having. Their recommendations have helped me improve how I take care of my teeth and truly my teeth look and feel great! I should add that all this has taken place during the last 7 years I’ve been seen by Dr. Bernie’s office.  A clear example of how Dr. Bernie cares for his patients is that over 6 months ago I went in for routine cleaning. After looking at my xrays, Dr. Bernie noticed my jaw bone looked a bit hollow or at least the white was not solid and looked more like a cloud on the image. He sugggested I check with my primary care physician (PCP) to have my bone density examed. Thank God he suggested that becuase as it turned out I had a dexascan done and sure enough my bone density was low. I was put on a calcium/Vitamin D regimine and after that my PCP and I were happy to learn it is back to normal levels. Had it not been for Dr. Bernie’s keen eye, I may have found out the hard way that my calcium was low. Thank you Dr. Bernie for everything you and your staff do! Especially for having good insight and providing helpful recommendations. It’s always a pleasure to visit your office!  If you’re looking for someone to take care of your teeth better than you do, give Dr. Bernie’s office a call. It will be the best thing you do for your teeth!

Mike C. from Simi Valley, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Bernie has been doing my family’s dental work for year’s. I have been to other dentist over the years and was not sure if I was being taken advantage of, but with Dr Bernie I felt confident of his diagnoses. I decided to have some cosmetic work done on my teeth. I couldn’t be happier with the outcome . I had know idea what was involved with cosmetic dentistry. I would have to believe that Dr Bernie is got to be one of the most talented dentist in the country if not the best. If you want a honest and talented dentist Dr Bernie is your man. I would have to say the only reason everybody does not use Dr Bernie is because they don’t know of him. I trust him with my children I would recommend Dr Bernie to everyone.


Dr. Bernie Villadiego has practiced dentistry in the San Fernando Valley for over 18 years. He received his DDS degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 1989 and went on to complete a general practice residency program at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. He established a private practice with an emphasis in esthetic and reconstructive dentistry in the Los Angeles suburb of Chatsworth, California in October 1993. An expert in the field of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Villadiego has taught practicing doctors the current and advanced techniques in cosmetic dentistry. He is a clinical instructor for the Advanced Fixed Prosthodontics and Occlusion residency programs at the Esthetic Professionals Dental Education Center in California. He also mentors dentists at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry with Spear education. He has also completed continuums at the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Washington and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study in Florida. Dr. Bernie Villadiego has earned the accredited member status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a much sought-after and coveted professional credential that is obtained by very few in dentistry. The accreditation program is a lengthy and challenging process, requiring the successful completion of written exams, documented clinical case submissions, and oral exams. In fact, Dr. Villadiego is one of only 300 dental professionals in the world and the only dentist in the northern San Fernando Valley to have achieved this prestigious designation. It demands years of practice, education and testing, and is the highest accreditation achieved in cosmetic dentistry. Accreditation in the AACD is recognized throughout the world as the path to excellence in cosmetic dentistry. Very few dentists ever achieve this status. Dr. Villadiego is a participating dentist for the national Give Back a Smile program, providing esthetic dentistry to victims of domestic violence. His expertise and techniques are regularly featured in the news. He has appeared on Fox 11’s news segment "Ask the Expert".