Mission Viejo Smiles
Joseph Wilson, DDS, MA:
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Mission Viejo Smiles
Joseph W. Wilson, DDS, MA
Mission Viejo, CA













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

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Pediatric dental care

Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

Sleep apnea therapy

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed





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

Misty G. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wilson was amazing!  Very gental and kind.  I have a dental phobia and would not want to go anywhere else now!  Refered by a friend and so glad to have a dentist I trust.  Won’t be nervous about the next tooth that needs a good barrial.  Oh, his wife and staff were amazing as well

Robert Anderson (Source: Google)


I have been a patient of Dr. Wilson’s for over 20 years. It would not be possible for me to recommend him more highly. If you want a dentist who is both a master at his profession and who is gentle with his therapeutic techniques, Dr. Wilson is your dentist. I just mentioned to him a few days ago that I have been amazed at his skills. For example, I have never felt any pain whatsoever when he’s injected anesthetic; his touch is so gentle and precise. I had to have broken crown repaired, and being that he is tech-savvy (he is always an “early-adopter” of the latest cutting-edge technology – he was wearing Google glasses at this most recent appointment, in fact), his office has the capability to digitally image your broken tooth. Dr. Wilson then uses his skill (artistry, really) to shape, mold and contour the porcelain replacement. Then, while you wait, a robot arm meticulously carves, shaves, and drills a piece of porcelain to the exact specifications Dr. Wilson has determined. The porcelain Dr. Wilson uses is the hardest, most durable available, and the tooth will last for years and years. All this is accomplished in a few hours and in a single visit. His beautiful wife, Pam, is the dental hygienist. She has the most pleasant demeanor and her skills at cleaning are the best I have ever had; she is an absolute perfectionist, and I always leave their office feeling like my teeth and gums look and feel amazing. Do yourself a favor and make an appointment with Dr. Wilson today. He’s the best there is (in the past, he’s taught his Master Class skills to students at UCLA). The staff, the atmosphere, the technology, the people-skills, Dr. Wilson’s ability and Pam’s skills and attention-to-detail, make this Dentist office the best, and I recommend them without hesitation.

Sue B. from Laguna Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


We have been going to Dr. Wilson’s office since we moved to the area 10 years ago. We are a family of 6 and all see Dr Wilson.  We have been seen twice a year for our check ups and teeth cleanings. We have had everything from crowns, extractions to braces. We have always been treated with respect, dignity, and professionalism. We would highly recommend Dr. Wilson and his staff for your long term dental needs.

Mario R. from San Clemente, CA (Source: Yelp)


Great Dentist with an amazing staff. I’ve been a client for sometime already and every visit it’s always pleasant as the last. Dr.Wilson it’s friendly, funny and gentle with his work, i highly recommend this location for any oral issues, they will help you get your smile back on and toothaches go buh BYE 🙂  From scheduling appointments and maintaining a yearly cleaning schedule they will get you set quickly and with a friendly smile Thank you for your service.

Desiree Thompson (Source: Google)


I’ve have a had of dental work done and a lot of anxiety from past experiences with other dentist, this is the only dentist I’ve gone back to get more work done, he works with my anxiety and is very understanding. The staff is always super friendly and nice when I visit and genuinely care about their patients. I would recommend them to anyone. They really are the best!

Frances W. from Irvine, CA (Source: Yelp)


Love this Dentist! The receptionist Natalie is very professional and awesome! She knows the customers well and remembers each one and their stories! Great people skills and ability to multi task. Makes for a very smooth and stress free operation! I would recommend this dentist office to everyone!

Daun F. from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (Source: Yelp)


I have been a patient of Dr Wilson for nearly 15 years. This office is exceptional. Dr Wilson has the most modern equipment and is able to produce many products like crowns, caps , veneers, implants and more in his office. And he is a perfectionist. The staff is always professional, kind, caring. Pamela Wilson, Dr Wilson’s wife is the hygienist ,, the best,, an extraordinary person who makes all the clients feel comfortable and cared for.  They are an incredible team , the office is beautiful, and clean.  Absolutely deserve 5 stars

Jennifer Brennan (Source: Google)


Dr. Wilson and his staff are such nice people. I had a wonderful experience when I went there. I’m not usually a big fan of going to the dentist but he made it very easy for me. I highly recommend him. Thanks Dr. Wilson!

Robert Timothy A. from Canoga Park, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wilson, Pam and the entire team are phenomenal. I travel 80 miles to see Dr. Wilson. I’d travel 8,000 miles, if that’s what it took, to see him and Pam. They are that good. I’ve been a patient of his for over 20 years. If you’re fortunate enough to get an appointment (they’re extremely popular) you’ll soon realize you’re in the best possible hands.

Paula S. from Laguna Niguel, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Wilson & Pam his wife along with their staff are terrific. I called with a broken crown, they made time for me and got me in that same day. Their professionalism is amazing, they’re able to diagnose your problem, measure and create a crown right there in the office. No having to come back days later while you’re in pain dealing with a packed tooth or anything like that. Our family has been coming to them for over 15 years they’re always on the top of the latest technology and I really appreciate that. I always worry about pain and with Dr Wilson I have been so fortunate, he and his staff really care to make sure that you are not in any discomfort. We highly recommend them for you and your family ,You won’t be sorry.Paula and Vann Singleton

Parsa R. from Mission Viejo, CA (Source: Yelp)


I have been coming to Dr. Wilson for many years Had my wisdom teeth removed! Very quick Painless and professional Dr. Wilson made sure I was well taken care of! Amazing staff throughout the   Business from The Dr.- the Hygenist- the Front Desk Professional and courtesy! Glad came here
For this procedure!

Monica W. from Mission Viejo, CA (Source: Yelp)


I am a new patient because I was not satisfied with my previous dentist. I wanted a second opinion on a  old crown. He is very friendly, thorough and provides you with education. I found out the problem was more serious and needed a different treatment program. I had my 2 nd visit today , less than a week later and I am now in the process of my healthy treatment. He really wants to help you choose the best, healthiest for your long term dental health. I’m very happy with the business/manager, receptionist, hygienist, assistants and of course Dr. Wilson. Thank you.

Carol O. from Riverside, CA (Source: Yelp)


Awesome Dentist! Friendly staff! Great. environment. He does everything from oral surgery, to orthodontic work (braces) , the best thing about getting a crown done is that you get it the same day…it’s such a cool machine they have named CERAC. You don’t have to wait 2 weeks till your next appointment to get your crown put on like most dentist do now a days. I recommend him!

Michelle A. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Best dental office and dentist I’ve ever been to. The front and back office staff are excellent. So friendly and accommodating. They make sure your entire experience is comfortable and as pleasant as a visit to the dentist can be. Dr. Wilson does a great job of explaining his treatment plan. He is personable and efficient. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.

Starr O. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


Best dentistry experience I’ve ever had. The staff is fun and friendly (Nichole Miller, Office Manager is the BEST). I took my three year old with me on my cleaning and exam and everyone was great with her too. They put cartoons on the TV’s and my three year old got her cleaning while we were there (even though they are not set up as a ” Young Children’s Dentistry”). X-rays were done in the cleaning chair and pictures of them popped-up on the TV monitor above my head for me to see. All around everyone was friendly, efficient, and we left smiling and setting appointments to go back. I don’t have dental insurance, so I paid in full and the pricing was very good. I have sent friends there and they have all had equally good experiences. The office is 30+ minutes from my house and there are hundreds of Dentist Offices between us, but I will continue to go back.

Nicole M. from Las Vegas, NV (Source: Yelp)


Have gone there for years.. Absolutely love both of the Wilson’s. I am very sensitive to pain and they have always been more than patient with me and will do what they can to try and calm my nerves. They are very experienced and know what they are doing. In general, they are great and caring people and I would highly recommend their practice.

Britney S. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


Let me start off by saying that all of my Teeth cleaning experiences have been horrible, until i started going to Dr. Wilson’s office. I look forward to getting my teeth cleaned now and dont put it off. I have also had more serious work done by Dr. Wilson which i had been putting off for years because I was so nervous. The procedure went amazing and my recovery time was short. Dr Wilson and his staff have gone above and beyond any other dentist I have been to. I am glad to have found them. Definitly worth checking into if you are looking for a dentist or dont LOVE the one you have.

Scott Alpert (Source: Google)


I have been a client of Dr. Wilson’s since 1996 and I am his number one client! His chair side manner is second to none. His expertise is incredible. You will learn a lot about oral care, be at ease, and unfortunately hear a few jokes that he thinks are funny. But Dr. Wilson is caring and dependable.

Ty K. from Foothill Ranch, CA (Source: Yelp)


Was never a big fan of going to the dentist growing up and I have had a few that were rude. Dr. Wilson is very friendly and knowledgeable and simply explains things to you without being derogatory. If your a new patient he asks what you would like to work on and doesnt push unnecessary work. He has a great staff and makes appointments quick and easy without making things feel like a burden or nightmare.

Betty S. from San Clemente, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been going to Dr. Wilson for about 5 yrs. The staff are very friendly and there is almost no wait time when you go to appts. I’ve had dentists in the past that over charged me for cleanings even with insurance. Dr. Wilson knew that when my teeth were hurting one time it was because of a sinus infection. A different DDS had told me I needed a root canal. It’s refreshing to find an honest DDS.

Vitto R. from Laguna Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


I remember as a child I never liked going to the dentist. The sound and sharp tools (novocaine needle) that are used when a cavity was being addressed or the intricate teeth cleaning were some of the reasons why. However, I do feel compelled to publicly state that Dr. Wilson and his wonderful wife Pam are fantastic. Their performance makes my dentist memories as a child very distant and faded. I recently had a crown put in and it was without any discomfort or pain. The procedure was done all in the same visit as Dr. Wilson manufactures the crown on-site to perfect specification and conformity to my other teeth. Pam always does a magnificent job cleaning my teeth and NEVER a discomfort. Additionally, Dr. Wilson and Pam are always so nice, including their staff. I never feel rushed or have to wait at all when I show up at my scheduled time. I can’t say enough great things and I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Wilson and Pam as a family dentist/hygienist.

Blake Tyner (Source: Google)


The staff at Mission Viejo Smiles always makes me feel comfortable and welcome! Right when you walk in you notice the office has an aroma of candles, the same type you’d expect when getting a massage; they don’t have the unwelcoming sterile smell associated with most dental offices and this definitely has a calming affect, which is especially good for those with a fear of dental offices. Your immediately welcomed by a lovely lady named Natalie at the front desk and directed to fill out your ppw on one of their extremely comfortable leather chairs. After you’ve finished your then taken back by the practitioner your there to see, be it the dentist or the hygienist, and brought to your room, where your made to feel comfortable and relaxed. I’ve been worked on by both, and I can say for a fact that I’ve been given the best treatment and care while in their capable hands. Dr Wilson is my kind of dentist, he’s conservative; meaning, that when he examines your X-rays he won’t overly diagnose what isn’t necessary to restore. If he can repair a tooth with a deep filling then he will, as opposed to completing a root canal when it really isn’t necessary. I always leave this office with a feeling that I was given the best treatment possible! I highly recommend this office to anyone that cares for personal, professional, conservative, and thorough treatment!

Anonymous (Source: Google)


Dr. Wilson and Pam and the whole staff take very good care of you. You will not be disappointed. They are personable and treat you like family. I will never go any place else as long as I’m in Southern California. They are the Best!

Rhonda R. from Dana Point, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Joe Wilson and his entire staff are just fantastic.  Myself and my entire family have used his practice for over 15 years and we could not be happier.  We’ve recommended him to many close friends and they are so  happy that there is no fear of going to the dentist anymore.  You will not be disappointed and they will help you navigate any insurance issues also, which is great.  Two thumbs up!!

Corky B. from Laguna Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


This is the best dentist I’ve ever had!!! Everyone In this office is kind, knowledgeable, warm, helpful and professional. All services I have had here have been fantastic. From getting a mouth guard for snoring that REALLY WORKS, to getting a crown in ONE visit, to gentle, yet effective cleanings and exams, this dental practice is by far better than any I’ve ever experienced in the past. I hope they like me too, because I am going to be around for a long time.

Paul R. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Me and family love Dr Wilson he always makes sure all our needs are meet the staff are astounding and always have an ear to listen, he is super gently and makes the visit more appealing then most dentist I highly recommend anyone to give them a try you won’t be disappointed and your mouth will love you.

Allyson E. from Laguna Niguel, CA (Source: Yelp)


I have been going to Dr. Wilson since I moved to Orange County 4 years ago. I was referred to him by a friend and  I am very happy with my choice! Prior to coming to Dr. Wilson I used to dislike the dentist and was extremely afraid of pain so I did not receive the dental work I needed, but Dr. Wilson is extremely gentle and my root canal procedure was painless. Pam is also extremely gentle and very good with my young children who were terrified of dental cleanings. Their office is owned by a husband and wife who really try their best to make their patients happy. Their office is beautiful and offers a comfortable environment unlike other dentist I have been to. I would recommend Dr. Wilson.

Keith Karpe (Source: Google)


I’ve outlived or “fired” about a half-dozen dentistis in my lifetime and, for the past several years, I’ve been been seeing Dr. Wilson and his professional, efficient staff. Without qualification, I can say he is the most professional, reassuring, comforting DDS ever to treat my simple to serious dental problems during my 66 years on the planet. Importantly, they know my name when I walke in, they efficiently process my insurance claims, and I’ve witnessed how they comfort people who rank a visit to the dentist right up there with facing a firing squad. they are an 11 on a scale of 10.

Les S. from Newport Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wilson and his staff are great! They constantly check in on how their patients are doing to make sure every procedure is as comfortable as possible. Explains things very well. His team works really well together and support each other. Their use of technology that’s benefits their patients is top notch.

Anthony C. from Stevenson Ranch, CA (Source: Yelp)


I lost my crown and broke my tooth his AM and I was recommended to Dr Wilson. They fit me in same day and I will have a new crown by tomorrow. Very happy with the office and the doctor..Update for my second visit. Needed another new crown and, again, great visit!! No pain, no anxiety here. I really like Dr Joe’s attention to detail and caring. Best experience at the dentist I’ve had.

David R. from Fontana, CA (Source: Yelp)


Met Joseph and his wife one day Pam related her husband is a dentist because I complained about my tooth hurting set up an appointment and like that he fixed my root canal an gave me a price worth driving over an hour from Fontana through the worst traffic and he truly is a miracle worker and a man of his word … (a real stand up guy in my book), he really is there to help people and his staff is beyond friendly and professional …”Thank You”!

Jill T. from Orange County, CA (Source: Yelp)


I have been coming to Dr. Wilson’s office for almost twenty years. He and his incredible staff are like family to me. They are honest, efficient, and the kindest dentist you’ll ever have! He and his wife, Pam, have your dental health at their utmost importance. The office is very clean and always organized. They are accommodating with scheduling and take most PPO insurances. They have done everything from wisdom teeth removal, cleanings, and filled cavities. I highly, HIGHLY, recommend them to anyone!

Anonymous from Murrieta, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wilson and his staff are great. They are always accommodating and are very friendly. Pam and the older Asian lady hygenist are the best. There was another one I didn’t like too much and she rushed through my cleaning. Dr. Wilson is nice but a little corny with his jokes but he knows his stuff. We also got our orthodontic work done there, so they do everything

Martin E. from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (Source: Yelp)


We’ve been going to Dr. W and his crew since the 90’s. Yup, you read that right!  Every time, we are treated like royalty.  They DO NOT overbook, we have NEVER waited more than a couple minutes.  Once “in the back,” the cleaning is pleasant and pain free and any other needed procedures are taken care of immediately. I went in with a broken molar, walked out with a PERMANENT crown within 90 minutes!!!  No week long wait, no temporary fix with a return appointment; it was ALL done in-office, same day, same visit.  Thankful we found them.

Kristen G. from Spring Valley, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been seeing Dr. Wilson and the staff for 5 years, they are GREAT!  Dr. Wilson re-did a root canal which was causing me discomfort, it was originally performed elsewhere.  The procedure was painless and I was able to leave with my permanent crown on the same day.  He’s currently doing my orthodontics and I couldn’t be happier, I previously had invisalign with unsuccessful results.  The office runs smoothly and effectively, definitely worth my drive from San Diego


Joseph W. Wilson graduated from the University of Texas Dental School at San Antonio in 1986. He is an undergraduate of Texas A&M University. Immediately following dental school he was selected for a residency position at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Long Beach where he met Pamela who was completing her Dental Hygiene education. During his residency program he received advanced training in Crown & Bridge, Surgery & Anesthesia, Implant & Periodontal procedures as well as Myofacial Pain management and treatment.