Looking for the best dentist in Los Alamitos? Then Volterra Dental, located in the heart of Los Alamitos, is the place to be. Volterra is a general and cosmetic dentistry family practice that combines comfort and convenience for our patients with expert dentistry.

At Volterra we offer comprehensive dental services from professional hygiene cleanings to restorative treatments such as dental crowns, root canals, and dental implants. Our cosmetic dentistry treatment menu includes teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and Invisalign® clear braces. Volterra Dental also offers specialized services such as oral surgery, TMJ and sleep apnea treatment, and same-day dental emergency care.

We know that time is a valuable commodity, so at every step along the way we hope that you see how much we value and care for our patients. We want your experience to be comfortable and seamless. Everything from dental IV sedation to precise scheduling ensures your time is valued on the day of your appointment. We have you covered and want you to experience the Volterra difference.

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Best Dentist in Los Alamitos

The Volterra Dental team consisting of highly experienced dentist and professional dental staff provides superior dental care using the most advanced technology available. Our goal is to make the patients’ dental experience the best they’ve ever had so you can tell your friends you went to the best dentist in Los Alamitos. Call us today at (562) 501-3188, or request an appointment online.

Meet The Volterra Dental Team

At Volterra Dental, we are proud of the team of dental professionals we have brought together in our office. We love our patients and invite you to keep up-to-date with us by following along on Facebook and/or Instagram.

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Dr. Richard Blackburn

Cosmetic & General Dentist
Dr. Richard Blackburn received his training at Midwestern University where he earned a reputation with instructors and fellow students as an individual with high integrity as well as an exceptionally skilled clinician. His clinical background includes implant placement and restoration, root canals, wisdom teeth extractions, cosmetic dentistry, sleep and TMJ analysis, and all other general dentistry procedures. continue reading
Taylor - Registered Dental Hygienist - Volterra Dental


Registered Dental Hygienist
Taylor joined the Volterra Dental team in 2016, but she has been working in the dental field since 2014. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from West Coast University. Taylor feels very rewarded in her job, especially when she sees her patients taking an interest in their oral hygiene. In her free time, you might catch Taylor cheering for the Dodgers or the Patriots. She also enjoys spending time with her twin sister, watching movies, going hiking, paddle boarding, and bootcamp.
Vanessa - Registered Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist
Vanessa joined the Volterra team in 2020 and brings with her seven years of experience in the dental field. She started out as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2013 and was certified as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2018, graduating from hygiene school with honors as the recipient of the Outstanding Clinician Award. Vanessa strives to provide the highest standard of care tailored to each patient’s unique oral hygiene needs. The youngest of four kids in her family, Vanessa is originally from Rancho Cucamonga, and now lives in Laguna Hills with her fiancé. In her spare time, Vanessa enjoys working out and hanging out with her family.
Amie - Patient Services Coordinator  - Volterra Dental


Patient Services Coordinator
Amie has been working at the office since 2017 and has been in the dental field since 2011. She is married and just gave birth to their first child! She loves sports and can be seen at Angel and Ducks games, but thanks to her mom her true sports passion lies with the Patriots. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, her two BIG dogs and her cat.
Ashley  - Patient Services Coordinator - Volterra Dental


Patient Services Coordinator
Ashley has been working at our office since 2014. She is the shortest member of her family (5’11”), but her father is 6’8”! In her spare time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and new baby boy, watching movies, and walking her dog, Otis. Ashley’s other hobbies have included volleyball, gymnastics, and landscape photography.
Yvette Registered Dental Assistant  - Volterra Dental


Registered Dental Assistant
Yvette has been working here since 2014. She and her husband, Danny, are expecting their first child in 2020 and they might be the most fanatical Los Angeles Dodgers fans on the face of the planet. She loves buying and collecting movies of all types. In her spare time, Yvette loves shopping, hiking, and spending quality time with her family and friends.
Silvia -  Registered Dental Assistant  -  Volterra Dental


Registered Dental Assistant
Silvia has been working at Volterra Dental since 2016. Silvia’s passion for dentistry grew at the age of sixteen when she finished her orthodontic treatment and it changed her life in a positive way. She now enjoys dentistry and loves the patients she gets to treat at Volterra. Silvia loves spending time with her family, friends, and her two dogs. Some of her favorite hobbies are shopping, exercising, and binge watching shows and movies.
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Dr. Richard Blackburn is a highly sought after dentist in Los Alamitos. Having received training at Midwestern University, he earned a strong reputation amongst his instructors and peers as an exceptionally skilled and professional clinician. He possesses extensive training and experience in wisdom teeth extractions, root canals, restorations, implant placement, sleep, and TMJ analysis, among other general dentistry treatments. In addition to enjoying family time, he loves to visit the beach. Being born and raised in Southern Orange County, he is keen to give back to the community and strives to build lasting relationships through comfortable, customized, and high-quality dental treatments.