Mallory A. Stechishin, DDS

About Mallory A. Stechishin, DDS

Dr. Stechishin provides high-quality, personalized care to each and every patient who comes to our office! She always makes sure patients feel relaxed and comfortable, and that they are properly informed and educated about their treatment options. Born in Michigan, Dr. Stechishin was raised and finished high school in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She then completed her Bachelor of Science Undergraduate education at the University of Saskatoon in Saskatchewan, Canada, and went on to attend Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia. She then practiced for one year before moving to California in 1987. Dr. Stechishin was an associate for 2 years in San Jose before opening the first practice of her own. She faithfully served the Silicon Valley community from 1990-2013 and specialized in providing Cosmetic, General, and Family Dentistry. Then, in 2013, she opened an office in Carmel, CA, which she still runs to this day! In 2008 she started another private practice in Indian Wells, CA, with an emphasis placed on Geriatric Dentistry, Cosmetic Veneers, and Teeth Whitening. In mid-2019, she sold her Indian Wells location and began practicing in our wonderful Ft. Bragg community! Dr. Stechishin has lived in Los Gatos, California since 1987 with her husband Stefan Kowalow, and having no children has allowed them to travel to various regions of the great state of California, enriching their lives and clinical experience. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Stechishin loves horses and horse racing (she owns thoroughbreds and is a California-licenced thoroughbred owner). In her free time, she also enjoys swimming, scuba diving, tennis, golf, art, music, and especially international travel!

Become a “Regular” Patient

And Come Visit us at Mallory A Stechishin, DDS!
Professional teeth cleanings and dental checkups in Fort Bragg, California
As a patient, receiving regular dental checkups and cleanings (along with proper at-home brushing and flossing) is the best thing you can do for your dental health. With regular care, we can clean those hard-to-reach areas before

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Fluoride Treatments for Kids

Children’s Fluoride Treatments available in Fort Bragg, California
Fluoride plays an important role in the development of children’s teeth.
Fluoride is often found naturally in water, soil, air, and many foods. It is absorbed easily into tooth enamel, especially in the growing teeth of children from 6 months to 16 years old. Once teeth are fully

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Continuing Care for Periodontal Disease

Ongoing Treatment For Gum Disease
Why extra appointments are so important.
If you’re diagnosed with gum disease, know that you’re not alone. It’s estimated that half of all adults in the US are affected by some form of the condition (which can also go by names like gingivitis, periodontal disease, and periodontitis). As your care proceeds,

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Getting Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers to Enhance Your Teeth
Repair minor imperfections or completely transform your smile!
Porcelain veneers are one of the ways cosmetic dentistry can make your teeth look great! We can use a single veneer to fix minor imperfections, or completely transform your smile with veneers on all your prominent visible teeth. Nobody (but your dentist)

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Do You Have Dental Insurance?

Get to Know Your Insurance Plan!
And call us if you have any questions.
Dental insurance comes in many varieties, so every patient should examine their contract, read all the terms carefully, and see how it shapes up! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call our office at (707) 964-5616.
What to Know About

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Why Do Teeth Change Color?

Tooth Color Changes with Age & Use
Find out what simple cosmetic dentistry can do to help!
Our teeth start out white, but they naturally change color due to aging and with everyday use. While teeth typically grow darker and begin to yellow at around age 30, this can happen much sooner without proper brushing, flossing,

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What is a Deep Cleaning?

Deep Cleaning Dental Appointments in Fort Bragg, CA
If it’s been a while since your last check-up, we may recommend a deep cleaning.
Even if you brush and floss regularly—tartar, plaque, and/or calculus accumulates on teeth in those hard-to-reach places. If this harmful material isn’t removed, then it can cause cavities, tooth decay, and periodontal disease

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Amalgam & Silver Filling Removal

Metal-Free, Tooth-Colored Fillings in Fort Bragg, CA
Fix cavities or replace old mercury amalgams with tooth-colored fillings.
Chewing puts incredible stresses on teeth. That’s why, in the past, filling cavities and restoring damaged teeth usually involved metals such as gold, silver, or an amalgam. (A mixture of metals, including mercury.)

Today, you have a choice of metal-free

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Night Guards for Teeth Grinding

Protective Dental Night Guards in Fort Bragg, CA
Custom-fitted night guards to protect teeth from nighttime grinding (bruxism).
Bruxism is the clenching or grinding of teeth. It’s a fairly common habit with about 1 in 3 exhibiting the behavior, yet most don’t even realize they’re affected. Many times it occurs while sleeping at night, usually due

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Adult Fluoride Treatments

Topical Fluoride Treatments in Fort Bragg, CA
No matter your age, fluoride helps prevent cavities, tooth decay, and periodontal disease.
Fluoride helps create healthy teeth, and it’s not just for kids—adults need fluoride too! Every day, acidic foods and drinks threaten to erode tooth enamel. Bacteria as well, can produce acid and dissolve the enamel on

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