Welcome to Advanced Dental Associates

Steve Edwards, D.D.S., Lauren Malitz, D.D.S., and Robert Villarreal, D.D.S. at Advanced Dental Associates specialize in beautifying smiles, maintaining your dental health, and helping you improve your appearance. Our experienced and friendly staff takes great pride in keeping your smile beautiful. Our promise to you is that the fillings, veneers, crowns, bridges, partial and complete dentures we create will look as good as or better than the teeth nature gave you. And to make sure we keep that promise, the products we recommend and use are the highest quality and incredibly durable.  You can trust your smile with us.


  • Always superior service! I would never dream of going anywhere else.  Betty and Dr. Malitz are the best.

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