About Dr. Aldape

Karla Y. Aldape, DDS - Practicing in Salinas for over 12 years

Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime. 

We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.

We want all our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.

Dr. Aldape is an active member of the following Dental Associations:


Dr. Aldape – A Friendly, Professional Staff

You can expect a warm, friendly attitude from our highly professional staff. At Dr. Aldape’s Family Dental Group, we are here to help you. We take our time to explain our procedures and answer your questions. We want you to feel comfortable and confident before deciding to undergo any dental treatment.

Award Winning Dentist

Trained in her hometown of Monterrey, Mexico, she was awarded valedictorian of her Dental School at the “Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon.” Receiving her dental degree at the age of 19, she moved to California in 1993 and began studying at UCLA and the University of the Pacific to obtain her D.D.S.
(Doctorate of Dental Surgery) degree in the United States.

She began practicing in Salinas soon after receiving her License and opened her own private practice in 2004. Months after opening her office she received the Readers Choice Award as the “Best Dentist” in the Monterey Bay area as voted by the readers of The Californian. She has shown her commitment to providing the highest level of care by receiving that award every year since she opened her office in 2004.

Dr. Aldape also appears on Univision on KSMS - Channel 67. She invites you to view her segments every Tuesday at 6pm and 11pm to keep up with the latest trends in healthcare.

Dr. Aldape, who has over 20 years of experience as a dentist, is committed to regularly keeping up with the most current research and advances in dentistry to best serve your needs and exceed your expectations.

In her free time Dr. Aldape enjoys reading poetry and listening to music.

News Articles:

The Californian


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