Pacific Bay

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2024 UPDATE: Due to increased volume of patients in need of our treatment services , cancellations or no-shows within 24 hours will be subject to a $55 charge.

Dentist in San Jose

Your True Compass Guiding You to Oral Health

At Compass Dental Arts, we offer advanced dental solutions that guide our patients on the path towards optimal oral health. Our entire team provides a professional, family-friendly environment where we treat each patient with the respect and compassion they deserve.

We conveniently offer two locations in the San Jose area – one in River Oaks and one in Pacific Bay. When you choose a dental care provider, you want a team who is constantly staying up-to-date on the latest and greatest that the dentistry industry has to offer. We know that not everyone loves to go to the dentist, but at Compass Dental Arts, our goal is to change that. We believe that healthier smiles create better lives, and we perform all of our services with that in mind. Our dentists, Dr. David Ka Lai and Dr. Monica Wu, are dedicated and focused on providing an individualized level of care for each patient, and we cater our services to each patient’s needs. Your smile is unique to you, and your dental care should be too. At Compass Dental Arts, our dentists in San Jose are here to guide you in the direction your smile needs.

Giving Patients a Million Reasons to Smile

At Compass Dental Arts, the long-term oral health of our patients comes above all else. From the moment you enter our doors, our goal is to give you an unparalleled level of experience with results that last a lifetime. From digital X-Rays to extractions, Invisalign treatment, and even laser dentistry, we leave no room for uncertainty when it comes to what our patients need. We create each treatment plan on a case-by-case basis and will personalize it to meet your comfort level. If you have any specific needs when it comes to your treatment, please feel free to let us know and we will do everything in our power to make sure you are comfortable and to leave you with a smile every time you exit our doors.

Gentle Experiences and Healthy Smiles

At Compass Dental Arts, your best smile starts here. Having a healthy smile doesn’t have to mean stressful, impersonal treatments. Our dentists, Dr. Lai and Dr. Wu are experienced and committed to getting to know each patient and their needs. We believe that patients should be an active participant in the journey of their oral health, and we encourage each one to be actively involved in the process. Together, we can create more than a patient-to-doctor relationship, but a lasting partnership that will stand the test of time and help your teeth stay strong through it all.

Our experienced dentists in San Jose are dedicated to helping you achieve optimal oral health and a beautiful smile. Whether you require routine check-ups, preventive treatments, restorative procedures, or cosmetic enhancements, our dentists are committed to delivering high-quality care. Our San Jose dentists are ready to guide you on your journey towards a healthy, radiant smile that you can confidently share with the world.

Ready to take the next step towards the best smile of your life? Call us at (408) 317-7400or contact us online.


What makes us unique?
  • Top Notch Staff

    Each member of our team is highly trained, responsive, and attentive. Everyone is dedicated to providing a warm and safe dental experience that exceeds patients’ expectations.

  • Patient Involvement

    We encourage each patients involvement in their treatment and empower the individual to make informed decisions about their care after gaining a full understanding of their options.

  • Overall Health

    Our care goes beyond the chair, we offer useful, practical advice and guidance to support patients as they make positive nutritional, lifestyle, and home dental hygiene changes.

  • Dog Friendly

    Furry friends can ease anxieties; we welcome patients to bring their companion along to appointments. We also have in-house emotional support dogs and happily make them available.

  • Focus on Education

    We embrace continual learning to stay current on the latest high-tech, conservative dental technologies and methodologies. We also emphasize patient education, tailored to the individual’s needs.

  • Comfortable Atmosphere

    Our San Jose dental offices are welcoming, relaxing spaces where patients are assured they are in caring hands. From inviting reception areas to well-cushioned and supportive treatment chairs, we want patients to feel at ease.

Proud Members Of:

  • Santa Clara County Dental Society
  • Invisalign Provider
  • California Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
$197 New Patient Special

Includes X-ray, Cleaning & Exam.

Only valid for patients without insurance.
Valid from Jan 17, 2021 - Dec 31, 2050


  • I feel much more confident getting any dental work done at Compass Dental Arts.

    “I feel much more confident getting any dental work done at Compass Dental Arts.”

    - Alyanna D.
  • Warm and friendly staff!

    “Warm and friendly staff!”

    - Tim C.
  • It’s always a wonderful feeling after a visit at Compass Dental Arts.

    “It’s always a wonderful feeling after a visit at Compass Dental Arts.”

    - Meliya W.
  • Lovely people and convenient location. Dr. Wu is professional, friendly, and patient.

    “Lovely people and convenient location. Dr. Wu is professional, friendly, and patient.”

    - Jun W.
  • Dr. Lai is a great dentist

    “Dr. Lai is a great dentist and I am very satisfied with all the cleanings and fillings he has done”

    - L.S.

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