Laurels

Best Dentists in
Santa Monica
2021

Why These Dentists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Santa Monica Dentists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bella Doshi, DDS

Dr. Bella Doshi, DDS is a dental practice in Santa Monica, California, specializing in diagnostic dentistry, preventive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, and more. This dental practice is also an expert in pedodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, and TMJ jaw joint treatment. Dr. Bella Doshi, DDS offers diagnostic exams such as ViziLite Plus oral cancer screening, comprehensive oral exams, consultation and treatment planning, gum disease diagnosis, and radiography evaluation. They offer oral disease prevention through fluoride treatment, protective sealants, prophylaxis, teeth cleaning, and oral hygiene maintenance. Dr. Bella Doshi, DDS has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years and is a proud member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Western Los Angeles Dental Society.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Dr. Chelsea Pinto, DDS

Chelsea Pinto, DDS is a Santa Monica dental practice dedicated to comprehensive, worry-free dentistry. Patients have access to the latest in dental care for complete oral health, and services cover exams and cleanings, laser frenectomy for children and adults, laser treatment for cold sores, teeth whitening, fillings, crowns and bridges, implants and restorations, sealants and fluoride treatment, and night guards. Dr. Pinto graduated from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, is Laser Certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and is a member of several associations, including the ADA, the ADEA, and the CDA. The office was an Opencare Patients' Choice Winner in 2015 as well.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Hale & Hale DDS

Hale & Hale DDS is the dental practice of husband and wife duo - Drs. Susan and Brent Hale. Located in Santa Monica, California. The Hale & Hale DDS team has been providing exceptional restorative and cosmetic dentistry to patients from all over the Los Angeles area and beyond since 1987. They boast an incredibly high retention rate with nearly 92% of patients returning for 20 years and counting. Within one hour, new patients can expect Zoom! Professional whitening, free Invisalign consultation, a complete dental exam with oral cancer screening, thorough and full dental cleaning, review of a damaged tooth, and a sleep apnea assessment.

Santa Monica, CA 90403

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Julian W. Chen, DDS, Inc.

Julian W. Chen, DDS is a dental practitioner serving patients in Santa Monica. Dr. Chen opened his clinic in the Los Angeles area in September 2012, but he has practiced dental medicine for over a decade, having graduated from the University of Southern California in 2002 with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). At his clinic, Dr. Chen offers general and cosmetic dentistry care. In addition to his warmth and professionalism, patients have said he and his staff take the anxiety out of going to the dentist. His highly-qualified team includes three registered dental hygienists to aid in preventative care. Hours of operation include 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Santa Monica, CA 90403

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Melinda W. Pruitt, DDS

Melinda W. Pruitt, DDS, is a professional dentist with an office in Santa Monica California. Serving the local metropolitan area, Dr. Pruitt offers Invisalign clear braces, teeth whitening procedures, porcelain veneers, dental implant restorations, composite fillings, exams, cleanings, crowns, bridges, tooth extraction, and periodontal work. Her practice is also experienced in alleviating TMJ issues and facial pain. Melinda W. Pruitt, DDS, is a member of Spear Education as well as the California Dental Associations. Previous clients praise Dr. Pruitt for her clean office, friendly and courteous staff, her ability to make patients comfortable, and the quality of the dental work performed by her staff.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Michael Brandolino DDS

Michael Brandolino DDS is a second-generation family dentist with more than three decades of experience. Dr. Brandolino is a member of the California Dental Association, the Western Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University, and he completed his dental training at the University of Southern California's Dental School. He provides a broad range of cosmetic and restorative dentistry services, including veneers, implants, whitening, crowns, bridges, cancer screenings, and removable orthodontics. His practice accepts most major insurance providers. It accepts all PPO insurance, and it is in the PPO networks for Delta, MetLife, Aetna, United Concordia, Principal, and Cigna. The practice can be found on 7th Street in Santa Monica, where free parking is available.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

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Nancy J. Yee, DDS

Nancy J. Yee, DDS is a general dentistry practice in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Yee has been practicing for more than 30 years after earning her degree at the UCLA School of Dentistry, and she set about building a dental practice that uses the most progressive techniques and provides patients a warm, friendly experience. She is an Invisalign Premier Provider and also practices orthodontics. The office has a digital X-ray machine, one-hour crown designer, and an in-house Invisalign scanner. The practice offers preventative, restorative, cosmetic, and orthodontic services, ranging from simple cleanings to complex root canal treatments and bone and gum grafts. The practice offers a new patient special as well as a discount for employees at downtown Santa Monica businesses.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

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Orly Hendizadeh, DDS

Orly Hendizadeh, DDS is a dental practice in Santa Monica, California. Dr. Orly Hendizadeh, DDS studied at the UCLA School of Dentistry to obtain her DDS degree. Soon after graduating, she was hired to be a part of the clinical faculty at UCLA. She specializes in cosmetic and family dentistry. Their services include crowns, bridges, dentures/ partials, kids dentistry, night guards, veneers, and more. Orly Hendizadeh, DDS also performs dental fillings/bonding, professional cleanings, extractions, root canals, inlays/onlays, and Invisalign/ClearCorrect. Orly Hendizadeh, DDS is an Invisalign Certified Provider. They won the Patient’s Choice Award in 2015, as verified by Open Care. Orly Hendizadeh, DDS is a proud member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Western Los Angeles Dental Society.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Richard J. Kim, DDS

Richard J. Kim DDS is a dentistry practice in Santa Monica, California that prioritizes the health and comfort of patients. Dr. Kim has completed several post doctoral programs in cosmetic and implant dentistry, is committed to keeping informed of the latest innovations in the field, and emphasizes personalized, gentle care. His affiliations include the California Dental Association, American Dental Association, Western Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. They provide a wide variety of options including cleanings and exams, fluoride treatments for children and adults, porcelain veneers, tooth-colored fillings, implants, root canal therapy, and more.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Santa Monica Dental Office

Santa Monica Dental Office is a full-service dental clinic located in Santa Monica, California. Santa Monica Dental Office specializes in cleanings and prevention, cosmetic dentistry, periodontal disease, and restorations. Their cleanings and prevention procedures include dental exams and cleanings, dental X-rays, and home care. Santa Monica Dental Office performs cosmetic dentistry services such as composite fillings, porcelain crowns or caps, porcelain fixed bridges, porcelain veneers, and tooth whitening. They perform diagnosis, treatment, and maintenance of periodontal diseases. This dental clinic conducts restorations through composite fillings, crowns or caps, dentures and partial dentures, fixed bridges, and root canal therapy. Santa Monica Dental Office is a proud member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the Western Dental Society, and the Conejo Valley Academy of Dentistry.

Santa Monica, CA 90403

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