Zak Dentistry

★★★☆☆
  • 5168 Hollister Ave

    Santa Barbara, CA 93111

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  • 805-683-5300

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Mon., Wed. - Thu. 9am - 6pm;Tue. 11am - 8pm;Fri. 8am - 5pm;Sat. - Sun. CLOSED

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When I called to ask if they accepted Denti-Cal, they said that they did. So I asked them if they were aware that Denti-Cal covers pre-fabricated crowns and the receptionist didn't know. She got the office manager who looked at my file and said that pre-fabricated crowns are "temporary" crowns, and they advised me to get "permanent" crowns. He also said that the procedure would need to be pre-authorized.

So, I placed a call to Dent-Cal, and after 45 minutes on hold waiting for assistance the woman informed me that pre-fabricated crowns do not need a pre-authorization. Also, Pre-fabricated crowns ARE NOT the same thing as "Temporary" crowns. Pre-fabricated crowns come in both Stainless Steel or tooth colored. When was the last time you heard of a "temporary" crown in stainless steel? I repeated my request for pre-fabricated crowns and he refused. I asked him again if he accepted Denti-Cal and he said yes, but still he would not honor the Dent-Cal coverage. I informed him that I would be informing Denti-Cal of this and he really did not care.

The only reason I can imagine that someone would say they accepted Dent-Cal, then not honor the coverage of Denti-Cal would be if they intended a "bait & switch" (which is illegal) To say they accept Dent-Cal but then get the consumer to actually pay for more expensive procedures is both illegal an unethical. If you have trouble getting them to honor your Denti-Cal coverage, you can find a complaint form here: dbc.ca.gov

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When I called to ask if they accepted Denti-Cal, they said that they did. So I asked them if they were aware that Denti-Cal covers pre-fabricated crowns and the receptionist didn't know. She got the office manager who looked at my file and said that pre-fabricated crowns are "temporary" crowns, and they advised me to get "permanent" crowns. He also said that the procedure would need to be pre-authorized.

So, I placed a call to Dent-Cal, and after 45 minutes on hold waiting for assistance the woman informed me that pre-fabricated crowns do not need a pre-authorization. Also, Pre-fabricated crowns ARE NOT the same thing as "Temporary" crowns. Pre-fabricated crowns come in both Stainless Steel or tooth colored. When was the last time you heard of a "temporary" crown in stainless steel? I repeated my request for pre-fabricated crowns and he refused. I asked him again if he accepted Denti-Cal and he said yes, but still he would not honor the Dent-Cal coverage. I informed him that I would be informing Denti-Cal of this and he really did not care.

The only reason I can imagine that someone would say they accepted Dent-Cal, then not honor the coverage of Denti-Cal would be if they intended a "bait & switch" (which is illegal) To say they accept Dent-Cal but then get the consumer to actually pay for more expensive procedures is both illegal an unethical. If you have trouble getting them to honor your Denti-Cal coverage, you can find a complaint form here: dbc.ca.gov

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ABSOLUTELY WORST DENTAL EXPERIENCE EVER! Id be tempted to say worst experience with a business in an industrialized country ever, but that might actually be pushing it - a tiny bit. THey are basically one big scam. Not sure how refunds work on x rays, but all they cared about was doing tons of x rays before throwing me out.

Started by being 30 minutes late. No excuses - no talk at all about the lateness. All the receptionist talked about to me was wanting to shot herself in the face. I would to if I worked in this shady place.

X ray lady spoke no English I could understand. Which is ok. Except she was rude. The dentist assistant was creepy and dr Zak had the vibe of a Bond villain. They refused to clean my teeth - that had to be done at a later appointment, so they basically wasted my day by having me come there for x rays and all their meaningless sales pitches. They just told me about random treatments they would recommend, that I had never heard of. They didnt even bother explaining them - they just focused on how we could scam insurance companies for our mutual benefit.

At this point I am getting a bit put off, but keeping my calm. Until they tell me I can come back in about 2 months time and get the teeth cleaning I thought I was there for. Needless to say, I wont be going back. Im booked with a normal dentist now - one worked by humans. This is the first time ever I yelp a company. Yes, they were that bad!

I read from others online that the cleaning was abysmal, so maybe I was lucky to avoid it. After all - I still have all my teeth, so it could have gone better. STAY AWAY!

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ABSOLUTELY WORST DENTAL EXPERIENCE EVER! Id be tempted to say worst experience with a business in an industrialized country ever, but that might actually be pushing it - a tiny bit. THey are basically one big scam. Not sure how refunds work on x rays, but all they cared about was doing tons of x rays before throwing me out.

Started by being 30 minutes late. No excuses - no talk at all about the lateness. All the receptionist talked about to me was wanting to shot herself in the face. I would to if I worked in this shady place.

X ray lady spoke no English I could understand. Which is ok. Except she was rude. The dentist assistant was creepy and dr Zak had the vibe of a Bond villain. They refused to clean my teeth - that had to be done at a later appointment, so they basically wasted my day by having me come there for x rays and all their meaningless sales pitches. They just told me about random treatments they would recommend, that I had never heard of. They didnt even bother explaining them - they just focused on how we could scam insurance companies for our mutual benefit.

At this point I am getting a bit put off, but keeping my calm. Until they tell me I can come back in about 2 months time and get the teeth cleaning I thought I was there for. Needless to say, I wont be going back. Im booked with a normal dentist now - one worked by humans. This is the first time ever I yelp a company. Yes, they were that bad!

I read from others online that the cleaning was abysmal, so maybe I was lucky to avoid it. After all - I still have all my teeth, so it could have gone better. STAY AWAY!

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this place was HORRIBLE! i went to sea breeze dental about half a dozen times and each time it was ridiculous!! the first three times i went in they x-rayed me FOR NO REASON!! it wasnt until i asked why they kept x-raying me did they stop (oh and by the way i NEVER saw any of the x-rays they took) not to mention the ladies taking my x-rays were rude.

one time i went in and they needed to do a procedure where they gave me some sort of anesthetic. i should probably first mention that i am a minor and this happened when i was about 16. anyway they numbed me with a shot and a few minutes later asked if my mom was in the waiting room so she could sign the waiver saying its ok to give me the anesthetic. since my mom wasnt, they just sent me home (with a numb mouth!)

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this place was HORRIBLE! i went to sea breeze dental about half a dozen times and each time it was ridiculous!! the first three times i went in they x-rayed me FOR NO REASON!! it wasnt until i asked why they kept x-raying me did they stop (oh and by the way i NEVER saw any of the x-rays they took) not to mention the ladies taking my x-rays were rude.

one time i went in and they needed to do a procedure where they gave me some sort of anesthetic. i should probably first mention that i am a minor and this happened when i was about 16. anyway they numbed me with a shot and a few minutes later asked if my mom was in the waiting room so she could sign the waiver saying its ok to give me the anesthetic. since my mom wasnt, they just sent me home (with a numb mouth!)

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This office is NOT bad like some people wrote that it is. Either they made changes or they are thinking of another office. The staff is GREAT! The doctors are dolls.....They are soooo great. The front staff looks really busy... if anything they need to hire more help.....I will be referring family and friends to this office. The wait is not bad, but there is a wait, like in every office appointment i go to.....I have to wait....I'm not the only person there!

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★★★★★

This office is NOT bad like some people wrote that it is. Either they made changes or they are thinking of another office. The staff is GREAT! The doctors are dolls.....They are soooo great. The front staff looks really busy... if anything they need to hire more help.....I will be referring family and friends to this office. The wait is not bad, but there is a wait, like in every office appointment i go to.....I have to wait....I'm not the only person there!

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I was treated very well and was thoroughly briefed on what my options were for the removal of my tooth. Based on the options I was given we came to a good decision on my care. The doctor assigned to me was gentle and informative and explained everything to me and showed me what was wrong. Thank you for the great care you show me. Highly recommend the office

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I was treated very well and was thoroughly briefed on what my options were for the removal of my tooth. Based on the options I was given we came to a good decision on my care. The doctor assigned to me was gentle and informative and explained everything to me and showed me what was wrong. Thank you for the great care you show me. Highly recommend the office

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This big scamming dental group apparently run by Boris Zak. This old man's whole practice is all about setting up scams and traps for money. As soon as you first visit the office, you are recommended a bunch of expensive dental treatments you might not need (My personal experience is that, I didn't need those treatments when I went for a second opinion!). If you reject the treatments or ask for less invasive (less expensive) treatments, he will treat you like crap. This is an awful dental office run by this awful man.

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This big scamming dental group apparently run by Boris Zak. This old man's whole practice is all about setting up scams and traps for money. As soon as you first visit the office, you are recommended a bunch of expensive dental treatments you might not need (My personal experience is that, I didn't need those treatments when I went for a second opinion!). If you reject the treatments or ask for less invasive (less expensive) treatments, he will treat you like crap. This is an awful dental office run by this awful man.

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The first time you went into the office, you'd better prepare spending lots of money whatever they ask you to spend. Otherwise, they are rude, obnoxious to the point you feel harrashed when you are in their office or even not in their office (they call, to follow up their expensive treatment options). Don't go there if you want dental care. Go there if you like to fall for their scamming traps. They are absolutely HORRIBLE!

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The first time you went into the office, you'd better prepare spending lots of money whatever they ask you to spend. Otherwise, they are rude, obnoxious to the point you feel harrashed when you are in their office or even not in their office (they call, to follow up their expensive treatment options). Don't go there if you want dental care. Go there if you like to fall for their scamming traps. They are absolutely HORRIBLE!

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I was just at this office last week. I was asked if I could go to this site to commit on my experiance with the office. I wasn't asked to lie or even if i was happy with my appointment. They just told me they would love to read my experiance on the site. It sounded weird at first, but i said o.k. I can't beleive the things people are writting on this site!!!!!! My experiance was GREAT!.
Great people! great Doctors, and staff in whole.
I don't care what these people have said, I've experianced first hand that this dental office is GREAT! I WILL go back to finish my work. I have noticed since i've moved here to Santa Barbara from San Diego last year, some people here are much more demanding, and act as if they live in Hollywood. No.....not Hollywood.
Santa Barbara this dental office is GREAT, and i recommend it to you ALL!

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I was just at this office last week. I was asked if I could go to this site to commit on my experiance with the office. I wasn't asked to lie or even if i was happy with my appointment. They just told me they would love to read my experiance on the site. It sounded weird at first, but i said o.k. I can't beleive the things people are writting on this site!!!!!! My experiance was GREAT!.
Great people! great Doctors, and staff in whole.
I don't care what these people have said, I've experianced first hand that this dental office is GREAT! I WILL go back to finish my work. I have noticed since i've moved here to Santa Barbara from San Diego last year, some people here are much more demanding, and act as if they live in Hollywood. No.....not Hollywood.
Santa Barbara this dental office is GREAT, and i recommend it to you ALL!

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HORRIBLE!!
I went to this office once about two years ago and NEVER went back. The staff was made up of a bunch of high school kids...don??t get me wrong I have nothing against young kids...except they were not professional at all. One dressed like a gangster in Dickies and a shirt w/Santa Maria written in old english across the front.
I had to meet with the sales consultant and was told I needed some sort of expensive procedure and that I had to pay $250 upfront to receive a discount...and that was with my insurance!
The same day I had my teeth cleaned. Less than 5 mins in to the cleaning my gums were bleeding and my face was COVERED and I mean covered with water from the over spray. The Dr. didnt even notice or care. I had to ask him for a towel. The person who was supposed to be using the suction tool was texting the entire time and thats not even the best part... the Dr. dropped the cleaning tool on my face and I left w/ a fat lip! Dont ever go there! I never would recommend that place.
Honestly, everyone (family, friends, coworkers, other dentist offices) I have ever spoken to has heard a horror story about Sea Breeze!
*Only gave a rating of 1 star because I had to... No Joke.. Sea Breeze doesnt even deserve one star!

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HORRIBLE!!
I went to this office once about two years ago and NEVER went back. The staff was made up of a bunch of high school kids...don??t get me wrong I have nothing against young kids...except they were not professional at all. One dressed like a gangster in Dickies and a shirt w/Santa Maria written in old english across the front.
I had to meet with the sales consultant and was told I needed some sort of expensive procedure and that I had to pay $250 upfront to receive a discount...and that was with my insurance!
The same day I had my teeth cleaned. Less than 5 mins in to the cleaning my gums were bleeding and my face was COVERED and I mean covered with water from the over spray. The Dr. didnt even notice or care. I had to ask him for a towel. The person who was supposed to be using the suction tool was texting the entire time and thats not even the best part... the Dr. dropped the cleaning tool on my face and I left w/ a fat lip! Dont ever go there! I never would recommend that place.
Honestly, everyone (family, friends, coworkers, other dentist offices) I have ever spoken to has heard a horror story about Sea Breeze!
*Only gave a rating of 1 star because I had to... No Joke.. Sea Breeze doesnt even deserve one star!

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On February 8, 2010 I searched online for a dentist in the 93111 area and Sea Breeze
was one of the choices and not only that but they offered a too good to be true coupon
found here at the URL: (copy and paste the full address into your browser)

http://maps.google.com/coupons/page?did=0_17753585460803243326&provider=SELF&cid=6COMF25ZZZZPMH3P&oi=md_coup&sa=X&ct=coup&cd=1&gl=us&hl=en

(After this review they may change the price or change the special, or remove
the coupon altogether)

The coupon was very clear and simple and contained the following only:
??Dr. ZAK Sea Breeze Dental Care $29 (Regular Price $120) Denatl Exam and X-Rays.
New patients only. Never Expires?

I picked up the phone and spoke with the receptionist and she was polite and said,
??Sir you can walk in tomorrow as an emergency and as a first time visitor we have a special
for only $79. which includes a dental exam, X-Rays and a full CLEANING?.

That sounded great to me and I said OK I will come in tomorrow. The next day
I walked in the clinic and I was asked to fill in some forms, which I gladly did, and then
I was asked, ??Sir do you want to buy our plan??
I immediately said no.
I will just take your special of $79. She then replied, ??Sir we do not have any special for $79, we
have a special for $72 which is our plan?.

I said does your plan include the X-rays, exam and tooth cleaning. She immediately said,
??no sir, only the exam and X-rays?. I then asked to take the other special for $29 which they
advertised on GOOGLE.com. She said, ??I will look into it, it will take 5 minutes, do you want to waite??.
I said Yes.

I sat down and waited, a few minutes later she comes back and said, ??the SPECIAL EXPIRED yesterday.?

I then said but I saw it yesterday and this morning and it says never expires. Then she replied,
??I??m sorry but it expired yesteday and the ad on Google is a mistake by google?.

I said, google does not make those mistakes, they did not write your ad and they do not
manage your ads or your account your office does; if there is a mistake you can fix it and not google.
There are millions of ads on google by businesses such as yours and each controls their
own ad and the content of the ad. You are basically not being honest with the public. She then replied,
??I??m sorry but that ad expired yesterday".

What happened to me today really disapointed me about how in today??s market a clinic or any business
can afford to mislead the public intentionally, and furthermore not honor their advertisement.

I have never ever written a review but this time I felt an obligation to share my experience with the Santa
Barbara residents as well as visitors so they can avoid having to go through what I was put through.
BUYER BEWARE!

MISLEADING ADS BY
Sea Breeze Dental Care.

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On February 8, 2010 I searched online for a dentist in the 93111 area and Sea Breeze
was one of the choices and not only that but they offered a too good to be true coupon
found here at the URL: (copy and paste the full address into your browser)

http://maps.google.com/coupons/page?did=0_17753585460803243326&provider=SELF&cid=6COMF25ZZZZPMH3P&oi=md_coup&sa=X&ct=coup&cd=1&gl=us&hl=en

(After this review they may change the price or change the special, or remove
the coupon altogether)

The coupon was very clear and simple and contained the following only:
??Dr. ZAK Sea Breeze Dental Care $29 (Regular Price $120) Denatl Exam and X-Rays.
New patients only. Never Expires?

I picked up the phone and spoke with the receptionist and she was polite and said,
??Sir you can walk in tomorrow as an emergency and as a first time visitor we have a special
for only $79. which includes a dental exam, X-Rays and a full CLEANING?.

That sounded great to me and I said OK I will come in tomorrow. The next day
I walked in the clinic and I was asked to fill in some forms, which I gladly did, and then
I was asked, ??Sir do you want to buy our plan??
I immediately said no.
I will just take your special of $79. She then replied, ??Sir we do not have any special for $79, we
have a special for $72 which is our plan?.

I said does your plan include the X-rays, exam and tooth cleaning. She immediately said,
??no sir, only the exam and X-rays?. I then asked to take the other special for $29 which they
advertised on GOOGLE.com. She said, ??I will look into it, it will take 5 minutes, do you want to waite??.
I said Yes.

I sat down and waited, a few minutes later she comes back and said, ??the SPECIAL EXPIRED yesterday.?

I then said but I saw it yesterday and this morning and it says never expires. Then she replied,
??I??m sorry but it expired yesteday and the ad on Google is a mistake by google?.

I said, google does not make those mistakes, they did not write your ad and they do not
manage your ads or your account your office does; if there is a mistake you can fix it and not google.
There are millions of ads on google by businesses such as yours and each controls their
own ad and the content of the ad. You are basically not being honest with the public. She then replied,
??I??m sorry but that ad expired yesterday".

What happened to me today really disapointed me about how in today??s market a clinic or any business
can afford to mislead the public intentionally, and furthermore not honor their advertisement.

I have never ever written a review but this time I felt an obligation to share my experience with the Santa
Barbara residents as well as visitors so they can avoid having to go through what I was put through.
BUYER BEWARE!

MISLEADING ADS BY
Sea Breeze Dental Care.

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I have been going to this office for about 6 years. I was asked if i would write a review on this site about my experiance with the office. I got to tell you I don't know what office some of these people are going to, but the Sea Breeze Dental I go to is not bad. There is a wait, but in every medical appointment I go to there is always a wait. The Doctors are great, the assistants always help. Some even remember my name. The bottom line is I DO recommend this office to anyone. You can not compare the prices. They have a discount plan for people with no insurance that does really help. You can't go wrong with this place, go see for yourself.

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I have been going to this office for about 6 years. I was asked if i would write a review on this site about my experiance with the office. I got to tell you I don't know what office some of these people are going to, but the Sea Breeze Dental I go to is not bad. There is a wait, but in every medical appointment I go to there is always a wait. The Doctors are great, the assistants always help. Some even remember my name. The bottom line is I DO recommend this office to anyone. You can not compare the prices. They have a discount plan for people with no insurance that does really help. You can't go wrong with this place, go see for yourself.

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These people are not dentists they are con artists. I went here 2 years ago, they made me wait over an hour and a half, even though I had an appointment. Then they made up a lot of fillings and porcelain caps that I would need to have, when I asked how much it would cost they told me their "Sales Person"!!!! would contact me. After the experience I went to a proper dentist, who told me my teeth are fine.

BEWARE OF THE POSITIVE REVIEWS, I THINK SOMEONE IN THEIR OFFICE IS POSTING THEM!

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These people are not dentists they are con artists. I went here 2 years ago, they made me wait over an hour and a half, even though I had an appointment. Then they made up a lot of fillings and porcelain caps that I would need to have, when I asked how much it would cost they told me their "Sales Person"!!!! would contact me. After the experience I went to a proper dentist, who told me my teeth are fine.

BEWARE OF THE POSITIVE REVIEWS, I THINK SOMEONE IN THEIR OFFICE IS POSTING THEM!

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Great staff. They took they're time in helping me even though they looked extremely busy. Great attitude. I will recommend this office to all. The Doctor was also great (Dr. Ross). I still need one more appointment to finish my treatment, so i will be returning with a smile.

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★★★★★

Great staff. They took they're time in helping me even though they looked extremely busy. Great attitude. I will recommend this office to all. The Doctor was also great (Dr. Ross). I still need one more appointment to finish my treatment, so i will be returning with a smile.

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nice people. very caring, and didin't mind fitting me into there schedule as a walk in. i am going back to finish the work i need. the doctor was also great. i do recommend this office.

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★★★★☆

nice people. very caring, and didin't mind fitting me into there schedule as a walk in. i am going back to finish the work i need. the doctor was also great. i do recommend this office.

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I just want to thank Dr Zak and his staff for taking such good care of my family. My children have been to several offices in the area and no-one would help them. I don't know if my insurance was poor or what was the issue but I could not get good care anywhere. At this office we were handled with great care. I would like to highly recommend this dental office to anyone.

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★★★★★

I just want to thank Dr Zak and his staff for taking such good care of my family. My children have been to several offices in the area and no-one would help them. I don't know if my insurance was poor or what was the issue but I could not get good care anywhere. At this office we were handled with great care. I would like to highly recommend this dental office to anyone.

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I wish I would have seen this website before I went because all the negative reviews really are true. The people who posted positive reviews have probably never actually been to a "real" dentists office, I think if they were providing services in a third world country they would deserve 3 stars.

I was also prescribed to have fillings replaced that didn't need to be replaced. Luckily I got a bad feeling in my gut when they did the haggling over the costs and I went and had a second opinion from a real dentist.

It's also true that the staff is rude and the dentists assistants can barely speak English.

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I wish I would have seen this website before I went because all the negative reviews really are true. The people who posted positive reviews have probably never actually been to a "real" dentists office, I think if they were providing services in a third world country they would deserve 3 stars.

I was also prescribed to have fillings replaced that didn't need to be replaced. Luckily I got a bad feeling in my gut when they did the haggling over the costs and I went and had a second opinion from a real dentist.

It's also true that the staff is rude and the dentists assistants can barely speak English.

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If I could give 0 stars I would. This is such a horrible dental office. The front desk people never know what is going on and they are very disorganized. The doctors and attendants, who sometimes think they are doctors, are rude and unprofessional! For all of us who have gone through a negative experience with this office here's a link where you can file a complaint: http://www.santabarbara.bbb.org/ComplaintInformation.aspx

I think there needs to be accountability for the type of conduct this business is running with.

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★☆☆☆☆

If I could give 0 stars I would. This is such a horrible dental office. The front desk people never know what is going on and they are very disorganized. The doctors and attendants, who sometimes think they are doctors, are rude and unprofessional! For all of us who have gone through a negative experience with this office here's a link where you can file a complaint: http://www.santabarbara.bbb.org/ComplaintInformation.aspx

I think there needs to be accountability for the type of conduct this business is running with.

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The first time I went here i waited over two hours just to have x-rays done and have the doctor take a look in my mouth. They were obviously very busy and I didn't really hold that against them. After finally being diagnosed with one cavity, my appointment was cancelled by them twice. This unfortunately was very inconvenient to my schedule and it was almost two months before I finally was able to come in again.
That's when it started getting really bad. It was a different doctor than at my first exam, and he seemed a bit rude. I don't think he even introduced himself to me. I don't know what information my chart held because he thought I was just there for a cleaning. Then he seemed to disagree which tooth needed a cavity filled. I really didn't understand the points he was trying to make and I rapidly lost any trust. Honestly I was scared because I didn't feel like I knew what was going on. In the end he did two fillings and sent me on my way. Then the girl at the front desk looked at my chart and said I n

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The first time I went here i waited over two hours just to have x-rays done and have the doctor take a look in my mouth. They were obviously very busy and I didn't really hold that against them. After finally being diagnosed with one cavity, my appointment was cancelled by them twice. This unfortunately was very inconvenient to my schedule and it was almost two months before I finally was able to come in again.
That's when it started getting really bad. It was a different doctor than at my first exam, and he seemed a bit rude. I don't think he even introduced himself to me. I don't know what information my chart held because he thought I was just there for a cleaning. Then he seemed to disagree which tooth needed a cavity filled. I really didn't understand the points he was trying to make and I rapidly lost any trust. Honestly I was scared because I didn't feel like I knew what was going on. In the end he did two fillings and sent me on my way. Then the girl at the front desk looked at my chart and said I n

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Bad service, the office looks like a shell like they are there temporarily. They also overcharge for services and then pretend to give a discount, so if you like shopping for used cars then you'll like haggling over the cost. The employees speak Spanish to each other while they work on you. Never go back again!

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Bad service, the office looks like a shell like they are there temporarily. They also overcharge for services and then pretend to give a discount, so if you like shopping for used cars then you'll like haggling over the cost. The employees speak Spanish to each other while they work on you. Never go back again!

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I have used Sea Breeze Dental Care office for years. Adequate work at cheap prices if you have a dental discount plan like Liberty CA90 Reduced Fee Dental Plan. (Google: "Liberty CA90 Reduced Fee Dental Plan" to join for less than $200 per year.) Cheap coverage, huge discounts, with CA90 plan. The dentists are from countries you have never heard of, but the work is cheap and adequate. Their english is pretty good, but you have to listen very carefully to understand. Dentistry can be very expensive, so I am more than willing to compromise. They will finance dental procedures at zero interest with 30% down payment; payments spread over 10 months. try to find that anywhere else. I am staying with Sea Breeze Dental Care.

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★★★☆☆

I have used Sea Breeze Dental Care office for years. Adequate work at cheap prices if you have a dental discount plan like Liberty CA90 Reduced Fee Dental Plan. (Google: "Liberty CA90 Reduced Fee Dental Plan" to join for less than $200 per year.) Cheap coverage, huge discounts, with CA90 plan. The dentists are from countries you have never heard of, but the work is cheap and adequate. Their english is pretty good, but you have to listen very carefully to understand. Dentistry can be very expensive, so I am more than willing to compromise. They will finance dental procedures at zero interest with 30% down payment; payments spread over 10 months. try to find that anywhere else. I am staying with Sea Breeze Dental Care.

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I have been to one of Dr Zaks offices before in Valencia and have recently moved to Santa Barbara. I wanted to check where the office was located and read all the reviews before I came to the Santa Barbara office and was a little sceptical when I saw very mixed reviews. I still decided to try the office and see for myself. I am very surprised by the negative reviews because my experience was just wonderful. Dr Zak is a wonderful and caring doctor and I cannot imagine anyone not liking him. I believe the reviews must be written by some competitors or by someone with a grudge. Don't hesitate to try this office and you won't be disappointed!!!!

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★★★★★

I have been to one of Dr Zaks offices before in Valencia and have recently moved to Santa Barbara. I wanted to check where the office was located and read all the reviews before I came to the Santa Barbara office and was a little sceptical when I saw very mixed reviews. I still decided to try the office and see for myself. I am very surprised by the negative reviews because my experience was just wonderful. Dr Zak is a wonderful and caring doctor and I cannot imagine anyone not liking him. I believe the reviews must be written by some competitors or by someone with a grudge. Don't hesitate to try this office and you won't be disappointed!!!!

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I have been coming here for 2 years and my experience has always been very good. These are very caring and curteous people and they care about their patients. I bring my whole family and love this place. I highly recommend them

5
★★★★★

I have been coming here for 2 years and my experience has always been very good. These are very caring and curteous people and they care about their patients. I bring my whole family and love this place. I highly recommend them

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Sea Breeze Dental provided my wife and I with the absolutely worst dental experience of our lives. They are consistently behind schedule. They are rude. They are unprofessional. They are brutally uncaring. Such a shocking and horrible experience. Not only should they lose their licence to practice, they should be arrested for the sham they call a business. Their office is filthy. The decor was stale. They strongarmed us to agree to ridiculously expensive procedures. Their teeth cleaning procedure was archaic. Shame on them! We will likely sue!

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★☆☆☆☆

Sea Breeze Dental provided my wife and I with the absolutely worst dental experience of our lives. They are consistently behind schedule. They are rude. They are unprofessional. They are brutally uncaring. Such a shocking and horrible experience. Not only should they lose their licence to practice, they should be arrested for the sham they call a business. Their office is filthy. The decor was stale. They strongarmed us to agree to ridiculously expensive procedures. Their teeth cleaning procedure was archaic. Shame on them! We will likely sue!

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I am a new patient to this office and met Dr Zak for the first time last week. I had a wonderful experience. He is a very caring and professional doctor who was very patient and explained everything to me. I highly recommend this office

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★★★★★

I am a new patient to this office and met Dr Zak for the first time last week. I had a wonderful experience. He is a very caring and professional doctor who was very patient and explained everything to me. I highly recommend this office

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i went there just for an annual check up, everything was great at first the girl at the front office is very pretty latin girl was very helpful. but the relationship the manager has with his employees is very unprofessional, he should not be managing an office the things he was speaking to them about was of very poor taste. once they took me into the room the dentist that went in was very rude. i will never go here again. the service is horrible.

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★☆☆☆☆

i went there just for an annual check up, everything was great at first the girl at the front office is very pretty latin girl was very helpful. but the relationship the manager has with his employees is very unprofessional, he should not be managing an office the things he was speaking to them about was of very poor taste. once they took me into the room the dentist that went in was very rude. i will never go here again. the service is horrible.

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beware of the positive reviews i suspect someone working at the practice has written them. this dental practice is a complete scam and they just want your money

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★☆☆☆☆

beware of the positive reviews i suspect someone working at the practice has written them. this dental practice is a complete scam and they just want your money

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I have been coming to Sea Breeze for 7 years now and rake my whole family to this office. The dentists and the staff are very friendly and the work has always been good. My wife just got a root canal done there and it was painless. I refer all my friends and family there

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★★★★★

I have been coming to Sea Breeze for 7 years now and rake my whole family to this office. The dentists and the staff are very friendly and the work has always been good. My wife just got a root canal done there and it was painless. I refer all my friends and family there

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I am a former customer (victim) of this office when it was manged by Zak Dental. Three root canals and two crowns later, I am still paying for the poor service. Just ask all the dentists who left and the mangers who were fired. The service is poor and Dr. Zak took months to return my calls. One dentist at the Agoura location couldn't figure out how to numb my tooth. Avoid this location if things have not improved. Also beware of companies that have their clients fill out reviews on this site. Look how all the clients below have filled out positive comments in less than one month.

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★☆☆☆☆

I am a former customer (victim) of this office when it was manged by Zak Dental. Three root canals and two crowns later, I am still paying for the poor service. Just ask all the dentists who left and the mangers who were fired. The service is poor and Dr. Zak took months to return my calls. One dentist at the Agoura location couldn't figure out how to numb my tooth. Avoid this location if things have not improved. Also beware of companies that have their clients fill out reviews on this site. Look how all the clients below have filled out positive comments in less than one month.

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I went to this office yesterday and had an absolutely great experience. This is after I have been to two different offices in Santa Barbara. This is by far the best dental office in the area. I got interest free credit card and had very good work done on my mouth. I would highly recommend this place to all my family and friends.

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★★★★★

I went to this office yesterday and had an absolutely great experience. This is after I have been to two different offices in Santa Barbara. This is by far the best dental office in the area. I got interest free credit card and had very good work done on my mouth. I would highly recommend this place to all my family and friends.

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i went to the office last week and have been meaning to write a review on the dental office. I had a very good exerience and got my teeth whitened and veneers done. I am sooooooooo happy with the result. I look 10 years younger. I love this place

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★★★★★

i went to the office last week and have been meaning to write a review on the dental office. I had a very good exerience and got my teeth whitened and veneers done. I am sooooooooo happy with the result. I look 10 years younger. I love this place

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I came in to get my tooth pulled and did not want to go to the dentist. I had pain on this tooth for 2 month and my dentist in Mexico tried to pull it but it hurt too much. So I had to get this tooth taken care of and I saw this commercial of this office. So I went and they took the tooth out. It didn't hurt at all . Muchos Gracias amigos!!!!

5
★★★★★

I came in to get my tooth pulled and did not want to go to the dentist. I had pain on this tooth for 2 month and my dentist in Mexico tried to pull it but it hurt too much. So I had to get this tooth taken care of and I saw this commercial of this office. So I went and they took the tooth out. It didn't hurt at all . Muchos Gracias amigos!!!!

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I went to this dental office last week and loved the experience I had there. I had a problem handling the payment at first but they were able to make the payments very affordable. But this is not the only thing I liked about this office. They listenened to my concerns all the way from the dentist to all the staff. I am now referring my mom because people speak Spanish fluently there. I think this is a very very good dental office

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★★★★★

I went to this dental office last week and loved the experience I had there. I had a problem handling the payment at first but they were able to make the payments very affordable. But this is not the only thing I liked about this office. They listenened to my concerns all the way from the dentist to all the staff. I am now referring my mom because people speak Spanish fluently there. I think this is a very very good dental office

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For many years I was embarrassed to smile due to tetracycline stains on my teeth. I always dreamed of a white beautiful smile, but whitening procedures never worked. I am planning to get married in a few months so as you can imagine, my dream of a beautiful smile is that much more important to me. My only other option was to get veneers, which for a college student on financial aid is NOT really an option, or so I thought. To my surprise, when I came to Sea Breeze dental they were very sensitive to my situation. They worked with my financial constrains and come up with a comfortable and very doable payment plan so I can get my veneers. Now I finally got my beautiful smile without giving up an arm or a leg.

I am a bit surprised by the reviews others have written about this dental practice. I really enjoyed how they treated me and plan to refer the rest of my family to them.

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★★★★★

For many years I was embarrassed to smile due to tetracycline stains on my teeth. I always dreamed of a white beautiful smile, but whitening procedures never worked. I am planning to get married in a few months so as you can imagine, my dream of a beautiful smile is that much more important to me. My only other option was to get veneers, which for a college student on financial aid is NOT really an option, or so I thought. To my surprise, when I came to Sea Breeze dental they were very sensitive to my situation. They worked with my financial constrains and come up with a comfortable and very doable payment plan so I can get my veneers. Now I finally got my beautiful smile without giving up an arm or a leg.

I am a bit surprised by the reviews others have written about this dental practice. I really enjoyed how they treated me and plan to refer the rest of my family to them.

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I visited the dental office just yesterday and had the most wonderful experience. My work sent very well and I came out of the office not afraid of the dentist. My whole life I had a terrible fear of the dentist and this office did a GREAT JOB of taking care of me. I highly recommend this dental office to anyone

5
★★★★★

I visited the dental office just yesterday and had the most wonderful experience. My work sent very well and I came out of the office not afraid of the dentist. My whole life I had a terrible fear of the dentist and this office did a GREAT JOB of taking care of me. I highly recommend this dental office to anyone

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i have been going there for years. i actually am in a first name basis with certain employee's. i don't understand why people would say such bad things about the office. yes there is a waiting period, but every office has it.i like them and i will continue to go there, and i will and do recommend this office to anyone.

5
★★★★★

i have been going there for years. i actually am in a first name basis with certain employee's. i don't understand why people would say such bad things about the office. yes there is a waiting period, but every office has it.i like them and i will continue to go there, and i will and do recommend this office to anyone.

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I had went there for a impacted tooth removal
initial visit. when we were done they said I would
be contacted when it had been approved by my
insurence. For some reason the tooth had not been bothering me, I had become pregnant that same year
and was at home when I recieved a phone call to
scheduale the appointment for the tooth removal.
my point is that it was at least 9months later
that they tried to help me!

PROS: They accept medi-cal
CONS: you will have to wait forever to get seen by someone

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★★☆☆☆

I had went there for a impacted tooth removal
initial visit. when we were done they said I would
be contacted when it had been approved by my
insurence. For some reason the tooth had not been bothering me, I had become pregnant that same year
and was at home when I recieved a phone call to
scheduale the appointment for the tooth removal.
my point is that it was at least 9months later
that they tried to help me!

PROS: They accept medi-cal
CONS: you will have to wait forever to get seen by someone

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