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Dove Pediatric Dentistry Bakersfield is a Pediatric Dentistry specialist in Bakersfield, CA.
35.3878 -119.003
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3130 Union Avenue

Bakersfield, CA

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Front office staff is amazing, and back office staff took great care of my daughter ! Dr. gave me all info and explain everything. Love Bakersfield office

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Front office staff is amazing, and back office staff took great care of my daughter ! Dr. gave me all info and explain everything. Love Bakersfield office

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We went to his Chatsworth office and had a wonderful time. It sounds to me like these parents with the bad reviews werent listening to the instructions the staff gave and are making assumptions about how they think a dental procedure should be performed... and are any of them dentists... no. They let us into the back room for the exam. No Cavities. Why is everyone griping about the folks there? We heard the staff explain to other parent pre and post op instructions and how they sedate the kids, which sounded reasonable, the explained to some parents about the special blanket they use to keep the kids hands from getting in the way. They answered all of my wife's questions, my questions and my son's. Oh yah... and are those profile photos of the office with protesters really apropriate. Why not the cool waiting room with the arcade games and movies playing and the really nice treatment area or the friendly staff?

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We went to his Chatsworth office and had a wonderful time. It sounds to me like these parents with the bad reviews werent listening to the instructions the staff gave and are making assumptions about how they think a dental procedure should be performed... and are any of them dentists... no. They let us into the back room for the exam. No Cavities. Why is everyone griping about the folks there? We heard the staff explain to other parent pre and post op instructions and how they sedate the kids, which sounded reasonable, the explained to some parents about the special blanket they use to keep the kids hands from getting in the way. They answered all of my wife's questions, my questions and my son's. Oh yah... and are those profile photos of the office with protesters really apropriate. Why not the cool waiting room with the arcade games and movies playing and the really nice treatment area or the friendly staff?

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I am so happy with everyone here . It is the one doctors office were my kids don't cry. We enjoy coming everytime. All the staff's so kind :)

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I am so happy with everyone here . It is the one doctors office were my kids don't cry. We enjoy coming everytime. All the staff's so kind :)

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The waiting room was very fun and welcoming and the staff was very friendly, helpful, and fun. My son Luke was actually laughing during his check up, and cleaning! Dr. Laura was very gentle, and the hygienist was wonderful. Thank's Dr. Dove!

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The waiting room was very fun and welcoming and the staff was very friendly, helpful, and fun. My son Luke was actually laughing during his check up, and cleaning! Dr. Laura was very gentle, and the hygienist was wonderful. Thank's Dr. Dove!

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The treatment, and service was on time, Doctor is really friendly, and my son likes him. The Doctor is also very accomodating. We like it there.

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The treatment, and service was on time, Doctor is really friendly, and my son likes him. The Doctor is also very accomodating. We like it there.

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I love going to Dr. Dove they have been just wonderful with my son he is 6yrs old . we have had two previous bad experiences with other dentists in town, and i thought my son would never let them work or take simple x-rays ever again. Well thank God i found this Dentist he has just been great. my son actually enjoys going to his office and the staff are just as wonderful..:)

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I love going to Dr. Dove they have been just wonderful with my son he is 6yrs old . we have had two previous bad experiences with other dentists in town, and i thought my son would never let them work or take simple x-rays ever again. Well thank God i found this Dentist he has just been great. my son actually enjoys going to his office and the staff are just as wonderful..:)

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The staff has always been very nice and make my kids, as well as myself, feel very welcome. You guys have always made it a pleasurable experience for my kids.

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The staff has always been very nice and make my kids, as well as myself, feel very welcome. You guys have always made it a pleasurable experience for my kids.

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My son isn't afraid to come anymore, even though the first visit, he was terrified. When I tell him we are going to the dentist, he says, "Good! My teeth need to be checked by Dr. Dove!" He tells me to make an appointment all the time. Keep up the excellent work!

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My son isn't afraid to come anymore, even though the first visit, he was terrified. When I tell him we are going to the dentist, he says, "Good! My teeth need to be checked by Dr. Dove!" He tells me to make an appointment all the time. Keep up the excellent work!

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Our kids love coming to see Dr. Dove. When I tell them we are coming in they say "Yeah! Dr. Dove Rocks!!" We are very pleased with the staff and the dentist here. If only you would take teens and adults.

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Our kids love coming to see Dr. Dove. When I tell them we are coming in they say "Yeah! Dr. Dove Rocks!!" We are very pleased with the staff and the dentist here. If only you would take teens and adults.

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Dr. Dove is patient and understanding. My son has a fear of going to the dentist, but Dr. Dove tries to make him feel as comfortable as he can, and I am very grateful for that.

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Dr. Dove is patient and understanding. My son has a fear of going to the dentist, but Dr. Dove tries to make him feel as comfortable as he can, and I am very grateful for that.

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Dr. Dove does amazing work. He is very gentle and friendly. I always leave his office very happy. His assistants are wonderful, and very comforting. Thank You guys!

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Dr. Dove does amazing work. He is very gentle and friendly. I always leave his office very happy. His assistants are wonderful, and very comforting. Thank You guys!

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Great dentist. Does amazing work. Very professional, and cares about his patients. I don't go anywhere else.

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Great dentist. Does amazing work. Very professional, and cares about his patients. I don't go anywhere else.

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The office staff is very professional and friendly which helps relax the patient! The work they do is superb. Thank you, Dr. Dove and your staff!

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The office staff is very professional and friendly which helps relax the patient! The work they do is superb. Thank you, Dr. Dove and your staff!

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Dr. Dove and the staff are wonderful! My son is so nervous prior to his appointment but is at ease the moment these kind, caring professionals greet and take care of him. Thank you!

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Dr. Dove and the staff are wonderful! My son is so nervous prior to his appointment but is at ease the moment these kind, caring professionals greet and take care of him. Thank you!

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2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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Dr. Dove's work has been great and virtually pain-free. Dr. Dove hands are small which is great since Dr. Dove doesn't need to rip my mouth open to get in there to do work.

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Dr. Dove's work has been great and virtually pain-free. Dr. Dove hands are small which is great since Dr. Dove doesn't need to rip my mouth open to get in there to do work.

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3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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We liked Dr. Dove and the staff a lot. Beanie's first dental visit was a smash hit, I was very worried. She does not like her teeth brushed, so it was a miracle she didn't put up a fight. I could not believe she let the assistant put the motorized tooth polisher anywhere near her face, but I have pictures to prove it.

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We liked Dr. Dove and the staff a lot. Beanie's first dental visit was a smash hit, I was very worried. She does not like her teeth brushed, so it was a miracle she didn't put up a fight. I could not believe she let the assistant put the motorized tooth polisher anywhere near her face, but I have pictures to prove it.

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4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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My Daughter was so HORRIFIED & TRAUMATIZED when they finally let me see her...she could not even speak! She was full of tears! She said Dr. Dove put his hand over her mouth & she could not breathe when she was yelling! Then she demonstrated that he pinched her nose until she could not breathe & said "Hey Girl none of that in here!"...all while she was strapped down. Imagine how horrified she was, she could not yell for me, she could not defend herself & she could not breathe! SHE WAS FORCED TO GET THE TREATMENT BY ANY METHOD OF FORCE!!!! She said as she cried "Mom Dentist are not supposed to do that!" What is his f'n problem! He only told me that he told her that she had to be a big girl and he needed to do the work...he did NOT mention his method or abuse used on my daughter!

I totally agree with the previous review, he has anger issues! I hate myself for not reading this earlier because I was questioning why they would not let us be in the room while he worked.

He cares more about the sedation fee & Insurance payment than YOUR CHILD! He could have easily said "Ma'am she will not cooperate & I am unable to perform the work." and I could have found a Pediatric Dentist that could and with better children qualities than Dr. Eddie Dove! I AM LIVID...to say the least!

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My Daughter was so HORRIFIED & TRAUMATIZED when they finally let me see her...she could not even speak! She was full of tears! She said Dr. Dove put his hand over her mouth & she could not breathe when she was yelling! Then she demonstrated that he pinched her nose until she could not breathe & said "Hey Girl none of that in here!"...all while she was strapped down. Imagine how horrified she was, she could not yell for me, she could not defend herself & she could not breathe! SHE WAS FORCED TO GET THE TREATMENT BY ANY METHOD OF FORCE!!!! She said as she cried "Mom Dentist are not supposed to do that!" What is his f'n problem! He only told me that he told her that she had to be a big girl and he needed to do the work...he did NOT mention his method or abuse used on my daughter!

I totally agree with the previous review, he has anger issues! I hate myself for not reading this earlier because I was questioning why they would not let us be in the room while he worked.

He cares more about the sedation fee & Insurance payment than YOUR CHILD! He could have easily said "Ma'am she will not cooperate & I am unable to perform the work." and I could have found a Pediatric Dentist that could and with better children qualities than Dr. Eddie Dove! I AM LIVID...to say the least!

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Anger problems! My son was treated with their "kiddie martini" they were suppose to take him in after 30 min of drinking it. 1.5 hrs later they take him back. He came out sweaty and full of tears. Hour told us the Dr would yell at him when he cried and elbow him in his ribs. He asked me why a dentist would so that and I explained they're not suppose to. Don't ever take your child to see this dentist.

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Anger problems! My son was treated with their "kiddie martini" they were suppose to take him in after 30 min of drinking it. 1.5 hrs later they take him back. He came out sweaty and full of tears. Hour told us the Dr would yell at him when he cried and elbow him in his ribs. He asked me why a dentist would so that and I explained they're not suppose to. Don't ever take your child to see this dentist.

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3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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If you have had a bad experience with Dr. Dove and your child please come to this page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LetsinvestigageDr.Dove/. You are not along, many of us have gone through this with this horrible man!

Please, DO NOT take your precious children to Dr. Dove. First of all, he will not allow you to be with your child while they work on him/her, you have to wait in the waiting room, while you hear them scream and cry!!

WORSE, my 5 1/2 year old son came home without his bonding on his front tooth last week. When I called Dr. Dove's office to come in, I left a message and did not receive a call back. When I called again, I was treated so disrespectfully, as if my son and I were lying how his bond came off. I had to ASK for an appointment, which they could not see him for over a week, with an exposed tooth!! When we came in they made us wait an hour, told us they "fit us in" (as if they did us a favor) and wanted us to pay $75 before they even looked at him.

Dr. Dove would not stand by his work, said it could not have "just come off". It's only been 8 months since the work was done and Dr. Dove said if it happened in the 1st few months, then he would have not charged me. Does not make much sense!!

His staff literally kicked us out of their office, locked the door (like we were going to do something to them) and when we knocked to get our x-rays, which we already paid for, they would not open the door!! NOT A PLACE YOU WANT TO TAKE YOUR CHILDREN!!

Remember to go with your 1st instincts, mine were telling me to go to another Dentist, but we had a lot of work to be done on our son and I knew Dr. Dove had 3 different offices and thought he must be good, but I was right on with my instincts!!

Just found out he slapped my child too!! We need to all get together and go to the Police. Please contact me at brookecg1@yahoo.com if this has happened to you too! Let's stop this from happening to any other child!

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If you have had a bad experience with Dr. Dove and your child please come to this page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LetsinvestigageDr.Dove/. You are not along, many of us have gone through this with this horrible man!

Please, DO NOT take your precious children to Dr. Dove. First of all, he will not allow you to be with your child while they work on him/her, you have to wait in the waiting room, while you hear them scream and cry!!

WORSE, my 5 1/2 year old son came home without his bonding on his front tooth last week. When I called Dr. Dove's office to come in, I left a message and did not receive a call back. When I called again, I was treated so disrespectfully, as if my son and I were lying how his bond came off. I had to ASK for an appointment, which they could not see him for over a week, with an exposed tooth!! When we came in they made us wait an hour, told us they "fit us in" (as if they did us a favor) and wanted us to pay $75 before they even looked at him.

Dr. Dove would not stand by his work, said it could not have "just come off". It's only been 8 months since the work was done and Dr. Dove said if it happened in the 1st few months, then he would have not charged me. Does not make much sense!!

His staff literally kicked us out of their office, locked the door (like we were going to do something to them) and when we knocked to get our x-rays, which we already paid for, they would not open the door!! NOT A PLACE YOU WANT TO TAKE YOUR CHILDREN!!

Remember to go with your 1st instincts, mine were telling me to go to another Dentist, but we had a lot of work to be done on our son and I knew Dr. Dove had 3 different offices and thought he must be good, but I was right on with my instincts!!

Just found out he slapped my child too!! We need to all get together and go to the Police. Please contact me at brookecg1@yahoo.com if this has happened to you too! Let's stop this from happening to any other child!

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This guy "edward dove" is the worst, he should be called a butcher not a dentist. he takes the kids to the back room and ties them up and fills all the teeth. I thought my son only had 2 cavities, he tied him up and worked on 12 teeth with silver crowns and fillings and would not let me in the room.my kid was screaming and crying. I will report this dentist to dentist board at this number and this website (916)263-2300
http://www.dbc.ca.gov/formspubs/form_complaint.pdf

I am also going to see an attorney since I have to take my son to another dentist to undo what he did but can't use my insurance for another few months since he charged my insurance.
All he cares about is money, not the kids. stay away from this charlatan.

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This guy "edward dove" is the worst, he should be called a butcher not a dentist. he takes the kids to the back room and ties them up and fills all the teeth. I thought my son only had 2 cavities, he tied him up and worked on 12 teeth with silver crowns and fillings and would not let me in the room.my kid was screaming and crying. I will report this dentist to dentist board at this number and this website (916)263-2300
http://www.dbc.ca.gov/formspubs/form_complaint.pdf

I am also going to see an attorney since I have to take my son to another dentist to undo what he did but can't use my insurance for another few months since he charged my insurance.
All he cares about is money, not the kids. stay away from this charlatan.

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4 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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My daughter needed extensive dental work, We chose this dentist because he took both of our insurances. Big mistake, my daughter told me this dentist punched her in the face and told her to shush when she was crying. The only reason I haven't called the police, is that she is four years old, she was under sedation, and she had the dental work done months ago.

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My daughter needed extensive dental work, We chose this dentist because he took both of our insurances. Big mistake, my daughter told me this dentist punched her in the face and told her to shush when she was crying. The only reason I haven't called the police, is that she is four years old, she was under sedation, and she had the dental work done months ago.

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Horrible!!!! I cannot believe that it is legal to tie a child down for a dentist check up, my son is now deathly afraid of the Dentist and is forever traumatized. Worst experience! Do not take your child there!!!!

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Horrible!!!! I cannot believe that it is legal to tie a child down for a dentist check up, my son is now deathly afraid of the Dentist and is forever traumatized. Worst experience! Do not take your child there!!!!

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The office staff is nice, but the doctors ethics are horrible!!! He doesn't have patience for little children. All the children were crying and scared of him when we went for our daughters evaluation. The doctor will not allow family to stay by their child's side. He also believes in sedating and putting the children in a papoose to hold them down without question. No wonder why children are scared of the dentist! That's traumatic! We found a sincere pediatric dentist in Granada Hills that we love, Dr. Schrodi. She talked to my daughter first to make her feel comfortable. My daughter is 3 years old now and enjoys going to the dentist.

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The office staff is nice, but the doctors ethics are horrible!!! He doesn't have patience for little children. All the children were crying and scared of him when we went for our daughters evaluation. The doctor will not allow family to stay by their child's side. He also believes in sedating and putting the children in a papoose to hold them down without question. No wonder why children are scared of the dentist! That's traumatic! We found a sincere pediatric dentist in Granada Hills that we love, Dr. Schrodi. She talked to my daughter first to make her feel comfortable. My daughter is 3 years old now and enjoys going to the dentist.

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