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Santa Barbara Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

4.5 out of 5 stars based on 311 reviews.

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They always try to make sure I feel comfortable and well informed.

- Anonymous

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They made me feel comfortable and well informed, very proficient

- Margaret L

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Thank you so much for making the implant process so easy for me. I have never had an easy time at the dentist, and I have to admit that I was expecting a difficult time with my implants. I was very pleasantly surprised by each of the procedures. I have had a difficult time with my teeth for over 30 years. I received no dental care as a child, so when my wife insisted that I start taking better care of my teeth, I was already in trouble. I spent thousands of dollars on periodontal care and then extractions and dentures. I was still miserable. I have a very strong gag reflex, so ant dental care was hard for me. The dentures fit so badly that I needed to remove them almost immediately after dinner and I had almost constant sores in my mouth. When the opportunity came for me to have the implants, I was ready. Dr. Bienstock explained his part of the process, and it went exactly as he said it would. I was amazed at how little pain I had. Dr. B's staff treated me as gently as a baby, and I cannot tell you how much I appreciate that! I don't remember the short trip over to Dr. Crawford's office, or really much of the fitting, but, I went home after a very long day with a full set of temporary teeth, and a bit of discomfort. The calls from both doctors and the care of the staff made me feel very well cared for. If I had a question, it was answered immediately. If I had a problem, it was taken care of. I don't believe that I could have gotten better care anywhere. The healing process was faster than I expected and I had amazingly little pain. The fitting for the final teeth was so careful that they are perfect. I couldn't be happier. I'm handsome! I have teeth that don't come out and I can eat anything I want. I can swim, go camping, and party all night without the embarrassment of having to remove dentures. I taste my food and had my first corn on the cob in more years than I care to count. The change in my life has been enormous, and I have you all to thank for it. Thank you. If I can help any patient who may be hesitant to start the process, please let me know. I would be happy to share my experience with them.

- Robert M

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My wisdom teeth extraction and the office contact with staff went very well. Everyone I dealt with and talked to was friendly and organized which I really appreciated. Anytime I had a problem after the procedure, coming back for a checkup or to ask a question was always easy and convenient. Thank you!

- Elaine M

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Dr. Hall recently removed all 4 of my wisdom teeth. The procedure went very smoothly! The staff was very courteous and comforting. It was nice that I was able to fill out all the paperwork online beforehand so I wasn't overwhelmed with paperwork in the waiting room. I had general anesthesia so I didn't feel a thing and wasn't nervous. The procedure took less than an hour. I didn't have any pain for the rest of the day. The recovery was surprisingly easy. I followed Dr. Hall's instructions about rinsing, eating, etc. and had no problems. My swelling was minimal and I never even needed prescription pain medicine (just some Advil). I was able to comfortably eat whatever I wanted less than a week after the procedure. I highly recommend Dr. Hall and the staff at SB Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery!

- Hugo G

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I was absolutely terrified when I was referred to see Dr. Bienstock. I knew that I needed dental implants but he told me that I needed bone grafting first! As he explained that he would need to take bone from my hip and rebuild the missing bone in my jaw I almost fainted. But after everything was finished, I must say that it was very easy. There was very little pain and I had no issues after surgery with my hip. Once the bone healed, the implant surgery was a breeze. I am eating anything I want without difficulty. Dr. Bienstock was a great communicator and helped every step of the way. Thanks!

- Tommy D

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Words cannot describe how THRILLED I am with the fabulous work of sheer genius that Dr. Bienstock did for me re: my 8 dental implants!! Not only is Dr. Bienstock AND his staff courteous and friendly, but they make you feel "at home" with them--They are extremely thorough about answering questions and explaining every step of your personal procedure fully and in great detail--You leave his office feeling happy and calm, NOT nervous or frightened! He gives you competitive pricing with "larger than life" Value--He made my implants to last my lifetime and the quality of workmanship that he provides is unsurpassed-- I would not recommend any other Maxillofacial surgeon but Dr. Bienstock!!

- Linda C

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Excellent skill and service by doctor and assistants.

- Carol D

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Very pleased with all staff and doctor Courteous at all times.

- Ardeana F

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I've been delighted with the easy, friendly atmosphere and excellent care I've received in Dr. Bienstock's office. The days of 'fear and dread' are long past; the whole process from extraction to implant has been unexpectedly pleasant!

- Susan E

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All perfect

- Mimi greenberg

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Thank you Dr. Hall. You and your staff are just wonderful. I know now that getting the implant will be a breeze.

- Anya N

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I broke my molar on a very hard piece of French bread and was referred to Dr. Hall by my dentist. Dr. Hall and his staff were so kind, efficient and the office equipment was state of the art. I appreciated that Dr. Hall and his assistant explained everything that was being done. A pain free experience from start to finish, and aside from the reason I needed to be there, actually enjoyable.

- Diana C

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My experience with Dr. Bienstock and his excellent staff was wonderful. His super friendly and courteous staff has been outstanding. I would recommend him highly to any one that requires an intelligent, extremely professional, dedicated, skilled, friendly, caring and ESPECIALLY NICE dentist.

- Leila O

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Dear Folks at the Santa Barbara Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center, I just wanted to drop you a short note lauding Dr. Bienstock and the entire staff for taking such good care of our daughter, Angela. When our family dentist recommended our 18 year old should have her wisdom teeth removed, we felt it best to have the surgery performed here in SB before she heads off to university, hundreds of miles away. From the first visit the staff was expertly able to calm all anxieties out daughter may have had about having this surgery performed. Dr. Bienstock personally explained the ins and outs or the procedure; his gentle and witty demeanor put Angela immediately at ease. All the assistants were detailed in their coaching of the do’s and don’ts o9f post operation care. Even though our daughter Angela is tough, one is always wary about the horror stories of what could happen if things don’t heal as expected. Thank you always for the follow up calls to make sure she was healing comfortably. We would most certainly recommend your office most highly to anyone considering any type of oral surgery.

- Michael and Ingrid B

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Recently, my two year plus dental journey came to an end. I was ecstatic. My journey began when I found out my teeth were being destroyed, possible form the medication I was taking. As a result, I had teeth pulled and had to replace them with many implants and new attached teeth. The good news, I had a very smart and caring oral surgeon, Dr. Marc Bienstock. Dr. Bienstock informed me that I was one of the most difficult cases he had ever encountered. Fortunately for me he devised a plan that would allow me to have permanent new fixed teeth. Dud to his patience, intelligence, sense of humor and skills, today I can eat normally, tasted food once again and smile without embarrassment. I am very grateful to have found such a wonderful oral surgeon in Santa Barbara.

- Diana T

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Dear Dr. Bienstock & Staff, Thank you all for taking care of me so quickly and efficiently- I really appreciate your help and professionalism in fixing me and my tooth problem. Very impressed with your office and will for sure recommend your services. Thank you very much!

- Margaret D

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I am honored to write a testimonial to the excellent experience my family had with DR. Hall and his staff. My husband had a tooth pulled by Dr. Hall in 2012 and both of my daughters had their wisdom teeth pulled by him in 2013. His gentle, caring way is wonderful when someone is a bit nervous and that is evident from the consultation all the way through the recuperation process. He and his staff called to check on each of my daughters to see how they were doing and I was happy to report that had no complications after their surgeries! He is a skilled Oral Surgeon with a wonderful group of ladies to help him!

- Mary and Family L

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Our child was born with missing front teeth. Dr. Hall was referred to us by our orthodontist for implants to replace her missing teeth. After the orthodontist straightened her teeth and made space for her new front teeth, Dr. Hall did a bone grafting procedure to grow bone for two future implants. He later placed two implants with temporary crowns. The result was outstanding. She now has a beautiful smile and her confidence shines. He and his offices are kind, patient and comforting. I had heard of their office from many friends, after being a part of it I now know why they are so highly recommended.

- Ali B

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Thank you for seeing my husband on such short notice and working him into your busy schedule when he called in pain from his broken tooth. You and your office staff were sensitive to both his pain and his fear of needles and procedures. Your understanding and compassion allowed him to relax and to be comfortable during the procedure. He was able to face the implant procedure without his usual anxiety. I am happy to say that he is thrilled with his tooth implant. His mouth is completely comfortable and he can’t even tell that the implant is there. We are so grateful to you and your staff.

- Kamala H

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