Santa Monica Family Dentistry is a full-service, state-of-the-art dental practice established in 1984. Our doctors and hygienists are all graduates from Americas finest dental schools. Our staff is dedicated to helping our patients maintain their dental health and appearance in a caring and supportive environment.We guarantee comprehensive diagnostics and offer various forms ofdental care, surgical procedures, and cosmetic dental services.
Building a foundation of trust, and having patients feel comfortable in our office is very important. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience. Dr. Alan Rubenstein, Dr. Lindsay Leland, Dr. Mark Cohen Periodontist/Implantology and the entire dental team at Santa Monica Family Dentistry are dedicated to providing you with high-quality, personalized dental care and service to make your visits to our Santa Monica dental office as pleasant as possible.
Often in a medical/dental setting patients become too shy when discussing their care. We want you to feel completely comfortable discussing everything with us. If you dont understand something we are saying, we want you to tell us! If you need to speak to Dr. Rubenstein, or one of the other doctors, call us. Dr. Rubenstein has a strict policy.he returns all patient phone calls before leaving the office for the day!
Before you leave our Santa Monica dental office, you will be informed about the current condition of your dental health and any recommendations we may have. Also, we understand that patients need to know- in advance what the fees will be for their treatment. We will provide you with a written estimate of what we anticipate your insurance will contribute towards your care.
We really love this place. They are super professional and most importantly, on time! I've never had to wait. They really know what they're doing and have all the new technology at their disposal. I feel like I'm in good hands. What more could you ask for?
This is my favorite dentist office in the world. Everyone is so nice, feels like you're going to hang with friends while you get your mouth taken care of Clean, professional, modern, good energy. The people make it the best.
I have been a patient for decades! Most people dread going to the dentist but I always say, 'Not me!' I love them all here. Friendly, helpful, consistently kind, competent is how I would describe every staff member here. Having come here for decades, it is so comforting to have them be one of my consistent 'go tos' in my life despite life changes. Thank you Drs. Rubenstein and Cohen and all the special staff there.
We have a variety of payment options for our patients. In addition to standard payment methods, we provide access to a variety of different payment plans and financing. Our front desk staff can help you with these programs.
As a service to our patients, our practice accepts most dental insurance programs, including indemnity (traditional) and all PPOs. Our front desk staff will handle all of your paperwork including claims, authorizations, and payment plan development.
Dr. Rubenstein received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California San Diego in 1977. He attended dental school at New York University College of Dentistry where he received his DDS in 1982. After practicing for a shorttime in Manhattan, Dr. Rubenstein returned to his native Southern California and established Santa Monica Family Dentistry in 1984.
Dr. Rubenstein is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, West LA Dental Society, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. His expertise in cosmetic dentistry includes Smile Design, Veneers, Implants, Bleaching, Bonding and Contouring. He is also a Premiere Provider for Invisalign and attends numerousInvisalign conferences where he interacts with other leading practitioners in the United States.
Dr. Roz Saedi was born and raised in sunny Southern California. She graduated at the top of her class from the prestigious University of Southern California School Dentistry where she earned her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Prior to her dental education, she earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Roz is a skillful and artistic family dentist who is committed to delivering the highest quality dental care. She strongly believes in building relationships based on trust, helping you make informed decisions about your dental care, and creating a smile that is designed just for you.
Dr. Roz has extensive experience in the treatment of children and adults, with an emphasis on preventative dentistry. She strives to stay up-to-date on the cutting edge technology, new dental treatments, and all the latest advancements in the field of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. She is continuously seeking to advance her clinical skills through various continuing education courses. Dr. Roz maintains active memberships with the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Los Angeles Dental Society. When she is not in private practice, she enjoys giving back to the community. Among other community activities and endeavors, Dr. Roz volunteered services to numerous community oral health clinics including USC mobile dental clinic, Queenscare Mobile Clinic, The Union Rescue Mission, and Special patients Clinics of USC.
Outside the office, Dr. Roz enjoys taking spinning classes at Soul Cycle, snorkeling and traveling. She looks forward to meeting all current and new patients and ensuring the best dental health and happiness for all.
Dr. Cohen received his DDS degree from Emory University in 1972. After a stint in the U.S. Air Force Dental Corp. and private practice in Atlanta, Dr. Cohen began a Preceptorship in the Dept. of Periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry. In 1987, Dr. Cohen completed his residency in Periodontics at UCLA with his research thesis on the comparison of surgical modalities.
Dr. Cohens specialty in Periodontics, Cosmetic Gum Surgery and Implant Placement makes him an especially valuable member of our team. A consummate student of his profession, Dr. Cohen attends approximately 5-10 major dental conferences each year.