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Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics

Address:
4443 Candlewood St
Lakewood, CA 90712
4
512
We are located on the corner of Lakewood & Candlewood, across from Target and the Lakewood Center near Marie Callender's.

Mon8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
SatClosed
SunClosed

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Finding a dentist in Lakewood that is dedicated to your dental care can be tough. From your first visit to Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics, we will work together in creating not only a great looking smile but provide a comfortable modern environment for you and your family.

Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics believes you deserve the best dentistry possible at the most affordable price. That is why Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics has invested so heavily into incredible time and cost saving technology that maximizes the quality you receive. While in the dental office, our digital x-rays and electronic dental records help dramatically reduce the initial costs of your treatment.

Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics offers an array of dental options and services, book your appointment today!

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Our Team
Bach Nguyen Frank Duong Ramina Sarmicanic Iyad Sood
Pedram Marhabi Roy Hayashi Son Pham Denise Manzano
Technology
Single Visit Crowns
Orthodontics
Oral Surgery
Periodontics
Electronic Dental Records
Digital X-Rays
Intra Oral Camera
Reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 smiles.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 22, 2017
David L.
Like the Doctor and staff all were very nice and understanding... And all have a good sense of humor...
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 20, 2017
Lauren S.
Stephanie, the assistant was very knowledgeable and personable. She was conscientious about sensitivities and made sure they were clearly communicated to the dentist, Dr. Sarmicanic (who was awesome) and the hygienist Jenn (who was also awesome) I was very pleased with my experience. I was offered top-of-the-line service and I look forward to my next visit.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 20, 2017
Anonymous
i would like to have known about the specialty day before i arrived to my appointment and spend 2 hours of my day and walked out with xrays only.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 14, 2017
Nancy K.
I had the most amazing service here! Exceptional staff and the customer service was wonderful! Definitely very pleased and satisfied with everything this location had to offer! Everyone was super friendly and ensured that I understood every step and process that will be occurring and taking place (dental plan and etc.). The appointments are quick and easy to make and the location is very clean. Once you arrive, the wait time is minimal or no wait time at all, which is amazing. The staff treats you with the uttermost respect and you definitely will leave each visit satisfied. What I love most about Candlewood Smiles is how AMAZING everyone is! They make sure you leave their location happy and that's something most locations do not do. The patient is the priority and this really shows that about them. I will definitely recommend this location to others and if I could rate the office overall, they would receive more than just 5 stars! Exceptional service and location! :)
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
February 12, 2017
Kathleen H.
Candlewood Smiles is the first ever dentistry I can actually say I look forward to having an appointment with. The staff is insanely sweet and Dr Nguyen makes every bit of the experience all the more enjoyable. He's patient, understanding, knows exactly what he's doing, and excels at it. I've never had a visit where I didn't leave knowing I was taken care of and experienced a virtual pain-free experience. His staff of course also adds to the enjoyment as each of them are friendly and courteous. I always feel like an invited guest whenever I visit Candlewood Smiles. I would (and have) recommend it to anyone.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
February 11, 2017
Thu T.
In my 24 years in America, this was the best dental visit I have ever experienced. The office was clean and modern with the latest technology, and the staff was exceptional and kind. My treatment was fast and efficient, and they've earned my trust. I can't thank the team and doctors enough.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
February 9, 2017
Jeffrey C.
Very professional! Keep up the good work.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
February 4, 2017
Shanda R.
Great office, great staff, genuinely nice and caring people.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
February 4, 2017
Marisol F.
The only reason I'm giving 3/5 is because of my wait time between my x-rays being taken and my cleaning. I was sitting waiting to be seen for 45 minutes without any update. Although I don't prefer to wait that long, it would have been helpful if someone came into the room to update me on wait time.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
January 26, 2017
Maribe R.
Very friendly atmosphere and staff! Love how they go over every dental health detail and make sure I understand. They are very attentive to my needs and fear of dental procedures. I highly recommend them, my family and I are highly satisfied with them!!!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
January 14, 2017
Michael Z.
Very good
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
January 11, 2017
Anonymous
10 out 10
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 24, 2016
Robert U.
While everyone did fantastic, Dr. Sarmicanic in particular was amazing. She understood my phobic level that kept me from visiting a dentist for 35+ years. She explained everything I was going to go through and emphasized my comfort throughout the entire procedure. I can't imagine having a better dentist for what I needed in this situation.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 23, 2016
Anonymous
Strategically located/ Equipments is impressive
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 23, 2016
Steve K.
Erin the hygienist was exceptional. . She not only did a great job with my cleaning, but really made every effort to make sure that my visit was great. Very friendly and caring. My dentist is also excellent. Really cares about my teeth and care. Answers all questions and concerns.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 22, 2016
Anonymous
Need to be more sensitive to the customers financial situation. shorten the wait time for the dentist. Provide better treatment as far as bridges and caps. Make sure the cement is quality and wont ware off. Making the customer come back several times. Shows bad service.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 20, 2016
Robert U.
It was my first visit to the dentist in over 30 years,due to a phobia of dentist. The people here could not have been better and more sensitive to my situation.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 11, 2016
Sonya J.
This was my first visit here and I was impressed. The staff and dentist were accommodating to my needs. The visit was very pleasant and I'm glad to have chosen this office. They make your dental experience a good one.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 8, 2016
David R.
Dr. Nguyen and dental team are very excellent!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 5, 2016
Emily M.
I love this office and will keep coming back! Just a note: I was waiting in the reception room for a lot longer than usual during my most recent visit (20+ minutes), even though I had an 8 am appointment (and I was right on time.) This is one thing that can be improved.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
December 1, 2016
Miguel P.
Great job
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
November 30, 2016
Roxanne H.
Very Friendly and clean office. Teddy was great and accommodated me as I had to hurry to class!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
November 19, 2016
Jan T.
Very friendly and professional staff who works quickly and efficiently.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
November 16, 2016
Manuel L.
Great team...overall and care is excellent
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
November 10, 2016
Jeffrey C.
Denise is my hygienist and is absolutely amazing. Her people skills are awesome, she encourages you to be diligent about dental hygiene and she speaks from the heart and treats you like a longtime friend. Also, Christine the lady that does billing aka office manager, is above and beyond professional and handles issues in a professional manner. I had an issue with bad dental. After not returning for a year, she made the situation right and left with a Candlewood Smile :). One more thing, Vanessa, the receptionist, may need more training. She's nice, friendly, but doesn't always have the answers questions. I asked about insurance discounts on two visits and she couldn't answer it. The other day, I nicely demanded an answer and appeared she didn't know how to find an answer. Long story short, 2 other ladies chimed in with the correct answer. Im an optimist and know she'll improve once she learns how to retrieve insurance info. That's it for now, I love Candlewood Smiles :)
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
November 10, 2016
Tisha C.
I was in pain and a complete chicken when I walked into the office, but everyone from the benefits coordinator to the doctor were VERY Helpful and comforting. I was in tears and nobody made me feel like a child (even though I'm 44). I'm so thankful that I found this office!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
November 1, 2016
Sherylmani S.
Very friendly staff
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 31, 2016
Tiani H.
I have not been disappointed since I switched from Dr. Vasa to Candlewood Smiles.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 27, 2016
Karen R.
Everyone I came into contact with from the receptionist to the dentist were wonderful and went above and beyond to make sure my care was provided safely and thoroughly. Dr Doung is great and made every effort to ensure I was comfortable and gave THE best care I have ever had from a dentist!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 27, 2016
Doug W.
Very professional
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 27, 2016
Tamashina W.
From the beginning the staff and everyone I encountered at Candlewood Smile was very welcoming and professional. I'm truly happy to have found Candlewood Smiles for all my dental services.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 26, 2016
Anonymous
Great experience, the only and important concern would be I didn't notice anyone wash their hands before my treatment. I don't believe I noticed a sink when n the exam room. However, the service was such that I will definitely recommend this place.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 17, 2016
Celia P.
It was nice to see how friendly everyone was and they took time to answer all my questions without rushing me thru my appointment
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 15, 2016
Anonymous
So happy with this dental office!!!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 8, 2016
Fran S.
I have been going to this office for years and have always had a very pleasant experience.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 6, 2016
Anonymous
Dentist and staff are extremely knowledgeable. Very professional, yet personable. I was assigned by my insurance company to this office as it is close to my house. I was not expecting much. Exceeded expectations, I will be coming back and recommending to friends and family.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 5, 2016
Kathleen M.
This was my first time to this office, and it was a very pleasant experience. Everyone I met was friendly and professional, just what I would expect from a dentist office. I am glad I switched to Candlewood Smiles, and will continue going there for my dental care.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
October 4, 2016
Tynisa H.
I love the service.. I often get scare of going to the dentist but this office made me very comfortable.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
September 24, 2016
Earlene L.
None
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
September 18, 2016
Debra H.
I always enjoy going!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
September 11, 2016
Suvichay S.
The staff is profesional, friendly, and thorough.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
September 6, 2016
Susan G.
I am a very nervous dental patient. The entire staff always makes me feel comfortable and calm during treatment .
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 30, 2016
Anonymous
Everything great for me but for my child the dental assistant or hygienist that cleaned her teeth was very rude and uncaring of her comment on how she was yanking at the floss during the cleaning. Children have feelings and concerns too this should be taken into account. Mistreat the child you could loose two clients in one.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 28, 2016
Anonymous
I love the staff, they are always very welcoming.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 25, 2016
Laura M.
The dental staff was warm, knowledgeable, and did a good job of going through the paperwork hassle free. I really enjoyed the dentist taking the time to educate on the treatment plan, and answer all my questions. The benefits coordinator was pleasant to work with and thorough in her explanation. I felt knew the treatment plan, and the staff offered options for payment. I also appreciated the benefits coordinator educating me about my dental plan.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 21, 2016
Janean J.
The staff at Candlewood are kind and make a visit to the dentist office as comfortable as possible.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 21, 2016
Rod A.
I did not rate a 5 out of 5 because there is always room for improvement. One thing I can recommend, though the office is small, is that seating is limited so during a heavy afternoon crowd, it can be challenging to find a seat.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 19, 2016
Anonymous
Excellent! Very professional and friendly. I feel like I can really trust the advice of the dentist.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 11, 2016
Theresa T.
Great Always nice and informative and on time.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 11, 2016
Anitria H.
One word... Exceptional!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 6, 2016
Roberto P.
Completely satisfied.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 2, 2016
Marta V.
Excellent service every one very friendly
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 2, 2016
Jessica K.
I have loved this dental office from my first visit and I have referred many people here :) Keep up the great work!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
August 2, 2016
Anonymous
La oficina necesita más doctores especialistas que estén en las consultas, para que las esperas para la siguiente cita, no sean tan largas y necesitan más personal bilingues en frente y asistente de doctores
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
July 27, 2016
John G.
Fantastic! Dr. Duong, Christina, Vanessa, Hailey, and Dainella were all great. Loved it. Highly recommend!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
July 26, 2016
Vicki E.
This office has transformed me from a traumatized dental patient to a woman no longer dreading dental visits. I tell all my friends to call you!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
July 21, 2016
Anonymous
Receptionist Hallie makes you feel welcome and even remembers your name after 1st visit!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
July 20, 2016
Evelyn M.
As much as I don't enjoy visits to the dentist, the team here made me feel welcomed and taken care of. They were not pushy about dental treatments I could not afford and they were considerate of my levels of pain while they worked on my teeth.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 28, 2016
Donna R.
I appreciate being able to get an appointment right away when I was in extreme pain.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 22, 2016
William M.
excessive wait time.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 18, 2016
Gilberto U.
Everyone at the office is great! I can't remember the name of the young lady that took my xrays and did my initial cleaning, but she was great. Yesterday, Erin was awesome! Very friendly, professional and great at what she does.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 18, 2016
Cecilia C.
What an amazing experience! I love my new dental office and my dentist- they are caring, friendly and professional. My days of being afraid of the dentist are over. ??
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 13, 2016
Kathrine C.
I wasn't able to have the recommended treatment done during my first visit, so I can't comment on my experience during the procedure which I've scheduled for next month. Aside from that, the visit was effortless, and even pleasant, considering it was a dental exam. I don't particularly like having people in my face and sticking instruments into my mouth. But Dr. S, the x-ray technician, and the receptionist were all helpful, informative, and professional. After not having insurance for several years, I am very happy I chose this dental office.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 10, 2016
Gary H.
I have never been as satisfied with anything in my life, as I am with CANDLEWOOD SMILES! I look good and feel good. I think that say's it all. Thank you!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 9, 2016
Janos P.
This visit was the first one at this office. It has exceeded any expectation in terms of the professionalism, kindness, sensitivity and the overall atmosphere of the office. Unlike other dental office, this appointment was used as efficiently as possible to accomplish a lot, doing not just the exam, but almost the full treatment plan, which is not without potential complications. Everybody in the office is smiling and has a good sense of humor, making the patient feel like home and among friends. Very relaxing and reassuring. This is how a dental office should be!!! Last, but most importantly, the hand of the doctor - just like everybody else - was as confident as it can be! Thank you All!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 8, 2016
Cecilia F.
LOVED this dental office, everyone is so nice, the benefit coordinator did a GREAT job breaking down the benefits, and I work with insurances so I know. The dentist Dr. S did an amazing job, the hygienist wasn't available to do the cleaning so she did it herself LOVE LOVE LOVE!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 8, 2016
Maile H.
Awesome staff. Everyone was extremely nice and made me feel comfortable. It's never easy seeing a new doctor and everyone from the front desk to Drs were great!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 4, 2016
Sandy T.
Had a great experience from start to finish. I'm not one to like visiting the dentist and Dr. Duong and the team made me feel at ease. The entire staff was friendly and I will definitely go back for all my dental needs. Thank you Candlewood Smiles!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
June 3, 2016
Carol S.
Denise is an excellent hygienist; she's upfront in advising the health and maintenance of your teeth and gums. She takes her work very seriously and is truly an asset in her field.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 26, 2016
Lisa M.
This was the first time my name was overlooked on the sign in sheet. I had to go up to the counter to ask if I had been overlooked after about 40 minutes.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 24, 2016
Elizabeth G.
My first experience here just amazing.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 22, 2016
Krystal K.
Usually in and out and seen right away. My last visit I waited for almost an hour after my appointment.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 19, 2016
Anonymous
Usually the staff used to offer the free toothbrush kit but I forgot to ask and didn't get one. I like that perk.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 18, 2016
Anonymous
Everything is superior. The only issue was my last visit/doors were unlocked/television on/no one at the front desk for over 5 minutes/no apology or regret for the wait. Surprising
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 13, 2016
Gary H.
EXCELLENT!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 7, 2016
Anonymous
Great explanation of options and situation.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
May 5, 2016
Lillian J.
I'm very happy with my dental care since coming to Candlewood Smiles.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 30, 2016
Jerry S.
Was a little surprised that the dentist didn't measure gum height as usually is done. Was that because it was done right after cleaning?
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 28, 2016
Donald C.
Kisha the dental hygienist, was a little rough and incomplete with my flossing. Missed back teeth. Needs to speak up and slow down her conversation.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 27, 2016
Belinda A.
So far I am extremely pleased with this office.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 23, 2016
Marjorie G.
From the moment i walked in everyone was smiling and in a great mood. My dentist Dr.S was amazing, she understood my situation,kind, gentle, and very informative. Jessica her DA through the process was also extremely sweet and kept making sure i was okay. They were a fabulous team, as i was in the chair getting work done they spoke to each other and had a great respect for each other's suggestions. Being able to hear that made me confident they were making sure that i got the best treatment. As someone with extreme anxiety I was able to get through it with their help. After they were done Erin the hygienist was great as well and made sure I was ok also. I was able to make a dental plan with the benefits coordinator and she was also great. I have nothing but great things to say about this team. Thank you everyone!!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 23, 2016
Teresa C.
I rate your office an A+. Arriving yesterday for my appointment I was notified my dentist, Dr. Pessia, was no longer there. I was disappointed but when I met the new dentist I was so pleased I forgot her name. I find the entire staff to be professional, friendly, personable and helpful as well as empathetic of my fear of dental procedures. Thank you so much Candlewood Smiles! ????????
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 13, 2016
Shalyse K.
Everyone I come in contact with are extremely pleasant and helpful! I'm so happy with this office.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 13, 2016
Andrea M.
Dr. Duong was kind, caring, and compassionate. His assistant Sandy was friendly and gentle. Jessica, the benefit gal is like my new best friend! To say I was happy with my visit is an understatement. I am so happy and can't wait to get my kids in for their check-ups. I LOVE my new dental office!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 9, 2016
Justin P.
All around great. Will return .
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 8, 2016
Gary H.
I have been smiling from day one! Thank You CANDLEWOOD SMILES!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 5, 2016
Ricardo R.
Everyone was very professional and personable.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
April 1, 2016
Fran S.
I have always had a good experience when going to the Candlewood office. Everyone is so nice, friendly and always professional.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 31, 2016
Gail S.
For the first time ever, I felt comfortable going to the dentist!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 30, 2016
Anonymous
I thought I booked an appointment else where and it was the best mistake I made. I highly recommend this dental office.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 26, 2016
Anonymous
Great :)
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 25, 2016
Juanita G.
This is the best Dental Office I have been to, and I am 56 years old. I like everything about my entire visit when I have treatment done at this dental office. I am so glad my insurance chose for me to go to your office when I received my new dental insurance card.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 22, 2016
Anonymous
The best ever, for all ages
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 19, 2016
Janelle S.
It's always pleasant when go to the dentist.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 19, 2016
Jeanney H.
The first dental office that cares about the care they put into my smile! Most others care only about the products they sell to you. Me and the Kids just Love this office and the Staff!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 16, 2016
Lacey H.
I was very happy with the service overall. However, my whole experience took 2 hours and 15 min and all I needed was a cleaning! Also it was so cold I was literally shivering! Bring a sweater.
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 15, 2016
Cindy M.
Clean, friendly staff, updated equipment, paperless, payment flexibility
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 11, 2016
Dale M.
Best dentist and dental office I have had in my entire life!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
March 3, 2016
Debra H.
Great office with great people!
Candlewood Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics
February 29, 2016
Twila K.
I have had bad experience's with dentist in the past but the staffing here at candlewood smiles was very professional, friendly and making sure that I was comfortable in every way possible. I would recommend my family and friends here. Thank you Candlewwod Smiles.