Brent Nichols Dentistry
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Brent Nichols Dentistry
Brent O. Nichols, DDS
Huntington Beach, CA













A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Pediatric dentistry

Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

Sedation dentistry

TMJ treatment

Gum surgery

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 7:15 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Thursday: 7:15 am to 6:00 pm

Friday: 7:00 am to 1:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed



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Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Danielle D. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Nichols is amazing, words simply can’t say enough.  He took such great care of my mother who has not seen a dentist in years (and years).  Dr. Nichols put her at ease, made her laugh and made sure he did an excellent job with the work she needed.  He is patient, gentle and honest.  If you are in need of a dentist, look no further.

Lisa Rodish (Source: Google)


Best dentist in HB seen many dentist in my lifetime none compare to Dr Nichols, warmth, knowledge , technique, & he genuinely cares!! Not to mention he does an excellent job! His staff is just as amazing!! Down to earth, professional, and friendly. Highly recommend this dentistry!

Jamie Heraver (Source: Facebook)


Just got done getting a filling! Dr. Nichols always does amazing work! I have zero dentist anxiety there, and I love his staff too! I highly recommend this honest, caring, wonderful dentist!

Shelly P. from Pomona, CA (Source: Yelp)


Thanks to his innovative approach of laser surgery to cure gum disease I no longer have an infection on my gum. The procedure was pain free, quick and inexpensive. I was able to get it done while pregnant. Other Doctors told me I couldn’t get it done until the baby was born.They also wanted to charge a lot more and perform a more intrusive type of surgery.
Both Dr. Nichols and Darla his assistant are great people, very friendly, personable and down to earth. Unlike other dentist offices they don’t see $$ signs on people’s mouths. My first consultation was free which made me feel very comfortable with his approach. Before I found him I visited 3 different dentists and by far their service was the best. Don’t get fooled by fancy offices with a lot of staff and expensive dentists, you can get excellent service here.

Karen Gold (Source: Google)


Dr Nichols and his staff are the best ! I had never been there before, called on a holiday and they stayed and treated me. Dr. Nichols is thorough and doesn’t tell you that you need work that isn’t necessary. I’ve been delaying my implant because it’s too expensive and painful. Also, they all send you to a specialist for part of the work and you are running back and forth and paying two dentist. Dr Nichols does it all at the best price I could find.  My friend kept recommending him and I’m thrilled to have found him.

Michelle D. from Westminster, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Nichols and his staff are very pleasant to work with. I am very picky when it comes to mine and my kids dentist, and I have been a patient here for over 5 years. It’s located right across the beach so it’s always a nice drive. Parking might be a little hard however. They always work with my insurance company and are very reasonable.

Keith K. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Brent and his Office Staff are great.  I have been coming here for 3 Years now and like his dedication to helping people.  its not about the money or doing things that are not needed.  There have been multiple times when he has squeezed me in last minute to stop the pain. The girl that did my cleaning was so gentle.

Garrett M. from San Diego, CA (Source: Yelp)


After 18 years of extremely mediocre dental service in the military, I was very happy to be introduced to Dr. Nichols. His staff was friendly, professional, attentive, and very accommodating. The best part in my opinion was the location. I love to spend time at the beach playing volleyball and swimming in the ocean followed by some great places to eat on Main Street.  So imagine my surprise when I found Dr. Nichols dentist office only a couple minute walk from the pier! So far I’ve been there for a cleaning, an exam, and had some whitening trays made. I also hate wasting time, so I really appreciated the zero waiting in the lobby as I was seated immediately in a chair and down to business.

Anonymous from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve neglected my teeth for a while now because I was traumatized from past experiences and did not have it financially to see a good dentist. After experiencing a lot of pain, I decided it was time to look around. After consulting with a couple dentists, third time was definitely a charm. So incredibly grateful for Dr. Nichols. He made me feel comfortable and assured me it was nothing to be scared of. He has a great sense of humor and I really vibed with him. I then made an appointment and I have to admit going into that appointment to get the work done I was super nervous. His assistant was so sweet. She made me feel so calm and I just knew I was in good hands. After it was over, I could of cried because I was so happy and thankful. The whole experience (including the work) was PAINLESS. I have found my forever dentist and they deserve way more than 5 stars!

Lauren H. from Panorama City, CA (Source: Yelp)


Super friendly and knowledgeable. I went to 3 other dentist that told me to get rid of all my teeth and get dentures due to the severity of my periodontal disease. Dr. Nichols is the breath of fresh air I was looking for. He is willing to fight with me to save my teeth. I can’t wait to start my long journey with him.

Daren H. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Another big fan here.  Can’t say enough good things about him.   My family and I has been going to see Dr. Nichols for a few years now.  Dr. Nichols is professional with a relaxed, funny and personable approach.  His staff is very professional, and attentive to details.  I really enjoy how I get a call reminding me about my appointments, rather than a call telling me that I missed my appointment.  As with all dentists, we make appointments so far in the future that they creep up on you, and before you know it, you’ve missed your appointment.  The reminder is a great thing.  Dr. Nichols replaced a couple of crowns for me awhile back, and the whole process was comfortable and smooth.  The new crowns he gave have never caused any problems.  No longer did I have to deal with pain while eating ice cream.  His office is right near the beach, and is nice and relaxed.  But don’t let the relaxed atmosphere fool you.  This office is outfitted with top of the line technology.  From ipods that you can listen to while they clean your teeth, to lasers.  Upon talking to Dr. Nichols, I discovered that he uses lasers to work on things like gum problems.  Lasers mean no pain!   But for me, the real selling point with Dr. Nichols, is the patience and care he shows towards my wife and son who is eight.  I will continue to use him as my dentist, and I have referred many friends.   Everyone I’ve referred, still uses him as their dentist.

Brian T. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been going to Dr Nichols for 5 years now. He is by far the best dentist I’ve ever been to. He’s very knowledgable and explains everything that is going on and unlike a lot of dentists doesn’t try to convince you to do unnecessary things just to try and get a bigger bill out of you. Both him and his Assistant Daria are very gentle on your mouth. I’d been to the dentist before I found him and my mouth was sore for days afterwards. I haven’t had that problem once here. If you are looking for a dentist look no further. You’ll be impressed

Karen G. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Nichols and his staff are the best !  I had never been there before, called on a holiday and they stayed and treated me. Dr. Nichols is thorough and doesn’t tell you that you need work that isn’t necessary.  I’ve been delaying my implant because it’s too expensive and painful. Also, they all send you to a specialist for part of the work and you are running back and forth and paying two dentist. Dr Nichols does it all at the best price I could find.   My friend kept recommending him and I’m thrilled to have found him.

Jennifer B. from Beverly Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


Hands down the best dentist I have ever gone to and that says a lot!!! I am from Beverly Hills and have always had the best dentist until I met Dr. Nichols. A friend of mine referred him to me, and I almost cancelled the initial appointment several times because of his location. Thank God I didn’t cancel, and met him! He had solutions to my problems that the last 3 dentists did not. I will continue to drive to the OC just for him! I have had so many experiences with dentist’s and I am continuously blown away by Dr. Nichols precise work and care. Undoubtedly, Dr. Nichols is the best dentist in the state!!

Amanda L. from Whittier, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Nichols is a great dentist, with a good sense of humor. He is thorough and I always get the best quality service possible. Also Daria shouldn’t go unnoticed. Daria is amazing and super friendly! Definitely an amazing office, with employees that make you feel comfortable! Keep it up! Best office EVER!

Bryan H. from Lake Forest Park, WA (Source: Yelp)


Brent is a very good Dentist and has a very professional staff.  We just moved to Huntington Beach and after doing some research on Dentists I decided to make an appointment with Brent.  The office is small and clean.  The staff is very friendly and helpful.  Brent explains everything and also give you a plan to keep things healthy and looking good.  He is pretty funny also.  My whole family goes here now!

Wayne H. from Mission Viejo, CA (Source: Yelp)


I have been to many dentists all over the world and must be honest, Dr. Brent Nichols is simply the best – period! An easy going relaxed experience is always guaranteed. This morning I had a filing and a repair – completely painless, I was back at work an hour later and everything is great. Currently having an implant and some caps done and you can’t beat his prices and payment options.

Stop looking around and just go there!

L. B. from Salem, OR (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Brent Nichols is a very intelligent, down to earth, warm, and caring dentist.  You don’t see that too often anymore. After going to the same dentist all throughout my childhood, as an adult I have to admit I got lazy about regular visits.  Segway to last year when I started experiencing a lot of mouth pain and constant headaches.  Dr. Nichols recognized right away that I had a mouth full of cracked fillings.  Rather than scaring me into spending a lot of money doing them all at once, he advised on which ones were more important than others, saying that getting me pain and infection free was priority number one. I like that…particularly since I have family who go to dentists that see dollar signs first. After one root canal, two crowns, and a solemn reassurance that bone calcification in my mouth was not really cancer like some claim online, I feel like Dr. Nichols is someone I can trust….not only with my mouth, but with my wallet. He’s a soul surfer type with the intellect of a bonafied medicine man….from a family chock full of doctors and dentists. I truly have never felt more comfortable at the dentist.  Highly recommend…and he’s conveniently located in downtown Huntington. Ample lot and street parking. His right hand woman, Daria (office manager and Dr. Nichols’ assistant…cleanings, etc) is also warm, friendly, kind, and efficient.

Brent McCord (Source: Google)


Broke a molar at the airport on the way here for vacation with my son. I called them at 8:30, asked me to come in at 9. I left at 9:40 all fixed up with a temp crown feeling great. Everyone was so helpful and nice. Dr. Nichols was amazing and actually made the short visit fun. Day one of my vacation and I’m good as new! Could not recommend them enough! Seriously, thank you guys so much.

Terri B. from Orange Cove, CA (Source: Yelp)


A year and a half later I love them just as much.  They don’t overschedule, overcharge or rush you.  At my last dentist I was diagnosed with a different cavity I couldn’t feel at almost every visit.  It didn’t make sense and got expensive.  No such problem here.  Every staff member is attentive, kind and professional.  This office stands out.  In fact, please do not come here because I don’t want it to ever get so crowded that it looses its hometown, quality-service appeal.

Jay L. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I had a dental emergency last week, and the staff booked an emergency appointment for the following day. Staff are very polite and helpful, and the new re-decorated clinic is very soothing, especially if you do not like dental work/ clinics. Dr. Nichols has been my dentist now for over 15 years, and has shown excellent bedside manners. He is very attentive to ensure you are calm, and relaxed, and takes good care of you during the procedures. Despite my recent move from the core downtown Orange Ave of Huntington Beach, I still drive over 145Km one way to be under her care, because he has been such a great dentist over the years, and that is hard to find and replace. I can recommend Dr. Nichols to anyone who is not a fan of dental work, it gets done well, and with reduced angst, but most importantly, there is also a follow-up afterwards on the following day(s) to ensure you feel fine. This is a great customer service that all dentists should take the time to do.

Bethany Ewers (Source: Facebook)


Dr. Nichols is one of the most gentle and honest family dentists I have ever seen. The whole office is kind and my two young girls love going to see the dentist so much they remind me!

Paul Renivic (Source: Google)


Finding Dr. Nichols was such a blessing. I struggled for years to find a dentist/ dental office where I felt that my health was the priority over my wallet. Dr. Nichols has a small office where they know my name when I walk in the door and Dr. Nichols sees me personally every time. He has done several crowns, an implant, and some bone grafting for me, all with no pain and obvious skill. I am a patient for life. Highly recommend!!!!!!

Chris C. from Bellflower, CA (Source: Yelp)


I have been seeing Dr Nichols and his nurse Daria since before he had his own practice.They both have the hands of an angel.Also they go out of their way to make you comfortable,I know because I have a great fear of dentistry.I could never go to another dentist.I can honestly say I love my dentist.Also the laser dentistry is pain free.Go to them and you won’t be disappointed.Chris C.

Michael W. from Dana Point, CA (Source: Yelp)



was referred to Brent Nichols by a good friend. He is local to my home in Huntington Beach. After today, I would’ve driven a thousand miles for his talent. I myself am very sensitive to pain. Dr. Brent was understanding and did an awesome job.My experience was COMPLETELY PAIN FREE. I am so thankful to have found him. I would recommend this Dentist to anyone, He is a true professional. Thanks again Brent!

Jeff O. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


After hearing some stories about dental implants from friends and family, I am even more happy with my experience.  Dr. Nichols made it seem easyI went to see Dr. Nichols after an experience with a different dentist led to me losing a tooth. Immediately I could tell that this office was different. Dr. Nichols explained all my options with prices and no pressure. I ended up getting an implant and it was the right choice. It was way easier than I anticipated and it looks like a normal tooth. Thanks

Tien T. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Doctor Nichols have been the dentist at first for me and then about a year later for both my wife and my son for eight years.  He and his staff especially Daria had provided us with the best dental services that we could ever find.   I typically don’t write reviews about my current doctors but after eight years with Doctor Nichols, I owed it to his excellent services to put out this review.  Doctor Nichols is the most caring, knowledgeable, and throughout dentist that we have ever known and we are thankful to have him as the dentist for our family.

Angela S. from Fullerton, CA (Source: Yelp)


THIS DENTIST OFFICE IS AMAZING!!!!!!! I recently moved to Huntington Beach seven months ago. The thought of finding a good dentist in this area was very important to me. I did some research and found Dr. Nichols of Yelp. My whole life the thought of going to the dentist made me sick to my stomach.  Not anymore, Dr. Nichols and his whole staff are fantastic. I felt so at ease.  I would give this office a TEN STAR if I could. Dr. Nichols is so knowledgeable and extremely attentive. The dental hygienist Katie is SPECTACULAR. Hands down the best Hygienist I have ever gone to.  She did an amazing job.  My teeth have never looked better.  I’m going to bring my whole family here now. Thanks Dr. Nichols and staff for making this experience so wonderful. Now I can say ,I don’t  mind going to the dentist anymore. This Dental office is awesome!!!!!!!!!!

Mariela R. from Irvine, CA (Source: Yelp)


Let me just start by saying that I have been to a number of different dentist in the past and Dr. Nichols is by far THE BEST dentist I have ever been to. Him and his staff are knowledgable and extremely friendly. He explains things in a way that doesn’t make you feel guilty for doing certain things (like drinking coffee and “forgetting” to floss) and gives you lots of ideas to help you prevent problems instead of having to fix them in the future. I have always had a fear of visiting the dentist but now I seriously look forward to my visits with Dr. Nichols. Oh and he is funny too! I live in Irvine and drive to Huntington Beach to see him; I would drive farther if I had to! Beyond amazing!

Lisa G. from Palm Springs, CA (Source: Yelp)


Here’s an update: I moved out of California two years ago but I still travel to OC for my dental appointments. Dr. Nichols is that good! He is honest, effective, and genuine PLUS he and his awesome assistant, Daria, just make the experience enjoyable. How they do that can only be magic.

Marie P. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


this review is long over due.  i’ve been a patient of dr. nichols for many years.  i can always expect & trust that he will take care of whatever i need.  dr. nichols is extremely professional, very knowledgeable, kind and caring.  if he can’t help you, he will alway guide you to the right referral and check up on you to make sure you’re ok.  my recent experience with him was over the top.  dr. nichols saw my dementia mother who requires 24/7 care.. poor guy..very challenging situation.  he was amazing with my mother. he was so kind & sympathetic and very respectful of her.  the appt went well with no anxiety to my mom.  he thanked my mother for coming in.  he made her so happy.  his office staff especially his office mgr doria is a god send.. they are very professional, accomodating & caring.   with our sterile culture today, these guys are a find.. diamond in the rough.  you can find a dentist but you can’t find a friend that you can trust to look out for you.  i can go on & on…  dr. nichols is hilarious (req a lot of comedy to keep my mother going) and he’s creative.. paint and plays guitar in the office.

Daniel T. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


A good friend of mine highly recommended Dr. Nichols. It was literally the best advice I’ve ever gotten. Dr. Nichols is fantastic! His fees are reasonable and his dental skills are top notch. I saw Dr. Nichols initially because I had one broken and one cracked tooth. Personally I didn’t think either tooth could be saved. After some x-rays and a consultation with Dr. Nichols, he got down to work and thankfully he was able to save both teeth. I could not possibly be any happier with his work! More recently, I talked to Dr. Nichols about doing some cosmetic work on my lower front teeth, which were quite frankly a misaligned mess. Wow… once again Dr. Nichols greatly exceeded my expectations. He built me a custom bridge that looks amazing!! If you are looking for a new dentist, you simply can’t go wrong with Dr. Nichols! I highly recommend him.

Christina L. from Anaheim, CA (Source: Yelp)


I need to give Dr. Nichols WAY more than 5 stars.  The biggest fear I’ve had my whole life was going to the dentist.  Frankly, I’ve neglected my teeth for more years than I want to admit.  Many nights I would wake up in pain but still choose to neglect going to the dentist.  This past July the pain became unbearable and I had to get some help.  My first encounter was with Daria, Dr. Nichols’ assistance.  She was absolutely wonderful…very personable and friendly.  Made me feel at ease right away.  Then I met Dr. Nichols.  He’s a gem.  He’s thorough, gentle, patient and respects all my concerns and helped put it at ease.  I have since gone back to see him twice and will be needing several more appointments in the months to come.  I didn’t feel any pain during my visit.  Just so sorry I wasn’t introduced to him sooner.  Thank you, Dr. Nichols and Daria.  I’m your patient for life no matter how far away

Carol F. from Wallington, NJ (Source: Yelp)


Today I had an implant inserted by Dr. Nichols.  I was a bit nervous going in….and didn’t really sleep last night while my mind raced with all the possible things that could occur.  This is the first time Dr. Nichols has ever treated me….but I jumped in with both feet!  During our consultation several weeks ago, I felt very confident that he was comfortable and experienced with this procedure, so I scheduled the appointment.  This morning I was amazed that I was in and out of the office in just over an hour.  Dr. Nichols was precise in his assessments and his execution and I felt at ease during the procedure.  I experienced some pressure during the first hour following the procedure, but the Ibuprofen I took in the office kicked in and I am very happy and surprised to report that I have not experienced any discomfort at all the rest of this day.  I was able to take a long nap this afternoon then followed with a couple more Ibuprofen this evening (before any discomfort could occur).  I highly recommend Dr. Nichols  and he will treat me for all future dental procedures I may need.  If you’re looking for a dentist that can make you feel comfortable; that is honest; and most importantly skilled in his field…..this is the dentist for you.  Thank you to Dr. Nichols and Daria, his Dental Assistant, for making what I thought would be an unbearable situation more than bearable.  I am truly grateful.

Tawny H. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Recently, while flossing, I had a filling fall out and was really worried about how much  it would cost to fix. So after calling around to some well rated dentists Dr. Nichols was the only one that offered a free consultation to check out my tooth before giving me a price. At the consultation they actually took X-rays of my tooth to get a proper look at it before deciding anything. Then Dr. Nichols had a look, told me what he thought and told him to let them know if I wanted to schedule an appointment to fix my tooth. He was professional and thorough, all while being friendly and relaxed, making me really comfortable. The price they quoted me was VERY reasonable, and even though I ended up rescheduling my next appointment 3 times, usually fairly last minute, they never gave me attitude for it, which I appreciated. Also, Daria, his dental assistant/receptionist, was wonderful! Hopefully I get insurance soon so I can make him my regular dentist!


Dr. Brent Nichols, DDS provides personalized dental care for families, with particular interest in dental implants, laser periodontal therapies, and cosmetic dentistry. With a dedication to continuing education, he uses the best technology available to practice modern dentistry. Dr. Nichols has been practicing in Orange County since 1999. The Huntington Beach office was opened in 2007 with all new technology. The office is located downtown with private parking. With a commitment to prevention and patient education, Dr. Nichols strives to provide expertise, experience, and ethics. Dr. Brent Nichols is a native of Huntington Beach. He is a graduate of Edison H.S. and UCLA. He attended UCSF School of Dentistry and received his DDS degree in 1999. He is a member of the International Congress of Dental Implantology and a graduate of the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. Outside the office, Dr. Nichols enjoys spending time with his family, surfing, and playing music.