Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care
Ilya Zak, DDS:
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Ilya Zak, DDS

Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care
Long Beach, CA

Dr. Zak Downey Dental Care
Downey, CA














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

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Pediatric dental care


Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

Sedation dentistry

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (by appointment only)

Sunday: Closed



Check out some of my treatment photos:



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

Elizabeth V. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I went in yesterday to start my treatment I had my appointment at 10 am I had just gotten there on the dot. So I’m at the front desk, I grab a pen from the front so I can check in and unfortunately the pen that I happened to grab didn’t work. I would normally would say something  but since I had gotten there right at 10 , I put it back and grabbed another one. I wasn’t expecting the receptionist who was sitting on the left side desk to say to me “do you remember what pen wasn’t working.?” I told her “no sorry” so she proceeded to make a BIG SIGH and said forget it. But the way she came off was extremely rude and irritated. So then she tells me I have a co pay which I already knew about and I wanted to put on my care credit card and the amount was less then $100 , so again in a very rude and aggressive manner she responds to me ” well I don’t think we can process that card if the amount is less the $100.” So I told her are you serious? I just got a call yesterday from a rep that went over my treatment plan and established that my care CC was going to be the method of payment I was going to use. She rolled her eyes at me and stood up and said “well I don’t know who you spoke with but  I don’t think we can take it. And I said but its a credit card why wouldn’t you take it?so I felt like she was trying to argue with me so she told me to hang on so she can go double check if I could you my credit card.
This was within minutes and honestly I didn’t want to deal with her anymore. So she comes back and says yes I can use my card. So at this point I’m so irritated by her and I told her i want to be helped by some else. There was another younger girl who was sitting in the front on the right side of the desk and I said I want her to help me. So this girl had the nerve to tell me “well she’s new she doesn’t know how to process payments. ” and I just thought to myself wow you’re really going to belittle your coworker like that in front of me, she was doing something at the time the young girl was so nice and sweet so it just made me feel uncomfortable for her to say that to me , being a patient.She basically was the reason I kept my cool with this girl because I knew i was eventually going to speak with her for my next phase I’m my treatment and I didn’t want to disrespect the practice like that. Its just unfortunate that yesterday i had to deal with her because everyone one else from the new receptionist to my  both of my hygienist , Dr. Ibbara and his assistant and of course Nara were so wonderful , helpful and caring. Its just unfortunate that my first few minutes there were not as pleasant as the rest of the 2 hours I was there for my cleaning and treatment. I will continue to finish my treatment at Dr.Zak’s office because I know will be taken care of. But I hope this girl for future reference can leave all her troubles and attitude at the door the next time I go in, I understand we’re all human and we go though things but when you’re in the position of the first point of contact for the establishment you need to learn to leave all personal issues at the door and ready to care and serve anyone who walks though the door regardless of who it is the mailman or a patient. I could of easily canceled my treatment and walked out the door and taken my business elsewhere just based of that, but I didn’t because I had established  repore from the previous visit so I felt safe with back office team because I do have a dental anxiety and I didn’t want to start over. Its just really bothered me that this girls level of professionalism wasn’t that great for being in that position. But I really must thank everyone who I mentioned except this girl who i didn’t even bother to get her name because i was hesitant to ask because i just didn’t want to argue with her so early in the morning. Its been only phase one and I’m happy with my results so far!! And especially Nara because I can tell she so passionate about helping others not just because its her job!!! Thank you!!

Alex Zani (Source: Google)


My wife and I just moved to the Long Beach area and the staff at Dr Zak’s Dental Care has been amazing! I showed up to my appointment early and they had someone available almost immediately to clean my teeth! Highly recommend if you’re near the Long Beach area!

Jim Brown (Source: Facebook)


A dentist office that is well staffed, newly remodeled and a great attitude that allows a patient to discuss the treatment plan if anything needs an explanation. The dental staff are excellent so far as my experience. All in all a very positive dental experience, which I know is hard to believe.

Jerry L. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


This is long overdue but has to say this place is amazing!  I’m grateful for your continued care, professionalism and excellent customer service I always receive whenever I’m in your office. I’ve been a long time recipient of your services when Dr. Grant was the owner and continue to receive excellent care under Dr. Zak’s leadership and his Team.

Julianna Jorge (Source: Google)


I’ve been coming here for about 4 years now. The office is very clean, professional, and punctual. The entire staff is also very friendly and welcoming from the moment you walk in the door! Not to mention, Berna and Freddie always make sure to accommodate any needs I may have — financial or personal, during my visit. I will always recommend Dr. Zak’s office to any of my friends and family for top quality care!

Angelina E. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Excuse me, excuse me, this is my favorite Dental office from Dr Grant to Dr Zak, I have healthy Gums and no cavity at all. It is so important to visit your Dentist regularly and it will helps you to avoid headache, and plus they have Professional answering staff now.  I am a happy patient of Dr Zak and for me this Dental is Outstanding, Excellent and Five stars. Special thanks to Kristal and Jeniffer and Dr Rossi. We love you Dr Zak and Sonya.

Peter P. from Cerritos, CA (Source: Yelp)


A visit at Dr Zaks dental is always a pleasure! Awesome customer service and makes going to the dentist very comfortable. Freddie at the front desk always makes me feel at home and remembers me every time I come in. Berna was a big help in helping me choose my treatment plan and her expertise in this field made my choice easy. Also, Dr Zaks dentist is very flexible in making appointments which is a big plus!

DeUnique Gant (Source: Google)


The team at the Long Beach office is great! They have ample parking (super important) and the office is very clean with great artwork. I’ve had some old fillings replaced and it was completely painless and quick. The hygienists are very friendly and accommodating. Friendly staff and they’re great with scheduling and answering questions. Will definitely continue coming here for all of my dental work!!!

Milli Stanford (Source: Google)


called on an emergency basis because my bridge broke. They fitted me in and we’re ABSOLUTELY PROFESSIONAL, BUT FAMILY LIKE in their easy manner. Me (with my dental phobic lil tushie), was comfortable with the entire time in the office. EVERYONE there was accommodating and friendly. I have scheduled the BALANCE of my dental work…I’ve found my DENTAL HOME!!!!!! KUDOS!!!! Thanks to Angie, Jerilee and Tabitha excellent staff

Charlie A. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Great place & staff! I came here after searching for a local dental place with good reviews around my area & Dr Zak office came up after not being to the dentist for the past 6 years I was little nervous but when I walked in Mitch helped me get set up with them she told me that everything would be okay & gave me minimal payment plan to save some money I’ve been to there office twice & both times have been great experiences with the staff I totally recommend this place.

Charlotte H. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I had been going to the previous doctor at this location for years.  When Dr. Zak took over I wasn’t sure if I was going to have to find another dentist.  I have been very satisfied with Dr. Zak’s office and staff.  Their dentists explain the problems they encounter with my teeth and give me time to think about my decision whether to go forward with a procedure.  Mitchie is a great receptionist.  She is very friendly and professional.  I occasionally have to wait but not an inordinate amount of time.  They also have extended their office hours for those people that work.  For me, it’s been a good experience going to Dr. Zak’s office.

Andrea Bolder (Source: Google)


Dr. Zak is amazing. Tabitha and the entire staff is always so helpful and attentive. From the reception at the front desk to then dental tech and doctors, they are professional and always greet you with a smile.  They take their time demonstrating and explaining your dental needs and always make you feel comfortable. Talitha and Fredy are the absolute best. They actual make going to the dentist a pleasant experience! If you want a dentist office that is attentive, caring, professional and knows how to communicate with their clients, Dr. Zak’s office is the dentist for you.

Melody S. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Thank you for your personable and professional service. The service that I have received included a thorough evaluation and program set up including pricing and even credit evaluation working with my insurance. The staff is great and they go the extra mile with a smile. My father was a patient with Dr Grant and was referred to Dr Zak on Grant’s retirement. My dad is greatful to Dr Zak for he care he has received.Thank you. Dr Zak.

Dave G. from Lakewood, CA (Source: Yelp)


When i came dr zak. .. they’re very friendly. .. my experience with my Doctor is excellent. Very thorough. They explain in detail all the procedure needs to be done and everything is in properly in order and no other dental office can provide that.  I love Dr Zak dental office and I highly recommeded to my friends and my relative. Thank you

Claudinette B. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Zak’s Dental Care  has the best front office staff to greet you when you come for a dental visit. Although I’m sure that they each have specific jobs to do, I have observed that all of them are cross- trained and can help you with what ever is needed. Freddie, Berna and Mitchie are great! Always polite and trying to accommodate you with scheduling and payment options. Dr. Gellar is an outstanding dentist and has made me a very happy camper!. Very professional, very informed regarding dentistry,  firm but gentle at the same time. I recommened him highly. Claudinette Brown

Shannon Angeletti (Source: Facebook)


This is my first time in 10 year going to the dentist. I was nervous at first but the amazing staff here gave me a sense of family. I began to feel happy and priviledged to be here. I was walked through the processes and procedures, didn’t feel forced or bossed around. I recommend all to stop into Dr. Zak’s

Mick Jodel G. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I am a patient of Dr Grant before and according to yelp the office has two stars.  Im afraid to come back with new management so I check the yelp first and Dr Zak has four stars. I was here last week and its true compare  to old management this Dr Zak is high tech and up to date with technology. Im very happy with my over all experience. Thank you Dr. Karnakova, Doctor assistant Susan and Melody.

Shannon Angeletti (Source: Google)


This is my first time in 10 year going to the dentist. I was nervous at first but the amazing staff here gave me a sense of family. I began to feel happy and priviledged to be here. I was walked through the processes and procedures, didn’t feel forced or bossed around.  I recommend all to stop into Dr. Zak’s

Scott Capistrano (Source: Google)


Awesome Dental team! I had the WORST cavity and needed to have the tooth extracted. I was able to get in for the initial exam and then the visit with the actual doctor within 1 week of finding them. They knew how much pain I was in and managed to get my extraction appointment withing the following 2 days! They are very attentive and friendly to their patients. I’m glad I found this Dental office. Thanks guys!

Juan G. from San Francisco, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Zak Dental is excellent, from the begining up to the end of my treatment i am very comfortable.  The Doctor and staff is very honest in terms of giving treatment, the reason why, i went to a different place before and im not happy, same recommedation. Dr Zak never anything unecessary to my dental treatment. They never disappoint me in setting up any visit or appointment. Very accommodating and friendly care. Special thanks to Jerilee, Edwin, Dr Ilya Zak and your Asian guy in front desk i forgot his name. Thanks again.

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


Dr Zak Long Beach Dental is excellent!! All the Doctors, Hygienists, Staff…Everyone are wonderful!! Especially Shantel, Ferdi and Dr Karnakova!! They are all so nice and friendly and very professional!! I have been a patient here for several years and have had many procedures done…exams, cleanings, fillings, root canals, crowns, implants, extractions etc…and have never once had any problems. They make me feel so comfortable and relaxed and everything seems easy. I am always 100% satisfied!! I would recommend Dr Zak Long Beach Dental to anyone!!

Scotty Capistrano (Source: Facebook)


Awesome Dental team! I had the WORST cavity and needed to have the tooth extracted. I was able to get in for the initial exam and then the visit with the actual doctor within 1 week of finding them. They knew how much pain I was in and managed to get my extraction appointment withing the following 2 days! They are very attentive and friendly to their patients. I’m glad I found this Dental office. Thanks guys!

Kesha J. (Source: Google)


My daughter and I have had a great experience here. Our first visit was lengthy but VERY thorough! All of the equipment is amazing and made me feel like I had been missing out on services at my last dental office. I have told all of my family about them and they now come and love it as well. Dr. Williams and staff have been awesome. The staff is very friendly and accommodating.

Mike Wilson (Source: Google)


Had a great experience today with an initial consultation and exam. The examining Dr. was very skilled and informative and took her time explaining prescriptive procedures. The billing specialist to all the office staff were truly excellent. Very impressed compared to other Dentists I have visited. I’ll send another update once I receive the scheduled treatment.

Mikela O. from Buena Park, CA (Source: Yelp)


As a person who hates dental visits I’m embarrassed to say its been a while since my last appointment. Yesterday I was having a dental emergency with a pain scale of about 8 out of 10. Ferdi (I’m awful with names so I’m not sure if its Ferdi or Fred so I will update this part also lol) at the front desk is so awesome! He helped me from the time I called the office to the end. He and the other employees were all so courteous and friendly. I was extremely nervous about getting the work i needed done but the dentist that worked on me (unfortunately i don’t recall his name but will update this as soon as I find out) did such a great job at making me feel comfortable and at ease during the whole procedure. He made it a point to keep asking if I was doing okay and kept me updated throughout the procedure. He was very reassuring  (that helped me tremendously). I was pleased to have had the opportunity to meet Dr. Zak and he was such a friendly, pleasant, down to earth man. I love all the upgrades to the office and the cleanliness throughout. My wait time was about 10 minutes from my appointment time which was awesome. Thank you Dr. Zak and your team for such a great experience!

Alyssa S. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I would like to start off by great customer service! As soon as I walk in the front desk the ladies welcome me wI iith a warm hello and ask how my day was and if the time is there they’ll have a conversation with you about anything. The dentists are more than just your dentist, they become your friend. The new technology is a great big help. I used to go to this same dentist before it was under Dr. Zak. Before I’d just go in and out for a cleansing because my teeth were “perfect.” Under Dr. Zak’s, I found out I had an inflection in my mouth and that I needed braces. Overall, wonderful employees that really care for your teeth and great services. Thank you Leila and Jerilee.

Sammy M. from Pico Rivera, CA(Source: Yelp)


My review is in regards to the great service i received when visiting for the first time.  Dr. Zak your dental office is so clean abd tidy which made the place seem even more presentable.  I was very pleased to enter into your dental office with a positive attitude and comfort.  At the front desk,  i was greeted very appropriately and the receptionist were extremely friendly.  I was very appreciative how nice and respectful the entire working staff was with me because i had yet to receive this great type of service at ny previous dentist.  The xray tech was really nice and asked questions about me which i was glad to answer because she made me feel comfortable enough to be honest with her.   Aftet mt xrays I was lead to a room where another assistant came in and began to chat with me asking where I went to school, what I studied, again, i was more than glad to answrr openly and honestly because she was so sweet. She showed me how gum disease can affect my gums and teeth.  The denstist and asst encouraged me to floss every day! The Dentist made me feel that your facility was a good environment and explained to me what was needed to fix my everything and cost was discussed. Once my exam was done,  I was walked to front where mt appointment were set. Never have I ever received this kind of service from a dental office. Thanks to your outgoing staff I was able to feel comfortable  and understand the problems with my teeth. I would gladly  recommend your facility to people. once again thank you for your outstanding service!

Jordan G. from Corona, CA (Source: Yelp)


I was in much needed medical attention after loosing a few teeth in a incident. Dr Zak dentist office took me in right away no appointment needed. I was treated so well and everyone in the office was super genuine and seemed concerned for my well being. They where able to get me into a procedure right away to fix my teeth and made me feel much better about my situation. I am very grateful and couldn’t ask for much more from a dental office. P.S. The beautiful ladies at the front desk where the best and you couldn’t ask for a much better.

Alicia Salas (Source: Google)


My son and I have been a patient here for about 6months. We are very happy with the service here. Both the front and back office staff are very friendly and helpful. I definitely recommend Zak Long Beach Dental Care to anyone interested in dental care.

Hazel Mae D. from San Diego, CA (Source: Yelp)


It’s always a total pleasure coming to Dr. Zak’s office! It feels strange to be saying that about going to the dentist, but it’s true. The entire staff are always friendly, happy to see you, and treat you like family. I’ve been taking my husband here for almost 8 months now. We were super nervous about starting at a new dentist office and anxious about all the work he needs done (several bridges, implants, fillings, and crowns). His primary doctor (Olga) totally put us as ease and told us, “Don’t worry my friend, I’m going to take care of you!”. Gotta also give a huge shout out to Sue, who has guided us through the Care Credit process and my husband’s plan of care like a total champ. We never thought we’d be able to afford all the work my husband needs done, but thanks to Dr. Zak’s office, my husband is now on the journey to having healthy teeth again without breaking the bank! We love that they take Care Credit! I got jealous of my husband always being the patient (jealous? of the dentist? I know right?) so I started getting my dental care done here as well. Just got a cleaning today by Peter which went smoothly and was so quick! All of the staff are perfectionists, so the standard of care and work is incredibly high. Also, the new office is looking so spiffy! They’re almost finished remodeling and it looks great. We love seeing all the changes and new additions every visit.

Gary O. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Today, I been on Dr. Zak office foe my appointment; It’s nice to done on early stage my tooth had erosion going on and today I meet Dr.Roshi and her assistant Isabell they do a wonderful job on my tooth; and also she discuss to me a 2nd option on another tooth ; I will meet them on july again for 2nd round of filling; it’s expensive to me but on long run its make me big benefit to achieve healthy gum and teeth; I don’t like to lost a permanent teeth.

Rosemarie J. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


My daughter, mother in law and I are all here for dental appointments on a rainy Saturday.  It went ok for the three of us.  Ferdie is extremely reliable, dependable, and compassionate about all his patients.  Another employee, Berna, was also very helpful with our schedule and payment plans.  The new hygienist was very helpful to me and my daughter.  She did excellent and professional work on us.  Saturday schedule is indeed very good to us especially with hectic schedules at school and work. Thanks for the wonderful and helpful staff at Dr Zak Long Beach!

Julianna Jorge (Source: Facebook)


I’ve been coming here for about 4 years now. The office is very clean, professional, and punctual. The entire staff is also very friendly and welcoming from the moment you walk in the door! Not to mention, Berna and Freddie always make sure to accommodate any needs I may have — financial or personal, during my visit. I will always recommend Dr. Zak’s office to any of my friends and family for top quality care!

Maribel O. from Downey, CA (Source: Yelp)


Love, love, loooove Dr. Zaks dental office.. Brought my 3 girls in over a year ago and the experience with them has been so awesome!! My 9 & 13 year old received braces and the work and patience with them couldnt be any better! Shanttel and the other staff are all so awesome just cant be more thankful we found this dental place.. Thank you Shanttel and staff for your awesomeness! I really recommend this place to you all if you like good experience and patience, plus hardly any wait time on your appointment date they honor your appointment time!! THANK YOU AGAIN SHANTTEL FOR THE WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE!!!!

Rob S. from Long Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Just wanted to add a few things about Dr Zak’s office. First of all the front office staff continues to be an awesome group of people who go out of their way to May you feel comfortable and informed . I want to personally thank Mitchie for her help because of my schedule I am always having to change appointments. Secondly, I have to say that  Dr Williams is a blessing. We love everything about her. My children feel very comfortable with Dr Williams. Dr Williams is very professional, through and straight forward. The anxiety my children had going to the dentist before is completely gone knowing they are going to see Dr Williams. Berna is very detailed and efficient is going over your treatment plan once you have finished your visit with the dentist. She will answer all of your questions and makes sure you walk out with a comfortable decision. Jerilee, the office manager, is  always smiling and very helpfully when needed. I feel very confident with the service provided by Dr Zak’s The front office really worksReally happy with the upgrades and remodeling of the facilities. Bright and inviting for all. The front desk staff is awesome. Peter is great and very professional. He is very helpfully and provides detail information.


At Dr. Zak Dental Care, our extremely experienced and highly dedicated dental team is here to help you maintain impeccable oral health by creating customizable dental plans that fit your needs on a budget you can afford. On top of being specialists in cosmetic dentistry, we also work with highly talented dental specialists in all other forms of oral health to make sure your mouth is in its best possible shape. Dr. Zak Dental Care is serving the Long Beach community since 1994. Dr. Ilya Zak attended USC Dental School, graduating in 1990. He was one of only eight unique students to complete the ADAPT program, an accelerated 6-year dental program that allows one to complete both undergraduate and graduate requirements. After graduation, he completed TMJ/Pain Management residency at White Memorial Hospital and became a qualified medical examiner for TMJ dysfunction in California. He is also a part-time clinical instructor at his alma mater, USC Dental School, and he practices in Simi Valley, Valencia, Agoura Hills, and Long Beach since 1994. Dr. Zak ensures that the dental care that is provided at Zak Dental offices is wholistic, comprehensive, and enhances patients’ overall wellness.