Elevate Dental Encino
Navid Safaei, DDS:
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Elevate Dental Encino
Navid Safaei, DDS
Encino, CA













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

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Clear aligners

Sedation dentistry

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed





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

Janice C. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


When I moved to LA, I was worried about finding a dentist. However, Dr. Safaei opened up this practice shortly after my move, and I happily signed up to be a patient of his again. His staff at this location was extremely friendly and professional. Dr. Safaei continues to provide great care, and my teeth have never been better. I highly recommend!

Claire Yo (Source: Google)


Dr. Safaei and his staff are incredible! It’s hard to find a trustworthy dentist and I found it him and his staff. He was thorough, very professional, and didn’t pressure to do unnecessary work. See you in 6 months!

David Y. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Navid Safaei at Elevate Dental in Encino have provided professional , dental work on my teeth since 2017 , he is kind , caring and  patient , I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family.

Melanie G. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Omg, never thought I’d be writing THIS review, but I really enjoyed my dentist visit today. I had a HORRIBLE experience elsewhere last year (check out my review history if you’re interested) so I was really dragging my feet on going back but I was overdue for a cleaning. I searched Yelp and found this place and it’s right near my office! Scheduling was super easy- I called when they were out but they got back to me within a couple hours. I was able to make an appointment for the following week. When I arrived today I was anxious but was also hopeful given the positive reviews. The hygienist was really nice when she took my xrays. The doctor was very warm and friendly. He wasn’t stuffy like some medical professionals can be. The xrays showed a cavity so he quoted me for a filling and he was able to do it right then. THIS was the part I was so nervous about. When he numbed me he only did two injection sites. In the past when I was only numbed this much, the dentist would start drilling and I would have to have them stop and give me more novocaine (or lidocaine, I can never remember—-the numby stuff!) I was expecting the same twinge to happen, but it never did! He got me perfectly numb on the first try and it was so painless! I was in utter shock! I am so, so thankful I found this dentist. He and his support staff are really great and they made me feel totally comfortable and relaxed. What a relief!! I am glad that people like Dr. Safaei exist in the world – skilled AND compassionate.

Rachel H. from Santa Monica, CA (Source: Yelp)


OK, SERIOUSLY YOU GUYS!!! I would give 10101010010284939844 stars if I could. I love everything about my new smile and my AMAZING dentist who did it. I couldn’t be happier!!! Thank you so so so much. I love you all so very much. -Rachel Hiltunen

H. B. (Source: Google)


One word AMAZING!!! First impressions: clean, nice ambiance, cordial staff, Punctual on calling me back to start the appointment. Dr. Safaei from the beginning had a great easy going personality and was very engaging in conversation. What I liked is he pointed out all my areas which needed attention, but explained how these areas got like this and how to prevent it from happening in the future. Overall I felt like the bar was raised from a dental profession standpoint.

Neda A. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


One of the greatest doctors I’ve encountered with in LA! Great costumer service, was very patient, very understanding, always took his time to make sure my teeth were in good hands! Even the staff there is extremely nice and caring. I especially like Maria, she’s so passionate, hard working and always smiles making the patients feel right at home.I recommend him to everyone.

Casandra Lozano (Source: Google)


What a refreshing dental experience. Elevate Dental is mix of professionalism and friendliness. They helped me sort out an issue I was having with a messed up tooth. They gave me several options and the pros and cons of each. I decided to go the invisalign route after considering the alternate implant or veneer options. Dr. Safaei at Elevate dental was the best dentist I’ve been to since being in Encino or the valley for that matter! I’d highly recommend them.

Paul L. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


When I moved to LA years ago, one of the more disappointing aspects of life here is that too many dentists are like bad car repair shops.  They’d rather sell you a cosmetic overhaul than fix a simple cavity.  I had one dentist lie about the condition of my teeth and gums in an attempt to have me spend for completely unnecessary services.  (I eagerly bolted.) My teeth and gums were and are good.  They just begged for a real dentist who can do the things that dentists are supposed to do.  When Dr. Safaei opened his practice on Ventura, I was one of his first patients and was relieved at his professionalism.  He and his staff are wonderful.  Oh, he departs from the stereotypical dentist office by often playing really good music, too.   Boo to bad dentists.  Elevate yourself.

Jack P. from Van Nuys, CA (Source: Yelp)


This is THE best dentist in all of Califorina. Super welcoming and a very safe environment. High recommend if you’re in the LA. Going back in to add a second review because these guys are amazing and do their best work. They never rush you and always make sure you’re comfortable. Highly recommend!!!

Bailey P. from Columbia, SC (Source: Yelp)


Where should I even start honestly. This is one of the nicest people I’ve ever met in the Los Angeles area giving an incredible service with great personality! 10 out of 10 for Dr. Safari  If you need any kind of dental work make sure you come here 1st!!!

Alva C. from Bakersfield, CA (Source: Yelp)


By far the best dental experience I have ever had. Dr. Safaei makes you feel like a friend rather than a patient, makes all the jitters disappear! I never thought I would actually ENJOY a visit to the dentist!!

Jessica G. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


They have better prices than other offices. I needed retainers made after losing a set and so I called offices to see what the prices were. Elevate had by far better prices. They also made the process super easy. Go in, take molds, get retainer. Bam! The receptionist is super sweet too, love the customer service.

Malerie S. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Initially I went to another dentist and quickly realized he wasn’t the right fit for me. I went on yelp and found Dr. Safaei who had great reviews and for good reason! He immediately made me feel comfortable and relaxed while also going through everything in great detail. My teeth are very sensitive and it was amazing how comfortable I was during treatment. Amazing experience across the board! Also on a side note Casandra at the front desk is beyond helpful and friendly!

Dino R. from Northridge, CA (Source: Yelp)


I needed to get 2 implants. My dentist didn’t do them, so he referred me to an oral surgeon he is aligned with. The surgeon was going to do his part and my dentist was going to handle everything he could do. The price quote seemed expensive and honestly, I just wanted to get everything done under the same roof, so I looked around. I found Elevate Dental thank goodness. The quote was much less expensive and Dr. Safaei handles everything. The price was all inclusive and nothing extra ever snuck-up on the bill. It was a complete VIP service from the beginning to the end. He also handled a problem with a root canal I was having. Got my teeth cleaned also after one of my visits. They do everything, why would I go anywhere else? I got a new Dentist now. I highly recommend Elevate Dental.

Stacy V. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Best Dentist! From the start the staff is so welcoming and warm. The dentist is professional and fun and makes the process easy. Their knowledge of the difficult stuff like implants and veneers is what impressed me and made me comfortable knowing that the simple stuff would be a piece of cake.

Stephanie C. from University Park, CA (Source: Yelp)


Literally the best dentist I’ve been to. Everyone is so nice from the front desk to the dentist himself. I really felt comfortable. I know that’s odd to say about a dental office but I really felt comfortable. I was nervous about a dental implant but they explained everything to me and made me feel at ease.

Max X. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


This is a long overdue review for an amazing dental office! My father needed to have his chipped tooth fixed and Dr Safaei was gracious enough to accommodate. Not only was he personable and knowledgeable, but he made my father very at ease throughout the procedure. I’m grateful for Dr Safaei and he receives my highest endorsement!

Emily Zeck (Source: Google)


The best dentist in LA!!! Everybody in the office greets you with a smiling face, and treats you with respect. They are extremely thorough and easy to make appointments with. Beyond all of that, they take their time and make sure you’re comfortable and calm before any cleaning or procedure.I am usually NOT a fan of dentist visits. The poking, the sounds, the pain, etc.  But with a room full of people keeping the mood light, going at my pace, and making me feel comfortable, all the things I used to dread seem to go away.

Marta V. from El Monte, CA (Source: Yelp)


First and foremost, I am not a regular yelper but I felt that my experience with Elevate Dental deserved some feedback. The gaps in my teeth had been bothering me for years and I was finally ready to get them fixed with cosmetic veneers. After much research, I found Elevate Dental and after a consultation I knew I was going to do them. I am so happy with the results! Dr. Safaei and his staff are spectacular!! The entire process from beginning to end surpassed all my expectations. Dr. Safaei is extremely gentle and professional. He and his staff deserve a million stars for their excellent work. I highly recommend Elevate Dental!!

Pejman N. from Beverly Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


High tech modern equipment. Everything is clean and new. They use tablets and it makes everything so much easier. And it’s good for the environment so good for them. Quality right from when you enter to when you leave. Their X-rays were more comfortable and faster than the other places I’ve been to. Coming back for sure! Getting some whitening! Woot!

Max F. from Encino, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Safaei actually cares about his patients. He’s always willing to accommodate my crazy schedule, he follows up to make sure my issues are fixed, he’s funny, and he makes the otherwise terrible experience of going to the dentist not just bearable, but kind of fun. I highly recommend him!

J M (Source: Google)


Fantastic experience. Dr. Safaei made me feel so comfortable. I went in for a checkup after noticing a couple chips and cracks on my teeth. Dr. Safaei did an exam and gave me a treatment plan not only to fix the problems but to keep the problems from happening over again. A couple implants and a guard later, I’m a happy camper. No more pain! So grateful I found them. Highly recommend Elevate Dental!

Todd Daniel (Source: Google)


I started going to Dr. Safaei in July 2017 as I was a legacy patient from Dr. Melnick. I found Dr. Safaei to be very personable, honest and extremely knowledgeable. After examining my teeth, he indicated a few areas where we could make improvements. One area which I, being ignorant of, was bonding a gap in my front teeth. Oddly, I’ve had this “issue” as far back as I can remember, but none of my previous dentists ever said they could fix it or even brought up ways to improve it. I just took it for granted that it was something that couldn’t be fixed. Dr. Safaei indicated he could fix it by a bonding procedure, which was both inexpensive and amazingly effective – sounds too good to be true right, but it’s the truth. I couldn’t believe how good it looks now, as a matter of fact, I couldn’t recall for a few seconds where the gap was when I first examined the bonding – after 20+ years of having the gap. Weird, but true! I’m very happy with my new “teeth” and no longer have the odd gap I had which made me self conscious when I smiled. Dr. Safaei rocks!

Alicia Monique B. from Studio City, CA (Source: Yelp)


From the moment I walked into Dr. Safai’s office I was all smiles! The energy was fantastic and upbeat, the staff was incredibly sweet and kind, and Dr. Safai was absolutely extraordinary and professional! (The office was immaculate too, btw.) I felt like such a VIP during my visit and felt so comfortable.  Dr. Safai patiently answered all of my questions and I left feeling like I actually learned something new.  I also left feeling like I made some new friends. Coolest dentist office EVER.  Usually at other dentist offices that I’ve been to, I would get pretty nervous or uncomfortable getting my teeth cleaned- I always just wanted it to be over so I could leave. But Dr. Safai and his team made me feel like I was right at home to the point where I didn’t want to leave. I will highly, HIGHLY recommend Dr. Safai of Elevate Dental Encino to all of my friends and family because I know he gives his whole heart to what he does.

Chris W. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


So glad I found this place after seeing it on a friends instagram!  I’ve been putting a dentist visit off for quite some time because it’s hard to figure out who to trust and is personable while also being fairly priced. All of the staff are so friendly and the best thing about it is it’s right down the street from me in Encino off Ventura! Plus Dr. Safaei has got some killer dance moves haha

Bryan C. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


This is perhaps the first dental office I’ve ACTUALLY enjoyed going to. No shenanigans with billing like my previous dentist (who were repeat offenders), no issues with scheduling, no problems with having unnecessary procedures pushed on me. My husband and I have been going here for a couple of years now, and we’re not leaving anytime soon!

Adam W. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Usually I hold off on going to the dentist until the damage is too severe to ignore. Dr. Safaei immediately makes you feel comfortable by telling a joke or story to relax you. Every time I come in we always laugh and laugh before he works on my teeth. It really helps offset whatever discomfort might be heading my way. But the Doctor doesn’t just make you feel comfortable. He has helped change my smile for the better! We have created a specific plan to get my teeth back to the bright and shiny way they should be. I can not recommend Dr. Safaei enough. He is the Dentist for non-loving dentist people!

J. K. from Beverly Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Safaei is awesome. Great office and welcoming staff. Everybody there makes going to the dentist something to look forward to. I had a great time. When did you ever in your life fathom someone saying they had a good time at the dentist?! Well I did. Can’t wait to go back.

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


Elevate Dental was really as good as it gets.  Dr. Safaei and his staff are very professional.  Getting my teeth cleaned and doing regular check ups have kept my teeth sparkling clean.  Also very reasonable pricing.  One thing is you can sense that they care about their clients.  And that really make a difference when you are apprehensive about going. Office is very clean and has a nice relaxing view of the green mountains which helps relax you 🙂 5 stars for sure!

Joe M. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Convenient office. The staff is really nice and accommodating. The dentist is friendly and personable. Really down to earth and spent time to get to know me. He explained the advantages of different treatment options and gave his recommendations. I appreciated that they didn’t charge for the consultation and after asking my questions I decided that the dental implant was my best option. I felt really comfortable and feel like I was in good hands.Oh and they have fun little books in the lobby. Wish I had more time cuz I barely had to wait! Lolol

Carlie T. from Bakersfield, CA (Source: Yelp)


I went in because I needed an implant after cracking a tooth. The atmosphere here is so much more relaxed than other offices. The staff is clearly happy to be there and the dentist is very down to earth. Their fees were lower than other places that the service was awesome! I just completed the entire implant process and the entire process from the surgery to the final crown was done by the same dentist which was super convenient for me. I am coming here for my regular checkups now and couldn’t be happier about it.

Ashley T. from Temple City, CA (Source: Yelp)


So I got referred to Dr. Safaei by a friend, and let me tell you, he is AWESOME! He is so friendly and funny! I came in for a teeth cleaning and whitening and I am now leaving super, super satisfied! My teeth are sooOooOoo white and my smile is going to blind everyone. If you or anyone you know is looking for an awesome dentist, Elevate Dental is definitely the place to go!

Valerie S. from Hollywood, CA (Source: Yelp)


Finally a dentist that actually puts your treatment and health first before profits. They explained to me why I DIDN’T need a deep cleaning and why a regular cleaning would be the right treatment. They could have done a deep cleaning and I wouldn’t have questioned it because that’t what another office told me but its nice to find a honest dentist.

Derek D. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


The best dentist I’ve ever been too!  Don’t get scammed in to unnecessary things other dentists will try to sell you on, Navid is genuine & incredible at his work.  Cleaning was painless, and he told me exactly what I need to look out for and what I can remedy myself. Happy to have a new dentist I can trust!


Whether you're looking for a simple check-up/cleaning and whitening or extensive cosmetic, veneer, or implant work, our office can provide you comprehensive dental care for more reasonable fees than others. We invite you to visit our office and experience Elevate Dental. We are excited to meet you! Elevate Dental is a full service office. We are completely digital, paperless, with metal-free treatment options which allows our office to run much more efficiently than other offices. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or to schedule an appointment today! Quality is our highest priority and we strive to provide the absolute best while providing options that will best fit our patient's dental and financial needs. Our patients include celebrities, sponsored athletes, actors, and pageant winners among others. Come join our extended family.