Eric Swainston Dentistry
Eric Swainston, DDS:
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Eric Swainston Dentistry
Eric Swainston, DDS
Costa Mesa, 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

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday: 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Friday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed





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

Michelle T. from Tustin, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Swainston was my dentist for the past 8 years, until I recently left California.  I’ve been wanting to post a review about him for a long time because he’s the best dentist I’ve ever been to.   His office is in an older building in Costa Mesa, but it’s clean and nicely decorated.  His staff is friendly and have been with him for years.  Dr. Swainston is kind, knowledgeable and he’s a perfectionist.  What I loved most about him was that he’s very quick and he performs his work with little, or no discomfort.   I dread having to find a new dentist in my new state.  I highly recommend Dr. Swainston!

Nicole Summers (Source: Google)


I’ve had the best experience with Dr. Swainston and his staff. The office is nice and clean, high tech, friendly staff, honest dentistry. It’s refreshing coming to a dentist that doesn’t push additional unnecessary procedures. They are easy-going and thorough. I chipped my tooth and was worried insurance wouldn’t cover it. I gave Dr. Swainston’s staff my insurance then got my teeth cleaned and two chipped front teeth fixed. They got me in right away, just as I was hoping. I was happily surprised it was covered by my insurance. There were no hidden costs, they were totally upfront with me. Grateful to have found such a wonderful office and dentist. I HIGHLY recommend. You will be happy with this office, hands down best in Orange County.

Heather Swainston Sorensen (Source: Facebook)


I completely trust Dr. Swainston to recommend the best treatment plan for me and my family. He is always easy to relate to and explains things clearly. The cosmetic outcome is always excellent and I can honestly say he gives the most pain-free shots I’ve ever had. His staff is friendly and helpful. Can’t say enough good things. Thanks, Dr. Swainston for taking care of my family.

Erin N. from El Toro, CA (Source: Yelp)


I love Dr. Swainston and his incredible staff. From the minute you walk in the front door you are immediately greeted with a sincere and friendly “how are you?” and almost never have to wait to be taken to your treatment room. Dr. Swainston ALWAYS starts any treatment with a thorough consultation, You are never unclear or unsure about what you need or what he is doing. His staff are so helpful with the insurance process and his fees are very competitive. All in all, over the last 15 years, Dr. Swainston and his staff have made going to the dentist a pleasure.

Steven P. from San Francisco, CA (Source: Yelp)


(…) I have been able to get to know Dr. Swainston over the past 6 months and have learned that he is the top of what he does. So, I decided to ask him for a visit to his office and let him take care of it. He took one look and said, “Oh come in and will take care of that no problem!”. He wasn’t kidding. His staff set me up the next week (they are fantastic), paperwork was quick, the price was great, and I was in and out of there in 45 minutes! I’m so impressed with the experience, and I was so glad that I waited for the right Dentist. If anyone is putting off cosmetic fixes due to time, money, quality, etc. do not wait any longer. Dr. Swainston is your man.

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


My children, two adults, and I have been going to Dr. Swainston for about 7years. Over the years I have been to several different dentists, I have always had problems with my teeth. He has performed several different procedures from crowns, fillings, veneers, an implant and more. I have also seen the hygienist in the office. I have been very impressed with both him and the staff. I have confidence knowing he is the best dentist I have ever had. I would continue to refer him to friends and family.

Tracy Tremayne (Source: Google)


Dr. Swainston & his team are very friendly & professional. Our whole family goes, including the kiddos, with a treasure box to end their visit. Debbie is my favorite hygienist of all time, very kind and gentle. They don’t try to up-sell you anything, just provide honest dental care, and will work with you to make payments of necessary. They are up to date on the latest dental care too. I highly recommend Dr. Swainston’s dental office!

Christa B. from Anaheim, CA (Source: Yelp)


Look no further for your new dentist! I have been a patient of Dr. Swainston for 20+ years and he is fantastic. My kids, my friends, and the majority of my coworkers are all patients and I always hear how great he is. The office staff is always friendly, professional, and very accommodating.

Laurel E. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


My dental experience with Dr Swainston has been nothing less than wonderful. The work is great, painless and beautiful. His staff is caring and attentive and the office is gorgeous. I HIGHLY recommend this office and Dr Swainston.

Kristen C. from Irvine, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been very pleased with the work I have had done by Dr. Swainston. He is friendly, personable, and most importantly highly skilled. His staff is also professional and helpful. Excellent dentist and staff!

Erin B. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


Doctor Eric is a great dentist and I have no idea what Kelly J. was doing but neither me nor my numerous friends who use Dr. Swainston have ever had a bad experience.  He is professional and careful and uses the newest technology.  He is the most painless dentist that I have ever visited.  His staff is professional and approachable.  I am an actress/model and my teeth are very important to me and I completely trust Dr. Swainston.

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


Dr Swainston and his crew are amazing! My entire family goes here and has been for the past 10+ years. I have never left unsatisfied. I love coming here and seeing Danielle and laurel at the front they are always so welcoming and fun to talk to. I recommend this place to anyone looking for an amazing dentist.

Alla A. from North Hollywood, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Swainston is honestly the best dentist I’ve ever had. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a new dentist. He’s friendly, professional, and has a great sense of humor. I look forward to every visit. Not only is he the best in the biz, his staff is absolutely exceptional. Laurel and Danielle always have big smiles and pleasant conversation to offer when I walk through the door. And Debbie, the dental hygienist, gives the most gentle cleanings known to man. Even the staff members who aren’t there full time are always super friendly and knowledgeable. Going to the dentist for any reason usually isn’t the most pleasant thing, but these guys have truly redefined the entire experience. Hats off.

Casey James Kahelemauna Akana (Source: Facebook)


(…) Dr. Swainston is a true professional. He is quick, deliberate and very skilled. He also employs a great staff. They are all friendly and make the visits a simple, great experience. I would highly recommend him!!

Bellinda E. from San Juan Capistrano, CA (Source: Yelp)


Love love love this dentist. I was always afraid of dentists. Dr Swainston made me feel at ease. Kind, gentle, and very friendly. His office staff is awesome. Our whole family goes to him. 🙂 highly recommended

Bill G. from Orange, CA (Source: Yelp)


(…) Dr. Swainston is a total expert and I’ve never experienced a bit of pain.  His chairside technique is second to none.  He keeps the syringe out of your line of sight and, since he’s already applied a surface anesthetic, when he sneaks that needle into your mouth, you’re hardly even aware of it.  A little later you’re numb and he takes care of whatever procedure you came in for.  He hires only the best hygienists and his office and lab assistants are first class.  I highly recommend Dr. Swainston to everybody, but especially to those people who do not enjoy pain and want a perfect job on their mouths.

Michaele O. from Santa Ana, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve gone here for multiple sessions of fills and cleanings, staff is always super friendly. Dr. Swainston is absolutely amazing! I’ve been to other dentist offices before, this one truly feels welcoming and has that “at home” feeling. I don’t want to ever relocate to a different dentist, absolutely great!

Brett Hemphill (Source: Facebook)


Dr. Swainston and his team of hygienists are top-notch. One can tell by the equipment and technology used in the office that Dr. Swainston keeps in touch with the latest in dentistry advancements. Most important are his skills, technique and calmness. I am not a fan of doctor visits. That said, Dr. Swainston recently filled a cavity and attended to a cracked molar. He was terrific and very reassuring during the process. If you are looking for a dentist in the Orange County area, I give Dr. Swainston and his team the highest reference.

Scott Gneiting (Source: Google)


We really like Dr. Swainston. Everyone in my family uses him and we all have been impressed with his work and price. The office staff is great too. They know my name and treat you very well. We had another Dentist that we didn’t like and then switched to Dr. Swainston and have been very happy since. I recommend him. We have recommended him to friends who now use him and like him also.

Dana J. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


I had my first tooth filling today. I’ve always had sensitive teeth so naturally, I was nervous. After numbing the area around my tooth, Dr. Swainston calmly narrated every step of the process, letting me know exactly what to expect. It was over in less than half an hour and I had zero discomfort. In addition, the staff is so friendly and personable, I always leave with a smile!

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


This is a great dental office. Everyone is friendly and good at what they do. Dr Swainston is a great dentist and an honest one.. he has never steered me wrong and I appreciate them all so much!! If he doesn’t do a certain service be sure they will get u set up with another great dentist who does. Very professional and clean office. Staff is great and they all have a great sense of humor, no reason to be scared of the dentist when ur in the hands and company of this group!! So lucky to know them!!! He also does Botox and fillers which I think is super convenient and smart! Love this dentist and office.

Ashton B. from Dana Point, CA (Source: Yelp)


est dentist office ever! The entire staff is so helpful and friendly! They go over everything with you in detail and answer all of your questions and tell you what they’re going to do before they do anything. Such a lovely office staff and doctor Swainston is so nice and pleasant !! Love the office I would highly recommend !! 🙂

Steve E. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


Doctor Swainston is the best dentist I’ve had.  Great with the basics as well as cosmetics.  I also love how they work with my kids. They have even coached me on my flossing technique!  Serious stuff! :~) The front office is super organized; when I need to make a change they always can come up with a reasonably close replacement for me.  They have text reminders as well, which is awesome for forgetful types like me. Highly recommended.

Burke S. from Huntington Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I have been coming to Dr. Swainston for over 15 years and would not go anywhere else.  He does excellent careful work and even handles weekend emergencies.  His staff is professional and likable.  The atmosphere is friendly and comfortable and he is even great with my kids. (He even has a toy chest for the kids to pick from).  I have referred a large number of people to Dr. Swainston and all of them have been more than pleased.

Ashton Bouknight (Source: Google)


Great office, lovely staff and everyone was so helpful and explain everything they do before they do it and go in-depth 🙂 Love the office and staff! Very pleasant people 🙂 Glad my husband and I found this dental office! Yay! Highly recommend!

Evan S. from Irvine, CA (Source: Yelp)


He is the most professional and careful dentist that I have ever visited.  His staff is dedicated and I really appreciate the easygoing atmosphere.  Dr. Swainston really works at building an individual relationship with his patients.  His office is conveniently located near the 405 freeway and that makes it easy to get there.  You won’t regret visiting Dr. Swainston.

Craig T. from Laguna Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been going to Dr. Swainston for nearly 20 years.  Phenomenal work; great sense of humor; incredible staff … I’ll be going for another 20 years!

Gilbert B. from Costa Mesa, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Swainston is a great guy and a great dentist.  You can tell that Dr. Swainston is a very intellectual and thoughtful person who is very professional in everything he does.  He really wants people to have a good experience when they interact with him and he tries hard to make you feel comfortable.  He goes the extra mile on little things because he is service-oriented. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Jackie J. from Westminster, CA (Source: Yelp)


(…) I have a major dentist phobia after a bad experience and thanks to the great care of Dr. Swainston and Deborah, the dental hygienist, my fear is subsiding.  I knew I needed deep cleaning and Deborah did a thorough and painless job of two quadrants and I’m amazed to say I’m looking forward to two more.  After cleaning my first quadrant Dr. Swainston fixed a broken filling for me with expertise, gentleness and most appreciatively expediently. While my anxiety has not completely subsided, I have such faith in the team of caring professionals at Dr. Swainston’s office that I know I am in good hands.  I have been recommending Dr. Swainston and his amazing team to everyone I know and I HIGHLY recommend you give them a try.     From a former dentist hopper, I’m ecstatic to say I have found my home.  I won’t go anywhere else!

Kristen Curtis (Source: Google)


I appreciate Dr. Swainston and his staff. They are professional, efficient, helpful, and do great work. I’ve been very pleased with the work I have had done by Dr. Swainston.


Dr. Swainston is a 1991 graduate of the USC school of dentistry, and has served as a member of the faculty there from 1992 to 2001. He is from las Vegas, Nevada and attended UNLV for four years where he studied biology. Before his undergraduate studies, Dr. Swainston served as a missionary for his church for two years in Santiago, Chile. After dental school he moved to Orange County, where he started his dental practice and has made his home for more than fifteen years.