Malibu Dental Group
David Sturgeon, DDS:
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Malibu Dental Group
David E. Sturgeon, DDS
Malibu, CA













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

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays



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: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Tuesday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Thursday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Friday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed



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

SM. B. from Calabasas, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Sturgeon is truly awesome! I have been going to this dental practice for many years but today is the first time that Dr Sturgeon has worked on me. Frankly, I dread going to the dentist but I do go very regularly. I had to see Dr Sturgeon because I chipped my front tooth a couple of days ago. I would describe Dr Sturgeon as a true gentle giant – the whole process was efficient and painless. He has the most amazing gentle touch and did a superb repair on my tooth – you can’t even see that it was chipped. The rest of the staff at Malibu Dental Group are just as nice – warm, caring and competent. I have been to both Sue and Rosalie for my regular teeth cleaning visits and they are both very thorough and very good. I have nothing but the highest praise for Dr Sturgeon and all the staff and have no hesitation recommending them. One final comment – they have great magazines in the lobby BUT you never have time to read them because they are always on time!!

Christine C. from San Clemente, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr David Sturgeon is the only dentist that has been able to quell my fears. I have a phobia when it comes to dentists and am unable to visit any other dentist. He is a perfectionist and is very gentle and caring.  I would highly recommend him for any procedure

Brian W. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Sturgeon is such a compassionate caring doctor, he does amazing work with gentle patience and perfection. IF your looking for perfection in a safe, clean pain free environment, then Malibu Dental Group is the place to be!!! All of the staff are absolutely AMAZING!! With each and every visit, I was greeted with such friendly customer service and for that, I felt very comfortable and calm. Thank you Malibu Dental Group !!

Megan P. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


Growing up I’ve ALWAYS been terrified of needles… and the dentist- and didn’t really get much say about it due to the fact my mom was a hygienist. It wasn’t until l was 31 that l was in my first major tooth pain …And met the teddy bear of a man Dr. Sturgeon. He’s taken such good care of me ever since.  😉 Always making sure l was comfortable & never in pain was his- AND my- top priority!  The technology used at his is office is state of the art!  They used cameras to photograph my teeth and bite to ensure a perfect fit for my crown.   I got to watch my crown (tooth) being made rite there in the office in the same visit!  Cool high tech stuff! The work was flawless and I couldn’t be happier, but what really made the difference was the care for my comfort Dr. Sturgeon gave me.  I am pleased to say… I am NO longer afraid of going back to the DENTIST!  Thank you DR Sturgeon… and thank you for all the time and effort you took to ensure good quality and my comfort and happiness

Bunny S. from Simi Valley, CA (Source: Yelp)


I went here for delivery of my new crown. Dr Sturgeon was amazing. He is so gentle and kind. He made me feel safe. I told him the other side of my mouth was hurting me for years. H eadjusted my bite at no charge and my pain is gone. Something so simple that had not been treated before.

Susan F. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr David Sturgeon is a wonderful dentist.  So kind and gentle, super competent, and the staff there are all amazing and professional.  Patient at the front office is so sweet and helpful and Susan , one of the dental hygienists is just fabulous.  I would nit go anywhere else

Arthur M. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Sturgeon is the best. He’s about as pain-free as a dentist can be, and has a great eye for detail. Among other things, he’s made 4 crowns for me and they look perfect. Both of my daughters. Ages 9 and 12, really like him too. No fear!  We are happy customers

Judy E. from West Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Dave Sturgeon is the greatest! I have seen him as a patient in another office (for more than 10 years before he sold that practice) as well and felt that I needed to let everyone know that his chair side manner is second to none! You will always have a great understanding of your dental needs and the best and most reliable way to fix them. He will stay with you and answer your questions until you are satisfied that you completely understand your dental situation. He is a very gentle dentist & I am 100% dental phobic! There are not enough words to describe how great Dr Dave is. He saved my smile and has truly helped me to understand the importance of maintaining my dental health!

Ellen C. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


During our vacation in Malibu, while my husband was eating a bagel around noontime (not exactly a hard food to chew), his one-year-old, spiffy titanium front-teeth bridge fell out. Not a good look. I googled dentists in our area, and called Malibu Dental Group out of the blue, trying to avoid sounding nuts. The receptionist Sharon was calm and reassuring. She put me on hold for a really short time, and then said that if we could come in around 3 pm that day, the dentist would work my husband in. We showed up at 2:45 to fill out paperwork, and by 3:44 pm, we walked out of their office! Dr. Sturgeon explained to my husband why the bridge fell out and then inserted the bridge along with the right kinds of bonding agents. Dr. Sturgeon also took x-rays to make sure that there was no underlying damage. What a relief and what a wonderful experience. As I was making the initial call, I remember thinking how many calls I might need to make in order to find a dentist who would take care of my husband as an emergency. Since we live in Washington, DC, I thought that it might be difficult to find a dentist here who would be willing to help without having to make several back-and-forth medical calls regarding the original dental work. To top it all off, the price was incredibly reasonable, and Sharon took care of submitting the paperwork to our insurance company for reimbursement. Wow! Thank you to everyone at Malibu Dental Group!

Annie V. from Woodland Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


My first visit with Malibu Dental was Great! There I met Dr. David Sturgeon. I let him know I have not been to the dentist in over a year. My Dentist who took great care of my family, friends had retired. I know going to the dentist for regular check ups, plays a huge part in staying healthy.  I broke a front tooth and was horrified, it was a front tooth, and the only person I trusted was the man who retired.  I was referred to ,” Dr. Dave”. When I met him, he was the kindest, most gentle, caring dentist. He was very thorough, he explained how he proposed to take care of my situation, I needed a crown. My biggest fear was that I was going to get a tooth that did not match. Or look like some of the smiles of today, un-natural.  I came back for my second appointment, he prepared my tooth for a crown, did not feel a thing. I was amazed. It went so smooth. I came back to have my permanent crown placed, they removed the temp and tried it in, ask me to take a look to see if I was okay with the outcome before putting it in permanently, said if there is anything I did not like about it, will sent it back to the lab and have them make the adjustments,  said, he wanted me totally happy. First of all, I never had anyone ask me this. Second, my tooth was perfect !!!. You could not tell which of my front teeth was the crown  !!! Highly recommend Dr. Dave !!! He is amazing !!!  My family, friends,  will now have an amazing dentist with an awesome personality !!!  If you have been in the market of looking for a new dentist, and just don’t know where to start …. Please come visit him, you will not be disappointed. Your search will end here, Dr. David Sturgeon, Malibu Dental 🙂

Riley Schwab (Source: Google)


I’m from Bend, Oregon I came to California on a little getaway, I had a cracked tooth and in lots of pain around my whole mouth that’s when I chose Malibu Dental my experience has been excellent! I enjoy the friendly staff and comfortable environment! Not only has Dr Sturgeon took his time to save my smile, he’s worked very hard to get me in the office quickly and as best fits my schedule. I highly recommend Malibu Dental, and will gladly fly down from Oregon to Malibu Dental if I ever need dental help again!  Thank you JJ, staff, and Dr Sturgeon

Elizabeth S. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


I had the best experience with Dr. Sturgeon! While I’ve been going to Malibu Dental Group for 30+ years, my regular dentist wasn’t available on a particular day so I decided to give Dr. Sturgeon a try. He did a couple of procedures over the course of two days and the whole thing was painless and as comfortable as it could possibly be. He’s great at explaining everything as he goes along and is very, very gentle and has a very calming disposition. I felt no pain or sensitivity even after the novocain wore off. He’s a fairly big guy and I have a fairly small mouth so that’s pretty impressive. The assistant – I’m embarrassed to say I don’t know his name because he’s been there for probably the entire time I’ve been going there – is also terrific. All the equipment is state-of-the-art  (you have the option of having a crown made right there eliminating the need for an additional visit) and the rest of the staff – hygienists, reception… are amazing as well.  It’s nice to have them so conveniently located in Malibu but I have to say, it would be worth the drive from the valley or Thousand Oaks.  Great experience

Denise E. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


Going to the dentist is not my favorite thing and I was putting off my regular dental visits because I was new to the area and wanted to make sure I found the best dentist.  After many people recommended Dr. David Sturgeon, I decided to finally make an appointment.  I was very happy with the kind treatment by the staff.  Also, I was given plenty of time and didn’t feel rushed when I had several questions for the Dr. He was very good at explaining the procedures and all the options I had to fix my tooth.  When I went ahead and had the work done on my tooth, I was so impressed that I didn’t feel a thing, he was so gentle,  it must have been the best and most pain free visit I’ve ever had.  After that, I decided to have some cosmetic procedures done on my front teeth, he had several before and after pictures of beautiful smiles that he had done.  So I felt I was in very good hands. I am so thankful I found the right Dr., because he made my teeth look and feel great.  I get compliments on my smile all the time, people can’t believe they’re not natural. I am glad I listened to all the great recommendations!

Stephanie C. from Garland, TX (Source: Yelp)


I was visiting Malibu and attending a conference at Pepperdine University.  I fell and broke off a significant portion of my front tooth.  I was referred to Dr. David C. Niebergall, DDS.  Dr. Niebergall was off on that Friday afternoon, but he graciously offered to come in and repair my tooth.  He did a great job and did so with a wonderful attitude.  I so appreciate his kindness and willingness to help me in my time of need.  I can highly recommend him as someone who cares about his patents and is willing to go the extra mile

Anonymous from Woodland Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


Love this dentist office!  Nicest staff, hygienists and doctors. Dr. David E. Sturgeon DDS is amazing. I have been going to this office for years and he did some work on me last week which I was so nervous about and he was so gentle and caring of how I was feeling. He took his time to make sure I was comfortable and then did an amazing job. My entire family goes to this office, kids have gone since they were little, 5 yrs old.  You don’t need a pediatric specialist, they are great with kids.I highly recommend David E. Sturgeon DDS.

Lex C. from Topanga Canyon, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. David Sturgeon at Malibu Dental group makes going to the dentist a wonderful experience. He is so gentle,that I even felt rested after two hours in his chair! I had not been to the dentist in about 7 years, Dr. Sturgeon did not take advantage of that nor did he scold me for it. Instead he simple said that my dental care starts now and we move forward. All the staff is so helpful, and happy. I would highly recommend that if you are in the market for a dentist you give Dr. Sturgeon a try. Also Sue does an incredible cleaning!

Mason F. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


I can’t say enough good things about the Malibu Dental Group! I came in with 4 cracked teeth and a fractured jawbone following an accident. Dr. Sturgeon created an amazing dental plan and saw me through the entire repair process… He helped me get root canals, laser whitening, and he did my veneers. My teeth look better than ever! The veneers look natural and beautiful- I couldn’t have asked for better results. Dr. Sturgeon is thorough and caring and he does amazing work. I truly couldn’t be happier. I will never go anywhere else for dental work! The staff is friendly and accommodating as well. They are always on time and have always scheduled me promptly when I need to be seen. I would give them more than 5 stars if I could!

Hunter E. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Sturgeon filled my cavity and made my most feared process completely painless and comfortable, on his own birthday no less. I’ve been going to this practice my entire life (20+ years) and no complaints. Always has the latest high tech equipment and friendly people.

Susan C. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Sturgeon is my new dentist as of 2014. I’ve had extensive dental work done over the years, and for years I went to USC to save money. I did save a fortune and got very good quality work done there, but part of the deal was that I would be under the care of many different students. A benefit, I guess, was that I got to listen in to, and even took part in, many discussions between students and instructors there regarding my dental work.  Consequently, I fancy myself a bit of an expert on who is, and who is not, a good dentist. First of all, I can FEEL the difference between the gentle hands of an experienced dentist compared to one not so experienced. I also can tell when a dentist is enthusiastic about the work that they do. Dr Sturgeon is both experienced and enthusiastic about his work. In his case, he seems to enjoy talking about the latest materials and helping me choose things that will not only make my teeth healthier, but will make my smile look better as well. After USC, I went to another dentist in Westlake who was really fast and really expensive, but not very caring. I’m glad I found Dr Sturgeon and I would recommend him to anyone that wants to feel secure that their dentist is experienced and knowledgeable

Sarkis Sirmabekian (Source: Google)


The care and attention exercised by the Doctor and his staff is exceptional. The atmosphere is warm and friendly. And, the Doctor’s complete attention to detail reveals his extraordinary knowledgeability.


Malibu Dental Group is a dentist office in Malibu, California, dedicated to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using state-of-the-art procedures and old world craftsmanship. Our entire team is focused on personalized care to make your visits comfortable and pleasant.