Welcome to Dentistry by Design Palisades

Dentistry by Design Palisades delivers unmatched patient care. Maria Tapia, DDS, and her team proudly offer a wide range of dental services for patients of all ages in and around Malibu & Pacific Palisades, California. At Dentistry by Design Palisades, patients receive exceptional care in a state-of-the-art setting.

Dentistry by Design Palisades knows that informed patients make the best health decisions. That's why the team helps each patient understand their unique dental needs and provides them with expert guidance about each treatment option. Dentistry by Design Palisades has a robust patient-education program that teaches patients how to prevent future dental problems.

Dental care can be stressful, but Dentistry by Design Palisades sets patients at ease. The friendly, compassionate team ensures that patients feel relaxed during each office visit. Sedation dentistry is available for patients with severe dental anxiety.

A multidisciplinary practice, Dentistry by Design Palisades is proud to offer full-service family dentistry. Dr. Tapia and her team specialize in oral surgery, dental implants, and periodontal treatments. The practice also features a range of cosmetic procedures, including clear aligners and teeth whitening.

Dentistry by Design Palisades provides comprehensive oral and dental care at one convenient location, so there's no need to visit multiple providers. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online.

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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    Dr. Tapia is one of a kind, and her staff is just as warm, friendly, thorough and competent.

    Sarah V.
  • Yelp

    Perfection! Relaxing and lovely office! Friendly staff and excellent treatment. Dr Tapia is very professional and kind. Thank you! Can't wait for my next cleaning!...

    Tami C.
  • Yelp

    Honest evaluation and recommendation instead of just doing the most possible and charging for it. Beautiful office and very friendly staff. Highly recommended.

    Car H.
  • Yelp

    I am no longer afraid to go to the dentist. Dr. Tapia is gentle, sensitive, warm, and very thorough.

    Susan P.
  • Yelp

    Dr. Tapia and her staff were fantastic with my 2 1/2 year old daughter. She fell down and jammed her baby tooth up into her gums, poor thing. I was so nervous to see...

    D F.


Dentistry by Design Palisades
881 Alma Real Drive, Suite 205A
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Phone: 310-454-0912

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