Dr. E M Makhoul, DDS

Dr. E M Makhoul, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. E M Makhoul, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University / School Of Dentistry in 1983 and practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.Read his story

Makhoul Dentistry

27871 Medical Center Rd Ste 105

Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MetLife

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Dr. Makhoul's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Makhoul "Caring is at the heart of everything I do. When you truly care, you listen more attentively, you want to help and you want to do everything right. When you truly care, the result is successful." A 1983 graduate of Loma Linda University, Mission Viejo dentist Dr. E. M. Makhoul has been rated among the top dentists in the nation. Dr. Makhoul, having served as a dental board advisor to the Orange County chapter of the prestigious Seattle Club for Advanced Dental Education, is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. With a lifelong commitment to painless dentistry, Dr. E. M. Makhoul has practiced in Mission Viejo since 1983 with great emphasis on: Cosmetic dentistry Orthodontics Dentistry for the entire family Dental crowns Sleep Apnea Advanced Dental Technology Our Mission Viejo, CA dentist has frequently been interviewed by the Orange County Register, on radio and on TV. He has also authored numerous articles in newspapers and magazines on general cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. In 1985, Dr. Makhoul initiated the disc ID drive for children in Orange County and was instrumental in assisting the missing child program's awareness for parents. In 2008 Dr. Makoul was selected as one of America's Top Dentists by Consumers' Research Council of America. Dr. Makhoul is happily married and has two wonderful girls. His patients describe him as a compassionate man of integrity and a perfectionist gentle dentist.


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Makhoul "Our goal is to render the absolute best quality service in the gentlest manner using the ultimate high-tech tools. Our doctor and staff provide a friendly atmosphere with an emphasis in personalized care. We are a state-of-the-art office that provides digital X-rays, an oral camera, oral sedation and televisions and videos for our patients' viewing enjoyment. We also have toys and videos for children."

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Arestin® Therapy
  • Bite Adjustment
  • BriteSmile® Teeth Whitening System
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Clear Retainer
  • ClearAligner™
  • ClearCorrect™ Invisible Braces
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • da Vinci® Veneers
  • Damon® Clear Braces
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Denture Consultation
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • e.max® Dental Crowns
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fastbraces
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Geneva 2000™ Dentures
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisalign® Consultation
  • Invisible Aligners
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • IV Sedation
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Lower Dentures
  • Lumineers®
  • MAC Veneers™
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Nobel Teeth in an Hour™
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Oral Sedation
  • Partial Dentures
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Power Teeth Whitening
  • Prophy Jet Air Polishing
  • Pulpotomy
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Retainers
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Six Month Smiles
  • Snap-On-Smile®
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Borne Denture
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
  • Zoom!® Teeth Whitening


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Loma Linda University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Loma Linda University / School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • 2 Additional Years Of Orthodontics
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Makhoul has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Makhoul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Makhoul's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Makhoul to family and friends
based on 70 total reviews (58 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

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Dr. Makhoul's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
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Dr. Makhoul Says:

Thank you for taking the time to fill out the survey.  I really appreciate the time you took to provide feedback on your experience and I strive to make every patient experience an exceptional one. Should you have a concern of any kind, please contact us immediately so we can work with you personally to resolve it.


 - Dr. E. M. Makhoul

Patient Comments (58)

Love coming here. The staff is so friendly and always make me feel at ease.
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As always, the service and people were great.
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Great Service!
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Everyone in the office is extremely nice, informative and helpful. Never feel rushed. They never recommend or push things that are not needed. Highly recommend Dr. Makhoul and his staff. Love the dental hygienist, she is wonderful.
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The staff is professional and friendly. If you have anxiety about dentist visits they let you know what is going to happen, what to expect and walk you through the process. I have had a great experiences at Dr. Makhoul's office.
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