Dr. Julian Zhitnitsky, DDS

Dr. Julian Zhitnitsky, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Julian Zhitnitsky is an expert in his field with over 20 years of experience. Upon graduating from USC Dental School, his reputation with cosmetic and general dentistry helped solidify his position as a competent and caring professional in the dental industry of the San Fernando Valley . Alongside general dentistry, Dr. Zhitnitsky also practices sedation dentistry. This is suitable for those with a phobia of dental procedures, as well as dental anxiety. Sleep apnea treatment, as well as other general health concerns, can be assessed as well. These general concerns include diagnosing and treating gum disease through non-surgical methods. For over a decade, Dr. Zhitnitsky has taken part in various philanthropies, including donating services to the Doctor Donated Services Charity which provides dental care to those unprivileged. Additionally, the Dr. hosts scholarly competitions which encourages participants to better their lives through education, creativity, and the performance of good deeds. The winners of the Good Deeds Competitions receive Ipads, along with other prizes. He is also a part of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the San Fernando Valley Dental Society. He is also certified in Dental Oral Conscious Sedation. Healthy living, along with an active participation in the community are among the many values that Dr. Zhitnitsky promotes and embodies. Both himself, and his staff speak fluent Spanish, and they have convenient office hours suitable for all needs. His office is also open for emergency treatment.

Encino Dream Smile

7220 Woodman Ave Ste 201

Van Nuys, CA 91405
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Dental Health
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Liberty Dental
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zhitnitsky "Dr. Julian Zhitnitsky with Encino Dream Smile is truly the go to dentist for those who have dental phobias. With over 20 years experience, Dr. Zhitnitsky has helped many patients overcome these phobias with his Sedation Dentistry techniques in which he has mastered, and his added charming personality. Encino Dream Smile caters to the whole family from adults to children in most areas of dentistry from basic check-ups, cleanings, to cosmetics, orthodontics, sleep apnea, and oral surgery treatments. Don’t neglect your health and achieve the perfect smile with Encino Dream Smile by calling today to make an appointment."


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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Trauma
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Plaque
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tender Gums
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry

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.


  • Herman Ostrow School Of Dentistry Of Usc
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Zhitnitsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association, Member
  • California Dental Association, Member
  • San Fernando Dental Association, Member

Dr. Zhitnitsky's Reviews

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Dr. Zhitnitsky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
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Dr. Zhitnitsky accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA Premier
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • DenteMax
  • EmblemHealth
    Dental Preferred Plus
  • First Dental Health
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • Liberty Dental
    California Independence PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare

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