Dr. Linda Makuta, DDS

Dr. Linda Makuta, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(4)
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Dr. Makuta is passionate about dentistry, health care and wellness of her patients. She has been involved in dentistry since 1985 when she was a dental assistant for a doctor in Tarzana. Knowing since the age of 5 that she wanted to be a dentist, Dr. Makuta pursued a rigorous academic schedule attending the University of California at Irvine obtaining a degree in Biological Sciences. She then went on to attend the Dental School at the University of California, San Francisco, graduating in 1998. Dr. Makuta is continually advancing her knowledge in dentistry to benefit her patients. She is an Invisalign provider, places and restores dental implants, and is in the process of obtaining her Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry. As a San Fernando Valley native, Dr. Makuta is excited to be helping people maintain and advance their health in her home area. She has two children that keep her very busy. She and her fiancé love to travel and are big sports fans. Doctor Makuta has been in practice for over 15 years.

5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 229

Encino, CA 91316

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Makuta "I provide comprehensive, high quality, individualized care for each patient. My focus is on prevention and patient education. The office is modern and state of the art. I love being a dentist and caring for my patients."

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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Gum Disease
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Bone Grafting
  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Invisalign®
  • Lower Dentures
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

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.

Education

  • University Of California, Irvine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of California, San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of California, San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Makuta has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Makuta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Makuta to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Makuta's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Encino, CA |
I just had my first appt with Dr. Makuta. First and foremost, she was a professional. She was also extremely friendly, patient and kind with me. You can tell she cares about her patients teeth and overall well being. I would and will, recommend her to my family and friends.
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Dr. Makuta accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
    United Concordia DHMO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Makuta has admitting privileges

Encino Hospital Medical Center
16237 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
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