Meet Dr. Sacks - Our mission statement


Phillip M. Sacks, DDS (Dr. Phil - the first one, circa 1970)

43 Years later, just as cute?

         Education: Dr. Sacks is a 1970 graduate of USC Dental School.  He attended undergraduate at USC as well and has a BA in history.  

Memberships:  Dr. Sacks is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the California  Dental Association (CDA)

CDA member dentists are committed to improving the oral health care of all Californians. Our members follow a code of ethics that reflects each dentist’s commitment to integrity and to promoting the highest professional standards. When it comes to choices, this is one you can feel good about.

Not all CDA dentists may be accepting new patients. So when contacting them for an appointment, please ask if the dentist is accepting new patients.

Dr. Sacks is a  Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD - a group that honors continuing higher education of dentists, and he has just been awarded Emeritus status for his seniority and academic accomplishments after 48 years of participation.).  

Interests:  Dr. Sacks loves his family, his dogs, fly fishing, computers, photography, movies, music, and all things USC. Dr. Sacks is married to Sharon, a Special Events and Wedding Planner, and has two daughters, Megan and Samantha (Jeff), and grandsons named Ethan, Jayden, Jacob, and granddaughter Alexis.

Mission Statement:  

I and my dedicated staff want you to have the same kind of care that we would want for those we love most, our family. We want to serve you as we would like to be served.  We love giving five star service.  We want you to have a healthy mouth, and have as attractive a smile as you want to have. We will show you how to maintain the excellent dental treatment we recommend - key to success in dental futures. We have the experience, education, office, and instruments, and know-how to treat you successfully; our patients can have an excellent dental future, and keep their teeth for a lifetime.  

Our office is safe.  We meet or exceed all government agencies recommendations.  We live in a different world and we are geared up for it.  You will feel it the first time you meet us.  Your personal safety as well as that of the staff and the doctor is part of our mission. 

We practice "humanistically".  We want you to know that we care about you as a whole person, not just your teeth; your wants, needs, desires are paramount in your treatment.  We take care of pressing problems and arrest disease before we do reconstruction of teeth.  We will address pressing cosmetic needs as well in this initial stage if that is paramount for you.  We will not saddle you with an overwhelming plan of dental work.   We believe in phased treatment plans - stages that you can live with that can sometimes take time, but are always working towards a goal of better dental health.  We will work with you financially to get what you want.  We offer a number of financial plans to help you - some are even interest free!

We also want to make you friends for a lifetime.  Our patients are our family and we love them.  Their is no greater honor than to be their personal family dentist.

Yours for Better Dental Health,

Phillip M. Sacks DDS




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