Meet the Doctor

Dr. Steven Pakiz, DDS

Known for his thorough, detailed approach and caring chairside manner, Dr. Steven Pakiz has faithfully served the residents of Long Beach for over 20 years. His passion for science and his natural artistic eye inspired him to pursue a career in dentistry. After receiving his dental degree in 1988, he returned to his native Long Beach to serve the community he loves.

Dr. Pakiz is known for his caring attitude towards his patients, and his personable, friendly manner. He explains all treatment options frankly and in detail, and educates his patients on how their dental health affects their overall well-being so they can make informed decisions about their treatment.

Dr. Pakiz treats his patients like family, and works hard with his staff to create a soothing, spa-like atmosphere where patients can relax and feel comfortable while visiting the dentist.


Dr. Pakiz graduated from the UCLA Dental School as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). He is a Preferred Provider of Invisalign, and has many years of experience with this revolutionary new method of teeth straightening. In order to provide his patients with the best possible Invisalign treatment, he received personal training from Dr. David Galler, one of the top Invisalign providers in the country.


Dr. Pakiz was also awarded Best DDS in Long Beach 2013 and Runner up Best DDS in Long Beach 2014 from the Press Telegram Readers’ Choice Awards.

Serving our community

Dr. Pakiz is a participating dentist with Pathways to Independence, a nonprofit organization which provides assistance to young women in need. He provides all necessary dentistry at no charge to the women in these programs so they can focus on getting back on their feet.

To make an appointment, call 562‑449‑4001 or click here to request an appointment online.