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Veneers Special

Cosmetic dentistry is an ever-advancing field of dentistry that keeps finding the best way to restore your smile. Dental veneers are a minimally invasive method of both restoring and cosmetically correcting your smile. They are thin-wafer like structures that can be customized to suit the purpose of your dental correction. Veneers make use of dental adhesives to cover or hide minor chips, cracks, or broken parts of the enamel to give you an even and aesthetically pleasing smile. Our specials offer patients with $500 off on veneers. To find out more, call our office today.

$500 off for Veneers

$500 off Veneers. Call for more information.
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About Michael Choi, D.D.S.


Dr. Michael Choi is a general dentist, cosmetic dentist, prosthodontist and implant specialist serving patients in Irvine, CA and the surrounding communities. He has trained with some of the world’s most prominent implant dentists, and he has completed more than 12,000 dental implant surgeries and restorations.

Dr. Choi earned his doctoral degree in Seoul, South Korea in 1986. He served as a military doctor and then entered the advanced implant preceptorship program at UCLA. He researched dental implant interfaces and mechanics, and his findings were published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants (JOMI). In 1994, Dr. Choi began the advanced prosthodontic program at Loma Linda University, where he earned a certificate in prosthodontics. He then entered the advanced implant dentistry program and graduated with a certificate in implant dentistry in 1996. Dr. Choi was an assistant professor at Loma Linda for a year, after which he was an implant specialist at the Arizona Implant Institute, focusing on full-mouth reconstruction and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Choi continues to give many lectures and teach numerous courses about dental implants and cosmetic dentistry, as he maintains his private practice.


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Dr. Michael Choi is a general dentist, cosmetic dentist, prosthodontist and implant specialist serving patients in Irvine, CA and the surrounding communities. He has trained with some of the world’s most prominent implant dentists, and he has completed more than 12,000 dental implant surgeries and restorations.

Dr. Choi earned his doctoral degree in Seoul, South Korea in 1986. He served as a military doctor and then entered the advanced implant preceptorship program at UCLA. He researched dental implant interfaces and mechanics, and his findings were published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants (JOMI). In 1994, Dr. Choi began the advanced prosthodontic program at Loma Linda University, where he earned a certificate in prosthodontics. He then entered the advanced implant dentistry program and graduated with a certificate in implant dentistry in 1996. Dr. Choi was an assistant professor at Loma Linda for a year, after which he was an implant specialist at the Arizona Implant Institute, focusing on full-mouth reconstruction and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Choi continues to give many lectures and teach numerous courses about dental implants and cosmetic dentistry, as he maintains his private practice.


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What our patients are saying...

"I've been coming to this office since 2011 for all my dental needs. I've gotten my wisdom teeth removed, cavities filled, veneers put in, and of course regular cleanings. Dr. Choi and his staff are great and cover all the bases. He is a skilled specialist with years and years of experience. I don..."

"First of all I am a walking teeth disaster. dr. Choi and his staff had their work cut out for them when I walked in about 4 years ago. They have accepted all my challenges and put me back together again. Complete with Crowns and Implants. Ive refer’d my bil, my husband and my son all go to Dr. Ch..."

"They prepared a mouthguard me. Made a good impression!!"

"Smile by design is wonderful! I got my upper implant supported denture and it was the most amazing experience yet! The front staff is very friendly and Dr. Choi is a wonderful dentist.  Highly recommend!"

"Dr. Choi is truly a caring and compassionate dentist. He is professional and meticulous, and he helped me live a new life with my full mouth reconstruction. I had crowns, multiple implants, and many other treatments, and the results are amazing; they turned out very natural (color, shape, fit) an..."

"I had a wonderful experience at this office and I highly recommend it to anyone who is considering getting veneers done. Dr. Choi and his team are warm, friendly, and professional. He takes the time to make sure the outcome is exactly what we have agreed on and I never felt rushed or pushed in th..."

"Dr. Choi and his team are amazing! I've been seeing him for a few years now and I'm so glad I found their office because I was really dissatisfied with my prior dentist. I've referred many friends here and they all now enjoy going to the dentist after coming here. :)I really trust Dr. Choi's opin..."

"Dr is excellent and very caring. The entire  staff is very friendly and helpful. Every aspect from teeth cleaning to the implant process are done to perfection. I can't say enough good things about Smile by Design."

"Awesome doctor and staff!  They take the time to explain the procedures and insurance coverage.   Highly recommend!"

"First of all the staff is so nice and always accommodates us. I go, my husband and son all go to Dr. Choi. I'm a hard luck case for most dentist don't know what to do for me. Dr. Choi always has the answer and is very confident in his ability and work. He's helped me with crowns and implants. Not..."

"Smile by Design is a great dental office. Dr. Choi and his staff are friendly and professional. I enjoyed speaking with the office manager. She is very kind and knowledgeable. I have recommended Smile by Design to my family and friends."

"I absolutely love Smile by Design Dental! I've been coming here for 10 yrs and Iam extremely happy with the quality of work as well as the appearance and cleanliness of the office. Not only is the office a pleasant place to be, but when I'm here I feel like I'm spending time with friends. The doc..."

"I was referred to Dr. Choi by my friend recently. The professionalism of his staff is amazing along with their follow up. After years of looking for a doctor who knows what they're doing, I am glad I decided to visit Dr. Choi. He is proficient, quick and gentle. He was able to replace a previous ..."

"Great dentist, very dilligent and doing excellent job on criwns, fillings and extractions. Stuff is also super friendly and welcoming."

"I first found Dr. Choi and his team back in 2016 when I needed a front tooth implant. I was incredibly nervous about finding the right team to perform the procedure - not because I am afraid of dental work, but because I wanted it to look natural and be top quality work. After researching a few i..."

"I've unfortunately been a little slow on writing the review, but finally, after coming to this yelp page again so many times to recommend Dr Choi to my coworkers and friends, I decided to finally write a review. Not a ton of time on my hands, so here goes- my veneer story.I've been wanting veneer..."

"Let me preface this review with the following:  I hate dentists.  I believe that they are all Nazi interrogators that ask, "Is it safe?" (watch Marathon Man, kids).That being said, I actually felt as at ease as one can be in a dentist's office.  The staff is very warm and Michael i..."

"Dr. Choi is fantastic! I came from a dental office where you had to make appointments months in advance. However, Dr. Choi's friendly staff was able to fit me in right away. Dr. Choi is extremely knowledgeable, he listened to what I wanted, and he made me feel comfortable about the upcoming proce..."

"The staff at Dr. Choi's office are very polite, helpful, and professional. The hygienist was very knowledgeable and informative. I was made to feel very comfortable. They even asked if I liked the background music. How considerate is that?"

"I only have great things to say about Dr Choi and all the staff!! I've spent plenty of time here over the last couple of years between regular dental work and my Invisalign treatment. Angie the assistant is amazing and all others have been professional yet very kind. A huge plus is they are very ..."

"I only have great things to say about Dr Choi and all the staff!! I've spent plenty of time here over the last couple of years between regular dental work and my Invisalign treatment. Angie the assistant is amazing and all others have been professional yet very kind. A huge plus is they are very ..."

"Highly, highly recommend Dr Choi and his staff. Let alone a clean facility, modern technology and excellent service, the team makes you feel comfortable and calm throughout any procedure. I'm not one to leave reviews but this place really deserves the recognition."

"Dr. Choi's office is amazing. Everyone is extremely nice and very helpful.  I usually don't have to wait and if I don't it for a few minutes only. They do not overbook their appointments. The office is clean and super high-tech! I love the fact that you can get all your dental needs done in one d..."

"Dr Choi is exceptional! From regular cleanings to major dental work, they will take care of you really well! The entire staff is great and so accommodating! They have the latest technology that I am absolutely amazed by! I've even made my husband come here!"

"Dr Choi is exceptional! From regular cleanings to major dental work, they will take care of you really well! The entire staff is great and so accommodating! They have the latest technology that I am absolutely amazed by! I've even made my husband come here!"

"I recently have had several dental procedures done here including implant, implant removal and replacement (prom a prior sub-standard dental office) as well as the regular cleaning and "light duty" work. I have had a wonderful experience with each visit. Dr. Choi has state of the art equipment an..."

"Dr. Choi and his staff are very friendly and funny. It's already scary going to the dentist, so it's nice to have a supportive team to ease the pain."

"Dr. Choi and his staff are very friendly and funny. It's already scary going to the dentist, so it's nice to have a supportive team to ease the pain."

"Dr.Choi is the best dentist I've ever met.He is so nice and so humorous.Everyone in the office are great!My daughter loves them all."

"Dr. Michael is the best doctor I have been met. He is patient careful and humorous , especially he is professional. I am happy to see my teeth is getting straight. So far so good! Let's wait and see the good changing."

"Dr. Choi is amazing !! He has transformed my smile more beautifully than I could've ever imagined ! Him and his staff are so friendly, I actually enjoy going to the dentist. I would recommend him for anything dental you need done! I honestly couldn't be happier!"

"Gotta admit I was a freak about coming in.  I have been missing lower tooth and have been told by several dentists I need tissue graph, bone graph and implants.  I'd been avoiding it for years but at this point had no other alternatives.  I was a nervous wreck and Dr. Choi and his crew, always ca..."

"Dr. Choi is an amazing dentist. I've always dreaded going into an appointment fearing I'd come out with my gums all beat up from the cleanings and such but Dr. Choi is gentle and very talented in his approach. His friendly demeanor is also a great quality about him that gives me the confidence to..."

"After just finishing invislign, I noticed how years of grinding led to some damaged and uneven teeth. After looking through Yelp and reading all the fantastic reviews, I called Dr. Choi's office and set up an appointment for bonding. Needless to say, it was a very pleasant experience. The entire ..."

"Until I met Dr. Choi, my dental appointments were always consumed with fear and anxiety. For the first time in my life, I have met a dentist who makes me feel comfortable. For several months now I have been in and out of Dr. Choi's office for a variety of dental work; invisalign, veneers, on-lays..."

"Until I met Dr. Choi, my dental appointments were always consumed with fear and anxiety. For the first time in my life, I have met a dentist who makes me feel comfortable. For several months now I have been in and out of Dr. Choi's office for a variety of dental work; invisalign, veneers, on-lays..."

"Dr. Choi is highly recommended!  He pays high attention to detail, gentle with his hands, extremely knowledgeable, and patient explaining the work that's being done.  I appreciate him spending time with his patients and answering any questions they may have.  The staffs are extremely friendly, kn..."

"Dr. Choi is highly recommended!  He pays high attention to detail, gentle with his hands, extremely knowledgeable, and patient explaining the work that's being done.  I appreciate him spending time with his patients and answering any questions they may have.  The staffs are extreme..."

"I've been going to Smile by Design for years now and I love them!!! The front office staff are really easy to work with and Dr. Choi is amazing. He listens to what I want, and you're not pushed into doing a bunch of unnecessary work. All I can say is this is the best my smile has looked. I highly..."

"My family has been seeing Dr. Choi for over a year now. I would characterize his approach as very gentle and careful. He looks out for his patient's best interests in their dental health while not promoting the most radical, expensive treatment.  Dr. Choi goes above and beyond to minimize pain an..."

"Had my wisdom tooth checked cause my jaw was aching. Learned that my tooth & jaw were colliding so had to remove the wisdom tooth right then and there. Dr. Choi removed both upper & lower wisdom tooth in my right side in just 5-10 mins & everything was done smoothly and painlessly as possible! An..."

"Lovely staff. Clean, bright office. Thorough and meticulous dentist... Thank you for taking care of my husband also. Mylan"

"Let me preface this review with the following:  I hate dentists.  I believe that they are all Nazi interrogators that ask, "Is it safe?" (watch Marathon Man, kids).That being said, I actually felt as at ease as one can be in a dentist's office.  The staff is very warm and Michael is very friendly..."

"UPDATE: After paying for way too much for lots of dental work, only to have the same teeth pulled in the end, I had all but given up on area dentists (Irvine/Tustin), so much so I could not bring myself to see another until I could stand the pain no longer. I searched and even set a couple of app..."

"I still don't remember exactly how I found Smile by Design, but one thing led to another and BOOM! Impacted wisdom teeth, gone! Also got a cleaning while I was there.Very happy that I had no complications (other than chipmunk cheeks).The office is clean and extremely nice, worked with me even tho..."

"I still don't remember exactly how I found Smile by Design, but one thing led to another and BOOM! Impacted wisdom teeth, gone! Also got a cleaning while I was there.Very happy that I had no complications (other than chipmunk cheeks).The office is clean and extremely nice, worked with me even tho..."

"After a rigorous and laborious search for a local Irvine dentist, I stumbled upon Smile by Design.Work I got done:FillingsHygiene workBoth the hygienist and dentist were very affable and educational.  It was a very comfortable, quick and enjoyable experience.  I actually felt confident about my t..."

"After a rigorous and laborious search for a local Irvine dentist, I stumbled upon Smile by Design.Work I got done:FillingsHygiene workBoth the hygienist and dentist were very affable and educational.  It was a very comfortable, quick and enjoyable experience.  I actually felt confident ..."

"Found my new dentist!Comfortable experience from beginning to end.Very clean and spacious officeWait time was reasonable Lovely staff from receptionists to the dental hygienist to the manager that gave me the financial consultation in her office at the end of my visit.I came in for a simple teeth..."

"I was petrified to go to the dentist.. Then I came here... Absolutely LOVE Dr. Choi and his team. All the ladies that work here are wonderful. 8/10 times i was late for my appointment. Dr. Choi and the staff still welcomed me with open arms. They had no problem accommodating all my weird scheduli..."

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