I was extremely impressed by the professional and personable treatment I got from Dr. Mastrovich and his staff. He easily and quickly removed a broken screw from my implant. Valerie was very responsive from the beginning with her warm and caring way. I highly recommend them.
A professional and high technical place with wonderful members.
Wonderful! I went in with an implant screw that my dentist could not remove. Doctor talked to me during the entire visit, letting me know what he was doing and seeing. I was very impressed.
Dr Mastrovich and his staff are amazing. Professional, highly knowledgeable, yet warm and kind all at the same time. I could not be more pleased with my experience.
Referred by my dentist who could not resolve an issue with my crowns, Dr. Mastrovich certainly lived up to his reputation. He identified the problem and was done in short order. I expected technical expertise. What is always a plus is to find that everyone in the office is friendly and caring. Definitely a 5-star experience.
I had a damaged Ankylos implant where the abutment was broken and lodged in the implant. I live in Las Vegas and contacted a number of dentists there and no one wanted to take on removing the damaged abutment and all recommended just removing the whole implant from the bone and starting over. Thankfully, a couple of dentists I contacted in San Diego all recommended Dr. Mastrovich as the person they refer all their difficult cases to. The information and email exchanges with his office manager, Valerie, prior to the appointment allowed Dr. Mastrovich to get a clear picture of what needed to be done and he was well prepared to extract the damaged abutment when we met. He was very thorough in explaining what he intended to do and kept me appraised each step of the way. He skillfully extracted the damaged parts and the implant is now ready to accept a new abutment and crown. Do yourself a big favor by consulting with Dr. Mastrovich before letting any dentist convince you that you need to pry your implant out from the bone. Super big THANKS to Dr. Mastrovich and Valerie and their dental assistant who assisted in the procedure.
Excellent care from setting appointment to end of procedure. Efficient, friendly & extremely skilled.
Good technology, good equipment and caring for patients.
Outstanding and Exceptional. A True leader in all of Dentistry!!!
Dr Mastrovich was very professional and did a great job on my implants. His nurse and receptionist were awesome. I definitely recommend Dr Mastrovich for your dental implant needs
Really efficient and excellent service! Super professional/kind staff and Dr. Mastrovich is extremely knowledgeable in this area.
The Mastrovich Team has passion, high energy, and phenomenal technical skills that very few specialists have to offer. The whole Team is well versed with your individual needs far in advance to the actual visit. Before you sit in the chair of the Mad Scientist (in a good way), Dr. Mastrovich, has already worked on your specific procedure in his head multiple times based upon the super detailed data collected by Valerie. The advanced tools, procedures and special techniques are well thought out, planned, executed, and documented for the next Mad Scientist Event! Don’t even think about going anywhere else nor should you give up without seeing the Mastrovich Team in action with saving your precious implant system.
Thanks for performing a small miracle.
This was my best experience ever. I had a broken screw in my implant, Dr Mastrovich and his staff were amazing. Two other doctors had tried but unfortunately they couldn’t help. I feel lucky I met them. I will be going back for everything they offer regardless of distance. I highly recommend Dr. Mastrovich and his staff.
Dr. Mastrovich and his staff were exceptional in every way! Not only is Dr. Mastrovich an expert in dental restoration, but during and after the whole process, he explained what he was doing, and showed me with models what was happening with my teeth. He even showed me hi-definition color photographs of the restoration! His staff is also amazing. His business manager, Valerie, communicated with me before the procedure, informed me of everything I needed to know, answered any questions, and was superb as well! Many thanks to Dr. Mastrovich and his team, as I am back on the road to full dental health!
Two attempts were made by my dentist to remove the broken screw from my implant. Because of the unsuccessful attempts I was referred to Dr. Mastrovich to do the removal. Prior to my appointment Dr. Mastrovich’s practice administrator fully informed me of exactly what to expect during the removal process which put me completely at ease. During the procedure Dr. Mastrovich and his assistant were totally concerned about my well being and made sure I was comfortable throughout. The entire staff is very professional and caring! I would not hesitate to go back in the future if needed!!
Dr. Mastrovich and his team, starting with Valerie, we’re truly outstanding. My dentist had to change an abutment, which was too small and kept letting the crown fall. But when she tried unscrewing it, nothing worked. She tried for hours, and then sent me to the surgeon, with the possibility of having to do a new surgery to remove implant and place a new one. I am glad the surgeon sent me here. No invasive surgery (which would likely have damaged more than fix things), and in an hour Dr M removed the stripped / broken abutment. Valerie was also incredibly helpful in terms of in-take. As was Dr Mastrovich’s assistant in the room. Best $1000 I spent in my life, in terms of medical benefits.
I presented as a very challenging case in the steps leading up to getting in for the appointment and was presented with a guided hand every step of the way to ensure that I could get in for the only appointment I would be in town for. It was a multi team effort and a miracle that they made it happen. Oh, and did I mention they got the screw that was over torqued? 🙂 Thank you Valerie for your due diligence for getting me in, Thank you Dr. M and team for the great work today.
The people at Mastrovich Implant are some of the nicest people I have ever met! My experience was one of the best dental appointments I have ever experienced. If you need an implant mechanical rescue, I would strongly encourage you to contact them.
My decade old dental implant needed help and Dr. Mastrovich saved my implant! (Ironically, his office’s address is 911.) My general dentist sought Dr. Mastrovich’s assistance when the abutment broke off of my implant when the implant crown broke off. It was exciting to know that I had an option to ‘save’ the original ‘threaded’ implant with Dr. Mastrovich’s masterful removal of the abutment in his ‘mechanical rescue’. Impressive! My one-time visit was efficient and effective, thanks to the smooth process of pre-visit forms, the clear explanation of procedures by Valerie and the skillful process that Dr. Mastrovich has honed. He even creates his own special tools to perform his magic. If you are not fortunate to be in driving distance to his office, Dr Mastrovich can train other dentists so his treatment and techniques is available to everyone, even in other States. He has even a micromachining lab to create his specialty tooling. Seeing Dr. Mastrovich saved me from having to get another implant, thus saving me cost, time, another surgery, etc. I felt totally at ease with Dr. Mastrovich and had full confidence being under his care. I appreciate Dr Mastrovich, along with his wonderful support team, Valerie and Sheila. I highly recommend Dr. Mastrovich.
Seldom does one begin a conversation about tooth care with joy. However, when it comes to Dr. Mastrovich and his staff, there is no other way. I was referred to Dr. Mastrovich by Dr. Jeffery McCullough to remove a three-tooth bridge that was 21+ years old with abutment screw issues that couldn’t be removed despite the best attempts of two Cypress dentists.
My first introduction to the Dr. Mastrovich service was an interview call from Valerie, who gave a detailed step-by-step account of the service and what to expect. The interview was thorough and informative and so well done it left me looking forward to the treatment.
Dr. Mastrovich is a mechanical genius who is also in love with his work. While he’s performing his work, he’s providing a play-by-play of the process for his assistant and posterity. He was able to demonstrate his work and results on a high-definition screen overhead. Superb!
I highly recommend Dr. Mastrovich, the state-of-the-art facility, and his wonderful staff. I had a 150-mile round trip for his treatment and it would be worth it if the journey was 1,500 miles.
Dr. Mastrovich has a true healing hand! He was super quick to diagnose a solution to my condition and finished his work in the time he estimated. He immediately found and remedied a source of pain I had been having for years (missed several other dentists). He also has a great bedside manner. His staff was fantastic, and the office was very nice with free parking.
The staff was great maybe feel super comfortable I really appreciate all the doctor did for me he was wonderful.
My visit with Dr. Mastrovich could not have gone better. My general dentist was unable to remove a broken screw from an implant after three tries. Dr. Mastrovich removed it in less than 30 minutes. No pain, no fuss!
Great experience from beginning to end, with warm and professionalism Dr. M and his staff know exactly what they are doing!
Exceptional and friendly in every way. Dr. Mastrovich removed a broken abutment from an implant with infinite patience, skill and humor. There’s not enough room here to express my appreciation of Dr. Mastrovich and his staff.
I very rarely use “social media” to address my evaluation of service providers because I have doubted their authenticity. However, I am unhesitatingly doing so now while passing on my highest accolades to Dr. Charles Mastrovich and his staff. Dr Mastrovich is a rare individual who clearly exemplifies the highest standards of integrity and professional expertise. I would unhesitatingly state that he is the most qualified dental professional with whom I have had contact with during the past 20 years or so. He is both empathic to his patients needs and resolves them quickly and fully. A very unique professional!
I was referred to Dr. Mastrovich by my family dentist to remove a broken screw for my tooth implant. My dentist said that Dr. Mastrovich was the expert in this procedure, and I couldn’t agree more! From the time to set up the appointment and to the actual date of the procedure, everything went smoothly. Valerie was great at getting my information, setting up my appointment, providing me with information about the procedure and making sure I was comfortable the day of the procedure. Dr. Mastrovich and his team was able to retrieve the broken screw from my implant in no time. Great at communicating what he was doing during the procedure and afterwards. Thanks again to the Mastrovich team!
I got a broken/stuck screw in my implant, my general dentist could not get it out, so I was referred to Dr Mastrovich, it was such a nice experience in his office, the stuck piece was successful removed, I also got a nice educational course on how the implant and abutment pieces are put together. Actually, the nice experience started with Valerie, I had never had my dental procedures explained as clearly to me before the visit as Valerie did, every little detail, was taken care of and followed through. His work is so specialized, and I feel lucky and privileged to have such a special doctor in our area.
Impressive clinically and delightful personally! Dr. Mastrovich’s is not just one in a million. He is one in 7.8 billion! Only he combines such high expertise in dentistry with a genius-like mechanical engineering ability. His passion for creatively problem-solving structural implant problems is amazing. In my case, he built his own tools and amazingly removed a broken screw and abutment while also caring for my wellbeing. His team is outstanding. Valerie has the highest EQ (emotional intelligence) and especially genuine way to create a positive experience for patients. They combine caring and phenomenal results in a precious and rare way!
My general dentist couldn’t get the abutment off of my implant, so he referred me to a prosthodontist to get it off. The prosthodontist told me he had only done a couple of these, but he would be “very conservative” in working on it in case he wasn’t able to get it off. I then asked him what he would do if he couldn’t get it off. He said that he’d refer me to Dr. Mastrovich who does this all the time. I thanked him for his time and went to Dr. Mastrovich. Boy am I thankful I did. He has done hundreds of these and got the abutment off without any damage to the implant. I’m so thankful that I saw Dr. Mastrovich.
Dr. Mastrovich is a master of extraction. I’ve had two ruptures of an implant. Both times Dr. Mastrovich has retrieved the broken screw. He’s the best in the business. Amazing!
A fine dentist yes, but also a mechanic, a machinist and a skilled hand. He was able to rescue a failed implant that had a broken abutment screw. To be treated by Dr. Mastrovich is an exceptional experience.
I have nothing but high praise and admiration for Dr. Mastrovich and his incredible, in-depth knowledge and expertise in dentistry. He’s extremely trustworthy as well. I had a very complicated implant problem. My implant tooth broke off just below the gum line and the screw portion of the abutment was stuck inside the implant base. The dentist who had originally installed my implant wanted to charge me full price for a brand new implant and thousands just to extract the broken off screw. I sought a second opinion. Dr. Mastrovich used technology that he invented to extract the screw, and he was able to save the existing implant base. The cost was extremely affordable. I can’t thank him enough.
Dr. Mastrovich does exceptional work. I was referred to Dr. Mastrovich from my primary dentist because I had a dental implant abutment that broke and would not come out of the implant. Through his dental and mechanical skills he created an extractor and process from scratch that easily removed the broken part at no charge. Subsequent to that, he has gone the extra mile in an effort to ensure that the problem would not reoccur; he acquired all of the parts to create new dental molds and impressions so that a new abutment and crown could be created. Ultimately once the lab work is finished he will reinstall the new parts ensuring that the alignment of the abutment and crown are perfect so that my implant will last forever. Awesome JOB!
My husband is extremely happy with Dr. Mastrovich’s expertise:
Because it does not happen often, neither my oral surgeon nor my prosthodontist knew how to remove the broken abutment left in my tooth implant when it failed.
I was fortunate that both my dentists referred me to Dr.Charles Mastrovich who removed the broken abutment with tools and a procedure he developed and perfected.
“Pleasurable” is not a word usually associated with any dental procedure, but it best describes my time spent with Dr. Mastrovich. He is not only a technical whiz, but a caring and giving person.
Thank You Doctor,
I am VERY happy with Dr. Mastrovich’s superior dental expertise.
I was fortunate that my dentist referred me to Dr.Charles Mastrovich who removed the broken abutment with tools and a procedure he developed. He is a great dentist and a very caring person.
Thank You Doctor.
I had screw stuck in a dental implant. My dentist couldn’t remove it and the only option the oral surgeon had for me was to take the implant out and put a new one in. This would have been a risky surgery, since the implant was very close to the adjacent teeth, and very integrated with the bone.
I consider my usual dentist to be quite good, but he was inexperienced regarding the issue I had. Fortunately, he was conscious enough and didn’t try to solve the problem. Other dentists are not as good accepting they can’t solve a problem and try to solve it anyway, and they will most certainly ruin your implant.
I did some research online and I’ve found out that most dentists are not familiar with this kind of mechanical issues, while Charles Mastrovich has dealt with over 170 cases as of 2014. I live in Seattle so I had to fly to San Diego to get to his clinic in Escondido to have this problem solved. It was really worth it, he removed the screw leaving my implant intact.
If you have a mechanical problem with your implant, don’t let an inexperienced dentist try to solve it, call Dr. Mastrovich.
First off, I am not a patient of Dr. Mastrivich but he was the referral source from my vacationing practioner. The top of my implant was very loose and I had visions of being seen without a front tooth. This office deserves praise ! Not only did they care of my issure in a very timely manner but they totally threw me for a loop by not charging me for the service as a courtesy to my dentist.
Now thats some Olde World service that is hard to experience anymore. Thank you
Dr. Mastrovich and very friendly staff.
Very welcoming, personable staff on the phone and when I showed up for my appointment. I was referred to Dr. Mastrovich for his excellent knowledge with implants and ability to correct any parts or broken pieces. A very patience man and took the time to explain, not only the procedure but what caused the problem. His passion for what he does was very evident and I felt confident from the moment I met him. Kudos to him and his staff! I would definately go back!
I was sent to Dr. Mastrovich by my prosthodontist. I had broken one of four locators that hold my upper denture. The remaining piece was jammed way up in the space in which it was located. It had to be completely removed before a new locator could be inserted. My prosthodontist tried for an hour but couldn’t do it! My dental surgeon also tried but couldn’t do it! As a last resort, I was sent to Dr. Mastrovich to accomplish this seemingly insurmountable task. To my amazement, Dr. Mastrovich DID it!!! But, Dr. Mastrovich had special dental eaquipment, he disigned himself, that enabled him to get out the locator. Dr. Mastrovich is not just any dentist. He invented many of his own tools, as well as, a magnifying machine with a probe that enabled him to see into m;y mouth and directly find what remained of the locator. The machine connected to a large screen, has a camera attached so that pictures wete taken by an assistant who worked with Dr. Mastrovich during the two-hour procedure. Through skill, persistence and ingenuity, Dr. Mastrovich accomplished what no other professiona could. Needless to say, I was prepared to pay as much as I was asked by the very friendly and accommodating office receptionist, Debra. It seems Dr. Mastrovich performs these amazing feats for dentists in the county who run up against dental challenges that they cannot solve. I cannot sing his praises too loudly. He is dedicated, hard working, personable and a genius all in one outstanding member of the dental profession. I wish I could give him, and his warm and caring staff a medal But all I can do is recommend him to any patient who wants a dentist who is both a magician and a master at his craft. No words can thank Dr. Mastrsovich and his staff enough. I will be his patient, as will my husband and friends from now on. I wish I had found him sooner.
We were referred to Dr. Mastrovich by our Mom’s dentist to diagnose and repair two broken implant abutment screws for my 84-year old mother. Mom’s case was challenging, as it was not initially clear why the screws fractured after only 9 months from the original implant surgery. Dr. M. was exceedingly professional and diligent in determining the cause of the problem (wrong-sized screws were installed by the original dentist). He took exceptional care of our Mom through four appointments, resulting in the successful removal of the fractured screws (while preserving the implants) and the installation of the correct parts. We are very thankful for the successful outcome. More than twelve hours of dental work for anyone is no fun, especially someone elderly. But Dr. M. and his staff (Lori and Debra) treated Mom with tremendous compassion and courtesy. We highly recommend Dr. Mastrovich.
I have experienced 12 broken implant screws during the past 19 years. In September 2016, I had three broken implant screws on my bridge. The dentist who placed my bridge and previous broken screws did not know where or if replacement screws would be available. He sent me to a dental implant specialist who did not have the expertise to help me but knew someone who has a reputation of handing difficult cases. He referred me to Dr. Mastrovich. When I first met Dr. Mastrovich, I was very nervous and apprehensive. Dr. Mastrovich quickly put me at ease and assured me that if he can’t find the parts, he could machine new screws. He took time to educate me about my implant system and options to help prevent future screw breakage. Within two weeks he repaired my bridge with upgraded screws at a lower price. This was the first time I have ever had a phone call from a dentist office that called me the next day to check on me. Dr. Mastrovich and his staff exceeded my expectations.
My regular dentist was having a difficult time removing the screw from my dental implant and made arrangements for me to see Dr. Mastrovich. The thought of driving almost 100 miles one way to visit a dentist really made me feel stressed. However, I am EXTREMELY PLEASED with the service I received there which started at the front desk. Debra’s bubbly personality shown thru as she gave me advice about the intake paperwork. Next, Sheila introduced herself to me, as well as my daughter, led me to the procedure room and covered me with a warmed blanket ( everyone knows the dentists’ office thermostats are always set on igloo). Dr. Mastrovich came in and said, “Hi, I’m Charlie”. His friendliness helped to relax me even more. Doctor M and Sheila worked together like a well oiled machine, anticipating each others needs and explaining things to me along the way. In less than an hour my implant was screw free!!!! And to make the ending even sweeter the procedure was performed without the use of any numbing medication, so my body was chemical free too :).
Thank you so much Dr. Mastrovich, Debra and Staff for your professionalism, courtesy and kindness. I am so glad to be able to go on with the restoration of my implant. I would certainly refer your services to anyone I can.
First of all, Dr. Mastrovich is not our actual dentist. We were referred to him by our actual dentist. There was an issue with my husband’s implant, and it seemed very difficult for my dentist; however, Dr. Mastrovich took care of our problem quickly and with ease! He also gave us a clear and detailed explanation on everything we needed to know! Thank you Dr. Mastrovich as well as your wonderfully kind staff!
I was sent to Dr. Mastrovich’s office after doctors in another Oral Surgery Office failed to remove a broken screw in one of my dental implants. I would rate Dr. Mastrovich and his staff “perfect!” He not only took care of the problem, but also explained what to do next in an easy to understand manner.
Dr. Mastrovich is not only professional, but also ethical from the way he described what to do next. He has self-made special tools and his experience of taking care of tough implant related problems made him so special in the field of oral surgery! His assistant is so knowledgeable and the office manager, Debra, made me feel so at home from when I called to confirm my appointment.
Thank you Dr. Mastrovich and your wonderful staff!
This review is long overdue but I needed to express the value of service I received from Dr. Mastrovich, Debra and Rex on April 8th, 2016. I was referred to Dr. Mastrovich for his speciality in removing broken implant screws. I patiently waited nearly 2 months to get in to see him and it was well worth the wait. Dr. Mastrovich demonstrated his master skills by gently removing my broken implant screw. From the first encounter with Debra to the actual appt. with Dr. Mastrovich and his RDA Rex the experience was nothing short of awesome. Thank you for your expertise, your patient/customer service, and your generosity. You are appreciated!
My Mom was referred to Dr. Mastrovich by her dentist to remove a broken implant abutment and abutment screw. This is an extremely difficult case, but Dr. Mastrovich was able to remove the broken abutment and abutment screw — carefully keeping the implant intact. My Mom says she felt very comfortable in the chair. She was so happy and relieved that she asked me to write this review. Thank you Dr. Mastrovich!
Dr. Mastrovich’s office was great! So professional and friendly! Everyone from the front desk to Dr. Mastrovich and his assistants. I needed to see Dr. Mastrovich for an issue I had with an implant that another Dr. had done out of state. Dr. Mastrovich was so knowledgable and really met my needs to fix my implant. I definitely recommend this dental office!
Thank you Dr. Mastrovich for the great service and education on my implant problem. You took care of it~~with ease!
I had the best dental experience of my life yesterday. Dr. Mastrovich and his staff are simply wonderful. He fixed a broken implant that others said could not be done. From the first phone call with Valerie to the hand shake leaving I am profoundly appreciative.
After 15 years one of my dental implants broke with the implant beside it becoming loose. I visited my dentist and did a followup visit with my implant doctor. It looked like nothing could be done to repair the broken implant. Then I got a call from my dentist who had found Dr. Mastrovich and asked me to look over his web site and watch the videos. ( mastrovichdental.com )
I called and spoke with Valerie who guided me through the preparations for a visit. We arrived early for the appointment and Valerie greeted us with a smile, handshake and immediately made us feel very welcome. When it was time I was taken back and greeted by Dr. Mastrovich who said “Hi, I’m Charlie”. Throughout the visit he and his staff made me comfortable and ensured I knew what was happening. He has repaired over 600 broken implants. His knowledge and expertise are unparalleled. He quickly identified the problem using his specialty equipment which itself is very impressive. The 60 power microscope allowed him to see and repair the problem. Each step of the process was photographed through the microscope. My dentist had supplied the wrong replacement pieces but Dr. Mastrovich was able to find the appropriate hardware and quickly solved the issue. We were attended by an observer from the implant company who was there to learn from his process.
So my two broken implants from 15 years ago will be restored to use with new crowns and continue their useful life. Dr. Mastrovich and his staff made it possible and I am truly grateful. It was truly an honor to be worked on by these wonderful people. For all these reasons I recommend then. Five stars are truly insufficient. Thank you Dr. Mastrovich and staff!
Dr. Mastrovich rescued an implant to start. He’s noted for this! ,and then gave me the most thorough, thoughtful consultation I have ever had in 70 years going to a dentist. I have faith he will do as well with my future reconstruction. Also I noted it was a happy office, both patients and staff. Completely organized and professional.
Dr. Mastrowich is The Best. Very high knowledge,lots of energy,enthusiastic,perfectionist,helpful and happy. Never gives up. The more challenging case,the more he enjoys it. Has he’s own workshop for making parts which are nowhere to get etc.
I was told that if Dr. Mastrovich can’t find a solution for my implant problem no one can. Well, he found it. I am glad and I also learned a thing or two. He is truly dedicated and passionate about what he does.
If you have a failed implant go see Dr. Mastrovich. An old implant of mine failed and had a broken screw, which I was told would be nearly impossible to remove. Well I flew out to see Dr. Mastrovich from Dallas, Texas, for a second opinion. The same day, he was able to remove the screw and save the implant. He uses state of the art equipment to include a high powered microscope. If you have a failed implant call his office. He and his staff are outstanding…. Thank you Dr. Mastrovich.
I wanted to send a message to say how grateful I am for the privilege I had to be seen by Dr Mastrovich.
I guess after going through this, I now know a very small fraction of what he knows about extracting a piece of abutment out of an implant but I can tell you that I would not want to have anyone touch my implant other than Dr Mastrovich.
This was like waking up at the end of a long nightmare. I’ve been walking with the uncertainty of saving my implant for a long time now and then I ended up in a room full of exactly the right state of the art equipment with probably the most skilled individual in the continent (and possibly on the planet). A few minutes in that room and Dr Mastrovich hands you your normal life back on a silver platter.
Please convey my most sincere thanks to Dr Mastrovich for developing that technology, for being so well prepared for me and for executing this so flawlessly – my rating: Perfect (i.e. just one notch above excellent).