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Languages spoken
English

Location

Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm  

Providers at this location

About

Our commitment is to provide the highest quality, gentlest dental care for our patients, and we want to do the same for you. Our mission is to treat our patients as if they are our family.

Frequently asked questions

What languages do the doctors at El Cajon Family Dental speak?

El Cajon Family Dental provides services in English. Click here to explore available appointments!

When can I schedule an appointment with El Cajon Family Dental?

El Cajon Family Dental sees patients on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri. Find the next available appointment with El Cajon Family Dental on Opencare.

Is El Cajon Family Dental accepting new patients?

El Cajon Family Dental is currently accepting new patients. Schedule your next appointment with Opencare today.

Does El Cajon Family Dental offer teeth whitening?

Yes, El Cajon Family Dental offers teeth whitening services. Learn more about El Cajon Family Dental at Opencare or request an appointment.

Does El Cajon Family Dental offer check up and cleanings?

Yes, El Cajon Family Dental offers regular check up and cleaning services. Learn more about El Cajon Family Dental at Opencare or request an appointment.

Insurance Providers

  • MetLife
  • Ameritas
  • First Dental Health
  • United Concordia
  • Delta Dental
  • Aetna
  • Aflac
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Dental Benefit Providers
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
  • Assurant Employee Benefits
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Western Dental & Orthodontics
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Careington
  • Avesis
  • Cigna
  • Dentemax
  • UnitedHealthcare Oxford
  • GEHA
  • Connection Dental
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • The Standard
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue)
  • Florida Blue: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York
  • Guardian
  • Liberty Dental
  • Premier Access
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Humana
  • Dental Health Alliance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Dental Health Services
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Hawaii Dental Service (Delta Dental)
  • Health Net
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Maverest Dental Network
  • CompBenefits
  • Renaissance Dental
  • United Federation of Teachers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Tricare Dental Program
  • Vantage One

Features

  • Public transit accessible
  • Sedation
  • Digital X-rays
  • Intra-oral cameras
  • Paperless practice
  • Kid friendly
  • Flexible hours
  • Free parking
  • Dental anxiety friendly
  • Financing plans

Most Helpful Reviews
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  • Reviewed on March 1st, 2022  •  Verified patient
    Very professional and sweet dentist. Everyone was extremely kind to me and made me feel less nervous about being at the dentist. I had a regular cleaning done and will be returning back to have more work.
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  • Reviewed on May 4th, 2021  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Mechael is fantastic! She is so friendly, and made me feel comfortable from the moment she introduced herself. She was sure to explain each procedure she was going to do before she did it, so that I felt comfortable and understood what was happening.
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  • Reviewed on March 11th, 2021  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Mechael was so nice and made the dental visit easy and painless for me. I didn't feel judged or harassed about the work I needed to be done, and they were patient with answering all of my many questions. I'm very glad I found this office.
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  • Reviewed on February 20th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Great service. I had a cleaning done and went over everything else needed to be done.. Explained everything in detail and gave me a quote. No pushy sales techniques. I will be back when I am ready to proceed. Thank you to everyone in the office for the great visit!
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  • Reviewed on February 14th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Very nice office amd staff, The doctor was very friendly. Knowledgeable and had a very good sense of humor. She explained everything to me. My cleaning looks beautiful. I also have gotten my back wisdom tooth pulled and I must say it wasn't that much swelling not that much discomfort. I will keep going to this dentist. I think I found me a keeper.
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  • Reviewed on February 4th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Shatha was so sweet and she was so gentle. I did not feel a thing during my teeth cleaning and my teeth look great! I will definitely stick with her and recommend her.
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  • Reviewed on January 17th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    I haven’t been to the dentist in so long so I must admit I was a bit nervous! But honestly service was great from the start! The nurse up front was very friendly and helped get my insurance stuff figured out and the doctors were so friendly and funny I felt so comfortable. They gave great advise and they really do want to make your smile healthy and bright! I plan to come here for a very long time. Thank you El Cajon family dental team (:
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  • Reviewed on December 3rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    In the past, I had a traumatic experience and now returning the first time in years, I felt at ease comfortable. Expkained ever step, which made me feel less anxious. Thank you very much. I will continue to complete my work here.
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  • Reviewed on December 3rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Shatha, Christina, Robin and the rest of the staff was absolutely amazing. From the moment I walked in I felt very welcomed. The entire process was quick and extremely easy. I never thought I would be excited to go back to the dentist!
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  • Reviewed on November 8th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Mechael was incredibly kind and understanding of my problems. She was so gentle with me, I cannot express how comfortable she made me feel. I have never felt so comfortable in a dentists chair, I was always scared and she really put me at ease. Thank you so much!
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  • Reviewed on November 4th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Mecheal was very personable & nice. She was in my network so very affordable & she didn’t make me feel badly for not seeing a dentist in so long. I’d definitely recommend her.
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  • Reviewed on September 16th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I had a great first experience! She’s super kind and friendly. The staff was super helpful, too! I’m actually excited to go to back/the dentist now because they don’t try to force anything on me but still thoroughly explain my options to me. Thank you! 🤗
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  • Reviewed on September 13th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I am not a fan of the Dentist office ever, I have had a few bad experiences, how ever Dr. Shatha Mechael is truly a Pro, I felt the Hospitality immediately, and it totally relaxed me. Dr. you definitely go the extra mile and it shows! Maoj you are a Rockstar, smart, an easy going, I was kept informed, and comforted, my instinct tells me she will own that practice someday!! Last but not least, my My new favorite Dentist Dr Pijarat, your since of humor is honorable and contagious, I respect these people, and would highly recommend anyone in need of dental work to contact them for appointment, I'm also also available If anyone else has questions or needs help
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  • Reviewed on September 10th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr Mechael is amazing!! She and her staff made me feel very comfortable and did a GREAT job with not causing me any discomfort and also with my explanation of benefits and working to find me the best care plan. Highly recommend her!!
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  • Reviewed on August 29th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Mechael is a smart and kind dentist. She is friendly and puts you at ease while she uses the most space age equipment to provide comprehensive and detailed work. Also - she does the work herself. I've been to plenty of dentists where I've only seen a hygienist and the Dr. comes in at the end of says goodbye. Dr. Mechael was there from start to finish and also checked to make sure my insurance was going to cover what needed to be done.
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  • Reviewed on August 14th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I have BAD anxiety and hadn’t visited the dentist in too long than I’d care to admit. Dr. Mechael was amazing and comforting and even had me laughing!! She’s someone I would love to see again instead of simply never returning and ignoring my teeth’s
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  • Reviewed on August 10th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Machael was amazingly patient and kind. The whole staff at El Cajon Family Dental was excellent, and I will be returning and recommending them to anyone who is in need of quality dental care.
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  • Reviewed on July 30th, 2021  •  Verified patient
    My first time here, the staff made me feel welcome and are very knowledgeable of their job.
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  • Reviewed on December 14th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    It was very convenient.
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  • Reviewed on April 18th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Mechael was great, very kind and pragmatic, will definitely be returning.
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  • Reviewed on March 13th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Shatha Mechael was very kind and knowledgeable. She explained everything step by step. More dentists need to be like her. Will definitely be coming back!
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  • Reviewed on March 12th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Very accommodating and helpful. Friendly staff. Nice location.
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  • Reviewed on March 10th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Super friendly and knowledgeable, office was a little outdated but would recommend to friends and family
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  • Reviewed on February 20th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    She was so nice and welcoming and did not make me scared at all!
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  • Reviewed on February 18th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    She’s awesome!!!!!
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  • Reviewed on February 10th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Wet personable. She gets human interactions
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  • Reviewed on December 14th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend to others!
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  • Reviewed on November 22nd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Quick and easy service with friendly staff. Not very descriptive on what was going on.
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  • Reviewed on November 18th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Listened, handled my appointment well, and actually reviewed what my insurance covered.
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  • Reviewed on November 14th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Staff is knowledgeable and super welcoming! Dr. Mechael is so personable.
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