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Dr. Richard Oklin, DMD

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist, Dental Pain Specialist

Professional statement

** Office Policy** Preventing any additional unintended cost. Please kindly give a 24-48hr cancellation or reschedule notice to our office if you're not able to keep your scheduled appointment,In addition to our professional convenient scheduling services provided through zocdoc ,as a courtesy we offer a friendly reminder call in advance from one of our receptionist as well. Thank you for your cooperation to this matter.. ************************************************************* Richard Oklin is a Florida native, born in Hollywood. He attended Indiana University and then attended dental school at the University of Florida, where he earned his doctorate of medical dentistry. Before leaving UF, Dr. Oklin left his legacy by starting a yearly program to offer free dental services to the indigent population of Gainesville. Then he continued his education through Nova Southeastern AEGD program. After working in other Florida dentists’ offices for a several years, Dr. Oklin decided to join his father to build the practice together.

In-network insurances

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Dentist
  • Cosmetic Dentist
  • Dental Pain Specialist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Dental School - University of Florida,Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Nova Southeastern University (General Dentistry)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1679699615

Office locations

Richard Oklin, DMD

6805 Pembroke Road

Pembroke Pines, FL 33023

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I love Dr. Oklin and his staff. He truly lost my fear of coming to the dentist when I met Dr. Oklin and his dad. Experienced and sweet.... #loveit
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Dr. Oklin is the most down to earth dentist I’ve met in Florida. He ultimately wants what is best for you as a patient while keeping cost concerns front and center. He is very honest and professional. I with complete confidencerecommend Dr. Richard Oklin and his staff for all your dentist needs. He even saw me in an emergency when I had chipped off a tooth without an appointment. He also analyzed our insurance and gave professional feedback on our plan.
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He talked to you like he cared for you and he gave options on how to save money!
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He is simply the best! Great staff. He makes it so comforting to come to the office.
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He's amazing!
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Great Dentist!
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I think he is a very good dentist! He works fast and his staff are very professional.
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Went well. He’s a very thorough doctor that keeps his evaluation and recommendations fair and honest.
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Doctor was respectful. He educated me on the health choices available, without pushing any on me.
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The visit was quick and straight to the point . He is a very kind person.
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He charged me for pulling a tooth he didn't pull also he had a hard time pulling my tooth. I went to another dentist who had no problem pulling the reset of my teeth.
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Dr. Oklin is a Awesome Dentist! his staff has Excellent Customer Service. I'm terrified of Dentist, but his Humor made me feel comfortable and relaxed. This was a Great experience for me being that this was my 1st tooth filing. Iheard so many stories and didn't know what to expect. He made me feel so comfortable that I thought I was at a Comedy Show. LOL! I didn't need a shot to numb my gums for the procedure. It happen so fast I didn't even realized he was finish with my tooth. I love his jokes and sarcasm. Dr. Oklin is Hilarious! Dr. Oklin will be my Dentist for Life. I was referred to him by a Co-worker that he was a family Dentist. She was correct. he don't rush you and he explains everything to you with options.
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It was a pleasure to have him go over several options with me. But he promised me a breakdown of my costs would be sent to my email account which I have not received yet
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Excellent service and staff. My whole family uses Dr Oklin, very happy here. .
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He's an Awesome doctor! Extremely friendly, caring, patient and gentle. The staff is Amazing! I plan on seeing him for many more years to come.
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Dr. Oklin and his staff are wonderful. So glad I found this place!
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Great dentist! Always professional staff and dental service. I take care of family members and dentist Oklin is always caring for their dentist needs. Awesome dental office!!
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I love Dr. Oklin! He is straightforward and gets the job done quick and effectively.
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He's an Ok Dentist but I felt he rushed my appointment completely , he doesn't try to get to know the patient at all !!! I left with nothing done, I came in for several things and not one thing got completed..
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Very happy to recommend Dr. Oklin. He explained everything and took good care of me. Able to avoid root canal if pain stops after Dr. did his work.
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Dr. Richard is compassionate and considerate to my needs and worries. If I ever have an emergency, he always finds the time to see me . When i come into the office he knows me my name and always asks aboutmembers in family by name. I've been his patient over 5 years and would not go anywhere else.
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I hate dentist, lets get that out of the way, but this experience has been incredibly nice. He is a nice guy, patient and great personality and his staff is amazing as well. Overall positive experience. I can do without thedrilling sounds.. if I never hear that sound again will be too soon; but very good experience so far.
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Prompt and efficient service.
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Actually I don't want to recommend this gem of a dentist because I don't want him to be flooded with appointments and make it hard for me to get into see him! BUT he is BY FAR THE BEST DENTIST Ihave seen in over 40 years! He actually cares about his patients ! I am amazed that dentists like him actually still exist. I have seen many and NONE compare!
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Im glad my friend referred me. Very relaxed athmosphere. The lady who did the xray was super sweet and friendly. Dr. Oklin explained everything thoroughly, while not talking down to me like I was a kid. He was pleasant and hespoke softly. I think this will be a great dental office.
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Excellent customer service and the employees were polite, Dr Oklin explained to me what was wrong and what needed to done, his fat her was my dentist and I had the same experience. Coming back.
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Dr. Oklin has an awesome personality and a passion for what he does! I have to give him a special shout out for giving me a heads up as to what was going on. His office was a little behind theday I went (which happens) but he made EVERY effort to ensure that I was taken care of, including checking me out and scheduling my next visit himself! !
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Awesome sauce!!!! As my children would say!!!
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I think he's an awesome Dr and he's always concerned about the PT
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Dr. Oklin is a great dentist! He's also really honest.
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Doc and assistants really make you feel at ease. Professional and personable. Feel good visit.
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Love Dr Richard Oklin,always giving me one and one treatment,and giving me great advice..GOD BLESS HIM....
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He is an excellent dentist .
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I think he's a very professional on his field and tried to help you the best way,also in my opinion he's very honest Dr.
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Excellent care - as usual.
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Very quick :-)
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Awesome I've been going there for over 7 years and I have referred some of my Co workers and my husband also... Thank you for the great service: )
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He explains everything to you before he does any work and that includes what price you will be paying no surprises
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He's great. He really cares about his patients. Gives person attention. So sorry I didn't find him sooner. Plus he's a Mickey fan! Doesn't get any better than that!
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Fantastic Doctor. Very helpful and great manners!!!
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My visit was not prolonged. He was very thorough with explaining my options to me. I also liked that he asked me more than once if I had any questions.
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