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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Yelena Ostrovsky graduated with honors from the prestigious University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. After graduation, she practiced as an associate dentist for several years and served as a preclinical instructor at UOP Dental School before starting her own practice in San Francisco. She specializes in General and Cosmetic Dentistry as well as Dental Sleep Medicine and is Invisalign Certified. Dr. Ostrovsky is dedicated to excellence in the field of dentistry and continues to further her education by taking continuing education courses annually in order to stay current with the latest dental advances and technology. She is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She has also completed Advanced Education in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry through the Hornbrook Group. Dr Ostrovsky lives in San Francisco with her husband, daughter and their pet fish, Nemo.
Verified Patient Reviews
I have the most sensitive teeth! I spend almost every dentist office visit in pain..not this one! Very cautious of my sensitive spots and did a great job of explaining my options.
I had possible root canal treatments. She recommended me just cavity fillings saying I might need root canal on these later. She was little pushy and tried to pull me in to schedule an appointment the same afternoon. However I decided to get a second opinion. Turns out I do need a root canal on both teeth after all. The new doctor even referred me to a root canal specialist.
I went for a simple consultation, Dr Y gave me good recommendation. All went fine, I will be coming back cleaning and next visits
It was a pleasure.
I've found my new dentist! Dr. Ostrovsky and her staff were wonderful - great bedside manner, thorough examination, engaging explanations, and overall positive experience.
Missed my appointment and She scheduled me for the next day. I'm a difficult patient, and truly appreciate her patience. Thanks so much Dr. Yelena Jessie
Dr. Ostrovsky and Robin explained everything in great detail and were very friendly! I highly recommend Cable Car Dental!
I always have a great experience at this office!
Dr. Yelena Ostrovsky was very helpful, knew how much pain I was in and explained everything. Their receptionist was new, so it was a little difficult getting everything I needed-receipts, insurance info, etc, from her. But Dr. Ostrovsky was patient with her and explained the confusion that is dental insurance to me and really helped me out. Unfortunately they do not do oral surgeries here though.
One of the best! Definitely a pleasure working with her and plan on keeping as my long term dentist!
Dr. Ostrovsky was great - she totally understood that I was a nervous patient and was very kind and considerate and made me feel at ease.
She genuinely is the epitome of a compassionate professional who takes pride in doing thorough & quality dental work. As well compassionate towards her patients individual financial means, their fears and reservations of being in a dental chair and even beinng accomodating to scheduling conflicts. In short, I've not had a personal dentist in decades. Thats all changed thanks to Yelena. As far as Im concerned, there's no other dentist in SF.
Dr. Y is fantastic! She is a great dentist. In addition to her great staff, I also appreciated her willingness to explain treatment options and how respectful she is with her patients. I would recommend her in a heartbeat!
Excellent visit, excellent dental team. In fact, I am going back next week!
Am so happy to have found her and would recommend the practice very highly to anyone particular about finding a doctor. Very thorough cleaning (but not rough), super patient in explaining and answering questions... overall an absolute gem.
This was my first time going to her, but she was awesome and I'm excited to go back! Very good.
Very friendly and tool the time to explain everything, told me what I needed, and things I could use but did not try to convince me there were things I needed right away. No pressure. My first positive dentist experience!
Pushy, tries to get you to pay more for services you probably don't need. Receptionist also wasn't very helpful with insurance and I feel like I got upcharged here.
I love this woman so much. The entire staff are friendly, smart, and charming. This is a comfortable environment, and you are in good hands.
Professional, compassionate, reassuring, straight forward. Her team is incredible.
Very nice service