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The dental services provided at Lake Merritt Dental cover all the bases, from showing you good hygiene techniques and recommending the best products to use, to restoring and transforming your smile to make it attractive and functional. Let us show you how quality dental care can vastly enhance your health and well-being.

Prevention & Maintenance

Preventive dentistry is rooted in oral hygiene instruction. It includes routine checkups and cleanings (at least two a year!) and diagnostic x-rays. Many serious ailments–including diabetes and liver failure–can manifest in oral cavities. So routine exams are useful not only to keep pesky plaque at bay, but as a crucial part of your overall care. Developing issues can also be caught and addressed before worse problems develop.

Restorative & Specialty Care

Dental restorations cover everything from cavity fillings, root canals and crowns, to replacements with prosthetics or implants. Restoring your teeth to their former glory requires extensive planning to address the form and function of the teeth, and most importantly, your health. Our well-rounded team of specialists perform restorative work in all areas, including endodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, extractions, and implantology.

Cosmetic Dentistry &
Teeth Whitening

We understand that your smile is an extension of yourself, and we want you to look your best! If your teeth are healthy but could use a tune-up, we offer many enhancements including filling and crown replacements, misalignment adjustments, veneer placement, and teeth whitening. Simply ask us if you're eligible for elective procedures.

Medical Billing

Did you know that dental conditions are often manifestations of underlying medical diseases? For extensive dental procedures with medical necessity, we can help you bill your medical insurance so that you can save your dental benefits for your routine dental care. Simply provide us with your medical insurance and we will help you verify your coverage.

Dental Emergency

Text us for Free* 24/7**!
(510) 701-2520

*Standard text messaging rates apply if you are not on a text messaging plan with your carrier!
**We aim to respond within 1 hour; advice is not considered a formal treatment plan; YES you’ll be answered by a dentist.


Access dental care from anywhere with our virtual visits. We can help you assess your condition, provide care instructions, and even send you a prescription. Schedule a virtual appointment just as you would an in-office visit and we will send you information on how to access our HIPAA secured portal.

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