Derrick L. Thompson DDS

A Boutique Dental Experience Tailored to Your Unique Needs with our Dentist

Caring Dentist In Los Angeles, CA

At Derrick Thompson, DDS INC, our vision extends far beyond just treating patients and crunching numbers with our very own dentist. He has cultivated a practice that is truly exceptional, a boutique dental center unlike any other. Dr. Thompson takes the time to listen, to truly know his patients’ likes as well as their fears.

Our mission is simple: to make every patient leave our practice with a smile, both inside and out. We understand the fear and anxiety that can accompany a visit to the dentist, which is why we prioritize creating a soothing and tranquil environment.

This is more than just dentistry—it’s an unforgettable journey towards unveiling your truest, brightest smile.


Our Dentist & Clinic Celebrates Diversity

At Derrick Thompson, DDS INC, we not only value the diversity of our patients but also celebrate it. Our practice with our dentist welcomes individuals from all backgrounds, and we take pride in being a black-owned, veteran-owned business. Join us in creating a harmonious dental community where everyone feels respected, understood, and well cared for. Experience the difference between a practice that embraces diversity and fosters lasting connections. Together, let’s create a smile that reflects your unique beauty. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our dentist and embark on a journey to exceptional oral health and overall well-being.

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Transforming Smiles, One Patient at a Time with Dentist Derrick L. Thompson DDS

Dr. Thompson’s exceptional dental care has built a legacy rooted in trust and word-of-mouth referrals. From the music industry to Hollywood and beyond, our patients consistently recommend our services to their colleagues, friends, and family. Our commitment to providing top-notch care and fostering lasting relationships has earned us a reputation that speaks volumes. Book your routine dental checkup and cleaning appointment today to maintain optimal oral health.


25+ Years of Experience

What truly sets us apart from our competitors is Dr. Thompson’s unwavering commitment to understanding and addressing his client’s unique needs and fears. He believes in forming authentic connections and earning the trust and loyalty of his patients. Clients describe him as professional, affectionate, caring, fair, honest, and transparent. Dr. Thompson takes the time to listen, to truly know his patients and their “icks.”

It’s not about talking all about money; it’s about offering diverse payment options and tailored treatment plans based on what the client genuinely needs. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Derrick Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to every dental procedure. His expertise, coupled with a passion for dentistry, ensures that you receive the highest standard of care and exceptional results.


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About Dr. Derrick Thompson

Dr. Derrick Thompson a highly qualified and dedicated dental professional, committed to providing exceptional care for our diverse community.

Credentials and Affiliations

Proudly sharing our credentials and affiliations, our dental office is owned by an African-American dentist who also served in the military. We prioritize diversity and are dedicated to providing inclusive care for all patients.

Our affiliations with respected organizations like CDA, ADA, Angel City Dental Society, and Western Dental Society reflect our commitment to staying updated on dentistry advancements and delivering top-notch care.

You can trust that when you choose us, you’re selecting a dental team with the expertise and knowledge required to effectively meet your dental health needs.

Meet Dr. Derrick Thompson

Why Choose Us

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Frequently Asked Questions

How often should I visit the dentist?

Regular check-ups and cleanings are recommended every six months to maintain good oral health.

Do you accept insurance?

At Derrick Thompson DDS INC, we accept the following insurance:

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife Dental
  • United Concordia

We are in-network with many insurances but not limited to the ones listed here. Contact us today to see if we are covered by your insurance!

What types of payment do you accept?

We accept most major forms of payment including cash, major credit cards, and checks. If you want to know whether or not we take a specific payment form, please contact us, and we’ll be more than happy to go over it with you!

Will dental treatments be painful?

Our experienced dentists prioritize your comfort and use gentle techniques to minimize pain during procedures. We also offer sedation options for anxious patients.

What are your hours?

Mon-Thu: 9am-5pm
Fri, Sat: By appointment only
Sun: Closed

How long does it take to get dental implants?

The duration of treatment varies depending on individual cases, but it usually takes several months from start to finish.

Do you take appointments?

Yes, we do accept appointments at our dentist’s office. In fact, we highly recommend that you schedule an appointment with us in advance to ensure that you receive the best possible care

What are my parking options?

Parking is available at our practice located at 6221 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048. We have two parking options nearby. To the left of the building, there is a parking lot where you can park for a fee of $20. To the right of the building, there is another parking lot where you can park for a fee of $9. Please note that street parking is also available, but be mindful of the parking regulations, as street parking is enforced until 6:00 PM. If your visit will exceed one hour, we recommend avoiding parking on Wilshire Blvd to avoid any potential parking violations.