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. With over 25 years of experience practicing dentistry, Dr. Thompson’s passion and dedication remain unwavering. He firmly believes that dentistry is an art form, where creativity and a gentle touch are paramount.
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.
Doctor Thompson The best in the Business I'm the scariest person in the world He is so gentle And now I have the most beautiful smileROSEMARY G.
The best dentist ever, I recommended him 100% best in L.A. the staff is great as well.TONY P.
Dr. Derrick Thompson, WOW! What an amazing experience and so accommodating hands down! He has a plush operation and a great dental team. Who knew!MONIQUE D.
This dental spa has been taking care of my teeth for years. Dr. Thompson has always had my dental health's best interest in mindMICHAEL R.
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.
Embracing Diversity and Building Connections
As a proud member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and a black-owned, veteran-owned business, Dr. Derrick Thompson embodies the values of diversity and representation. His presence in the dental community is a testament to his unwavering passion and perseverance. Understanding the significance of inclusivity, Dr. Thompson is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all patients.
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.
We believe that a visit to the dentist should be a calming and stress-free experience. Our office is designed to create a tranquil atmosphere, with soothing elements such as water features and a serene ambiance. From the moment you step through our doors, you will feel at ease, knowing that your comfort is our top priority.
Gentle Dental Care
We pride ourselves on providing gentle dental care, understanding and respecting the fears and anxieties that some patients may have. Dr. Thompson's compassionate approach and gentle touch help alleviate any discomfort, ensuring a positive and relaxed dental experience for all.
Our practice offers a wide range of dental services to cater to all your oral health needs. From routine check-ups and cleanings to cosmetic dentistry, restorative treatments, and more, we have the expertise to address your dental concerns under one roof. You can trust us to provide comprehensive care and guide you through every step of your treatment journey.
We stay at the forefront of dental advancements by incorporating the latest technologies and techniques into our practice. Our state-of-the-art equipment enables us to deliver precise diagnoses, efficient treatments, and optimal outcomes, ensuring you receive the highest level of care.
Trust and Transparency
Building trust with our patients is at the core of our philosophy. We strive to be transparent in our communication, providing clear explanations of your dental condition, treatment options, and associated costs. We want you to feel confident and empowered in making informed decisions about your oral health.
Trusted by Industry Influencers
Dr. Thompson's reputation extends far beyond dentistry, attracting a diverse clientele that includes individuals from the music industry, Hollywood writers and actors, and lawyers. These remarkable individuals are part of a community that supports and uplifts others. By choosing our practice, you join a network of like-minded individuals who value excellence and trust Dr. Thompson's expertise.
At Derrick Thompson, DDS INC, we understand that every patient is unique. We take the time to listen to your concerns, goals, and expectations, tailoring our treatments to meet your specific needs. Our personalized approach ensures that you receive customized dental solutions that address your individual oral health requirements.
Bridging Communities with Exceptional Dentistry
Dr. Thompson understands the importance of bridging communities through exceptional dentistry. As one of the few African American dentists in the area, he is passionate about promoting diversity and representation in the field. By choosing our practice, you support a dentist who values and champions inclusivity, making a positive impact on the community.
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.
Why Choose Us
Dentures offer a reliable and effective solution for replacing multiple missing teeth or a full arch of teeth. Our custom-crafted dentures are designed to fit comfortably, restore your ability to chew and speak confidently, and rejuvenate your smile, allowing you to enjoy life to the fullest.
We offer Invisalign treatment, a modern and discreet alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear aligners to gradually straighten your teeth without the need for metal wires or brackets. Our experienced team will create a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve a straighter smile comfortably and with minimal impact on your daily life.
We specialize in pediatric dentistry, providing gentle and comprehensive dental care for children of all ages. Our friendly team creates a warm and welcoming environment, ensuring your child feels comfortable and at ease during their dental visits. We prioritize preventive care, education, and fostering positive dental experiences, setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Frequently Asked Questions
Regular check-ups and cleanings are recommended every six months to maintain good oral health.
At Derrick Thompson DDS INC, we accept the following insurance:
- Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Delta Dental
- 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!
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!
Our experienced dentists prioritize your comfort and use gentle techniques to minimize pain during procedures. We also offer sedation options for anxious patients.
Fri, Sat: By appointment only
The duration of treatment varies depending on individual cases, but it usually takes several months from start to finish.
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
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.