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5 out of 5 stars Brite Smile
Dr Timmerman & staff made it easy!
5 out of 5 stars Porcelain Veneers
After Seeing Myself in a Photo Next to a Younger Person I Realized my Smile, Although Happy, Was Very Yellow - Tukwila, WA
I wanted my smile to reflect the happiness and brightness I feel about life. I had been in an auto accident years ago which did much damage to my teeth, so after 40 years it was time to restore the whiteness and alignment I lost over time.
5 out of 5 stars Dental Crown
Skilled dentist, wonderful person!
5 out of 5 stars Dental Implants
Best cosmetic dentist on the planet!
5 out of 5 stars Braces
Dr. Timmermans team have been so good. Making me feel very comfortable with everything that has been done and what is coming for the future. I personally wanted all of the old mercury fillings out of my head and have never really liked my teeth. The work done so far has me really excited about a new smile and the entire experience has been so easy for me. Very positive. indeed.
1 out of 5 stars Sleep Apnea Treatment
Dr. Timmerman is terrible, and I do not recommend his services. He's incredibly condescending and doesn't prioritize significant health concerns over cosmetic fixes. Office is not reflective of a "Dentist to the stars" which he pushes the image of pretty hard. Run down facility, old equipment, gross bathroom. I must say that his staff are all delightful, from the front to the back of the...
I am dedicated to offering the best care possible, and devote hundreds of hours each year to improving my care, skill, and judgement (beyond the minimum required).
$50. Fee includes face to face with Dr, but does not include exam
Awards & Recognition
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental: Oregon Health and Sciences University
Post-Medical School TrainingResidencies:
Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
Kois Center for Advanced Dental Education
American Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
Treatments offered at Lance Timmerman DMD
Blog Posts and Articles
As people get older, they experience many changes to their bodies. One often overlooked change is their smile. Many people have teeth that have yellowed, making them look much older than they really are, others have crooked or chipped teeth that make them
Most popular answers from Lance Timmerman, DMD, MAGD
There are a few things to consider if you whiten before crowns and veneers. If porcelain will cover ALL teeth that show, there isn't much point, as... READ MORE
Zirconia can only be cemented, so they would be crowns and not veneers. eMax CAN be bonded, so they can be more conservative, and are VERY strong.... READ MORE
Many adult issues people are dealing with today (sleep apnea or TMJ issues, etc) is from having teeth pulled as a youth. In some extreme cases pulling... READ MORE
When teeth are extracted for orthodontic purposes, the result is often what is called a collapsed or narrowed arch. This can affect facial aesthetics... READ MORE
A successful veneer case is the result of great teamwork between a dentist and his lab technician. The dentist must design the case for long term... READ MORE
The investment for porcelain veneers can vary from office to office and from case to case. Most smiles are based on a "per case" basis and not per... READ MORE
This is one of those KISS principles: Keep It Simple. Regular toothpaste with your toothbrush is fine, and recomended. Other products can discolor the... READ MORE
What you likely mean is they will pack retraction cord around the tooth, slightly below the gum line. This cord is removed right before taking the... READ MORE
Before accepting treatment, do some research and be sure you are comfortable with the decision. Just like some franchises are run well and others... READ MORE
Is It Required That Teeth Are Shaved to Correct Crowding with Invisalign? Can Teeth Not Be Shaved with Invisalign?
"Shaving" teeth CAN be bad if one is overly aggressive, but most of the time we are only taking microns off of teeth and it is insignificant. If there... READ MORE
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Dr. Lance Timmerman explains why Bioclear is better than traditional dental bonding methods to revise gaps or "black triangles" in between teeth. WATCH VIDEO
Nobody likes the gag effect of a tray full of goop to take impressions. Dr. Lance Timmerman explains the advantages of using digital impressions. WATCH VIDEO
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