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Dr. Telthorst is meticulous and thorough in his work, which includes porcelain crowns, veneers, bonded white fillings, oral surgery, and the treatment of periodontal disease. "Patients hear these dental terms," he observes, "but frequently don't understand what it means for them today and the implications for their future." Dr. Telthorst believes that part of his job is to educate patients about their dental treatment so they can make informed choices.
Verified Patient Reviews
I went to see dr dean after chipping a tooth. He sorted me out perfectly and allowed me to smile again. I highly recommend both him and his staff.
Only saw the dental assistant because this was a special appointment since I wad in pain.
Always love seeing Dr. Telthorst... however, today there was confusion. Not everyone was on the same page as to the procedure being completed. I thought I wad having a root canal then a crown only later to find out I was simply prepped for a crown. Nothing further was required. Lack of communication there.
Topnotch and the best service i ever had. Doctor performed wisdom tooth extraction and a filling in another appointment, both of them went pretty smooth and without any pain. The staff is very well trained and friendly.
He is really nice ant patient
It was exactly as he said it would be if not easier. Took even less time than he said. Yes, I would recommend him!
Since I arrived early, they actually got me in early. Dr Telthorst was about to pull my wisdom tooth when he noticed that I was shaky, my blood sugar levels were low. The staff was kind and helped me recover my levels before pulling my tooth.
Best dentist ever! He and his staff are super friendly, exceptionally skilled and completely dedicated to my comfort and care. Like I said, BEST DENTIST EVER!!!!
I had a bad toothache and my dentist was out of town, but his receptionist recommended Dr. Telthorst. He was kind enough to fit me into his busy schedule and promptly treated me. He thoroughly explained to me that his was a temporary fix until my dentist was able to see me. If I did not have a dentist that I have been seeing for almost 30 years, Dr. Telthorst would most certainly be my dentist. His staff was very kind, considerate, and professional. I highly recommend him for your dental needs. Mike Z.
This team is on point. Excellent work!
Great experience wait was a little long but Dr took extra time to tell me what was going on with my teeth. Definitely glad I found him!
The whole team had a great attitude and was very helpful. Fast, friendly, and courteous to a new patient with a mild fear of dentists! I would recommend Dr. Tell thirst to anyone.
Fantastic Dentist..Very friendly office staff and had a good experience in all my visits
This was my first visit with Dr. Telthorst and his staff. I have absolutely NO complaints! Everyone was professional and friendly. I felt comfortable with Dr. Telthorst. He took his time with me and was very thorough. I could tell my family and I will be in great hands with this office. I highly recommend Dr. Telthorst!
The non-judgmental (which was huge since I have not seen a dentist in over 15 yrs), professional, caring staff from the receptionist, dental hygienist, to Dr. Telthorst made me feel comfortable and at ease. Each person was genuinely concern for my dental health and comfort level. Dr. Telthorst explained in detail my treatment plan and took his time answering all of my questions. I actually left the office feeling less anxious about dentist and their offices.
The visit we had with Dr. Telthorst was fantastic! They were incredibly friendly, informative, and made the whole experience a positive one. Not only did they take care of the problem, but explained in depth what needs to be done, how to prevent problems in the future and took the time to interact. Not once did I feel as if I was being rushed out of the room or not taken care of thoroughly. Id recommend this dentist to anyone!
He was such a nice dentist. Very humorous and relaxing!
Dr. Telthorst was awesome! The office is very clean and it looks like they have a lot more new equipment than some other dentists I've been to. He was very knowledgeable and thorough. After x-ray and checking each of my gum, he went into detail talking about my teeth and gum condition, general dental habit/care recommendations. It's very nice talking to a doctor that's wise, funny and non-judgmental. Sometimes ZocDoc recommendations can be hit-or-miss. My last dentist which I found on ZocDoc (I won't mention his name) was not good at all, for some reason that dentist had great reviews, which I suspect are fake. My visit at Lake Forest is in-line with the good reviews on ZocDoc and Yelp. Now I'm looking forward to my teeth-cleaning appointment!
fast,friendly and professional.
Very personable dentist and staff. I'll be back! Best experience at a dental office in a long time.
Couldn't have been better!
Dr. Telthorst and his staff are extremely friendly, compassionate and superb! His office is clean, comfortable and although the office is quite a distance from my house, I will not go to any other dentist again. They're awesome!!