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Dr. Josephine Oguntimein, DDS

Pediatric Dentist, Dentist

Professional statement

Dr. Josephine Oguntimein has been practicing dentistry for almost 30 years. A native of Nigeria, she graduated from the School of Dentistry at the University of Ibadan in 1981. She served as a dental instructor at the School of Dentistry at Obafemi Awolowo University for four years before attending Howard University’s College of Dentistry. At Howard University's College of Dentistry, Dr. Oguntimein earned a postgraduate certificate in pediatric dentistry. She became a licensed dentist in the District of Columbia in 1992. Dr. Oguntimein has been married for over 25 years and is the proud mother of three adult children. In her spare time, Dr. Oguntimein serves in several charitable organizations and enjoys attending concerts and her bi-weekly Zumba classes.

In-network insurances

  • AIG
  • Aetna
  • Aflac

Specialties

  • Dentist
  • Pediatric Dentist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Dental Public Health

Education and training

  • Dental School - Howard University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Howard University, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1043379951

Office locations

Ultimate Dental Care

4820 13th St NW

Washington, DC 20011

Ultimate Dental Care

4820 13th St NW

Washington, DC 20011

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Very helpful. No wait and everyone was kind. My new family dentist
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The staff is always very professional, warm and friendly. Doctor O., is amazing as always. When we have our talks, you can tell that she is really invested in my health and wellbeing. She treats me like family. I'm happy tohave the Ultimate Dental Care DC practice, take care of my family's dental needs. -K
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As usually everyone was friendly and professional. All procedures were explained before done. They make you aware if a procedure is not 100% covered by the insurance.
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Everyone was very professional and polite. It was the best dental office experience I have ever had.
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I was nervous at first but Dr. Oguntimein and her staff made it all go away. It was a great experience. Thank you much
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Her team and she are amazing - I made good experiences for years now :)
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I was very impressed with Dr. Oguntimein professionalism as a Dentist. She is very skilled and made recommendations that worked for me.
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I've seen Dr. Oguntimein twice now and I have been really impressed. I'm really afraid of dentists/dental work and she was really understanding. The first time the wait time was excellent, the second time there was a bit of scheduling issuesand equipment was acting up. However, the care I got in the end was well worth it.
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She is very efficient and effective, but I was not comfortable with the lack of communication with a procedure done where I would have liked to have been in the room with my son.
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She's superb! Her staff are great, efficient, but they make you feel so at home (her office is also a converted house, so it definitely feels like home!)
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The staff was warm and friendly. The Dr. was well versed in what I needed for my 5-year old son. Overall the experience was very pleasant and I look forward to returning.
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Dr. Ogutimeien and her staff are very personable and invested in the welfare of their patients. Dr. O and her staff were very patient with me during my appointment and handled my fear of the dentist in a calming manner.
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Amazing visit, I love everything about the staff, atmosphere and experience overall was wonderful
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Very honest dentist. Doesn't try to upsell you on anything.
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I was impressed by the professional manner of the staff--I felt very comfortable with the dentists poking around in my mouth, which is impressive given my anxiety about the dentist. Wait time was unfortunate, but I would rather be processed slowly than rushed through by shoddy staff. Strongly recommend.
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She was very pleasant, and more importantly, professional. She explained everything she was doing before she did it. It was a painless experience.
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I absolutely love Dr. Oguntimein and her staff. I have been going to her for a year now and I refuse to go to another dentist. They make you feel comfortable but inform you of anything that you should be doing for dental hygiene. She is highly recommended.
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My 5 year old was getting his first filling :( Dr. O made sure he felt comfortable, explained what she was doing, took her time, AND was able to complete the procedure without heavy-duty meds. It was a good experience overall.
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She's excellent. Cares for all her clients equally. Love her!
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Excellent!!
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The visit was good and a problem was noticed which was corrected before things became exacerbated.
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Dr. O talk to me the entire time while she was working. I was please with the service from the staff members and Dr. O.
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Dr. O is a great dentist- full of compassion, and takes great care of my teeth. I highly recommend her, especially if you are nervous going to the dentist.
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I am yet to know a better than Dr. Josephine Oguntimein! She is the best in that that she does. I am blessed to be serviced by her.
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I was not actually seen by Dr. Oguntimein, but by the other dentist in the practice. Overall, it was fine, but I will not be going back to this office. Once I was finally seen, it took a long time totake the x-rays. The machine was held together with packing tape, and they had to keep unplugging/plugging it in to get it to work. I had to go back to work, and so asked to start the cleaning. The cleaning was fine, and standard, but I didn't leave with the nice "fresh from the dentist" feeling. There was no sink available at the chair, and had to go to the washroom to rinse my mouth. So overall, everyone was nice, but the whole place seems to need an upgrade of equipment and a better management of the office.
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The staff was very polite and friendly. They were accommodating to my needs, and displayed a willingness for me to understand the expectations for next visit. Dr. Oguntimein is wonderful.
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I was extremely pleased with the services. I would surely recommend their services.
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She truly cares about her patients. She takes the time to make sure they are comfortable and relaxed and she truly tries to build a relationship with you to better understand your characteristics and personality....I am so GLAD I chose her during my search through my job insurance list....
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I highly recommend the service of Dr. j,,very professional and staff are courteous and friendly.
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Very friendly and professional staff. There is one thing though that should be improved: follow-up with patients. Quite a few times I've inquired about additional services (Invisalign for example) and the staff were to check with my insuranceand let me know what the options were, yet they never called me back. Another example is that they did imaging (radiography) on my teeth, checking for a possible cavity and they were to call me back and tell me what the result was and if I was to come back. It's been 5 month, and nobody called me back. Cleaning - I have 4 cleaning sessions paid per year by my insurance, yet no appointment was made for me for this year. They are great doctors but the office needs to do a much better job with following up with patients.
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The overall visit was quick informative and pleasant. I will stay with her for years to come to help take care of my teeth.
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She is very professional, patient and gentle to her clients. Her disposition inspires great confidence that I don't have to worry about her decision. No one has handled my teeth better. That's why we decided that she should be our familydentist. Dr Oguntimein's personality is a wonderful therapy because she and her staff keeps you relaxed and smiling on every visit. Nothing to worry about.
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Fulfilling Friendly Fast
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Hello, I had an emergency because my tooth broke on Saturday. I was able to schedule and see Dr. Oguntimein on Monday. It was a tooth close to the front and my nephew was getting married on Saturday. She pulled thetooth which had a crown on it. Dr. O has a lot of work to do on that tooth before it is fully installed, but was able to send my imprint to get me a temporary tooth on Tuesday. I will be ready with many smiles to take pictures at the wedding.
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Professional, prompt, thorough, experienced. Offered detailed explanations for every unusual observations.
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I did not like it here. Very rough and pretty rude from all staff. I asked questions about my coverage and the answers were different with each appointment and each staff member. Have not and will not return.
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I love her! Very through and professional,
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I love Dr. O. Very real professional that understands different topics that relate to topics that I experience each day. Love you Dr. O!
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My visit was great. Dr. O is absolutely awesome. She and her staff show patients utmost respect and glad to see smiles and humor in the office. Dr. O was patient with me, talked me thru everything she would do. Literallyheld my hand at times when she could tell that I was getting squeamish. I highly recommend her practice.
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The hygenist who cleaned my teeth was fine though she said almost nothing. Dr. Oguntimein never even came to see me. Not that an exam was needed, it just seemed odd. They only do cleanings on Tuesday and Thursday and yetthey allowed me to set a cleaning appointment on a Monday. The doctor was busy with other patients. If they don't have time to see routine patients then they should not have allowed me to set a Monday appointment. It is easy enough to schedule for another day.
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I went into the office for an abscess. Dr O. proceeded to drain the abscess without informing me or caring about the discomfort that i was feeling.
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It was the best dental experience
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She knows how well to respond to children love her style will definitely be back !!!
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Fantastic bedside manner, very warm and friendly. I waited for a while but I believe it's because Dr. Oguntimein spends a lot of time with each patient. I'm used to hygenists doing the work and only seeing the dentist for about5 seconds - she does most of the work herself and is very good at what she does.
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very thorough, very nice, very professional.
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My visit was very courteous with outstanding and professional service. Even though it was my first visit after more than four years I was remembered and warmly welcomed back. The care and feedback made for a very pleasant visit.
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EXCELLENT
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She did a wonderful job, she had to fit me into the schedule due to an emergency. She is wonderful.
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Best experience ever they have a great team that make you feel comfortable and they adhere to all your dental needs
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I decided to go there because she accept my insurance Aeta. But she doesn't wear appropriate uniform for a dentist and charged me 10 dollars to fill the Oral Health Assessment Form of my daughter's school. I never paid it beforein others doctors or dentists. She's kind but I didn't like the way that she works in the preventive services.
More than 1 year ago
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