New Patients (909) 277-6919

Current Patients (909) 625-4101

601 East Foothill Boulevard Claremont, CA 91711

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Holistic Dentistry, Personalized Care

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Full Service Implant Dentistry

Under One Roof

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Perfecting Smiles, Changing Lives

Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry

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Claremont Dental Institute Your Local Family Dentistry

Welcome to the Claremont Dental Institute, serving patients and families for over 25 years. Led by Dr. Vijay Patel, our office meets your oral health needs and aesthetic goals with the highest standard of dental care. We take a “whole body” approach to your dental care, taking into consideration the impact on your overall well-being and quality of life.

From personalized preventive care to the advanced treatment of your dental concerns, Dr. Patel and our team place an emphasis on patient education and providing you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your oral health needs and goals.

Experience & Training

Our team dedicates many hours to advanced education.

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Advanced Technology

Laser dentistry for less pain and more accurate results.

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Biological Dentistry

Metal-free fillings and ceramic implants.

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Patient Resources

Forms and information on insurance and financing.

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Why Choose us?

  • Complete care under one roof
  • Commitment to education & training
  • Team approach to your oral health needs
  • Family friendly dental office
Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Treatment for sleep disorders in Claremont for better health

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Wellness & Oral Health

Wellness & Oral Health

Caring for your oral health with a holistic approach

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Cosmetic Solutions

Cosmetic Solutions

Cosmetic dental treatments for making over smiles

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Invisalign

Invisible Braces

Invisalign and Six Month Smiles for teens and adults

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Family Dental Care

Family Dental Care

Children’s dental care in Claremont for all stages of development

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Claremont Dental Institute

Claremont Dental Institute

4.8 out of 5 stars

Dave Hamilton

Dave Hamilton

5 out of 5 stars

Claremont Dental Institute is the Very Best in Dentistry !!! If you want premium quality work done, then this is the #1 place to go. In my opinion, they are best in SoCal. Thanks again.

Claremont Dental Institute

Claremont Dental Institute

4.8 out of 5 stars

shari Meier

shari Meier

5 out of 5 stars

I went to Claremont Dental Institute nervous and scared, because I hadn't seen a dentist in eight years. I had been traumatized by former dentist. The staff me with understanding and made me feel welcome. I was not lectured at all on a lack of dental care. I highly recommend this place.

Claremont Dental Institute

Claremont Dental Institute

4.8 out of 5 stars

Pamela Urbina

Pamela Urbina

5 out of 5 stars

Very happy with everyone at the Claremont Dental Institute. Agnes, the hygienist was wonderful as well as Kim and Dr. Fountain. If you are unsure where to go, just go here! You won't be disappointed.

Claremont CA dentist Vijay Patel

Vijay Patel, DDS

Dr. Patel is part of a Southern California tradition of dental comfort and care. He is a 1979 graduate of Government Dental School, and has dedicated his career to providing…

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Steve Fountain, DDS

Dr. Fountain has hundreds of hours of post doctorate training in Implant dentistry, Cosmetic dentistry, Endodontics and is also an Invisalign provider. He is a member of the American Dental…

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Michele Laux Pavlisin, DDS

Dr. Pavlisin is dedicated to providing excellent patient care. The combination of her dental expertise and her gentle caring nature serves her patients well. She has a passion for the…

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Bruce Hicke, DDS

A frequent published author including articles in Oral Implantology, and multiple award winner for achievement in Dental Science, Dr. Hicke is a prominent expert in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

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K.A. Moldenhauer, DDS

Dr. K. A. Moldenhauer received her D.D.S. degree from Northwestern University Dental School. She earned her Post-Doctoral Specialty in Periodontics from the University of Illinois-Chicago, while at the same time…

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Thomas Spinosa, DMD

Dr. Thomas Spinosa is highly skilled in all phases of orthodontics….including straight wire, invisalign, and orthognathic cases.

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Stay Informed About Dental Bonding

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Why Do My Gums Bleed?

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Are You Unhappy with Discolored Teeth?

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What To Know: Discolored Teeth Discolored teeth can be caused by a range of factors and treatment will vary depending on the cause of tooth discoloration. Your dentists will perform a…