New Patients (909) 277-6919

Current Patients (909) 675-0450

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

Ryan Holtz

Ryan Holtz

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Patel is the man. I’m so afraid of the dentist because so don’t get numb. He has this awesome green laser that works on your cavity’s. Totally painless. No numbing. Simply the best. Thank you Dr. Patel!

Claremont Dental Institute

Claremont Dental Institute

4.8 out of 5 stars

Judie Billingsley

Judie Billingsley

5 out of 5 stars

Everyone is genuinely kind and very helpful. Dr. Fountain walked me through an implant and I have seen Shellie my dental hygienist for 20 years. Dr. Patel runs a practice that is up to date and always offers new cutting edge services for painfree dental work . Debbie and all the girls up front keep insurance and appointments on track…

Claremont Dental Institute

Claremont Dental Institute

4.8 out of 5 stars

Cathy Hille

Cathy Hille

5 out of 5 stars

Highly recommend Dr. Steve Fountain. He is very good, gentle, kind and he took was able to see me before the holiday weekend to help with the pain I was having. Clean, pretty, relaxing environment. The staff is very nice as well. Good energy all the way around.

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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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What Are Dental Implants?

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