For Patients

Information for New & Existing Dental Patients

When you visit Dr. Lance Timmerman, he’ll treat you like you’re the only patient in the world, and you’re bound to completely rethink how you feel about going to the dentist! Here, we combine premier customer service with world-class care to help local families enjoy strong, healthy smiles for life. Before you come to see us, we’re sure you have questions, and you’ll find answers to many of them below. If there is anything else you’d like to know, don’t hesitate to give us a call!

Your First Dental Visit

Just like every other appointment you’ll experience here, your first visit will be all about YOU. After being greeted in our reception area (we don’t have a “waiting room” because our patients don’t wait!), you’ll be given a brief tour of the dental office so you can meet the team, and then we’ll begin the appointment by taking a CBCT scan (3D X-ray) of your mouth and head.

Dr. Timmerman will ask you a simple question: “Why are you here today?” Do you just need a checkup and cleaning? Some restorative dentistry? Looking to improve your appearance?

Based on your answer, Dr. Timmerman will come up with a customized treatment plan designed to turn your goals into a reality.

New Patient Forms

To help us check you in as fast as possible, you now have the option to fill out our patient forms online before your appointment and once you arrive at the dental office we will have you ready to go and get you in to see Dr. Timmerman right away!
This is just one of the many ways we try to save you time, and if you have any issues getting ahold of our forms, please let us know.

Dental Insurance Welcome

While dental insurance can seem complicated at times, here, we like to keep it nice and simple. If you have a plan, we’ll accept it, and not only that, our team will also file your claim for you to make sure you’re maximizing your benefits. We’re more than happy to help make your dental care easily affordable, and to learn more about getting the most out of your plan, follow the link below to read our short guide!

Dont find yours? Ask our friendly team if we take your plan.

Financing Available

For patients without insurance, or those who want procedures that typically aren’t covered (like cosmetic dentistry), it only takes a few clicks to sign up for flexible, low-to-no interest financing with companies such as CareCredit and GreenSky. With them, you can break up the cost of your treatment into much smaller, budget-friendly installments, all without hidden fees, penalties, or surprise charges. You can learn more and select a plan by following the link below.

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With fantastic underwriting, Proceed Finance! This allows you to get the monthly payment to fit within your budget.

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Alphaeon Credit offers many types of patient financing options and benefits including special financing on everyday purchases of $250 or more.

With fantastic underwriting, Proceed Finance! This allows you to get the monthly payment to fit within your budget.

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Designed to help you pay less when borrowing and earn more when saving.

Find Your Perfect Style

Incredible results and inspiring journeys; see some of our patients’ before and after photos the next time you visit our practice.

Your new smile is only a few clicks away.

Meet Tukwila’s Most Trusted Dentist

Meet Your Dentist

Get to Know Lance Timmerman, DMD, PS

Born and raised in Kirkland, Dr. Timmerman believes that a true dentist is also an artist, and he even displays works of art in our dental office (including a sculpture he made with his own hands) to demonstrate his aesthetic-minded eye.

Seeing people smile brighter after their appointments is always a joy, which is why his dental office is open to new patients and families who are ready to achieve the dental health and happiness they deserve. If you’d like to learn more about him, just keep reading below.

Read What Our Patients Are Saying

Our patients enjoy the very best when it comes to speed, convenience, and quality of care, and they just love talking about it online!
Lorri Kurth
6 months ago
I use Dr.Timmerman for Botox and I’m happy with my results. They were able to get me in the same day. Thank you!!
Mai Trinh
10 months ago
Dr. Timmerman took good care of his clients,he’s professional ,friendly,he’s always use the new technology …Thank you very much Dr.Timmerman and all staffs what you have done for me.
Cherie Lang
10 months ago
Lance and staff do great work. Lance is a very talented dentist. Gail cleaned my teeth today and she’s a soothing soul. Nice to have someone like that in a dental office😉
Andrew Waters
1 year ago
I have lived in the south Seattle area for 10 years and this is by far the best Dental office I have found in the area. Fast, efficient, and pleasant service. Exceptionally skilled and experienced staff. The dental work I have had done at this office is, hands down, the best quality I have ever had done (and I have had a lot done) Exceptional. Highly recommended.
margaret english
1 year ago
If you have embarrassment or fears concerning your teeth /mouth condition this is the place to come. Very professional! They put you immediately at ease. My teeth are in horrible condition. It was difficult for me to even make the apt as I’m so embarrassed to even open my mouth. From the receptionist to the doctor I was treated as if I was the only patient they had that day. They even helped me get financing! Make the call today you won’t be sorry.
Pam Hendrickson
1 year ago
Best dentist ever! I’ve been seeing Dr. Timmerman for over 20 years and he has done some really great work keeping my teeth looking and feeling good each and every year! My last visit was for teeth cleaning and the hygienist did a great job. They sparkle now and feel great.
Richard Hanlon jr
1 year ago
I had a very important visit to South Seattle smiles today. Doctor timmerman Took a full mouth scan Of my gum’s,tissues and implants. Everything went very smoothly and I am excited to see the results come back with my new set of full upper and lower Dental implants. Holly was very kind and helpful making sure the lab Receives everything they need .
Michael Cereghino
2 years ago
South Seattle Smiles is a top notch office! Dr Lance Timmerman proved friendly service, is a wealth of wisdom and made my entire experience the best that anyone could ever hope for! I have found my DFF!

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