Dr. Scott Tamura, DMD

Dr. Scott Tamura, DMD

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Dr. Scott Tamura, DMD is a dentist who practices in Marina Del Rey, CA. He has been practicing for 34 years.Read his story

4551 Glencoe Ave Ste 200

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • 3 More

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Dr. Tamura's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tamura "Dr. Tamura grew up in Los Angeles, graduated from UCLA with a Bachelors Degree in Psychobiology and went to Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, Mo and received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine. He is married to Dr. K.R. Tamura, a clinical psychologist and has two children."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tamura "Dr. Tamura and his staff's mission is to strive for excellence while providing quality dental care to each and every patient who entrusts his or her dental health to our office.We are committed to educating all of our patients as well as providing for their dental needs in the most empathetic and professional environment possible.Our intent is that the benefits of our commitment to excellence will positively impact the lives of our staff, our patients, and the community we serve."
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Air Abrasion
  • Arestin® Therapy
  • BriteSmile® Teeth Whitening System
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Composite Fillings
  • Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
  • Crown Lengthening
  • DIAGNOdent® Laser Cavity Detection
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Digital Tomography
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Gold Dental Inlays
  • Gum Surgery
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Laser Cavity Detection
  • Laser Treatment for Dental Fillings
  • Lower Dentures
  • Lumineers®
  • MAC Veneers™
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Microsonic Dental Cleanings
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Partial Dentures
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Power Teeth Whitening
  • Removable Appliances
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Trèswhite Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
  • ViziLite® Plus
  • da Vinci® Veneers

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U.C.L.A.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Washington University In St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Fellow Of The Las Vegas Institute For Advanced Dental Studies
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tamura has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tamura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tamura's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tamura to family and friends
2.7
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Tamura's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Los Angeles, CA |
I first found Dr Tamura through 1 800 dentist when I was awoken at 3 AM by a terrible toothache and needed an immediate appointment in the morning. When I arrived at the office I figured I was going to have to have the tooth pulled.Dr Tamura went through the procedures I could choose from and I...more
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Dr. Tamura accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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