Our Office

Daniel Tamura, DDS
My interest and passion for dentistry started as a teenager when I had braces to correct a narrow bite and crooked teeth. I experienced first hand how a healthy, great smile could make a huge difference. After that, the first thing I notice about someone is their smile. I want my patients to have a smile that they like.
I received my undergraduate degree at USC and completed my dental training at the USC School of Dentistry. I like to keep current with dentistry through my memberships in the Los Angeles Dental Society, California Dental Society and the American Dental Association.
— Dr.T
Office Manager
I am Dr. Tamura’s Office Manager. My aspiration is to make your dental visit a positive and comfortable experience. Most importantly, I want our patients to leave with the benefits of a healthy smile. When I was young I did not smile because my teeth were crooked, enduring braces in high school until finally in my senior year I had straight teeth. Learning to smile without putting my hand over my mouth was a very hard habit to break. It wasn’t until a stranger said “why don’t you smile? You have a great smile”. Learning from then on that by smiling to another person makes them happy too. My hobbies include traveling, gardening and spoiling my dachshund.
— Robert

If you would like to make an appointment, please call or text our office (323) 937-0197 or email us  office@DanielTamuraDDS.com with your request.

If you have a dental emergency when the office is closed, please call the office (323) 937-0197 and leave a message. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Parking In The Building

The building has self parking during the week from 8 am-6 pm but is closed on Saturday and Sunday. The parking rate is $2.75 each 15 minutes up to a daily maximum of $18. After 5:00 pm, parking is a flat rate of $5. The parking garage gate closes at 6 pm but you are able to leave at any time.

Street Parking

Metered parking is available on Wilshire Blvd from 9 am-4 pm. Please note that there is no parking on Wilshire Blvd from 7 am-9 am and 4 pm-7 pm due to rush hour traffic control. Parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

Lot Parking

There is a parking lot just east of the building with another parking lot just across the street.

Our practice accepts most traditional standard dental insurance plans and PPO plans. With these plans you have the freedom to see a dentist of your choosing.

Not sure about your insurance benefits or how your plan works in our office?

Please call Robert at (323) 937-0197 and he will be happy to help you find the answers to your questions.

Some of the PPO plans we are in-network with are listed below. If you do not see your plan listed, please contact Robert and he can check it out for you. We are able to take any traditional or PPO plan but your portion will vary depending if we are in-network or not.

  • Anthem Blue Cross  PPO 200/300
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Delta Premier
  • Delta Dental PPO
  • Dental Benefits Provider
  • Dental Health Alliance
  • First Dental Health
  • Guardian PPO
  • Premier Access PPO
  • Principal Plan Dental Network
  • Sun Life PPO
  • United Concordia PPO
  • United Healthcare PPO

Dental insurance will generally cover some or all of your treatment but it will depend on your plan benefits and deductible. It is designed to help you in getting dental care but the patient is ultimately responsible for the account. We will provide you with an estimate for your portion of the cost of treatment but cannot guarantee how much is actually covered by the insurance company. Please note that cosmetic procedures and teeth whitening are generally not covered by dental insurance. Please keep us informed of any changes in your dental insurance.

In order to help our patients with obtaining their dental care, we accept a number of payment options as listed below:

  • Cash
  • Mastercard/Visa
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Personal Checks
  • Money Order
  • CareCredit
  • In-House Dental Savings Plan

If you don’t have insurance, don’t worry! Ask us about our In-House Dental Savings Plan which may be a great option for you.
As another option, we are pleased to work with CareCredit as a service to our patients to allow you to finance 100% of your dental care with low monthly payments spread over several months. CareCredit offers a range of payment plans to fit into your budget.

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Phone: (323) 937-0197.
Text: (323) 937-0197.
Fax: (323) 931-1257
Contact Us
Email: office@DanielTamuraDDS.com

(800) 365-8295