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Why People Love Kevin Herring, DDS

Federico V.
My experience, for more of than 15 years, with Dr. Herring’s dental clinic has been just excellent!!! And what impressed me the most is the constant improvement that I can experience in terms of staff, communication, equipment, cleaness, professionalism, friendliness, and quality of the work done! The physical installations are beautiful inside and outside (gardens and parking). Dr. Herring’s dental clinic is an exemplary of what great service and striving for excellence is all about! Thank you for your outstanding service!!!
Duane S.
I’ve been going to Kevin for all my dental work since he started his practice in Prunedale 30 something years ago. He doesn’t try to sell. He listens to what you want and can afford, does the job well, without pain, and sends you on your way. Just got my teeth cleaned from Pam, the hygienist. She was very pleasant, professional, and painless. Can’t beat that. How could they improve? Well, beer and donuts in the lobby would be a nice touch.😳
Jean E.
My first visit to Dr. Herring was excellent. I was welcomed warmly and personally. The staff members are attentive and communicate very well. Services were explained before anything began and were performed with care. When a small defect was found, a plan was presented to me and I was able to discuss completely. Dr. Herring was careful to show me x-ray images and explain everything. He is very nice. I'm looking forward to my next appointment to get my smile back in shape.
Rich M.
Great, friendly staff, and Dr Herring is exceptionally skilled. Appreciate his sense of humor, commitment to keeping his patients comfortable, and for taking time to explain needed procedures, etc. Negative reviews about Dr Herring and his staff are puzzling to me. All's not perfect, but they sure have worked with me and others if there's a concern. I highly recommend!
Mary M.
We moved to this area from Arizona a couple of years ago. Finding a new dentist was a priority. Our family recommended Dr Herring. It's been a wonderful transition. The office ladies are friendly and welcoming. Our hygienist, Abe, is phenomenal 🤩🌟. He is kind and gentle with a great 😂 laugh! Makes us feel like we've been friends for years 💝.
Les V.
Recently had my first visit as a new patient. Everyone on the team seems so knowledgeable and nice. I was given a tour of the office and introduced as if I was meeting family. In addition to being nice, the people in the office really know about creating and maintaining a healthy mouth. Thanks!
Renee C.
I love Dr. Herring, the hygienists and staff. They have given my family the best dental care throughout the many years we have been patients. They keep up with the latest technologies and services. I wouldn't go to any other dentist.
Cheryl E.
I’ve had a fear of dentist since I was a child with Dr. Herring. I was very blessed to find he’s so gentle and kind you never ever feel the shot or a needle. He is terrific I recommend him to children and people of all ages. Have a blessed day bye
Jose M.
Had a wonderful experience with one. As someone who is afraid of going to the dentist I speak to anyone else who is scared, go give them a vist they'll work with you to keep you calm every step of the way.
Peter T.
Best staff I have ever met in the dental field. Very friendly, professional, organized, and committed to providing the best service. Thank you
Alison G.
Dr Herring and his staff are simply the best at care for your teeth and mouth...and spirit. Very knowledgeable, skilled, creative and oh-so-friendly. Best Dental Care on the Planet!
Gayle G.
Everyone is friendly and helpful especially the DDS Kevin Herring. Love the atmosphere in the office. A great place to go even if you have anxiety when it comes down to going to the dentist. Very comfortable!!!

Quality Dental Restorations at Kevin Herring, DDS

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Understanding Crowns & Bridges

Crowns and bridges are cornerstone treatments in restorative dentistry, offering durable solutions for damaged or missing teeth. A dental crown is a custom-fitted cap placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. Dental bridges, on the other hand, are used to fill the gap created by one or more missing teeth, anchored on either side by crowns on existing teeth or implants.

The Benefits of Zirconia Restorations

At Kevin Herring, DDS, we utilize zirconia for our crowns and bridges, a material renowned for its strength, durability, and aesthetic appeal. Zirconia restorations offer numerous benefits:

  • Natural Appearance: Zirconia mimics the translucency and color of natural teeth, ensuring your restorations blend seamlessly with your smile.
  • Durability: Known for its exceptional strength, zirconia can withstand the daily forces of biting and chewing, making it ideal for long-lasting restorations.
  • Biocompatibility: Zirconia is hypoallergenic and does not provoke the body’s immune response, making it a safe choice for patients with metal sensitivities.
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Improve Your Smile Today

Patients with broken, worn-down, or missing teeth often face challenges that affect not only their oral health but their overall quality of life. Crowns and bridges offer solutions to these challenges by:

  • Restoring Functionality: Improve your ability to chew and speak with restorations that feel and function like natural teeth.
  • Enhancing Aesthetics: Boost your confidence with a restored smile that looks natural and radiant.
  • Preventing Further Damage: Protect vulnerable teeth from further decay or damage and maintain the alignment of your existing teeth.

Why Choose Kevin Herring, DDS for Your Restorative Needs?

Dr. Kevin Herring’s expertise in restorative dentistry, combined with our commitment to using state-of-the-art materials like zirconia, sets our practice apart. We understand that the decision to undergo dental restoration can be significant. That’s why we prioritize a compassionate, patient-centered approach, ensuring you feel informed, comfortable, and supported throughout your treatment journey.

Personalized Treatment Planning

Every smile is unique, and so are your restorative needs. During your consultation, Dr. Herring will conduct a thorough examination, discuss your goals and concerns, and develop a personalized treatment plan that aligns with your lifestyle and budget. Our goal is to restore not just your smile, but your confidence and quality of life.

Advanced Technology for Precise Outcomes

We leverage the latest in dental technology to ensure precision in every restoration. From digital scanning to advanced imaging techniques, our investment in technology translates to more accurate fittings, faster turnaround times, and overall superior results for our patients.

A Comfortable and Stress-Free Experience

We believe that dental care should be as stress-free as possible. Our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to answer all your questions and address any concerns you may have. With flexible financing options, including zero-interest financing through CareCredit, we make it easier for you to access the care you need without financial worry.

Meet Our Smile Expert, Dr. Herring

In an environment of mutual respect, we provide care that you want, need, and deserve.

A Family-Friendly Environment

We understand the busy schedules of families. That's why we provide a supportive environment and convenient scheduling options to accommodate your family's needs.

A Comfortable Experience

Our office is an inviting space, set against a beautiful hillside and conveniently located off the highway. Enjoy our range of amenities including TVs in patient rooms, warm towels, and a beverage bar for a relaxing visit.
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We have decades of clinical experience

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Embrace a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles

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A Friendly, Helpful Team

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Flexible Financing Options

New Patient Specials

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United Healthcare
TRICARE Dental Program (TDP)
United Healthcare Global (Inside U.S.)
United Healthcare Community Plan
United Concordia - Tricare Dental Plan
United Concordia - Federal Employees Program
UFT Welfare Fund
United Concordia (Encounters)
United Concordia - Dental Plus - PA Blue Shield
United Concordia Companies, Inc.
Trigon - Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Virginia
Trigon - Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Colorado
Tricare Retiree Dental Program
Tricare Active Reservists
Standard Insurance Co. of New York
Sun Life Financial (United Concordia)
Skygen USA
Standard Insurance
Securian/Patriot Dental
Securian Dental
Reliance Standard Life
Regence Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Oregon (out of State Providers)
Public Employee Health Program (PEHP)
PrimeCare, Wisconsin State and Federal Employees and Medicaid
Physicians Mutual (Dental)
Oklahoma DRS Doc
Phoenix Health Plans (DentaQuest)
Medicaid of Wisconsin - DentaQuest
North Dakota Dental Service
Minnesota Blue Cross Dental (UCCI)
Medicaid of Wisconsin, PrimeCare
Medicaid of Wisconsin, Humana / TDC
Medicaid of Washington
Medicaid of Virginia, HealthKeepers Plus
Medicaid of Texas - DentaQuest
Medicaid of Utah
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Medicaid of Tennessee, BlueCare
Medicaid of New York
Medicaid of Indiana
Medicaid of Minnesota
Medicaid of Michigan
Medicaid of Connecticut
Medicaid of Alabama
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Managed Care of North America, Inc. (MCNA)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 38 Health & Welfare Fund
Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund
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Humana CompBenefits Federal Plan Dental
Hershey Healthsmile
Healthsource Provident
HealthScope Benefits (Tribute Health Plan)
HealthScope Benefits/ Morris Associates
HealthScope Benefits / EHC Repricing
HealthScope Benefits/ACPMO
HealthChoice Oklahoma
Healthcare Highways
HDS Medicaid
Hawaii Dental Service
Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America
Golden West Dental
Florida Combined Life (Dental)
First Reliance Standard
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Direct Dental Administrators, Inc.
Dental Guard Preferred
Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators
DentaQuest - Government
DeltaCare USA - Encounters
Delta Dental - Tricare Retiree
Delta Dental of West Virginia
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are dental crowns and bridges?

Dental crowns are custom-fitted caps placed over a damaged or decayed tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. Dental bridges, on the other hand, are used to replace one or more missing teeth by anchoring artificial teeth between crowns on adjacent teeth or dental implants.

How do I know if I need a crown or a bridge?

You might need a crown if you have a tooth that's significantly damaged, decayed, or after root canal treatment. Crowns are also used to cover dental implants or as anchors for a bridge. Bridges are recommended if you have one or more missing teeth and wish to restore functionality and aesthetics to your smile. During your consultation, Dr. Kevin Herring will evaluate your specific needs and recommend the best treatment plan.

What materials are used for crowns and bridges?

At Kevin Herring, DDS, we specialize in high-quality zirconia restorations for both crowns and bridges. Zirconia is chosen for its strength, durability, and natural appearance, ensuring your restorations blend seamlessly with your natural teeth. It’s also biocompatible, making it an excellent option for patients with metal sensitivities.

How long do crowns and bridges last?

With proper care and maintenance, zirconia crowns and bridges can last many years. The longevity of your restoration depends on several factors, including oral hygiene practices, lifestyle habits, and regular dental checkups. Generally, crowns and bridges can last anywhere from 5 to 15 years or longer.

Are crowns or bridges painful to get?

The process of getting crowns or bridges involves minimal discomfort. Local anesthesia is used during the procedure to ensure you're comfortable and pain-free. Some patients might experience mild sensitivity or soreness after the anesthesia wears off, but this is typically manageable with over-the-counter pain relievers and subsides within a few days.

How do I care for my crown or bridge?

Caring for crowns and bridges involves the same practices as caring for your natural teeth. This includes brushing twice a day, flossing daily (especially around the crown or bridge area), and visiting Kevin Herring, DDS for regular checkups and cleanings. Avoiding hard and sticky foods can also help prolong the life of your restorations.

Can a damaged crown or bridge be repaired?

Yes, damaged crowns or bridges can often be repaired or replaced, depending on the extent of the damage. If you notice any issues with your crown or bridge, it's important to contact our office immediately for an evaluation.

How much do crowns and bridges cost?

The cost of crowns and bridges varies depending on several factors, including the number of teeth involved and the material used. At Kevin Herring, DDS, we offer transparent pricing and financing options, including zero-interest financing through CareCredit, to make your treatment as affordable as possible.

How do I get started with my crown or bridge treatment?

Starting your crown or bridge treatment at Kevin Herring, DDS is easy. Simply contact our Prunedale, CA office to schedule a consultation. During your visit, Dr. Herring will discuss your treatment options, answer any questions you may have, and outline the next steps in your smile restoration journey.

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