David Kitchen, DDS, is one of the leading La Jolla dentists, providing general dentist services as well as cosmetic dental surgery, dental implants, veneers and dentures. Call (858) 558-1946
Was recommended to Dr. Kitchen, had to have cap replaced. It got infection under it and had to have another dentist repair and it cost me an additional $800. Yikes
Posted: 9/10/2008 • Last edited: 5/24/2013 • Link to this review
I saw Dr. Kitchen for a filling repair -- he is not my usual dentist but I was in an emergency situation and my regular San Diego dentist was booked. Dr. Kitchen was friendly, though very rushed and quite rough with my mouth. It took him 2.5 hours to do 1 filling. I was happy to have the headphones he provided, so I could listen to music, but it was an excessive amount of time to sit there. Dr. Kitchen seemed thorough, but I can't get over how rough he was. Pulling my cheeks with all his weight, trying to floss where he'd just done the filling and snapping my head back into the chair, etc. It wasn't a great experience. I'm happy to have my tooth repaired, but he is a cosmetic dentist and I feel like I could have saved quite a bit if I had gone to a more standard general dentist. His office staff is wonderful though - they are really friendly and helpful and make you feel comfortable. All in all, it was an OK experience that could have gone better, but should I need future work on my fillings, I probably will not return.
Posted: 2/13/2008 • Last edited: 5/24/2013 • Link to this review