1. What can I expect as a patient?
At Downtown Dental LA, it is our goal to make your experience in our office an exceptional one. We have a professional staff that provides the best service possible. We use the latest technology to ensure complete satisfaction to all our patients.
2. How do I book my first appointment?
To book your first appointment give our office a call at 213-863-9464 or you can also visit our website at www.downtowndentalla.com. We will gladly answer any concerns or interests you have about your dental health.
3. How do I make follow up appointments/reschedule? (current patient)
To make a follow up appointment or to reschedule a current appointment, simply call our office at 213-863-9464 or through our website at www.downtowndentalla.com
and we will gladly assist you with the next available appointment possible.
4. Are you open on the weekends?
Yes, for extensive procedures by appointment only.
5. Do you accept referrals?
Yes, we appreciate you telling your friends and family about our office. We are always welcoming new patients!
6. How much does it cost to get a cleaning, filling, braces, or other treatment?
We don't discuss fees before the doctor sees you and diagnoses your treatment needs. Every patient is different therefore requires different treatment.
7. What if I have an emergency?
Call us immediately and we will try to accommodate you with an appointment within 24 hours or as soon as possible. We have a staff member on standby answering our phones even after traditional business hours!
8. What if I can't make it to my appointment?
If you cannot make an appointment (except in the case of an emergency), we request that you call us to reschedule at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled appointment time. These appointment times are very valuable to other patients. When we make an appointment with you, it's a promise on our part to see you on time and to set up all the necessary materials. Do your best to keep us in the loop!
9. Do I need insurance to be a patient?
You do not need to have insurance to be a patient. Actually MOST patients DON'T have insurance. We also offer an in-house dental benefit plans that helps to reduce your costs. Ask us about it!
10. What insurance does Downtown Dental LA accept?
Downtown Dental La accepts all major PPOs insurance carriers. For details about your specific coverage call the office with your insurance info.
11. Do you offer payments for dental care?
We offer several financing options for your convenience, like CareCredit and Lending Group.
As the cornerstone and founder of Downtown Dental, Dr. Don Mungcal
is a proactive and exceptionally talented dentist who is determined to contribute to the health and wellbeing of his community by attending to their dental care needs.
With over 28 years of experience and service, Dr. Mungcal makes it his responsibility to be the best version of himself by being his patients’ go-to point for any and all dental concerns. In addition to being meticulous in his work ethic, he is also an individual who understands development and change. He updates and informs himself constantly through various continuous educational programs that he undertakes. He also invests in the latest state-of-the-art technology to provide world-class dental services.
Dr. Mungcal graduated from UCLA and the University of the Pacific Dental School and is presently a member of several acclaimed medical associations, including the California Dental Society.
Dr. Elizabeth Loftus
is a qualified dentist from Sacramento who truly loves the art of dentistry and helping people with their oral health and dental needs. She pursued her higher education at USC, where her initial area of focus was biomedical engineering.
However, after an internship undertaken at a dental office, she came to the realization that dentistry was her true calling, and then onwards dedicated her time and energy to serving dental care patients to the best of her ability.
She is an advocate for positive dental experiences for her patients and making sure they always are relaxed and calm whenever they undergo dental procedures.