Independently Rated Highest in Quality
T h i r t e e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
January 2005
We declare that Daniel B. Armistead, DDS HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #583
(650) 605-3960
(408) 868-8908
2233 Alma St
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Daniel B. Armistead, DDS is a Palo Alto-based dental practice that provides general dentistry services for adults and older children. It offers a wide range of preventive, restorative and cosmetic dental procedures, including hygiene cleanings, fillings, mouth guards, teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, bonding, crowns, bridges, root canals, tooth extractions, and removable and partial dentures. Dr. Armistead is also a specialist in treating sleep apnea and TMJ (temporomandibular joint) syndrome.

Dr. Armistead has been treating Bay Area families from the same location since 1978. His predecessor practiced in the same building for more than 25 years before retiring, so the dental complex has been a longstanding fixture for Palo Alto residents. Dr. Armistead keeps his skills current through ongoing study and participation in dental and scientific classes. He’s also an active member of the Peninsula Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Armistead’s practice accepts most major dental insurance plans, provides free consultations for its customized oral health programs and offers senior citizen discounts. 

Company Philosophy

“We pay close attention to the needs and concerns of our patients, and we strive to always give them comprehensive attention and care every time they visit. We never suggest unnecessary dental procedures, and we always follow up to make sure our patients are happy with our work.”

Serving all of Santa Clara County including Milpitas, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Los Altos and Gilroy.

Bleaching
Bridges & Dentures
Fillings & Crowns
Implants
Sleep Apnea Treatments
Veneers

Comparative Summary

Maintaining patient satisfaction is a crucial aspect of any dental practice, but it’s even more important for dentists who have earned the prestigious Diamond Certified award. For Daniel B. Armistead, DDS, the key to achieving and maintaining high levels of patient satisfaction is simple: treat every person who visits his Palo Alto office with respect and focus all his efforts on ensuring...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What type of dental work do you do?
A: "We’re a general dentistry practice, so our job is to do restorative work on teeth. This includes routine cleanings and preventative care, fillings, cosmetic dental procedures, tooth whitening, dentures, dental implants, and root canals...
Q: How much will my dental procedure cost?
A: "It depends on the treatment, but we’re always upfront about costs with our patients. Also, we charge by the entire procedure, not by the visit, which means if you’re having a crown replaced, you’ll only be charged one fee for the entire proc...
Q: Will I be in pain during my dental procedure?
A: "We’re very skilled at working gently, and we use hand instruments so we don’t have to administer anesthetics. We take pain management very seriously, so we’ll do whatever it takes to make sure you’re as comfortable as...

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Findings based on statistically reliable research from 351 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

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Customer Loyalty

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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 351 customer surveys, we declare
Daniel B. Armistead, DDS
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 583
Continuously qualified since January 2005.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Laura Z. Verified Customer Name
"He absolutely knows what he's doing. He's very kind and gentle. I completely trust him."
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Company Capabilities Table

Daniel B. Armistead, DDS
2233 Alma St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 605-3960
(408) 868-8908
(650) 226-5075 fax
DCID6503264466

Mon – Thu: 7:30am – 5pm
Fri: 7:30am – 3pm

Serving all of Santa Clara County including Milpitas, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Los Altos and Gilroy.

Daniel Armistead, DDS, Owner
35
27225
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), Mid-Peninsula Dental Society (MPDS)
1978
Bleaching, Bridges & Dentures, Fillings & Crowns, Implants, Sleep Apnea Treatments, Veneers
Adults and older children
Santa Clara Dentists

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Survey Responses For

Daniel B. Armistead, DDS

Daniel B. Armistead, DDS: Average 9.6 out of 10 based on 351 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Laura Z. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is friendly, welcoming and competent."

"He absolutely knows what he's doing. He's very kind and gentle. I completely trust him."

David J. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is very competent and a very good dentist."

"He is very careful and also very pleasant person."

Topou H. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have all been great. I think he's really good. I definitely recommend him."

"He's very knowledgeable and thorough. He only recommends the best without being pushy or adding any pressure."

Betsy C. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's an extremely good dentist. No matter who the person is, he treats everybody the same."

"They are very genuine and very good."

Kim M. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's extremely helpful, available when you need him, and he's a nice person."

"He's a very good dentist."

Noelle Q. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I have a great dentist. I guess I worry he's going to retire soon. "

"They're friendly. It's easy to get in at the last minute for an emergency. They are pleasant."

Judy G. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is very gentle. He has lots of experience. He is good at what he does and refers out when necessary."

"I like his bedside manner."

Irene J. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

" I have total and complete confidence in him and I trust him. He doesn't overcharge. I think he's fair and honest and truthful."

"He's an excellent dentist. As long as he's somewhere in the general facility, I will go to him. No matter what room you sit in, you always look out to his gardens that he and one of his assistants tend together. I trust the person who originally referred me to him, and I really like him."

Monica W. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
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"He is very patient and kind. He has a gentle touch. I'm the biggest chicken, so if he could handle me, he can handle anyone. "

"The hygienist is great too. Her name is Kelly. She is very thorough and into her job. She makes you want to do better. She's inspirational. They're a great team. They are very caring and patient. If you have anxiety, they are willing to help you in order to take care of your teeth. Also, they always get you in. They put your oral health first. "

Michele B. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
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"He is kind, considerate, and available early in the morning."

"His staff is the best."

Byron B. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would say to go to him."

"The level of personal attention is the best thing."

Lydia M. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's very good and he will do the necessary work."

"He's very honest."

John T. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is conservative. He's knowledgeable and he does the right thing."

"The staff is always very pleasant. We've known him for a long time and he continues to always be very responsive and has your best interest at heart."

Karen K. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have expert service. It is easy to schedule an appointment. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. "

"I really like Dr. Armistead's expertise and patient care. "

Anne M. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
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"Everybody has their own opinions. "

"He makes the experience pain free."

Aron W. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's very capable and very conservative in his treatment."

"I feel very comfortable in his hands."

John H. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
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"He has full length windows with bird feeders outside. You can see the squirrels running around, and I like that. "

"I really like his hygienist, Judy."

Fred K. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's a very good dentist. He takes good care of my teeth."

"I liked everything about Dr. Armistead's office. The people are nice."

Gordon R. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's a great dentist and a great individual."

"They're always very diligent."

Maria T. Verified Daniel B. Armistead, DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's a great dentist."

"I can trust him. I like the people in the office. I think everything there is great."