Independently Rated Highest in Quality
T h i r t e e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
October 2004
We declare that Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #498
(925) 388-6998
130 La Casa Via, Suite 202
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Walnut Creek dentist Dr. James R. Mattingly

Dr. James R. Mattingly provides a wide range of cosmetic and family dental services, including metalfree white fillings, porcelain crowns and bridges, tooth whitening, porcelain veneers, dental implants, implant-supported dentures, root canal therapy, tooth extractions, Invisalign and more.

After earning his dental degree and graduating with high honors from University of the Pacific’s School of Dentistry in 1997, Dr. Mattingly was inducted into the prestigious OKU National Dental Honor Society. He has also been featured on KRON Channel 4 News as the “Top Cosmetic Dentist in Contra Costa County.” He prides himself on offering the latest in dental procedures and technology while providing a comfortable and friendly setting for his patients.

Dr. Mattingly’s practice provides state-of-the-art digital imaging instead of traditional x-rays, protecting patients from up to 80 percent of normal radiation exposure. Dr. Mattingly also uses cutting-edge dental lasers to help diagnose tooth decay at its earliest stages and provides nitrous oxide gas to patients who feel a little anxious or nervous. His office accepts most private dental insurances, and his staff is happy to file claims on patients’ behalf. 

Company Philosophy

“‘Comfort. Convenience. Quality. Respect. Education.’ These five words embody the essence of our practice and our commitment to the public. We show patients every x-ray and explain any procedure we recommend. We believe everyone can and should have a comfortable, positive dental experience.”

Serving Walnut Creek Communities

Cosmetic Dentistry
General Dentistry
Implant Dentistry
Sleep Dentistry 

Invisalign
Invisalign

Comparative Summary

As Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS sees it, his job is to educate his patients about their options for dental treatment, and never to encourage anything but necessary treatment. He says he treats his patients as he would his own family, a philosophy of concerned care that’s made his Walnut Creek dental practice a local favorite and earned him a “Best in the Bay” designation from San...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you accept financing?
A: "It depends on many factors, especially the nature of the treatment needed."
Q: Are you open Saturdays?
A: "We are, and patients love it. They don’t have to take time off work."
Q: Do you do dental implants?
A: "Yes. We have been restoring missing teeth with dental implants for 13 years and each year we do more and more. Our success rates are around 97% and the process is practically painless. Patients always assume that there is a lot of pain ass...

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Industry Info

Trust your dentist, but be your own health advocate.
When you visit a dentist, your first mission is to ask questions, says Walnut Creek-based dentist Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS. If you feel your dentist is not thoroughly explaining your diagnosis, it might be time to find a new one. “As a...
Findings based on statistically reliable research from 428 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

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Customer Loyalty

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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 428 customer surveys, we declare
Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 498
Continuously qualified since October 2004.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Jackson R. Verified Customer Name
"He is a good dentist."
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Company Capabilities Table

Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS
130 La Casa Via, Suite 202
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 388-6998
(925) 933-5448 fax
DCID9259335446

Tue, Thu: 8am – 7pm
Wed: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 12pm
Selected Sat: 7am – 1pm 

Serving Walnut Creek Communities

Dr. James R. Mattingly, DDS, Owner
20
10
44741
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American College of Forensic Examiners, American Dental Association, Better Business Bureau, California Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society, Honorary Dental Societies Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) and Tau Kappa Omega (TKU)
Best in the Bay (Cosmetic Dentistry) for Contra Costa - KRON 4
2001
Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Sleep Dentistry
Invisalign
All Ages
Case-By-Case Dependent
Contra Costa Dentists

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Survey Responses For

Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS

Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS: Average 9.3 out of 10 based on 428 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Jackson R. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Very professional"

"He is a good dentist."

Brooke K. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's great. He has very gentle care. I took my two daughters in, and one had 5 teeth pulled in one visit. She didn't suffer from any pain afterwards. He's consistent, kind, extremely knowledgeable, and only does what's necessary. He never pushes for anything more. "

"I like his manner. He's gentle and very professional."

Chris B. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He does good work, and he is a really nice guy."

"High quality of care, and he communicates what he is doing."

Dana S. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're fast and efficient. I like the ambiance of the office. It feels like family."

"I've been going to him for years. I like that he listens, he's gentle, and he always offers good suggestions. I am very satisfied. "

Daniel K. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's very reliable and knows what he is doing."

"He's gentle and knows what he is doing."

David C. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's a very compassionate man. He's informative. He lets you know what's going on inside your mouth every step of the way. He has a good touch, as far as dentists go. My initial thought is that I am pro Dr. Mattingly. I really like the guy. I've been going to him for years. I'd highly recommend him."

"I like Dr. Mattingly's personality. He's a very nice guy. "

Dennis I. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's very caring. He lets you know exactly what he is going to be doing. You're never surprised. "

"His personal touch, he talks to you like a person, not just a patient."

Dennis M. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's a good dentist. "

"He has a good personality."

Lily D. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's very compassionate, makes you feel comfortable, and listens to what you have to say."

"He made me feel comfortable, and he referred me to a good oral surgeon."

Gordon B. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are professional and the best in the business. They have a great staff who understands the unique requirements of each patient."

"I would give him a '15'. He is the best in the business. I like the personal touch."

Helen A. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He does a great job. I've had no problems with him. He runs the office on time."

"He does quality work."

Leah T. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I recommend him highly. I have been a patient of his since he took over the practice from the previous dentist. He is highly knowledgeable, and he has continued to educate himself. He has a lot to offer."

"His care of the patient"

Lisa L. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's very professional. "

"I like that he took care of my teeth."

Mathew B. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I don't know if I'd recommend him, no comment. "

"The staff is nice, and the location is good. He's close to my house. "

Nancy D. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I have been using Dr. Mattingly for over 20 years, since his predecessor retired. He's absolutely wonderful, and my whole family uses him. "

"He's a great dentist. "

Noe G. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He's very patient-friendly. He's very professional, and takes his time, which I appreciate. "

"He's consistent, very straightforward, honest, and professional."

Peter K. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I've already written an extensive and glowing review on Yelp. Dr. Mattingly is unsurpassed in professionalism and skill. He is a quality dentist."

"His chairside manner, we've been going to him for years."

Sara H. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He has a state of the art dental service. When you go there, you get good professional care and good service."

"They are prompt, and they don't make you sit there all day. You're in and out in a timely manner. I haven't had a cavity since I went there. The customer service is wonderful. They're excellent. He's referred us to specialists who have also been at the top of their game. "

Tina B. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would tell a friend that it is nice to be cared for and cared about."

"He treats his patients well and like people. They have great customer service. He communicates well."

Alan G. Verified Dr. James R. Mattingly DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would strongly recommend his services."

"He is very good with patients in terms of describing what needs to be done and why. He has a very good manner."