Independently Rated Highest in Quality
E i g h t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
July 2010
We declare that Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #1665
(510) 200-8968
(925) 480-7959
844 Willow Avenue, Suite A6
Hercules, CA 94547
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Dr. Lovely Manlapaz has international dental training.

Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS is a general, cosmetic and family dentistry practice that offers a variety of services to East Bay patients (both children and adults) at two locations: The Dental Center of Hercules and Ygnacio Valley Cosmetic Dentistry in Walnut Creek. Its services include comprehensive oral exams and cleaning, root canal treatments, complete and partial dentures, composite bonding, Invisalign®, cosmetic veneers, teeth whitening, tooth extractions, crowns, fixed bridges, dental implants, and implant restoration. The practice is also proud to offer single visit crowns and onlays and inlays that are designed and manufactured with CAD/CAM technology.

Dr. Manlapaz earned her Dental Medicine degree from National University, Manila Philippines (NU) in 1995. She started a private practice upon graduating while simultaneously holding a teaching position at NU’s College of Dentistry. Today, she consistently attends courses and training to keep her knowledge and skills on par with the technological advancements in dentistry.

Dr. Manlapaz and her staff take a personal approach to patient care, which, according to office manager Ted Teodoro, ensures excellent, detailed service. “We don’t overbook our patient list. Dr. Manlapaz likes to take her time and be very thorough.” The practice offers several dental plans and accepts most private insurance.

Company Philosophy

“We strive to consistently provide excellent dental care for the families of Hercules, Walnut Creek and their neighboring cities. From young children to adults, we pledge to offer the best dental service and products with the highest level of professionalism. Our patients’ needs are our top priority, and our entire team is committed to meeting those needs.”

Serving all of Contra Costa County including Concord, Richmond, Antioch, Walnut Creek, Pittsburg, San Ramon, Danville, Brentwood and Martinez.

Family, Cosmetic & Implant Digital Dentistry
Nitrous Gas
Invisalign (Metal-Free Braces)
CEREC (Single Visit Onlay Restorations, Ceramic Crown)
Ceramic Veneers
3D Imaging CT Scan
Root Canal Treatment
Implant/Implant Crown
Dentures
Oral Surgery
Teeth Whitening

ANKYLOS
CEREC
E-Max
Invisalign
Invisalign
Sinsational Smile
Zirconia

Comparative Summary

Dental practices are always looking for ways to discern themselves from their competition, and those that have earned the prestigious Diamond Certified award are already several steps ahead. Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS further supplements its industry advantage by utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge treatment techniques to provide cosmetic dentistry and traditional preventive...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you offer any payment plans?
A: "Yes. We offer programs with up to six months of deferred payments."
Q: Do you offer any fee discounts?
A: "Yes. Ask about fee discounts when you call for an appointment."
Q: What’s CEREC?
A: "CEREC is a computer assisted design tool that allows crowns and other treatments to be performed expertly and quickly onsite, which saves the patient from having to come back for multiple appointments."

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Findings based on statistically reliable research from 183 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 183 customer surveys, we declare
Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 1665
Continuously qualified since July 2010.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Mayra R. Verified Customer Name
"She is very friendly."
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Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS
844 Willow Avenue, Suite A6
Hercules, CA 94547
​1479 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 105
​Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(510) 200-8968
(925) 480-7959
(510) 245-3188 fax
DCID5102453004
DCID9259799803

Hercules
Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm
Sat: 8am – 4pm
Walnut Creek
Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm

Serving all of Contra Costa County including Concord, Richmond, Antioch, Walnut Creek, Pittsburg, San Ramon, Danville, Brentwood and Martinez.

Ted Teodoro, Manager
15
7
1790 & 53626
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
American Dental Association, California Dental Association (CDA), Contra Costa Dental Society, Hercules Chamber of Commerce, Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce
2009
Family, Cosmetic & Implant Digital Dentistry, Nitrous Gas, Invisalign (Metal-Free Braces), CEREC (Single Visit Onlay Restorations, Ceramic Crown), Ceramic Veneers, 3D Imaging CT Scan, Root Canal Treatment, Implant/Implant Crown, Dentures, Oral Surgery, Teeth Whitening
ANKYLOS, CEREC, E-Max, Invisalign, Sinsational Smile, Zirconia
2,500
All
Available via CareCredit
Contra Costa Dentists

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Survey Responses For

Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS

Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS: Average 8.9 out of 10 based on 183 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Mayra R. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That I recommend going to her"

"She is very friendly."

Angelique S. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very efficient, have state of the art equipment, and are a pleasant office with friendly staff."

"I liked the timeliness."

Rodolfo R. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would recommend her."

"She's friendly."

Marian M. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"If you are ever around the area, Dr. Lovely Manlapaz is the best dentist in the business."

"I liked her patient care. She is thoughtful, gentle, and awesome."

Israel C. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're excellent."

"She's friendly."

Gale C. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"She's very patient, and when she does any work, she goes over it with you. She gives you all of the information that you need. She also is knowledgeable enough to answer all of the questions you ever have."

"I liked her patience."

Sophie S. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"She is a great dentist. I've been using her for years. I'm happy with her services."

"She's not out to get you. "

Christina B. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have a nice office where they make you feel at home and welcome."

"I liked their attention to children's needs."

Vanessa V. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"She is great. I would refer any of my friends to her."

"I really liked how she works with my insurance plan. She worked everything out for me. She told me what I needed to get done in order to have a pretty smile. She is great, the office is lovely, and the staff is wonderful."

Richard A. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"She's very professional, very thorough, and she does a great job. She does consistently good work."

"She does good work, and she takes care of what needs to be taken care of in a good way."

Emily M. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"She's very professional, provides great service, and she makes people feel comfortable. "

"I'm very terrified of the dentist, but with Dr. Lovely Manlapaz I was very comfortable and able to get my work done in peace. They didn't need to strap me down or anything. I'd tell her to keep up the good work."

Anna V. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"She's very thorough, and she does a good job. "

"Her appointments were very timely. She explained thoroughly what she was going to do and it was always what she said it was going to be. "

Natalie G. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would recommend her services, and I have in the past."

"I liked their appointment system. She is very approachable, and she's knowledgeable about her specialty."

Alan J. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"She's really professional, and she tells you exactly what's going wrong. She gives you options and encourages getting a second opinion if you want one. She has done well for me."

"She is good and gentle when she works on me."

Arnold F. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Planning to use again, they pay close attention to the work and give high-quality service."

"They didn't stop working on me until I was satisfied."

Christina B. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"It's a great facility. I've referred quite a few friends."

"I like that they're best with kids."

Hector O. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have great customer service."

"They have a really good dentist. "

Jessica C. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I am very satisfied."

"Dr. Lovely is awesome. They are friendly, they treated my son very well, and it is clean."

Jose A. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"It's a good place to go, and they do everything well."

"Dr. Manlapaz, she's been taking care of me. There's not a lot of waiting, and they're doing a great job."

Joseph L. Verified Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They did the job right, so I didn't have to go back."

"It is close to home, and they are clean."