Dental Clinic


  • Dental Clinic Manager
  • (425) 739-8130 Press 2 - no appointments
  • Kirkland Campus
    East Building, E107
  • Hours
    Mon. 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Tues. 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Wed. 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Thurs. Variable hours call to make appointment
    Fri. Variable hours call to make appointment.

Located just outside of Seattle in Kirkland, Washington, the Dental Clinic at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) offers quality dental care to the general public. The clinic is staffed by students, licensed dentists and hygienists, and certified dental assistants serving your oral health care needs.

Getting to the Dental Clinic


Please be advised that new patient exams are by appointment and usually take two to three visits. Visits can take up to three hours. Initial cleaning appointments may take one to four visits and will last three hours. Hygiene restorative appointments can be three hours.

Our Doctor's Clinic is open to patients of record (current patients) beginning October 2023. The Doctor's Clinic performs crowns, bridges, partial dentures, fillings, and other procedures too complex for students.

What to Bring for Your Appointments

For your appointment, please have the following available: 

  1. Insurance card or current Apple Health
  2. Photo ID
  3. Provide an email
  4. Contact phone number

New Patients

Please call (425) 739-8130 and select option #1 if you want to become a new patient in the dental hygiene clinic.

Inclement Weather Policy

The college may have a delayed start or close due to inclement weather. Delayed and closure information is posted to the college homepage. It is also posted on its social media channels. The clinic policy for closure or late start is as follows:

  • The clinic is closed when the college is closed.
Delayed/Late Start:
  • If the college starts at 10 a.m. on a Friday, the clinic will seat patients at 10 a.m.
  • If the college starts at 10 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, then morning appointments are canceled. Afternoon clinic will start at 1:15 p.m.

Examples of Out of Pocket Expenses 

Note: Our estimated out of pocket expenses are subject to change, and do not include possible co-pays and deductibles. This table does not include all procedures offered in the Student Clinic or the Doctor's Clinic.

Procedure  Estimated out of pocket expense
Doctor Exam w/Full-mouth X-rays (FMX) $115.00 
Adult Prophy/Deep Cleaning  $68 to $196
Child Prophy  $28
Removable partial -metal frame $1053  (Doctor)
Porcelain Crown $778 to $878 (Doctor)
Amalgam / 1 surface $66 (DHY student)
Anterior Composite / 1 surface $69 (DHY student)
Posterior Composite / 1 surface $76 (DHY Student) 
Night Guard $253 to $393 (Doctor)

Dental Clinic Policies

Our goal is to provide students with dental hygiene and dental assisting education and for our patients to receive quality dental care. To support these goals, the following dental clinic policies are in effect:

  • Payment is required at the time of service. We accept cash, checks, and VISA, MasterCard or American Express for your payment convenience. We do not accept Discover Card.
  • A strict cancellation policy is adhered to due to students clinical requirements. We require notice of at least 48 hours before your dental appointment to re-schedule it.
  • A parent or a guardian must accompany all patients under the age of 18 and stay on site during the treatment.
  • As a courtesy, we submit insurance claims on your behalf. However, you are ultimately responsible for any fees incurred. You must bring in all necessary information and inform us when that information has changed.
  • Please also see Dental Clinic Payment Policies and Expectations