Your St. Louis Dentist

Lake Forest Dental is proud to serve St. Louis, MO and surrounding areas such as Kirkwood and Clayton. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of dental medicine along with friendly, compassionate service.

About Our Office

At Lake Forest Dental, our first goal is to establish a relationship with our patients. We slow down and listen to YOU so that we can discover what is appropriate for your needs. We treat the whole person, not just the dental patient.

If you have any questions about how we can care for your teeth & mouth, please don’t hesitate to call or text at (314) 725-2232. Thank you!


Welcoming New Patients

We understand that your first visit to the dentist can feel overwhelming and we try to accommodate all new patients with a comfortable and organized facility.

Our staff has taken the steps to prepare you for the first appointment by providing a full spectrum of the services we offer and the option to complete our new patient form prior to your visit. Our goal is to cover everything you need with a full and efficient assessment, but without waiting to see the doctor.


What Our Patients Say

  • I have been going to Dr T for about 20 years and that should be a good indicator of the kind of services he provides. He is caring, has great chair- side manners, listens to you and does amazing dental work. At one point he became out-of-network with my insurance and, like most reasonable people, I looked for someone in-network. Big mistake. I came running back not even a month later. He is that good that paying the difference was worth it. Thankfully he is back in-network now :) ... and his stuff does an amazing job too. They do listen to your concerns, submit everything to the insurance and deal with that :) ... if you are on the fence choosing a new dentist - go to Lake Forest Dental, you will not regret it ... plus he practices gentle dentistry in the true sense of the word ... btw I have NOT received any discounts or compensation for this review: I truly do mean everything I said ... go, you will not be sorry :)

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    Elma M.
  • The staff are very caring and have the ability to make their patients feel comfortable, while taking all the necessary precautions with assuring each patient is safe during this pandemic.

    Karen, the hygienist was very knowledgeable about the whole process with my TX.

    I HIGHLY recommend this dental office.

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    Birdie F.
  • Staff is always super kind and doc is amazing. Been going here for about a year now and always enjoy it. If you have children they will feel less anxious cause doc has screens in each room of photos that he and his patients have taken on travel. Clean facility and friendly staff

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    Anna K.
  • The entire team is very friendly and knowledgeable. I feel very well taken care of and I could tell that they genuinely cared about my dental health. I would recommend them 1000 times over.

    Thanks guys!!

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    Ruth K.
  • Although I have always been a bit anxious about going to the dentist, I have never had anything but a lovely experience with Dr. Telthorst and everyone at Lake Forest Dental. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone. I can't think of one even remotely negative thing to say. They make dental appointments as delightful as it is possible for such things to be. I think so highly of them that I have baked and decorated cookies for them. Absolutely marvelous people who do absolutely fantastic work. Five stars aren't enough.

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    Catherine S.
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