New Patients

New Patient Forms

We’ve provided new patient forms for your convenience. Please download and complete the forms and bring them with you to your appointment for a fast and easy check-in process. If you have any questions about the forms, please give us a call and we will be happy to assist you.

Your First Visit


We look forward to welcoming you to our family! Before you come in for your first visit, you want to know what you should expect. Besides an inviting patient-oriented atmosphere, you can also look forward to an extremely comprehensive exam and analysis with our family dentist.

You will want to reserve approximately 90 minutes of your time for this initial appointment. After reviewing your medical and dental history, we will take a series of digital radiographs to make an accurate diagnosis of your specific needs.

Next, our dentist will assess everything about your smile. You’ll get the chance to share your concerns and ask any questions you want. Dr. Shen will let you know of any problems that are present and what treatment is needed to correct them. Together, you’ll compile a list of necessary procedures and determine the order in which they should be completed.

Dr. Shen will make sure you fully understand every treatment recommendation, so that you can make the best decision regarding your smile’s health.

Convenient Financing Plans

Last of all, you’ll meet with our experienced treatment coordinators who will review a financing plan that suits your budget and insurance needs.

Insurance and Financing

Many people avoid dental treatment because it seems too expensive. At Trinity Family Dental, we are all about our patients. We are committed to breaking down financial barriers to help our patients get the compassionate care they need. We want to provide life-enhancing solutions to you and your family. That’s why we’ve priced our services competitively and made provision for convenient financial arrangements. We will work with you to establish a payment plan that works with your budget. As a multi-specialty clinic, we’re able to provide more complex care at an affordable price point.

We Accept Most Major Insurances

Our family dentist and specialists are in-network with all major PPO plans, including:

Aetna, Ameritas, Anthem, Assurant, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Delta Dental, Dental Health Alliance, Guardian, Humana, MetLife, Principal, United Concordia, United Healthcare.

We ask that you bring your insurance card with you to your appointment. After that, leave the rest to us! Our highly experienced staff are experts at filing and tracking insurance claims. We also gladly accept HSAs (Health Savings Accounts) and FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts) benefit cards.

Here’s To The Heroes (Military Discounts)

Dr. Timothy Shen is a United States Navy Veteran and his team proudly supports local military servicemen and women and their families. To show our appreciation, we offer a 10% military discount in addition to accepting all military insurances.

Other Financing Options

Don’t have insurance at this time? Not a problem. Our financial team will help you work with systems like CareCredit and LendingClub to find a payment system that’s comfortable for your lifestyle. This way, you can get the treatment you need when you need it without waiting for the funds to be in place.


Looking for a top rated dentist in La Mesa? You’ll be happy to learn that our highly experienced dentists have the experience to keep you comfortable. Contact our team for a consultation today to find out how our team of family and expert dentists can help.

Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM*
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 4 PM

*Wednesday & Saturday by appointment only

(619) 469-4144

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Trinity Family Dental

5308 Lake Murray Blvd. Ste. E
La Mesa, CA 91942