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Languages spoken
English

Location

Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Tue 7:30 am - 7:00 pm  
Thu 7:30 am - 5:00 pm  
Fri 7:30 am - 2:00 pm  

Providers at this location

About

At Ballard Neighborhood Dentist, we believe there is no place for scolding, judgment or bullying in dental care. Gaining your trust is important to us and the last thing we want to do is make our patients feel like they can’t be honest with us about their habits or health history. Dr. Sidhu and our team will offer you suggestions, support and education to help keep your smile healthy for a lifetime, and we have a no-guilt dental care policy!

What are you and your team proud of at your practice?

Every member of our team brings more than a decade of experience to her work. We love our practice for the same reasons our patients do: the emphasis on quality, personal care and long-term relationships. Our patient care managers are always here to help you plan your next appointment, understand your insurance benefits and answer any questions you may have.

Frequently asked questions

What languages do the doctors at Ballard Neighborhood Dentist speak?

Ballard Neighborhood Dentist provides services in English. Click here to explore available appointments!

When can I schedule an appointment with Ballard Neighborhood Dentist?

Ballard Neighborhood Dentist sees patients on Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri. Find the next available appointment with Ballard Neighborhood Dentist on Opencare.

Is Ballard Neighborhood Dentist accepting new patients?

Ballard Neighborhood Dentist is not currently accepting new patients through Opencare. Please contact the office directly to book an appointment or use Opencare to book an appointment at a practice near you!

Does Ballard Neighborhood Dentist offer teeth whitening?

Yes, Ballard Neighborhood Dentist offers teeth whitening services. Learn more about Ballard Neighborhood Dentist at Opencare or request an appointment.

Does Ballard Neighborhood Dentist offer check up and cleanings?

Yes, Ballard Neighborhood Dentist offers regular check up and cleaning services. Learn more about Ballard Neighborhood Dentist at Opencare or request an appointment.

Insurance Providers

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

Features

  • Wifi
  • Kid friendly
  • Free parking
  • Public transit accessible
  • Sedation
  • Free Coffee or Beverages
  • Digital X-rays
  • Dental anxiety friendly
  • Intra-oral cameras
  • Paperless practice
  • Flexible hours

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  • Reviewed on February 21st, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Clean office, nice team, seemingly knowledgeable staff. This is not the place if you need a luxurious or modern dentist, but it does the job as good as anyone else.
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  • Reviewed on January 22nd, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Everyone at the office was very friendly and helpful. Dr. Sidhu was very thorough and made sure to take time in addressing all my concerns. The cleaning and examination were great and definitely a step up from my previous dentist.
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  • Reviewed on January 21st, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Dr Sidhu was really kind and very open and honest about what he was doing, why, and the next steps I needed to take. He was super considerate of my fears and checked on me multiple times during my checkup. Highly recommend and will be going to him for my future dental needs.
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  • Reviewed on January 3rd, 2020  •  Verified patient
    I had a really good appointment that was easy to book and right by the bus stop. The staff and Dr at this practice did a thorough examination of my dental health and explained everything in detail and with care. There was also a plan for the next steps in a way that fits my budget and time. Service was very friendly, comfortable and spotlessly clean.
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  • Reviewed on December 19th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I felt immediately comfortable when I walked in. They took great care in welcoming me after not being to a dentist in over 10 years. They took x-rays and photos of each tooth and reviewed them with me. Made a plan and appointments for care next month, and they will contact my insurance company for pre-auth and send me an estimate for those services by email.
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  • Reviewed on December 18th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    All the staffs there are friendly and dr. Shane Shidu is very nice and very professional, he works gentle, fast and accurate. Their clinic is walking distance from my house. I’ll definitely comeback to take care my teeth. Highly recommended
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  • Reviewed on November 11th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I had my first visit with this office, and my first dentist appointment in two years. Dr. Sushi was very kind and attentive in making sure I was comfortable. Beyond that, he did a very thorough check on my gum health and a thorough cleaning, and gave me great recommendations on how to keep maintaining my oral health. This was my best dentist visit in a long time, I really liked this practice!
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  • Reviewed on November 8th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I had a deep filling done, and every bit of the process was easy and flawless. Dr. Shane was easy going and I trusted him to do a quality job.
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  • Reviewed on November 4th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    As someone who hates going to the dentist, thanks for being so understanding with my fears. Walked me though each thing they were doing and explained the pending costs of future appts in advance. Clear and easy to book
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  • Reviewed on October 14th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Awesome work from both the dental assistant and dentist. First time at the dentist in a long time and they took care of me very well. Have a follow up appoint soon!
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  • Reviewed on August 14th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Sidhu was very thorough during my comprehensive exam. I've had pain in my upper left side for a while and no one could figure out why or give me a good explanation. Dr. Sidhu was able to suggest the reason for the discomfort. I recommend!
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  • Reviewed on August 13th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I had a great experience with Dr. Shane -- he took the time to explain everything, which was super helpful as someone mildly anxious about the dentist! Coordinating my appointment by text was also helpful!
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  • Reviewed on July 26th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    It’s been a while since I’ve been to the dentist, and I was a little nervous going in, but everyone was so friendly and understanding and made me feel extremely comfortable. Debbie in particular helped answer all my questions and made sure I was comfortable with everything they were suggesting before getting started. I actually had a pleasant experience and am excited to go back!
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  • Reviewed on July 16th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Super nice, friendly staff. Dr. Sindhi is very informative, knowledgeable and honest. He didn’t try to talk me into any services I didn’t need like some dentists. Will be going back.
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  • Reviewed on June 26th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I'm a dentist's worst nightmare: anxious patient and haven't visited a dentist for years. But Shane and Debbie (I think that's her name) were awesome. Explained terminology and why they did certain things, and very warm and friendly people overall. Everything from the awesome check-in/check-out gal to the dental work itself was great!!
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  • Reviewed on May 3rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Shane was really nice and easy to work with. He took time to explain things to me, answer my questions and was very helpful. The front office staff were also very friendly.
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  • Reviewed on October 31st, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Sidhu was very thorough and talked to me for a long time about what my concerns were about my teeth and how he could address them. I was very pleased.
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  • Reviewed on October 25th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Sidhu is very knowledgeable and takes a personal interest in patients. His staff is very kind and the office was comfortable. He took the time to explain everything to me and made sure I was fully informed before leaving.
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  • Reviewed on August 21st, 2018  •  Verified patient
    My visit to Dr. Sidhu’s office was really easy and pleasant. The staff are friendly and efficient and the equipment they use is modern and minimized the discomfort of having x-rays. Dr. Sidhu explained everything he was doing and helped me understand the results and his recommendations.
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  • Reviewed on August 10th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Sidhu and his staff were very kind, warm and welcoming. They checked in with me throughout the appointment, and made sure I was comfortable. Dr. Sidhu was great, and I found that those moments he took to get to know me and share the process and what I had to look forward to eased any anxiety I had.
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  • Reviewed on July 29th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Had a great experience here! Dr. Sidhu really takes his time to explain things to you in an easily understood way and makes sure you know what is going on before moving on the the next thing. I have never had a dentist before that took the time to take pictures of all of my teeth and go through the photos with me and explain what he is seeing and why/how it got like that. Would definitely recommend!!
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  • Reviewed on July 17th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Extremely happy with my visit, was helped very shortly after my arrival. Dr. Sidhu seems very genuine and reliable, something I’ve struggled with in the last couple of dentists I’ve visited. Very thorough explanation of everything needing to be discussed in my visit, which is also rare.
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  • Reviewed on April 22nd, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I was very impressed with the way everyone introduced themselves when they came in to do a check up. I loved the way you get to see your own x-rays immediately and the way Dr. Sidhu and his coworkers explained everything they were doing. Each person asked if I needed a break while working on my teeth, and knew how anxious people can be at a dentist. I'm definitely going back for more appointments in the future!
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  • Reviewed on February 4th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I really enjoyed my visit with Dr. Shane Sidhu. He, and his team, were very careful, respectful and provided as pain-free experience as is possible. He explained what he was seeing and what he recommended in a very clear and easy to understand way. I really appreciate the time he spent doing that and I will be visiting the office in the future and recommending him without hesitation.
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  • Reviewed on January 27th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I usually show up for a cleaning like a wayward church-goer arrives at church, penitent and looking for absolution. My first visit at the "Ballard Neighborhood Dentist" (Dr. Shane Sidhu) felt more like a "welcome home" than an oral hygiene judgement session. No guilt, even though I'm a wayward flosser! Yay! Highlights of my visit, in order of appearance: 1 - there is off street parking (see note below), as well as free street parking adjacent (for up to 2 hours) 2 - friendly and authentic receptionist = a plus 3 - cool fishtank in the lobby (and water, and a little fridge I have yet to explore...does it contain treats? MAYBE!) 4 - really awesome photography throughout the whole office 5 - down to earth, competent dental hygienist whose confidence and assuredness (and lack of judgement with all my tartar, plaque, and general mouth-malaise) made me feel like a normal human being; plus she had engaging personality and didn't ask too many questions that I couldn't answer with all those hoses in my mouth = huge plus 6 - capable and communicative dentist who is able to convey a message in easy to understand language (and without a feeling of associated "you really should floss more" judgement)...but everyone SHOULD floss more. :) 7 - state of the art everything: they even took photos of each of my teeth. Have YOU ever seen a picture of your back molar from your tongue's point of view? It's cool. 8 - great follow-up (they researched what my insurance would pay for a night guard, and helped me through the decision making process there BEFORE I financially committed to anything) = win *word to the new: there is a parking lot just north of the building where Dr. Sidhu's office is located. The sign you see when driving by points to the PARKING LOT, not to the front door of the dental office. Don't be like me and try to get in through the....staff entrance? Speakeasy door? Hard to say, as it was locked. I was confused. Then I went to the sidewalk. And opened the door. Doh. All in all: glad I switched dentists. Loved their everything.
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  • Reviewed on March 10th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    The nurse and doctor were both very kind and easy-going, gentle and willing to pay attention to my anxiety.
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  • Reviewed on March 9th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Very nice staff. Shane was great and took the time to explain the science and theory of everything he was doing since I was interested.
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  • Reviewed on March 6th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Friendly staff! Dr. Sidhu was helpful about explaining the condition of my teeth and processes he was going through.
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  • Reviewed on March 5th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Shane Sidhu was very professional and answered all my questions. Will be back soon for my follow on work!
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  • Reviewed on March 2nd, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Excellent, helpful, patient, and knowledgeable.
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