Dr. John Van der Werff

Dentistry
Redding, CA
38 years experience male

Locations

John Van der Werff, DDS

Redding, CA

Address

2315 Bechelli Ln #D, Redding, CA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Medicare

John Van der Werff, DDS

Chico, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Van der Werff has been a general dentist since 1982 where he practiced all forms of dentistry including non surgical periodontal treatment, extractions, complex restorative dentistry, removable prosthodontics, esthetic dentistry, hospital dentistry, and geriatric dentistry. In 2004 he limited his practice to TMD, orofacial pain, craniofacial pain, and dental sleep medicine. He is a member of the California and American Dental Associations. He achieved Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry.He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, a Distinguished Fellow in the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, and board certified by the American Board of dental Sleep Medicine. He is also on staff at Resta Sleep Center. I'm sorry I am not able to participate in the online virtual practice consultations.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Pain Management

Doctor Q&A

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Multiple options: There are a number of options available and what works for one person may not work for another... I would talk over the options with your physician.. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
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Pain meds?: pain meds usually will help... if not.. or if the headaches continue I would see a physician or headache specialist to try and help you with the cause ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
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Good question..: I'm sorry for your loss.... However, I would suggest seeing a headache specialist or neurologist to determine the cause... I don't want to scare you ... Read More
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Mar 16, 2013
Dr. John Van der Werff is the one to see for Sleep Apnea, Oro\Facial Pain, and TMJ Evaluations and treatment. His knowledge and experience is unmatched, along with his dedication to his patients and...Read More
Feb 6, 2013
I am constantly impressed by the outstanding informative, to the point, common sense, articulate answers given by Dr. Van der Werff. His expertise is evident and his patients are truly lucky to have ...Read More
Oct 1, 2013
Great answers! I love this dentist. I learn from him. Smart, caring, to-the-point answers. A great contributor to Health Tap. Highly recommend.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Care credit is based on your your credit hostory.It is all profit driven.No insurance? Does not matter how sick you are.No medical attentio
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I ran out of room. It's not secluded to one tooth, and the muscle itself is not sore. It's a lot of constant pressure nothing helps with.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Was hoping I wouldn't have to see a dentist ever again (no offence)...but thanks for your advice. Will book my appointment

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Francisco School of Dentistry, CA
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Mini Residency

Residency

American Board Dental sleep Medicine
Completed 2007

Awards

Master, Academy of General Denistry
Fellow, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

Affiliations

American and California Dental Associations
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Northern California Dental Society

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