New Patients

Patient Forms, Map and Directions to La Jolla Office

Your first visit to Dougherty Dental establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. 

Patient Forms

For choosing the best dental La Jolla office, your time with us should be as well-spent, comfortable, and smooth as possible, which is why we allow easy access our forms online. Fill out forms at your own convenience and save yourself time at the office.

Simply click the link below to get started:


Financial Information

We are more than happy to assist and discuss your finances to allow you to benefit from the treatment you need. We offer the highest quality care possible with only one set of fees, and we do not participate as in-network providers for any insurance. However, we do accept all PPO plans.

We gladly accept: Cash, Checks, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover.

As a service to our guests, we are pleased to offer CareCredit, the nation's leading patient payment program.  CareCredit offers a comprehensive range of plans with low minimum monthly payments that fit comfortably into every budget. 

With CareCredit you can:

  • Start treatment and care immediately and pay over time!
  • Pay for other medical expenses for you and your family without having to reapply!
  • Pay for deductibles and treatment not covered by insurance!
  • Have no annual fees! 
  • No interest charged as long as monthly minimum is paid!

Click the link below to access the online application.



You deserve the opportunity to achieve a healthy, beautiful smile, which is why we will break down and explain your treatment and finances to make sure you have access to the best care possible.

We look forward to seeing you, and thank you for choosing our dental practice in La Jolla. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.