Questions


Do you accept my insurance plan?

We attempt to stay current with dental coverages. However it is best to contact our office for an update on your coverage and benefits.

How much will my treatment cost?

This depends on the options you select. We will attempt to offer a treatment plan that will fit your budget. Generally our fees are very reasonable.

Can I make payments?

We will submit an insurance claim for you and estimate your portion due the day of treatment. You may also pay by credit card or apply for care credit. This is an interest free dental credit card which has been a huge benefit to our patients.

I don't handle pain well. What can you do to make it not hurt so much?

Most people are concerned with comfort. Every effort will be made to insure you have minimal discomfort during your

Is there anything that can be done to fix crooked teeth for an adult?

Orthodontics for adults has made great strides with the invisalign system. Another option is veneers or porcelain crowns. We will be happy to discuss all the options with you.

Do the teeth whitening strips from the grocery store really work?

There are many bleaching systems (whitening strips, toothpastes, solutions etc. etc.) that deliver bleaching at different rates. The less expensive often reflects the time it will take to achieve the results you want. Please check with the dentist to decide which system is best for you.

My teeth have become very sensitive. What can I do about it?

Whenever the inner part of a tooth is exposed by certain drinks, too much abrasion, fracture or decay it can become very sensitive. The solution depends on the cause of the problem. Generally use less toothpaste and be gentle, drink less soda, citrus and other acidic beverges. If you do not get relief within a few days you may have decay or a fratured tooth.

I've never had problems with cavities, and I floss and brush thoroughly every day. Is there any reason I should have you clean my teeth?

There are a few lucky people that experience dental health with no help. However, because the early phases of decay or gum disease can occur without symptoms, it is wise to have the dental team regularly check your health. This is important and most insurances pay 100% of the cost. That is how much importance they place on saving themselves money in the long run.