The first dental appointment is spent conducting a thorough examination. It includes listening to your goals and objectives, getting to know you, completing medical and dental histories, taking necessary X-rays, a clinical examination, and oral cancer screening.
On your second visit, we will discuss both the conditions present, and the recommended treatment to achieve oral health. If more than one method of treatment warrants consideration, each will be discussed with you. An estimate of the fees will be given at this time.
We believe that one of the most important services we have to offer is a plan for preventive dentistry. For this reason, all patients are asked to return at periodic intervals for preventive examinations and professional cleanings. The number of months between the re-care visits will depend upon each individual’s dental needs and goals.
We honor all dental plans that allow the patient freedom of choice of a dental provider. We will be glad to submit claims for you to your dental benefit plan. Our dental team is very knowledgeable in the area of insurance. Our patient care coordinator will help you with your dental benefit plan. Prior to any treatment, fees and your financial responsibilities will be discussed with you.
We are in PPO network with most major dental insurance companies such as Regence, Premera, Delta Dental, Cigna, Guardian, Humana, Aetna, United Concordia, and Principal Plan Dental.
We offer a full range of convenient payment options for you to choose from. We accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and debit cards. We also offer CareCredit no-interest payment plans, because your smile is important to us.
With CareCredit you can:
- Start treatment immediately and pay over time with low minimum monthly payments
- Reserve existing credit cards for household or unplanned expenses
- Have no annual fees
- Visit CareCredit to apply or access more information
Canceling and Changing Appointments
If you cannot keep an appointment, notify our office immediately. Please give us at least 48 hours (two complete business days). This courtesy on your part makes it possible to give an appointment to another patient who desires to see the doctor. A broken appointment without two business days’ advance notification is subject to charge.
If at any time you have questions regarding any treatment, fee, or service, please discuss them with us promptly and frankly. We will make every effort to avoid a misunderstanding to preserve a good, open relationship.
We care about your comfort and your protection
We offer nitrous oxide gas to help make you as comfortable and relaxed as possible. Our sterilization techniques and procedures are of the highest quality.