What should I expect at my first visit?
As a new patient, you will fill out and sign our Registration and Medical
Consent to Use Medical Information Form, and Office Polices Form (which
can be found on
the “Contact Us” page). Then you will have a comprehensive oral evaluation
hygienist will take x-rays, check your gums and detect cavities, and the
Doctor will do an
exam. Afterwards, we will create a treatment plan specifically for you and
How often should I visit the Dentist?
The best way to know how often each individual should visit the dentist is
to have an exam.
Many people visit the dentist every 6 months, while some people visit
every 3 months. The
Doctor and hygienist will determine the amount of time between cleanings
Do you accept dental insurance?
Yes, we accept most dental insurances, and recommend you call the office
to you to find out if we are a participating provider for you plan. We’re
sorry, we do not
accept Medicare or Medicaid.
Composite fillings vs. Amalgam fillings?
Our offices only offer composite fillings. The Amalgam silver fillings
contain mercury, which
can be harmful to the body, and can turn teeth a grey color, while the
composite are white
and more esthetic. The ability of white restorations to bond to the tooth
allows our dentists
to remove only the decayed portions of the tooth. Silver restorations,
which were held into
the tooth by mechanical retention, often required larger preparations and
procedures. Composite fillings are less likely to cause a fracture of the
Large amalgam restorations are notorious for fracturing the clinical crown
of the tooth often
resulting in the need for additional dental work such as root canal
therapy, full coverage
restorations (caps) and even extraction.
Do you offer financing for my dental work?
We accept CareCredit. CareCredit offers special financing and low monthly
options, no up-front costs, and no-prepayment penalties so you can begin
treatment as soon as you’re ready. Apply today by clicking the CareCredit
link at the bottom
of the page.
What if I miss my appointment?
We serve many patients everyday and we have a very active waitlist. Our
offices require 24
hours notice of cancelation so that we can accommodate our waitlisted
patients. If you do
not give us notice, we reserve the right to charge a fee after the 2nd
Do you offer a safe way to whiten teeth?
Yes, one of the options we offer for teeth whitening is the Zoom! Advanced
Whitening System, our fastest and easiest option. Imagine, the white teeth
you deserve in
just one hour; safe, effective and long lasting. While other whitening
systems can take
weeks to months before you see results that may only be 1 to 5 shades
Power Whitening is completed in one hour with an average of 8 shades
lighter. We also
offer custom bleaching trays and more.
Who do I call if I need emergency dental work?
If the emergency is after hours you can call the office and the answering
machine will give
you the option to call an after hours emergency phone number that the
Doctor on call will
answer. If you are calling during business hours, call the office and we
you the best that we can.