Your initial dental examination in our office will include
an oral cancer exam, blood pressure check and necessary
X-rays. Such X-rays allow us to discover developing tumors,
cysts, painless abscesses and the 35% of decay otherwise not
visible to the naked eye. We are proud of our state of the
art machines and techniques for minimizing exposure to
Diagnosis and necessary treatment may be explained to you
at this first visit or at a second visit, depending on the
complexity of the required treatment.
Service is our priority. We know filling out forms is
never fun! But taking the time to complete the Health
Questionnaire & Personal Information/ Insurance Sheets
allows us to serve you better.
After your examination and diagnosis, a complete
description of the needed treatment and an estimate of the
cost will be provided. To help us in our efforts to keep
down the costs of your dental care, we ask that you make
full payment for your visit on the day you are seen.
If your treatment program requires several visits, or if
you have special needs or circumstances, please discuss
financial arrangements with the staff prior to your
appointment. Our administrative staff will be pleased to
assist you in selecting, from our payment options.
Fees for treatment are payable at that appointment. If
you have insurance coverage, the amount payable may be
considerably less than the total fee.
We are happy to help our patients with their dental
insurance and we are totally committed to helping our
patients utilize their maximum benefits. Our insurance
department will happily assist our patients in preparing the
necessary forms for this important benefit.
Patients are reminded that their insurance policy is an
agreement between them and their insurance company; and, not
between the insurance company and this office. The office
can make no guarantee of any estimated coverage and patients
need to realize they will always be responsible for their
total obligation should their insurance benefits result in
less coverage than anticipated.
For our patients with dental coverage we are happy to
explain insurance coverage in general and our office