As a courtesy to our patients, we will complete and file insurance forms relative to dental services. Statements are rendered on or around the 25th of each month with full payments due before the next billing period unless other arrangements have been made.
- Special financing options available through Wells Fargo. Subject to credit approval. Ask for details.
- OrthoBanc is an option for recurring automatic monthly orthodontic payments.
Whenever insurance requires a predetermination of benefits before work is started, we will submit to the insurance company a treatment sequence with charges so that you will be completely aware of your coverage. Please note that you need to provide us with a current insurance card for each family member for each visit.
During the course of treatment you will receive statements on a monthly basis regardless of your insurance coverage. Patients will be expected to begin payment on the projected balance at the time treatment begins.
We participate with the following insurance companies:
We recommend that you verify with your insurance company ensuring that they are indeed a participating company.
We hope this clarifies our office policy regarding dental insurance. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our insurance analyst. For a list of office locations and contact information, click here.
Your prompt payment of dental services is appreciated. Statements are rendered on the 25th of the month with full payments due before the next billing period unless other arrangements have been made. A finance charge of 1.5% per month will be applied to all unpaid balances. We accept the following forms of payment:
- Payment at the time of service is rendered by cash, check, VISA or Master Card
- Monthly billed accounts payable in full upon receipt
- Payment plans arranged through our financial office
- OrthoBanc for recurring automatic monthly orthodontic payments.
- Special financing options through Wells Fargo with approved credit. Ask for details.
We offer a 10% Senior Citizens discount for payment in full at time of service.
We are very pleased to participate in your dental healthcare, and have set aside time for your appointment. We understand that sometimes it is necessary to cancel or change an appointment. In consideration of the others who need care, we ask that if you are unable to keep an appointment with our office, that you please observe our cancellation policy which follows:
Our office requires at least 24 hours notice for all appointment cancellations. If you are unable to provide 24 hours notice, you will be billed a $45.00 charge for your scheduled appointment time.
Infection controls and universal precautions protect clients and staff alike. Everyone benefits from rigorous infection control — you, your dentist, and the dental team. The cornerstone in a good and safe dental practice is the element of trust. You should feel free to discuss this topic with any of our doctors or hygienists and receive a straightforward answer.
Our entire team follows procedures recommended by several federal agencies: the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These measures include
- Disinfectant hand soap/sanitizer
- Gloves and face masks
- Chemical disinfection of countertops and surfaces
- Sterilization of all equipment before every use
- Disposable materials
We sterilize all reusable equipment, including dental handpieces. We use an autoclave, a device that kills bacteria and viruses by steam, heat and pressure.
The best defense against disease is information. The more you know, the better equipped you are to make wise decisions about your health care. The more you know about our daily procedures and policies, the more comfortable you will feel.