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Are you taking new patients and do you take walk-ins?

Yes! We are accepting new patients, click on Book Online to schedule your first appointment. You can also check out our Your First Visit page to be more informed on what you need. As for walk-ins, we will do our best to try to fit you in, but please make an appointment ahead if possible.

Once I’ve made my appointment, can I cancel it or reschedule it?

Yes, please contact your office directly in order to do so. We’re sad you have to cancel but we understand and are also more than happy to help you pick another day or time that works for you.

Do you accept my insurance? and how much is my insurance going to cover?

We accept most PPO insurances and some DHMO’s are also accepted. But if you would like to make sure that we accept your insurance feel free to call us to confirm your specific insurance.

As for how much your insurance will cover, it depends on your insurance and the type of coverage that you have, please call the office to receive more specifics.

Do you have Financing Options? Do you accept outside help such as CareCredit or Medicaid?

Yes! We have in-house financing for all of our services and accept Care Credit to ensure you get the dental care you need. Unfortunately at the moment, we do not accept state insurance.

What ways can I pay for my dental treatment?

Getting the care you need is our priority. That’s why we offer a range of payment options, including:

Dental Insurance: We accept most dental insurance plans. Just give us a call to find out if we accept yours.
Special Offers/Affordable Pricing: We offer affordable rates and special discounts to make it easier for you to get the dental care you need when you need it. We currently have a New Patient offer $59 Exam & Digital X-Rays
Flexible Financing: Our flexible financing plans fit just about any budget with low monthly payments and interest rates.

Don’t worry—we’ll help you find the best finance options for you and your budget.

What should I bring to my first appointment?

Check out our First Visit page. You can download the New Patient forms and fill them out ahead of time. Aside from that see the shortlist below

Your medical and dental history info, including any medications you’re taking.
Your dental insurance card (if you have insurance).
Your parent if you’re under 18 (or if you’re over 18, but just want the company).

Are my files transferable to your office?

Yes. Please have your current dentist forward to our office or you may receive a copy from your dentist and bring them with you at your next visit.

How many times a year should I have my teeth cleaned?

Every six months, twice a year is the recommended number of times you should visit your dentist or hygienist. Regular dental checkups will help keep small problems (like tartar) from becoming bigger problems – like gum inflammation that can lead to tooth loss.

Can I get pricing on a particular treatment?

Each case is different, unfortunately, we cannot provide a specific price but you can call the office and we will do our best to answer your question.

What are my options for replacing a missing tooth?

The standard of care for missing teeth now are dental implants – as they are the most similar to your natural tooth structure and eliminate the need to change the structure of adjacent teeth. If you have a missing tooth you have several options. Each case would be different so it’s best to go into a dental office and get a professional opinion, but some options include dental implants, dental bridges, and partial dentures. The standard of care for missing teeth now are dental implants – as they are the most similar to your natural tooth structure and eliminate the need to change the structure of adjacent teeth.

How does Invisalign® work?

Invisalign® works by gradually shifting your teeth into their ideal position with a series of clear plastic trays that fit snugly around your teeth. Treatment begins by creating the customized trays (which are called “aligners”). When they’re ready, you’ll see your orthodontist to pick them up and find out how to use them. It’s pretty simple.

You’ll wear the first set of aligners for two weeks and then move onto the next. As your teeth slowly move into position, you’ll change aligners every two weeks until you’re done. You’ll also visit your orthodontist every six weeks so he or she can check on your progress. Your orthodontist will also determine how long you’ll need to wear the aligners. Treatment time for adults is usually about 12 months; teens may take a bit longer. Either way, you’ll love your new smile!

What is the proper way for brushing your teeth?

You should brush your teeth at least twice a day every day. But it’s not only important to brush often but also the way to brush your teeth since improper brushing can cause damage to your teeth and gums. Visit our page to learn more.

How often should I floss and how do I floss properly?

Flossing your teeth should always be a part of your daily oral hygiene routine. It is a simple process that takes only a few extra minutes; however, statistics indicate that less than half of adults floss every day. Visit our page to learn more!

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Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed