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Traditional insurance is welcome and accepted at our practice. We will gladly file claims on your behalf.
If you have dental benefits, you are fortunate. Your dental benefits are based upon a contract made between your employer and an insurance company, and it can often help offset the cost of your dental treatment. Please be aware, however, that dental insurance does not work in the same way as most medical insurance, and very few patients will find that their insurance covers all of their treatment costs.
We currently accept all private care insurance plans (plans that do not require you to select a dentist from a list or require our office to accept a reduced fee for service). This means that we work with literally thousands of companies. Although we maintain computerized histories of payment by a given company, they do change. Therefore, it is impossible to give you a guaranteed quote at the time of service. We estimate your portion based on the most up-to-date information we have, but it is only an estimate.
If you would like to know your exact insurance benefit, we will be happy to file a “pre-treatment authorization” with your insurance company prior to treatment. If you would like to do this before committing to your treatment plan, filing for the “pre-treatment authorization” will delay beginning your treatment. However, this extra step will give you the exact out-of-pocket figures you may require.
Many people receive notification from their insurance company that dental fees are “above usual and customary.” An insurance company determines its reimbursement level by surveying a geographic area, calculating the average fee, and then determining that 80% of the average fee is customary. Included in this survey are discounted dental clinics and managed care facilities, which have severely reduced dental fees that bring down the average. Any doctor in private practice will have fees that insurance companies define as “higher than usual and customary.”
We bill your insurance as a courtesy. If insurance does not pay within 90 days, we will request payment in full for services from you. If/when your insurance ultimately pays, you will then collect the insurance funds that are due to you. This rarely happens, but it is important that you recognize that the insurance you have is a legal contract between YOU and your insurance company. Our office is not, and cannot be, a part of that legal contract. Ultimately, you are responsible for all charges incurred in our office.
If you have any questions regarding your dental benefits, you must contact your employer or insurance company directly. Dental benefit plans will never totally pay for the completion of your dental care. It is only meant to defray some of the costs of dental care.
We are pleased to offer multiple financing options:
Carecredit® Healthcare Financing.
Carecredit provides interest free* financing for your dental care. Care Credit is a healthcare credit card designed for your health, beauty, and wellness needs. It\'s a way to pay for the costs of many treatments and procedures and allows you to make convenient monthly payments over a fixed period of time.
* Subject to approval.
PATIENT FINANCING UP TO $70,000*
Proceed Finance partners with providers to offer patients large case financing for up to 96 months* with no collateral.
See your loan options instantly… without impacting your credit!
No Insurance? Ask about our Dental Membership Club
We know that many people avoid going to the dentist because they do not have dental insurance. We want to fix that. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is more important than ever, as evidence has shown a linkage between gum disease and more serious health problems. Our Membership Club is an affordable option for receiving the consistent dental care you need. Please call for details!
Out of Pocket Payments
We accept cash, debit cards, and most major credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express).