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First Time Patients

Thank you for choosing our office for all your dental needs. We have created a comfortable environment where you can feel confident in the level of dental care you receive. When you arrive for your first visit, please be prepared to complete all insurance and health information forms that will allow us to begin your dental treatment. We will ask you to fill our several forms that will get you acquainted with our office.

Your initial exam will last approximately two hours. This visit will help us get acquainted with each other and learn about your goals and desires for your dental treatment. Generally, digital X-rays will be taken allowing your doctor to examine the jaw’s structure, teeth position and teeth decay. Oral hygiene instructions will also be provided along with suggestions to help you care for your teeth. In most cases, we will also clean your teeth on this visit and provide an evaluation that will outline your existing dental problems and proposed treatment.

We believe that good dental care begins with open communication. We promise to speak candidly with you about any symptoms present that may require further dental treatment, our diagnosis, alternative treatments that may exist, and our recommendations. Working together, we can achieve a true partnership, with one common goal-keeping your smile beautiful and your teeth, gums and jaw joints healthy!

Payment Options

We strive to provide you with quality dental care that you expect and deserve without it being a financial burden for you. We offer a variety of flexible payment options to meet your financial needs.

We base our fees on the quality of materials we use and our level of experience in performing your dental treatment

For the convenience of our patients, we accept all major credit cards and offer third party financing with no interest payments in some cases.

Insurance Options

Our office is committed to helping you maximize your insurance benefits. We will try our best to confirm your coverage and eligibility, however because insurance policies vary, we cannot guarantee insurance benefits. We can only estimate your insurance payment in good faith.  Your estimated patient portion is due at the time of service, unless third party financing will be used.

Insurance Services

As a courtesy to our patients, we will file insurance claims and submit pre-authorizations if necessary. Please bring  insurance information with you on your first visit. We accept most PPO insurance plans, and are in-network providers with most of the following plans:

  • Aetna

  • Allied Administrators

  • Anthem Blue Cross of CA

  • Assurant

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of CA

  • Cigna

  • Delta Dental

  • Delta Dental PPO

  • Delta Dental Premier

  • Guardian

  • Humana

  • Lincoln Financial

  • MetLife

  • Principal Financial Group

  • Prudential

  • Sheet Metal Workers

  • Teamsters Benefit

  • United Concordia

If you have any questions or concerns about your insurance benefits, please contact one of our insurance coordinators.

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