Frequently Asked Questions
Our office even has an In-Office Savings Plan for less than $1.50/day to benefit people focused on yearly preventative care.
We accept several different payment methods and work with third-party financing to minimize financial barriers. Waiting for treatment can lead to additional and more extensive treatment that could cost significantly more. So, don’t delay early treatment options.
Yes, our staff focuses on comforting any dental anxiety and fear that you may have. We have nitrous oxide (aka Laughing Gas) available, and work with local specialists if deeper unconscious sedation is needed.
Most tooth-colored resin fillings take about 15-20 minutes each.
Typically, not. After most basic dental procedures (like fillings, crowns and simple extractions), most people return to their normal work and daily activities. There usually is some localized numbness from the local anesthesia used next to the area treated but very few restrictions.
No, only a small percentage of crown procedures must have root canal therapy but most root canal therapy typically requires a crown procedure to keep the tooth protected under heavy function.
Typically, 60 to 90 minutes from the time you arrive to when you’re leaving. Most crown procedures have a second visit for the crown fitting appointment once the final custom porcelain crown is made by the dental laboratory but that visit only takes about 20 minutes.
Every 6 months. Most people accumulate mineralized plaque over a several months that could lead to gum or periodontal disease which can lead to tooth loss. Some people have oral conditions or specific genetic bacteria that may need to be seen for treatment more frequently every 3 to 4 months.
When the first tooth is visible or no later than their first birthday. This is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists.