General Questions

Do you take my insurance?

We accept most PPO insurances. Call our office or your insurance company to verify that yours is accepted.  You can also see a list of our insurances.

I don’t have dental insurance. Do you have a credit plan or do you finance?

We do not personally finance your procedure or offer credit; however, we do work with Care Credit to offer you a financing option. Follow this link to view their website:

What type of electric toothbrush should I buy?

It is better to get one with a brush head that uses sonic pulses rather than one that spins.

When should I start bringing my child to the dentist?

It is best to have your child’s first appointment before the third birthday, but you can bring him/her in after their first tooth appears.

How many times a day should I brush my teeth?

You should brush your teeth at least twice a day. If possible, it is better to brush them after each meal.

Why should I floss my teeth?

To help remove plaque buildup, you should floss at least once a day.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, or facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor.

What causes gum disease?

Gum disease is a bacterial infection caused by a buildup of plaque. Signs of this disease are bleeding gums and loose teeth. It can be prevented by brushing and flossing daily

How do I use Prevident properly?

Adults and pediatric patients 6 years of age or older:

  • Apply a thin ribbon of PreviDent®.
  • Brush thoroughly once daily for two minutes, preferably at bedtime, in place of your regular toothpaste
  • Spit
  • Adults (16+): Do NOT eat, drink or rinse for 30 minutes.
  • Pediatric Patients (6-16): Rinse thoroughly after spitting

**Do NOT replace your morning time regular toothpaste**