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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Cosmetic Dentistry

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We want patients to feel confident about their choices when it comes to their dental care. Below, we've answered some of the questions we hear most frequently in hopes of helping to educate and inform patients on their dental decisions. If you have a question you don't see here, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're happy to help you get the answers you seek!

Cosmetic Dentistry

Our office places a high priority on cavity prevention. Routine check-ups at least once every six months, updated x-rays to detect problems early, and professional cleanings with a dental hygienist are the best tools we can offer for prevention and early detection. We also recommend fluoride treatments for children and adults that are susceptible to tooth decay.

The Frequency of Dental Exams

We may advise patients who are particularly susceptible to decay or tartar to get more frequent exams and cleanings in an effort to catch problems early. Every mouth is different, and we customize prevention and treatment plans to match each patient's needs and circumstances.

Importance of Preventive Dentistry

In addition to preventive dentistry, we work with patients to ensure home oral care routines and diets are optimized to help prevent decay and tartar build-up. We will demonstrate proper brushing and flossing techniques for patients during cleanings and are always happy to answer any questions about decay-causing foods to avoid and how to keep your mouth healthy and happy.

Contact Our Glenview Office

If you have specific concerns or a medical condition that may impact your oral health, please let us know so we can work with you to ensure your specific needs are being met by our team. We may be able to offer additional techniques or products to improve your oral health.

This is a complex question with many different answers. Every insurance plan is unique in the benefits they provide. If you have questions about your specific insurance policy or the coverage they provide, contacting your insurance provider is a good first step.

Helpful Financial Team in Glenview

At Gallery Park Dental, our financial team is well trained in working with many different insurance companies. We will perform a complimentary insurance benefits check and provide pre-treatment estimates for any proposed treatment. It's important to note that these are only estimates and may not accurately reflect the amount of coverage your insurance policy may provide. Ultimately, you will be responsible for any fees not covered by insurance. 

Payment Plans Available

If you have any questions or concerns about the cost of treatment or your particular insurance coverage please give our office a call. We also offer payment plans and other financial options to help make your dental care more affordable. 

At Gallery Park Dental, we feel that every patient should have access to necessary dental care, and we will do whatever we can to help patients get the treatment they need no matter their insurance coverage or financial situation.

Accepted Forms of Insurance

We work with a variety of insurance companies in our Glenview dental office, and we are always happy to perform a complimentary benefits check before any procedure to give patients an estimate of what their portion of the bill will be. We also file insurance claims and coordinate with insurance plans to get each patient the best coverage possible.

We Develop a Treatment Plan 

Before beginning any comprehensive treatment, we develop a treatment plan and verify estimated insurance coverage. We make sure to submit any required pre-authorizations, including photos and x-rays when necessary, so our patients don't have to worry about the extra paperwork. If there are ever questions about insurance coverage or if something doesn't seem right, please let us know so we can investigate and make sure the insurance company is affording the proper coverage.

Payment Options in Glenview

For patients without insurance or with inadequate insurance coverage, we offer a variety of payment plans to help offset the cost of treatment. Our friendly office staff will explain available payment options before any treatment plan begins to help avoid unwelcome surprises when it's time to pay the bill.

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