FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

GENERAL PRACTICE:

Q: How long have you been in practice?

I have been in practice since 1995.

Q: Are you licensed and board certified?
I am a licensed dentist.

Q: Which professional dental organizations do you belong to?

I am a member of southern nevada dental assoc., american dental assoc., california dental assoc,. Who's who, and have been voted top dentist by my peers.

Q: What dental practices do you specialize in?

I practice general dentistry offering aethetic dentistry and invisalign

Q: How does the practice stay abreast of the most modern techniques and practices?

I am always attending continuing education through out the year to continue to learn the latest techniques in dentistry.

DENTAL PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS:

Q: My gums bleed after I brush. Is this something to be concerned about?

Yes, bleeding is a sign of disease. Gingivitis or even more concerning is periodontal disease which could lead to tooth loss.

Q: I have a temporary crown in my mouth. What happens if it comes off or breaks?
You need to call the office so we can recement the temp back on to the treated tooth. We would also suggest for you to use temporary cements at the store. Another trick we use is flour and water mixture you can use until you can see your dentist.

Q: I really do not like visiting the dentist, is there anything you can do
to help me relax?

We provide nitrous oxide in the office to help ease the anxiety. I will also call in prescribed medications that are used for anti anxiety.

Q: Do I have to floss every day? Is it really that important?
Floss the teeth you want to keep. Flossing is extremely important.

Q: Can the dentist whiten my teeth?
Yes, we offer in office whitening and also prepare trays you can use at home.

Q: I want my front teeth to look better, but I do not want to wear braces.
What would you recommend?

I would consult you on veneers or invisalign.

Q: What if I have an emergency?
I am available to my patients 24 hours a day.

PAYMENT AND INSURANCE:

Q: Which insurance plans do you accept?

My office accepts ppo insurance.

Q: I’m paying out of pocket. What are your terms?
My financial coordinator is willing to work with all of our patients.

Q: Do you offer discounts for people having multiple procedures done
at the same time?

To those patients scheduling for treatment and having to pay out of pocket we offer discounts.

Q: Do you have financing options?
My financial team will help you with our financing company, care credit.