Ask Us Anything

 

Do you offer financing options?

We understand that dental issues can arise at any time and you might not have factored treatment into your budget. We accept CareCredit and can assist you in exploring this option. You can apply in-office or from the comfort of your home in as little as 10 minutes.

Can I get a same-day appointment?

We do our best to work with our patients busy schedules and if you are having a dental emergency we always do our best to get you seen as soon as possible. Our cleaning appointments are very popular and do book up in advance.

Will my insurance cover my visit?

At Politz and Associates, we understand that dental insurance coverage can be very confusing. We work with a number of insurance companies and file claims on your behalf to ensure that you receive the maximum benefit from your insurance coverage. If you are wondering if we accept your insurance, give us a call today and we can tell you.

I had braces when I was younger and my teeth are crooked again. I don't want to wear braces again- what can I do?

For patients with this issue there are a few different options we can discuss. Invisalign clear aligners use a series of trays to gradually move teeth into position. Porcelain veneers can make teeth look aligned faster without actually moving the teeth. Porcelain crowns may be needed if teeth have existing restorations or cavities. Lastly, a combination of the all treatments might be needed to achieve the best result.

I am 75 years old. I'm still pretty active. Do you think it's worth making the financial investment in improving my smile?

The world is evolving and people are living active and full lives well into their 80's. Looking youthful is a bigger priority than ever and your smile is a glimpse into your age and health. Your teeth don't have to be bright white, but with a full smile of healthy looking teeth you can easily carve a decade off of your actual age.

What can I expect at my first visit?

If your first appointment is with our hygienist it will include:

  • Verification of insurance, if this applies to you

  • Medical history and new patient paperwork

  • A complete set of dental X-Rays

  • Periodontal evaluation to assess gum health

  • An exam of your head and neck to screen for any possible conditions

  • Removal of tartar and plaque by scaling and polishing followed by flossing

  • An exam with one of our doctors to discuss any concerns you might have

If you are being seen for an acute issue or you do not have any natural teeth:

  • Verification of insurance, if this applies to you

  • Medical history and new patient paperwork

  • Any Xrays that are indicated based on the reason you are scheduled

  • An exam with our doctor to discuss your concern

  • Treatment plan discussion

  • Same day treatment if possible