FAQs  -  Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q) Will you care for my entire family?

 

A) Absolutely. Our office provides dental care and treatment for patients of any age. We provide general, cosmetic, restorative dental treatments suitable for patients of all ages. In our initial exam, we will create a master treatment plan and make recommendations to you regarding your dental health. If we find that your child or you would benefit from seeing a specialist, we will refer you to a trusted colleague. 

 

Q) How can I improve my smile?

 

A) There are many procedures in Dentistry that will certainly improve your smile. After your initial consultation, in which we will discuss your goals, preferences and options for care, we will recommend options that may best suit your needs. Generally speaking, we may suggest porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, all-white (tooth -colored restorations). Orthodontics may also be involved. After your comprehensive evaluation and consultation, we'll present a smile makeover plan for your new smile.

 

Q) What are my options to replace missing teeth?

 

A) We offer bridges, dentures and implant restorations to replace missing teeth. Learn more about these services on our services page, then call for a consultation. With the use of digital x-rays, intraoral pictures, and a thorough assessment of your oral health, Dr. Reinicke can help you decide which replacement option will be best for you.

 

 

Q) What is an implant and how long do they last?

 

A) Implant restorations are a safe alternative to bridges, partials or full dentures. They look, feel, and function like natural teeth because of a titanium anchor attached to the jawbone. Once the implants are secured, the dentist will attach a handcrafted, crown to each post. The restorations will match your natural teeth and blend seamlessly with your smile. The life of the implant depends on your age, oral health, and personal hygiene. With proper maintenance, they last most people a lifetime. Dental Implants can also secure dentures, partials, and bridgework.

 

 

Q) How does gum disease affect the body?

 

A) It hides in your mouth, destroying gum tissue and teeth, and it can lead to strokes, heart attacks, and pregnancy complications. Don’t think it’s your problem? Conservative estimates report that up to 80 percent of the population unknowingly has gum disease in some form.

 

 

Q) Will my insurance cover my dental work?

 

A) We accept most insurance plans and, as a courtesy, we will file your claim. If you are unsure about your particular policy, call and speak with a representative. Knowing the details of your plan is the best way to stay one step ahead of the insurance companies. 

 

 

Q) What payment methods do you accept, and what are your financing options?

 

A) We accept cash, checks, and credit cards. Our dental office has partnered with CareCredit, a trusted name in patient financing, to bring you dentistry that fits your budget.