FAQ's

Do you take my insurance ?

We accept all PPO insurances

Such as Delta , Aetna, Metlife and many others.

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 How much does it cost and will my insurance pay for it ?   All costs vary. Insurances have their own fee schedules that vary. Dentists that take the same insurance have fees that are almost all the same.

Insurances have a yearly limit and about the only thing they pay for 100% is a routine cleaning.

 

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What can I do for a toothache ? 

Until you get to a dentist you can take over the counter anti inflammatory meds. such as Ibuprofen or aspirin. An excellent pain reliever is to take 2-3 Ibuprofen and 2 Tylenol tablets at the same time. (for adults only and no allergies to these) Use a topical pain reliever like Orajel.

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How long does it take to do teeth whitening ?

 It varys on how dark you teeth are, what it is caused by, and a few other factors . Tooth bleaching also comes in different % or strength.  You may see results the first treatment. Most people see good results in a week with the take home kit. 

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   What is a root canal ? 

If the pulp of  a tooth becomes infected from bacteria ie from a deep cavity and abcess can form. The infected pulp of the tooth is removed, the tooth is sterilized and the canals where the pulp was is sealed. The abcess usually heals then by itself.

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   I don't have dental insurance can I make payments on my bill ?

   Yes !  We provide 0% financing over a certain amount. We also offer financing through Care Credit.  Daniel Huigens DDS at the La Verne office makes if more affordable by offering special discounts and alternative treatment which is more affordable.

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