How are we different?
Our goal at Dental Health is to be the kindest, most compassionate
providers in the delivery and pricing of our dental services. We provide our
patients with an enlightened dental experience. Our well-trained doctor and
staff provide our patients with highest quality dental care. We have integrated
a number of wonderful options to optimize the dental experience. Vitamin
water will be offered to all patients, especially those receiving
anesthetic to help maintain sugar levels and electrolytes. Our patients will be
pampered with neck and back pillow support during the appointment, and other
special care. Our patient's comfort and health is one of our primary concerns.
We also provide all of our patients will complementary lip balms and mints.
Our managers are available to assist you throughout your dental
experience and are available to answer any questions regarding insurance,
billing, procedural coding, treatment plans, dental expenses, etc. Our staff
has been properly trained to handle any patient questions or concerns. We
understand that the dental office can be a potentially stressful environment
for our patients and we want to make your dental experiences the best possible.
We encourage any suggestions that would help create a better experience for our
Healthy Beautiful Mouths Begin Here...
& Intraoral Cameras
We utilize digital radiographs and
intraoral cameras. Unlike film, these digital images may be enhanced to
bring out all of the diagnostic detail. They can be magnified, inverted (white
and black instead of black and white), edge enhanced, and contrast enhanced.
Window leveling can bring out specific areas of density.
images are unsurpassed for patient education. Many of the same tools that you
use for diagnosis can be used to help the patient understand the treatment
plan. Also, you can use colorization - showing each density in a different
color rather than as a shade of gray - to make the x-rays easier for the
patient to understand. Another benefit of digital x-rays is that these types of
radiographs use up to 80% less radiation then conventional x-ray filmless
radiation and is available in a shorter period of time. The intraoral cameras
provide patients with clear and distinctive pictures that allow them to see
what the dentist is seeing.
Same Day Dentistry
We understand that your life is busy, which
is why we've invested in an CAD/CAM same day restoration dental system that
enables us to provide you with the dental care you need and want in a single
visit. We can scan your tooth rather than take a conventional impression. Then,
a custom computer generated restoration is designed to fit your unique smile,
after which it is transferred to the milling unit where your crown, filling, or
veneer is created right in our dental office. The final restoration is placed
in your mouth the same day.
The digital scanner we use to obtain the
images of your tooth use the latest in laser technology which is not only
extremely precise but also as safe as the checkout scanner at the grocery
store. Unlike conventional impressions that can be messy, unpleasant, and
cumbersome, a digital scan is clean and fast. The benefits of a single visit
restoration go beyond saving you time. Your final crown, filling, or veneer can
be seated in the same appointment so you can avoid the hassle of a temporary
restoration and second office visit.
Our dentists are also using a new
technology that can detect a weakness in a tooth before it becomes a cavity.
That could mean no more Novocaine shots and no more drills.
Diagnodent is a caries detection instrument that puts out a laser beam down
into the tooth, and that light reflects back towards the laser, if there's
decay, there's a change in the wavelength. You get a reading from zero to 100
and are able to tell not only where the decay is, but also how deep it is, how
much decay there is. Regular dental exams and X-rays can miss as much as
three-quarters of decay. One Swiss study showed that dental exams using a pick
detected 57 percent of problems, while Diagnodent caught 90 percent of decay.
Certainly your dentist can see decay if it's large, but it's too late.
At that point, you're looking at a very difficult restoration, a large filling
or in some cases even root canal."
By catching the decay early,
dentists have a number of tools that can get rid of it, without Novocaine or
drilling. Diagnodent is FDA-approved. Please ask your dentist if you would
benefit from a Diagnodent assessment.
|Laser Cavity Detector Diagnodent
|The device is a compact diode laser used to identify areas of tooth
decay that traditional means, including X-rays, miss.
shines a laser beam down into the tooth, to a depth of 2.5 mm.
device is aimed into the grooves of teeth, providing a decay reading to the
As a courtesy, we will submit insurance claims on
your behalf and receive the corresponding payments. You will be responsible for
any co-payments at the time that services are rendered, per your contract with
the insurance company. When your insurance company pays us directly, any
difference or remaining balance will be your responsibility. Please feel free
to call to speak to our insurance team members to help clarify your individual
situations. It is such a pleasure having you as a part of our dental family! We
will never take for granted the fact that you have chosen us to care for your
dental needs. We have made every effort to make your dental visits with us as
comfortable as possible, and taking a tremendous amount of pride in providing
the finest quality dental care available.
We are pleased that many of
you have a dental insurance policy that will help supplement the cost of your
needed dental treatment. We will do everything we can to help maximize your
benefits. Our friendly staff has been trained to understand the majority of all
insurance plans available to our patients. Unfortunately, the insurance
companies change their policies frequently and it becomes very cumbersome for
our practices to completely understand every facet of all our contracted
insurance companies. We ask that you be knowledgeable in understanding your
insurance policy with regard to limitations, exclusions, and coverage. Our
staff will be available to answer and address any questions or concerns you may
have regarding your insurance policy. Our goal is to provide the very highest
quality dental treatment available at an exceptional value. Unfortunately,
insurance companies make money by paying only the very cheapest alternative,
disregarding what is in the patient's best interest! We honor to provide you
with the best dental options available and will not allow insurance companies
to dictate what our doctors should be recommending to our patients. Very
frequently, they will disregard what we diagnose, utilizing x-rays and a
thorough clinical exam, just to decrease the benefit for use and increase the
profit for them. Usually, this results in numerous phone calls and letters by
our insurance advocate just to try to get them to re-evaluate our
recommendation and pay for what is needed.
Remember, we are here for
you and will be your insurance advocate to get the best possible coverage for
you and your family. We thank you for your cooperation and continued support!
We are very conscious of the investment in your oral
health. We provide and believe the best dental care you will find in the
area is here at Dental Health practices. We request that our patients pay for
their treatment at the time services are rendered. All recommended treatment
can be reviewed and pretreatment estimates can be submitted to your insurance
provider upon request.
A written treatment plan will be provided and
options will be discussed with you. We live by the golden rule of "treat others
as you would like to be treated," so the optimal treatment will be prescribed.
We have financial options available to make the treatment work for you.
We are happy to provide and assist you with Citibank and Chase Healthcare
Financing options; these are smart payment plans that including
interest-free options that help put a beautiful smile on your face. Please ask
our friendly staff how you can get pre-approved today!!!
We accept VISA &
believe there is no better investment than in your oral health.
|Dental Health of Longmont
|1260 South Hover Street, Unit H, Longmont, CO.
|Serving the preventative, restorative,
cosmetic and dental wellness needs for Longmont, Berthod, Mead, Niwot, Dacono,
Firestone and Frederick.
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