Knowledgeable Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The Dental 360 family of dentists accept most major dental insurance plans. Many of our patients carry policies through carriers such as Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna, Delta Dental, MetLife, and others. We also accept Medicaid for qualifying patients. We can file claims on your behalf with any PPO plan.

General dentists provide comprehensive services for all ages. Some people refer to them as their “family dentist.” A dental specialist is a licensed dentist with 2-3 additional years of education in a particular field, such as orthodontists, endodontists, oral surgeons, and periodontists.

Absolutely. Our flexible scheduling options and team of dentists make it easier to provide same-day appointments as well as emergency care when you need it.

Tooth decay doesn’t always cause pain. A tooth may be a matter of weeks from abscessing without any symptoms being present. If we see a cavity, we recommend treating it immediately before the bacterial infection has a chance to spread deeper into your tooth. It’s more affordable to treat decay while it’s small.

People with healthy teeth and gums typically need to schedule a checkup and dental cleaning every six months.

Periodontal disease is an oral infection that causes gum recession, bone loss, bad breath, and tooth loss. It’s also linked to underlying health issues like diabetes, infertility, heart disease, and stroke.

Orthodontic experts recommend an evaluation on all children by the age of 7. At this age, the combination of adult and baby teeth make it possible to pinpoint correctible issues before they evolve into more serious concerns.

Impacted wisdom teeth can cause chronic pain, infection, or crowding in your other teeth. Schedule an exam to find out if wisdom tooth removal is necessary.

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