Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Care

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If you are looking for a great dentist, you no-doubt have plenty of questions.  Below you can browse some of the most frequently asked questions about the expert dental care you will receive at Dentistry At Carolina Forest.  We like to think this list will answer most of your questions, but if you can think of something we have not addressed, you can ask it here as well and we will personally respond to you.

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Yes, it is recommended you go to the dentist every six months. Not only do bi-annual checkups and cleaning ensure your teeth are clean and plaque removed, it also let’s you catch dental issues early. Catching dental issues when they are simple will save you time, money, and discomfort.

For optimal dental health our policy consists of a doctor’s comprehensive exam which requires x-rays at the initial visit which could include bitewings, panoramic film or full mouth series. Bitewing x-rays will be taken at least once per year OR every six months thereafter, depending on the patient’s oral health.The full mouth series/panoramic film will be taken every 3-6 years as deemed necessary by the doctor.

Yes, we do accept insurance. However we are an “out of network provider,” which means we do not participate with any specific insurances or adjust our fees in any way. We are happy to file your insurance claim for you. As an “out of network provider” and since we do not participate with insurance, we apply what you insurance pays and you, the patient, is responsible for anything insurance does not pay.

We can help you pay for your dental care! Our office accepts Care Credit, and allows you to pay for your care of 12 months interest-free, as long as you don’t miss a payment. You can apply easily online or over the phone.

The professional bleaching kit our office provides offers custom made trays and a solution that is of higher concentration that what you can buy over the counter. Dentistry at Carolina Forest can also provide a thorough cleaning and checkup before your whitening. This professional level of whitening is a perfect combination of service and at-home convenience.

Understanding your treatment needs is of the utmost importance. If there is anything you do not understand, please feel free to ask the doctor or staff. Dentistry at Carolina Forest is a community dental clinic and strives to give each and every patient the time needed to answer and explain all dental questions.

We strive for professional, courteous and quality dentistry. If for any reason you have a complaint or concern, please go to the Patient Review Survey on our site.

Dentistry at Carolina Forest loves kids! We start seeing children for cleanings at age four and up. For children under four years of age, we recommend seeing a pediatric dentist.

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