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FAQ

Who is a prosthodontist?

A prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in the esthetic restoration and replacement of teeth. Prosthodontists receive two or three years of additional training after dental school, and restore optimum appearance and function to your smile. Additional training for prosthodontists is earned through a hospital- or university-based program accredited by the American Dental Association.

The training includes reviews of the literature, lectures, treatment of patients and laboratory experience in fabricating restorations. A prosthodontist is the skilled architect who can restore optimum function and appearance to your smile.

What insurance do you accept?

We accept all Preferred Provider Insurance under Out Of Network guidelines.

Will you file my insurance?

Yes, We have electronic billing to expedite processing of claims.

What form of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards.

Do you offer any financing?

We work closely with Care Credit – interest free financing for 12 months- with eligibility.

What should I expect on my first visit?

Full Mouth X-rays will be taken, Doctor will review your medical history and will do a through examination. This includes esthetics, teeth, muscles, joints, gums and soft tissue. Digital Photograph may be taken.

Why would I need a deep cleaning?

Deep cleanings are needed as a result of heavy build up and infected gum tissue. Professional cleanings help to create a clean environment in which your gums can heal.

How often do I need to come in for a visit?

Most adult patients need to come at least once every 6 months. Many of our patients maintain healthier gums by coming once every 4 months.

Where should I call for a dental emergency?

Dr. Baumgartner is always at reach by contacting our main line. He will be paged and he will contact you immediately.

American College of Prosthodontists Member of American Dental Association