About North Liberty Dental
Our web site provides you with background about our dentists, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in North Liberty, IA and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose North Liberty Dental, you’re working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.
What type of dental insurance plans does North Liberty Dental accept?
North Liberty Dental accepts all insurance plans and submits all claims as a courtesy for the patient. North Liberty Dental is a preferred provider with the following insurance companies:
- Delta Dental Premiere
- Blue Dental
Patients not covered under the above mentioned insurance plans will be subject to usual reasonable customary costs.
Does North Liberty Dental accept Medicaid insurance?
We do not accept Medicaid dental insurance. We are happy to have you as a patient; unfortunately, you will need to make other payment arrangements prior to treatment.
Is payment expected at the day of service?
If you have dental insurance, all co-payments are due at the time of service. We will submit your dental claim to your insurance company as a courtesy. If there is a balance after insurance has paid their portion, we will bill you for the remainder; you are responsible for that amount, not your insurance company.
If there is no dental insurance, payment is expected the day of service. We do offer a “Same Day” discount paying with cash or check.
For extensive recommended treatment, payment plans are an option. Ask our front desk staff for more detail.
How often should I visit the dentist?
For most patients, regular cleanings are scheduled every six months. By visiting your dentist twice a year, they can monitor your oral health and keeping your teeth and gums in optimal condition.
My gums bleed when I brush sometimes, is this normal?
This is not a healthy situation as healthy tissue doesn’t bleed. Many people are so use to having this happen that they think it is normal. Bleeding gums is a sign of gingivitis and gum disease which can lead to severe infections and loss of teeth. It also has been linked to other diseases in the body like heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer’s. By getting your gums healthy, you can reduce risk factors for many of these other diseases, like these, and live a longer healthier life.
My time is valuable; can I minimize the number of appointments it takes to get my teeth fixed?
Certainly this can be done. Once a treatment plan has been established, we try our best to maximize the amount of work to be completed as efficiently as possible.