Regardless of your age, your oral health is of the utmost importance. According to statistics, around 100 million Americans fail to have routine dental checkups for various reasons. Remember that regular oral health consultations and proper dental hygiene will curb most of your dental issues.

Here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions for new patients, before and after your visit with us, on insurance matters, and anything in between.

New Patients

Here at Coral Dental, we accept everyone – toddlers, a teenagers, or adults. Regardless of age, our dental experts will see to it that all your oral health care needs and concerns are addressed. Everyone in our team is Board Certified, well-trained and adept in performing any dental treatment. They have earned their diplomas and degrees from accredited and reputed dental schools in the country. Coral Dental also employs licensed pediatric dentists who are specifically equipped to handle the dental affairs of babies and the adolescents. Their proven background in pediatric dental medicine is more than an assurance that your kids are in safe hands.
When you arrive at our clinic, we will ask you to completely fill out a medical history form for you or your child. The information you will share with us will ensure that you or your child will receive the best dental treatment that fits your or your child’s needs. If any problems arises, you can ask our friendly staff for assistance.

After answering the questionnaire, our dentist will meet with you to discuss your or your child’s concerns. For children, the first thing the dentist will check are the indications of decay and cavities. For adults, a thorough assessment of the teeth, gums and jaw will be performed. This includes looking at your previous dental work, such as fillings and crowns, and determining if these are unimpaired and still do their job.

The next on the list would be checking the insides of your mouth, your salivary glands and the lymph nodes. Our affable dentists will look for the source of your oral health problems. As such, he/she may require an X-ray of your mouth. Depending on the severity of your case, an oral cancer screening may also be conducted. All of these will be discussed in depth by the dentist.

If everything checks out, the dentist or the hygienist will recommend that we professionally clean your teeth. Coral Dental firmly believes that prevention is better than cure; therefore, it is only right to discuss with you how to properly brush your teeth (or your child’s) and how to maintain good oral hygiene.

We offer a full range of dental treatment, including pediatric dentistry, general teeth cleaning, fillings, dental implants, endodontics and so much more. Call our service line to know more about our service offerings.
Coral Dental understands that dental anxiety is pretty common, and there’s nothing to be ashamed of it. Rest assured, you will find our experience in dental medicine, our passion in promoting good oral hygiene, and our work ethic as somewhat calming. Further, asking questions regarding your mouth issue and its corresponding mode of treatment will help you eliminate the fear of the unknown.
Yes, we can! Regardless of the time and day, our dental professionals will help and assist you in overcoming your dental emergencies. Our service line can be accessed 24/7!
Coral Dental always strives to be as helpful as we can. However, treatment costs vary depending on your situation. It is best to call us for pricing or discuss this upon your visit.
Usually, your child’s first teeth appear at 6 months old. We recommend that you have them checked within 6 months after your baby’s first milestone. At an early stage, we want you and your child to feel at home in our office and foster a good relationship with our staff and dentists.

Prior to Your Appointment

The best thing you can do is to come prepared. Try not to eat directly before hand; and brush and floss hours before your appointment. If you are set for a dental procedure, our dentist will instruct you the do’s and don’ts prior to your appointment.
Here at Coral Dental, we are all professionals. We treat each patient as a family member. And in a family, there is openness. There is nothing to be ashamed of when you are with family. In fact, we are here to help you.

If you are afraid of the needles and the pain, we can give you sedatives to calm your nerves. We also offer no-shot dental procedures, so the use of needles won’t be necessary. You can discuss this with our dentist prior to any dental treatment.

After Your Appointment

After every procedure, our dentist will discuss how to properly promote good oral health. This will cover proper brushing technique, flossing, when to replace your toothbrush, your diet and a whole lot more.
Depending on your case, we may require for a follow-up appointment a week after the procedure was performed. For teeth cleaning, Coral Dental recommends that the next cleaning be conducted after six months. Make it a habit to visit us at least twice a year. But since we all have different oral health needs, it is best to talk this over with your dentist.

Our treatments require payment as and when they are administered. Basically, the fees are stretched out over your visits.

Insurance Matters

Coral Dental does not want you to worry about the costs associated with your dental treatment. We accept cash, all kinds of credit cards, and offer flexible payment plans via CareCredit.
Yes, we do! We accept all kinds of PPO dental insurance plans. You may call us for more details regarding your dental insurance coverage. We also recommend that you contact your insurance company to know which services are covered by your insurance plan.