How can we help you?
Patient education is an important part of the services we provide at Kuras Dental Health Associates. We encourage you to ask questions because the more information you have, the better prepared you are to make good decisions about your oral healthcare. During your appointments, we will take all the time necessary to explain the treatment you need and why it's important to your oral health.
Here are a few commonly asked questions, but you are always welcome to contact our office any time for more information.
We are happy to see children of all ages, and we recommend that their first visit take place as soon as all their baby teeth have erupted.
There are two reasons for bringing them in to our office at such a young age.
Building A Relationship with the Dentist
First, it’s critical that your child feels safe and secure with us before it’s time to perform any dental treatments. We want to help them develop a positive attitude about visits to the dentist that will last for a lifetime. We want to gradually help your child get used to dental visits. We will start by introducing them to our team and showing them around our office so they can check everything out on their terms. This is the best way to establish a trusting relationship with your child.
Setting Your Child up for Success
Second, the health of your child’s baby teeth has a direct impact on the proper development of their permanent teeth. Baby teeth are placeholders that provide ample space for permanent teeth to erupt properly. If a baby tooth is lost too early due to decay, teeth that haven’t emerged can change position and lead to alignment problems that can impact your child’s future oral health.
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At Kuras Dental Associates, we know how to treat your little one so that they learn to feel happy and confident about visits to our office. Please contact our office and we’ll be happy to make an appointment for that all-important first visit!
Know the Basics of Dental Health
Maintaining dental health is really pretty easy. All the things you were told as a child about taking care of your teeth still hold true, so you probably already know the basics – brush for two minutes two or three times a day and clean between your teeth with floss. These simple steps will go a long way toward keeping your teeth healthy.
You can also maximize your oral hygiene routine by following a healthy diet and avoiding sugary or acidic food and drinks. Regular professional cleanings are the best way for us to help you stay one step ahead of decay and disease, so be sure to make and keep your scheduled appointments.
The Importance of Dental Cleanings
During these cleanings, one of our hygienists will remove any plaque or tartar buildup on your teeth and look for any potential problems. The best weapon we have against problems like periodontal disease is prevention, which includes regular cleanings and exams.
But your daily dental care is really up to you. Follow the basic routine of brushing and flossing, maintaining a healthy diet, and scheduling regular appointments at our Monroe dental office for professional cleanings and routine exams.
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Please call our office, and we will be happy to schedule your next dental cleaning and exam.
One of the questions we hear most often at our Monroe dental office is about coverage of specific procedures and how much the patient is responsible for. Without knowing the provisions of your coverage, it’s hard to answer this question properly.
Each Case is Individual
The treatment that your dental insurance covers depends on your provider and your policy provisions. As a general rule, most dental insurance covers the cost of preventive services like routine dental examinations, professional cleanings, and x-rays for you and your children.
However, depending on your policy, you may still be responsible for a portion of the cost of these preventive treatments. But the rates for simple and more complex dental procedures also vary widely from one policy to the next. We'll be happy to submit a pre-authorization for your treatment and help determine if a specific procedure is likely to be covered under your policy.
We Want to Work With You
Dental treatments are important for maintaining oral health and general wellness. We will do everything possible to make sure that nothing stands in your way, especially finances. Please give our Monroe dental office a call and we’ll be more than happy to ensure that you get the most out of your specific insurance coverage.