Frequently Asked Questions at Millersville Family Dentistry

Our Millersville, MD Dental Services Provider Addresses Issues

As a family, dental services provider based in Millersville, MD, Millersville Family Dentistry treats children who are 5 years and older. From biannual checkups to full and partial dentures and pediatric dental care, our dental services are suitable for your entire family. Below, you’ll find answers to patient questions we frequently receive at our practice. We never stop educating our patients about their oral health. Should you still have a concern, we encourage you to reach out to us. We’d be happy to give you additional info or to schedule an appointment for a consultation!

How Often Should I Visit My Millersville Family Dentist?

Dental checkups and cleanings are recommended twice a year for most patients. However, if you have a chronic medical condition such as diabetes, you may need to visit us more often. If we detect any issues with gum disease or tooth decay, additional appointments may be required. We also provide oral health education, examining your hygiene habits, diet, and lifestyle. Our general dentistry services include:

  • Dental Exams
  • Dental X-rays
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Tooth-Colored Fillings
  • Crowns and Bridges
  • Dental Implants

Do You Provide Pediatric Dental Care at Your Practice?

Millersville Family Dentistry offers pediatric dentistry for patients who are at least five years old. Whether your child is here for a checkup and exam or urgent care, you can relax knowing they’re in capable hands. We pride ourselves upon providing excellent preventative care and treating any dental concerns as they arise in a comfortable, welcoming environment.

What Issues Does Cosmetic Dentistry Treat and Correct?

If you have missing, crooked, or stained teeth, cosmetic dentistry can help you obtain a whiter, brighter smile. Millersville Family Dentistry is equipped with state-of-the-art technology. We’ll help you select the treatment most appropriate for your concern, budget, and lifestyle. Not only does cosmetic dentistry improve your confidence, it also improves your health. Avoiding cosmetic procedures can cause more problems down the road, including tooth decay, jawbone deterioration, severe infections, and more. Our cosmetic dentistry services include:

  • Teeth Whitening
  • Partial and Full Dentures
  • Crowns and Bridges
  • Dental Implants
  • Invisalign® Treatment

What Are Some of the Benefits of Invisalign® Treatment?

Invisalign® treatment corrects unsightly gaps, overbites, underbites, and crooked teeth. Using custom clear aligners, Invisalign® offers a faster, more discreet alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign® aligners are comfortable and natural-looking, so no one will even know you’re wearing them. Check out other benefits by viewing our frequently asked questions section for Invisalign®.

How Does Professional Tooth Whitening Compare to Home Kits?

Our Zoom! in-office tooth whitening can lighten the color of your teeth several shades brighter than over-the-counter kits. In-office tooth whitening, using a hydrogen peroxide gel and an ultraviolet lamp, is safe, comfortable, and effective.

What Happens If I Have a Dental Emergency?

Millersville Family Dentistry is equipped to handle dental emergencies with same-day appointments. Whether you have a toothache, a loose crown, or swollen jaw, call us immediately to schedule an exam and treatment. Even if it’s after-hours, we urge you to leave a message. We treat abscesses, wisdom teeth, root canals, and more. Check out our emergency dentistry frequently asked questions to see how we divide dental complaints into three categories of priorities. We treat our patients like family and do everything we can to alleviate pain and symptoms as promptly as possible.

Are Payment Plans Available for Dental Treatment?

Because we understand dental emergencies don’t always have the best timing, we offer interest-free payment plans for qualified patients. We also offer promotions for new and existing patients, ranging from discounts on exams and X-rays to our in-office teeth whitening. Be sure to ask for more details!

What Dental Insurance Is Accepted at Your Office?

Our dental practice accepts most dental insurance providers, including Aetna, Anthem BCBS, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Delta Dental, Humana, and United Health Care. Contact us with any questions you may have regarding your coverage and expected out-of-pocket expenses.

How Should I Prepare for My First Dental Appointment?

If you’re a new patient, we suggest visiting our online patient center. There, you can view patient forms and other resources to prepare for your appointment. You’ll need you to fill out our consent for treatment form and provide your dental history. You’ll also need to bring your identification and insurance card. We look forward to welcoming you to our dental practice in Millersville, MD!

Our Value Statements

  • SAME DAY Emergency Appointments
  • Convenient Hours/Location
  • State of the Art Practice
  • Interest Free Payment Plans
  • Practice Serves the Entire Family
  • Accepts Most Insurances