Simply put, our team is always here to answer any questions you have. However, we also know that many patients like doing their research online before their visit. If that’s the case for you, then you can read on to learn the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we hear from patients!
How much does a dental checkup & cleaning cost in Itasca?
In the US, the average cost of a dental checkup and cleaning is between $200 and $350. Of course, that isn’t a one-size-fits-all price since there are a multitude of factors that play a role, including if you have dental insurance or if you need X-rays. As always, our team will do our absolute best to give you an accurate price estimate upfront.
Important note: the
Journal of Dental Medicine
found that every dollar invested in preventive care can save you between $8 and $50 on cosmetic and restorative dentistry. So, your biannual checkups and cleanings are an investment in the health of your smile in the short and long term. Prioritizing them is the best choice for your oral health and your wallet!
How can I find a female dentist?
If you’d prefer to be treated by a female dentist, you’ll be happy to know that more than 50% of all dental students and roughly 33% of dentists in the US are female! Plus, finding a female dentist near you is as simple as typing “female dentist near me” into a search engine like Google.
If you’re in or around Itasca, then you’ll be happy to know that Hamilton Lakes Dentistry is led by three exceptional female dentists: Dr. Kathy French, Dr. Kate Conti, and Dr. Alexa French. As a team, they work together to provide each and every patient with the gentle, efficient, and comfortable care they deserve.
What do you do if you can't afford a dentist?
If you’re worried about the cost of your treatment, then we encourage you to talk to us. After all, we offer multiple financing solutions, including dental insurance and flexible financing. We have extensive experience with both of these options, allowing us to walk you through the process and answer any questions you have along the way.
How do I get emergency dental care?
When a dental injury strikes, you need treatment; fast, efficient, and comfortable treatment. At Hamilton Lakes Dentistry, our emergency dentists offer same-day emergency appointments as well as early morning and evening hours for greater convenience. We also proudly welcome flexible financing, which ensures you won’t have to stress about the cost of your care either. In short, if you’re in the middle of a dental emergency, then priority number one is giving our team a call. We will guide you through the next steps from there.