Javascript is not enabled on this browser. This site will not function properly if Javascript is not enabled.
Common Questions

Are you currently accepting new patients?

Yes, we are accepting new patients. If you were referred to us by your general dentist, please bring your referral form. You can use our website to make an appointment or just call our office.

Can I pre-register online?

Yes, we recommend that you register online prior to your appointment in order to help save time when you arrive at the office. Please call our office so we can generate your unique username and password.

What should I do before my appointment?

Please take your regular medications as prescribed including antibiotics. It is very important that you do not take any pain medications six hours prior to your appointment time (we perform tests that the pain medications will interfere with). 

Will the treatment be painful?

We will take every measure to ensure that your procedure is in no way uncomfortable or painful. If treatment is needed, we will inject a small amount of anesthesia to gently numb a concentrated area of your mouth. For most patients, the feeling of numbness usually subsides after 2-3 hours.

Do you have nitrous oxide?

At this time we do not use nitrous oxide in our practice. However we offer comparable anti-anxiety medications to be taken by mouth.

When can I smoke after the procedure?

It is also very important to not smoke or drink alcoholic beverages 12 hours before your procedure to 72 hours after.

Will I need to return to your office for follow-ups after the procedure is finished?

Yes, for most root canal treatments, we recommend that patients return to the office 6 months after the procedure was finished. Our office will send a reminder notice to you when you are due for a recall appointment.

What happens if I don't go to my dentist to have the tooth restored?

Waiting too long to have crown repair may result in contamination of the tooth, resulting in the need for another root canal. In severe cases, the tooth may fracture or become so infected that it may require an extraction.

Do you treat children?

Yes. Most children we see have had traumatic injuries from a fall or sport injury. There are specific protocols that must be followed to get good treatment results with traumatized teeth, and endodontists have special training in these protocols.

Do you accept my insurance?

We accept most PPO insurance plans. Please do not hesitate to call our office if you have any questions about your insurance coverage.

What forms of payments do you accept?

We accept cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Care Credit. You can also make payments through our website.

Do you have any type of financing available?

Our office accepts Care Credit. You can learn more about Care Credit at or by calling them toll free at (800) 365-8295. We accept Care Credit's 6 months at zero interest plan. We do not offer any in-office financing or payment plans.