1.Holyoke Dental Assoc At Beech
427 Beech St Ste 1
DentistsOral & Maxillofacial SurgeryPeriodontistsCosmetic Dentistry
Welcome to Holyoke Dental Associates! At Holyoke Dental Associates we strive to provide the best possible dental care for our patients at affordable prices, treating each patient with dignity, respect
2.Dana M Litturi
6 Parc Pl Ste C
DentistsOral & Maxillofacial Surgery
3.Dr Teddi Olszewski
264 Elm St
DentistsCosmetic DentistryPediatric Dentistry
Northampton Family & Cosmetic Dentistry has a professional and friendly staff that will provide you with comfort amenities for a more relaxing visit. Emergency service is available. They focus on cosm
4.Kool Smiles of Holyoke
217 South St
DentistsDental ClinicsPhysicians & Surgeons, Oral Surgery
My son had his tooth removed with Dr Sheraz and he was amazing, he made my son feel comfortable and relaxed. I would recommend Holyoke Kool Smiles to anyone looking for a wonderful childrens dentist.More Nearby Locations »
5.Appleton Dental Associates PC
101 Pinehurst Rd
DentistsClinicsDental ClinicsImplant Dentistry
Appleton Dental Associates PC is a local practice focused on providing comprehensive care to meet our patients dental needs. We understand that our patients come from many different financial situatio
6.Southampton Family Dentistry
4 Line St
DentistsOral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Ridiculous to be charged for calling to cancel, but not 24 hrs in advance. How the heck am I supposed to know 24 hrs ahead of time that my child is going to call home sick from school on the day she h
16 Pomeroy Meadow Rd
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- Pick Your Plan: Most people purchase three main varieties, usually through their employers.
- An indemnity or fee-for-service plan means you'll have to pay for annual deductibles and co-insurance payments out of pocket.
- A preferred provider organization is less costly, and you choose from a network of dentists. However, PPOs have some limitations and accompanying deductibles.
- A dental health maintenance organization plan limits you to just a few choices of dentists, and one doctor handles all of your oral care needs. However, these HMO are usually much less costly.
- PPO plans and dental HMOs work with only a select number of doctors. While that usually means fewer costs, it also means you have less choice in the dentist who can treat you Before purchasing the plan, you'll receive a list of dentists in each network. From there, you can then pick a plan with doctors who meet your standards and requirements.
- When picking a plan, you need to look at just how much you'll pay for each and every service. For instance, some plans won't cover your fillings or X-rays, while others may charge more or less for a crown or tooth extraction. You don't want to be caught off-guard by unforeseen charges.
- If you're truly comfortable with a dentist and you feel he or she can be an ally in your ongoing oral care regimen, then consider signing a plan to just keep that dentist available. That means potentially deal with costs and other insurance-related factors that you might have wanted to. If need be, you might be able to work with the dentist's office to address some of the plan-specific concerns.
- Ask family, friends or colleagues for recommendations. They will be able to provide details about a dentist's demeanor, operating style and approach to patient care
- Meet with any prospective dentists to ask about what treatments they perform most often, procedures they're not as familiar with, what accreditation they have or any organizations they belong to and how their offices handles insurance and payments.
- Consider driving distance, location and office hours.
- Check With Your State Board: The state board can outline what requirements your dentist must meet and offer information about any discrepancies in the their background and if he or she has faced any disciplinary actions.
- Remember Your Angles - When brushing your teeth, always place the brush at a 45-degree angle..
- Don't Forget the Tongue – Your tongue is the largest source of bacteria. Brush it front to back and don't forget the sides.
- Floss Everyday - Each time you floss, have at least 18 inches of floss available. For optimal control, hold the floss between your thumbs and forefingers.
- Watch What You Eat - Sugar, alcohol and coffee contain phosphorus. While some can prove beneficial, too much of this chemical can eat away at your teeth and gums.
- Keep in Mind the Mouthwash - Mouthwash can be helpful if used to supplement proper brushing and flossing. Most mouthwash brands contain chlorine dioxide, a chemical that targets the majority of oral bacterial strains.