1.Dr. James J. Grunauer. D.D.S.
654 Reynoldswood Rd
Choosing the right dentist for you and your family is an important decision. Our well-trained team is ready to give you and your children the quality dental care that you deserve. We are dedicated to
2.D'Souza Joseph E DDS
3475 Jersey Ridge Rd
We are committed to serving our patients with care and compassion! We wore tirelessly to ensure that your experience with us is second to none. Our top priority is helping children, teens and adults a
3.Morris Family Dental PCServing the Thomson, IL area
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Everyone that works here is extremely friendly. I would recommend this dental office to anyone!
4.Clinton Dental Associates
314 3rd Ave S
5.Clinton Family Dental
400 S 2nd St
6.Mississippi Valley Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery PC
2305 E 52nd St Ste 1
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Mississippi Valley Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery PC is a dental clinic that offers dental services to the Davenport, IA area. We provide oral surgery and corrective jaw surgery, and we accept new patie
7.Scott S Kunau, DDS
1130 17th St
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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.