How often should I get a dental check up?
Ideally, we should all have our teeth cleaned once per year, however the American Dental Association still advocates for check-ups every 6 months. Check ups typically include full mouth dental x-rays, thorough oral examination as well as oral cancer screening exams.
How often should I get my teeth cleaned?
The health of your gum tissue will determine how often each patient needs cleaning although the ADA still recommends cleanings every 6 months.
At what age should a child first see a dentist?
The first dental visit should be scheduled by your child’s first birthday to have his/her teeth and gums checked. Further follow up is recommended every 6 months to prevent cavities and/or any other dental problems.
What can I expect during my first visit?
Dr. Blackmon will conduct a thorough full oral examination, including x-rays, as well as oral cancer screening. A thorough cleaning will be performed or scheduled to determine the health of a patients gum tissue.
I have feeling of nervousness and apprehension about visiting dentists. Does Dr. Blackmon make accommodations for his patients with dental anxiety?
Without question yes! Dr. Blackmon
Which insurance do you take?
We are a private office and so we take all PPO insurance and private cash pay.
Do you offer financing?
Yes! Our patients enjoy a variety of financing options including in house, interest free, CARE credit and many more depending on the needs of our patients. Please consult with our financing specialist to learn more.
Do you offer cash, military, or senior discounts?
Yes to all of the above. Please consult with our financing specialist to learn more.
Do you accept credit cards?
Yes, we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Care Credit.
Will the staff review the costs of all procedures prior to treatment?
Absolutely no treatment will be performed without our patients consent to treatment which includes a thorough understanding and acceptance of their finance options.