Do you offer any kinds of payment plans?

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Yes! Because your smile is important to us, we are pleased to offer three kinds of payment programs: Care Credit offers a full range of No Interest and Extended Payment Plans. It is easy to apply and you will receive an online decision in seconds. Apply now or see our staff for more details. In-Office… Read more »

What can I expect as a new patient in your office?

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Dr. Norton will speak to you to determine your desires. Then a thorough examination will be performed. Dr. Norton will determine if x-rays, models, and photographs are needed for your particular situation. You will then be scheduled for a routine visit with one of our dental hygienists or if you have an urgent situation; that… Read more »

What is the difference between Bonding and Porcelain Veneers?

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Porcelain veneers are fabricated by a cosmetic dental technician in the laboratory and then luted to place by the Dentist Composite bonding is shaped directly on the tooth or teeth by the artistry of Dr. Norton The cost of these two techniques varies depending on the complexity of your situation. Dr. Norton will give you… Read more »

Are cosmetic dentistry procedures covered by insurance?

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Insurance coverage depends on the individual policy. However, most plans are only designed to cover routine maintenance and basic care. We are happy to help you receive the maximum benefit; but keep in mind that the agreement of the insurance company to pay for your dental care is a contract between you and the insurance… Read more »

What are the options for replacing a missing tooth?

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Basically there are three ways to do this. One way would be to place an implant and crown. The 2nd way would be to fabricate a fixed bridge (two crowns with a fake tooth suspended between the crowns) and the 3rd way would be to fabricate a removable partial. This would be a device that… Read more »

What is the best way to lighten your natural teeth?

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We recommend the ZOOM process. This is an in-office process that takes about 1.5 hours to complete. We have had very good results with this system (you might have seen it on the TV program Extreme Makeover). It is safe and very fast. If you have very dark teeth, Dr. Norton might ask you to… Read more »