Navigating the vast world of dentistry can be complex. The team at Esthetic Smile Dental Care is here to help address your questions. Check out our list of frequently asked questions and corresponding answers for your convenience.

If you don’t find the information you’re seeking, don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly at (818) 344-4929. We’re ready to assist with any additional questions or concerns you may have.

General Questions

How frequently should I visit Dr. Jacob Vayner for dental checkups?

For optimal oral health, it is recommended to visit Esthetic Smile Dental Care at least twice a year. Our team is ready to assist you in addressing or preventing common oral health issues through routine examinations and cleanings. If it has been more than six months since your last visit, feel free to reach out and schedule an appointment at our dental office.

What should I bring to my first dental appointment visit?

For your initial appointment with us, kindly bring your dental insurance card (if available). If you are under the age of 18, please be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

Is your dental office open late, on Saturdays, or on Sundays?

To check if we’re open late or on weekends, please visit our website’s homepage. Our latest hours are conveniently listed there for your reference.

Do you accept same-day appointments for urgent dental needs?

To check if we’re open late or on weekends, please visit our website’s homepage. Our latest hours are conveniently listed there for your reference.

Do you accept walk-ins for dental appointments, or is it by appointment only?

Walk-ins are not accepted unless it’s a genuine emergency. To schedule an appointment, please contact our dental office and inquire about the possibility of fitting you in on the same day.

If I have to cancel an appointment, will I be charged a cancellation fee?

We understand that schedules can change suddenly. If you need to reschedule your appointment, please call us promptly so we can make the necessary adjustments. Please be advised that we reserve the right to apply a cancellation fee if the cancellation occurs less than 24 hours before your scheduled appointment.

Does your dental office have any new patient specials available?

As a welcome gesture to new patients, we provide special offers! Our New Patient Specials encompass a thorough oral examination, full mouth x-rays, and a dental cleaning, ensuring a comprehensive introduction to our services.

Does your dental office have online reviews left by patients?

Every day, our team diligently strives to offer the best possible experience to all our patients. To get a glimpse of the experiences shared by our patients, you can check out online reviews by visiting our Google and Yelp profiles.

How do your dentists keep current with the latest dental materials and techniques?

While all our dentists have undergone significant training, we actively take steps to stay current on the latest developments in the ever-evolving field of dentistry. Regular participation in continuing education courses, focusing on recent advancements, is part of our commitment. Additionally, our involvement in various organizations hosting conferences and seminars on dental advancements reflects our dedication to staying informed.

Keeping up-to-date with dental advancements is considered a critical aspect of our work, and we are always delighted to share our findings and research with you.

What safety measures do you take for your patients?

As our patient, your safety is our top priority, and we implement multiple safety measures to ensure your security. Firstly, we stay current on the latest findings and practices in sterilization. Our instruments are fully sterilized in compliance with ADA-recognized standards.

Your comfort and safety are of genuine concern to us. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding our sterilization processes, any member of our team will be pleased to guide you through them.

Financing Questions

Do you accept my insurance plan?

Aetna, Delta Dental, and MetLife are some of the insurance plans that are accepted at our dental practice. For a complete list of insurance plans we accept, visit here.

How much is my insurance going to pay for my dental care?

The extent of your insurance coverage for your treatment depends on the specifics outlined in your dental insurance policy. For more detailed information, we recommend reaching out to your insurance company directly.

If I don’t have insurance, are there other ways I can pay for my dental care?

Don’t have dental insurance? Not a problem! We provide a dental plan that is tailored to your needs along with various financing options. To find out more about our financing options, click here.

What are the different payment options for my dental treatment?

Understanding that dental care can be a significant and unplanned expense, we strive to ensure that receiving dental care is both affordable and accessible for you. To support this commitment, we offer a variety of financing options, including in-office financing and third-party solutions like CareCredit.

Does your dental office accept CareCredit?

Yes, our dental office accepts CareCredit.