Dental Benefits Cash, Check, MasterCard, Visa and Care Credit. When paying in cash, you will receive a 5% discount. When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us to use information from your check to process a one-time Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or a draft drawn from your account, or to process the payment as a check transaction. When we use information from your check to make an EFT, funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day you make your payment and you will not receive your check back from your financial institution.
If your payment is returned unpaid, you authorize collection of your payment plus a return fee of $30 which, after 33 days' notice, increases by the lesser of payment amount or $40, plus 12% interest, by (EFT9s) or draft(s) drrawn from your account.Aged accounts
A service charge of 1.5% per month (18% per annum) on the unpaid balance will be charged on all accounts
exceeding 60 days.
In the event that your account is not paid and we refer the account to collection, you will be responsible for all fees
incurred for collection of your bill (i.e., attorney fees, court costs and collection agency fees).
We are a preferred provider for the following insurances. We believe all patient, regardless of their dental insurance coverage, deserve access to general dental services. To fulfill this mission, our office accept PPO, insurance plans, including Denti-cal. If your plans is not listed, contact us to see if it is available. If you don't have dental insurance, you maybe interested in learning about our dental discount program and our convenient payment options.
- Washington Dental Services (WDS)
- Blue Shield of CA
- Anthem Blue Cross
- Delta Dental PPO
- Kaiser Permanente
Our office will assist you in obtaining the maximum benefits specified in your contact. However, your benefits are a contract between you, your employer, and a carrier. We will assist you in determining you benefits as best we can. Because plans differ from carrier to carrier and policy to policy, our office may refer you to your carrier or your employer's benefits coordinator for assistance in understanding your plan.
As a courtesy to our patients, we will file your benefits claim and accept assignment of benefits. We ask that your estimated co-payments and deductible be paid at the time of service.
Balances with benefit claims outstanding more than 60 days may be reverted back to the patient.
Not all services are a covered benefit in all contacts. Some carriers and employers select only some services to be covered. ou are responsible for payments of all services regardless of the payable benefit.
Any estimated amounts due and payable by the patient (including co-pays and deductibles) are due on or by the day
the services are rendered unless other arrangements have been made in advance.