First Visit - What to Expect?

We are delighted you have chosen River Region Dentistry and look forward to seeing you.

Our goal for you at River Region Dentistry is to provide a customized and personalized dental experience. To accomplish this, we will have you come in for a comprehensive dental evaluation as part of your first visit with us.

What To Expect

This detailed exam consists of a past medical history review, a full-mouth radiographic exam, a TMJ exam, an occlusal exam, an oral cancer screening, a periodontal screening and a careful oral exam.

After we complete our thorough examination of your dental health, we will discuss any oral conditions we might have found and the treatment options available. We want you to be able to leave your first visit with a large variety of treatment options, as well as estimates for each option so you can feel confident about any decisions you make. Additionally, our knowledgeable team is available to answer any questions you might have in order to help you better decide which treatment path you would like to pursue.

Our initial evaluation insures that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision regarding your care and allows your treatment to proceed in an orderly and efficient manner. Following your initial visit, our friendly front desk team will help you schedule any required treatment and/or your regular preventive dental cleaning.

Payment Options

We deliver the finest care for our patients.

We are committed to providing quality and affordable dental health care. You have multiple options for payment available. For your convenience we accept cash, check, money orders, major insurance, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

Visa MasterCard Discover CareCredit

For larger treatment plans we are pleased to offer CareCredit with low or no interest payment options. Please click on the logo for more information. We will work with you to fit quality care into your budget by financial arrangements or by staging treatment over time. Like most things do not be afraid to communicate your situation.

Payment is required at the time services are performed. Other financial arrangements are available when extensive dental care is necessary, or when the dentistry performed exceeds your budget or insurance benefits. We will be sensitive to your financial circumstances within the framework of sound business practices.

If you have questions regarding your account, please contact us at (334) 272-0110. Many times, a simple telephone call will clear any misunderstandings.

Dental Insurance

Our office is committed to helping you maximize your insurance benefits.

If you have dental insurance, please provide us with verification prior to any treatment being rendered. Once we have verified your coverage we can inform you of your co-payment for each appointment.

We are a Blue Cross of Alabama Preferred provider and we are also in the United Concordia network.

Please understand that dental insurance is a benefit and that you are ultimately responsible for all charges. In addition, if you have had a change in your insurance coverage, it is your responsibility to inform the front desk staff of these changes so that our records may be updated.

Because insurance policies vary, we can only estimate your coverage in good faith but cannot guarantee coverage due to the complexities of insurance contracts. Your estimated patient portion (co-payment) must be paid at the time of treatment. As a service to our patients, we will bill insurance companies for treatment.

At all times, you can be confident that we will always provide you with our best services without regard to the limitations imposed by your insurance coverage. To do otherwise would violate our contract with you.

If you have any questions, our front office staff will be glad to assist you.

We’re proud to be the practice in our community,
people trust for quality care.