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Dr. Kelly Clarke, DDS
Kelly R. Clarke, DDS

Financial Info

Whether or not you have dental insurance, we understand that cost might be a concern for our patients. For this reason, we offer a wide array of payment options, and we make every effort to help you work within your budget to get the treatment you need and deserve. We never want cost to deter anyone from getting much-needed dental care.

Dental Insurance

We are an insurance-friendly dental office, which means that we work with many different dental plans and we’re happy to file your insurance paperwork on your behalf.

We understand that dental insurance can be confusing and you may not understand how your benefits work. Our knowledgeable staff is here to answer your questions about your benefits and help you understand how to use and maximize them.

Contact our office to learn more about dental insurance – we’re happy to help you!

CareCredit

CareCredit is a great option for patients who are interested in making convenient monthly payments for their treatment. CareCredit breaks your total treatment cost into affordable monthly payments that you can make over time. After a simple application process that you can complete at home or in our office, you will receive a quick response. Contact our office for more information about how to apply for CareCredit.

Other Payment Options

We also accept cash, check, and credit or debit cards at the time of your dental services. Our friendly patient coordinators are here to help you determine the most convenient payment option for your needs. Contact our office to learn more about our payment options. 

Frequently Asked Questions

It's recommended to get a new toothbrush or electric brush head 3-4 months. If you have recently been sick or ill we encourage replacing them. 

Clenching and grinding can come from too much stress or changes in the bite. An exam with Dr. Clarke is needed to diagnose why this is happening. Once we determine the "why" we can correct the issue. Often times a custom fitted guard that is worn at night can correct the problem. 

We perform visual exams followed up with a Velscope evaluation. A Velscope uses a light which indicates abnormal tissue that can be detected before you see or feel any abnormalities. Make an appointment for an oral cancer screening. 

Most often the reason is a combination of things, whitening toothpaste, acidic foods/drinks, clenching and grinding. We usually recommend that you have your teeth checked to make sure no cavities are present and then taking a look at the products you're using daily. 

Bacteria in the mouth is most likely the culprit, regular cleanings and addressing any gum disease and cavities will promote a healthy mouth. 

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