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Robert Schellentrager, DMD | Hafid Ortega, DDS - Payment and Insurance

About Dental Insurance

We accept all dental insurances, but are contracted providers for the Delta Dental Premier Providers Network.  

Our office will process the billing for you, but keep in mind that we are considered out of network for other insurances. In most cases, your insurance will still pay for your care here, but will pay at a reduced rate. Often times, preventative services such as routine cleanings, x-rays, and exams are still covered at 100%. Please speak with our front office manager for more detailed information.

We always encourage our patients to be as informed as possible about their dental benefits. When you receive a treatment plan from our office, we encourage you to call your insurance with the codes given to get specific coverage amounts before proceeding with treatment. We can also submit a pre-treatment estimate to your insurance, but this usually takes 30 business days to receive back, which is why we encourage all patients to call and speak with a live representative at their dental insurance plan. As always, write down the date, time, and name of the person you speak to for future reference.

Our office offers the best possible care, using the latest materials. We do not do amalgam fillings or metal crowns or bridgework. Insurances do not always cover newer materials such as composite fillings or porcelain crowns. Be sure to ask if these are covered benefits under your plan when calling your insurance. 

Payment plans and financing options

While payment is usually due at the time of service, our office tries to be as flexible as possible to help meet your needs. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards in addition to standard cash or check payment, we are not currently excepting American Express.

When paying by cash or check in full at the time of service, we offer a 5% discount on treatment for non-insured patients. We also offer a 10% senior discount for non-insured patients over the age of 65.

For patients with large treatment plans that require extensive work, we offer financing through Care Credit. We accept the 6 month no interest plans and the long-term low interest payment plans offered by Care Credit. For more information and to apply, click on the button below.

If you require other payment options, please speak to the office manager about alternative payment arrangements.
Our office strives to work with you to achieve mutual goals, and we are always here to help figure our the best treatment options available for your dental needs within your budget.