Find the Answers to Your Dental Questions in Athens, AL

If you’re like many of our patients, you probably have questions about your dental care. Below, we’ve put together some of the most frequently asked Athens dental questions along with their answers. If you have a different question or if you’d like to schedule an appointment with our team, just give us a call at 256-229-3416. You can also schedule an appointment online.

Can you help me relax during my appointment?

Yes, we can, and we do that for our patients with dental anxiety every day. You’ll have access to warm blankets and a pillow to ensure your comfort during your procedure. Beyond our comfort amenities, we offer safe, gentle laughing gas to help our patients relax. You simply breathe it in through a small mask and your concerns will melt away like magic. And since the gas we use wears off very quickly, you’ll be safe to drive after your appointment.

Do you offer cosmetic dentistry?

Yes, we do. We provide a number of cosmetic dentistry services, any of which we can customize to meet your specific needs. Here, you’ll have access to dental veneers, teeth whitening, tooth bonding, natural-looking composite fillings, and dental crowns and bridges. Dr. Fitts and our team will work with you to create a treatment plan that will have your smile looking great again in no time.

What are dental implants crowns?

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots placed inside the jawbone by an oral surgeon. We then attach your dental crown to the implant, giving unmatched bite strength and better long-term bone and gum health after an adult tooth has been lost. Call East Limestone Family Dental today at 256-229-3416 to learn more or to schedule a consultation.

How soon can I get in for an appointment?

We work hard to see each patient as soon as possible. One of the ways we do that is by keeping emergency slots open in our schedule. If you’re hurting, we’ll get you into the office as soon as we can so that you can feel better quickly. Plus, if you’re an established patient, you can call after hours and get access to a special emergency line. For non-emergency visits, we offer both early morning and late afternoon appointments that fit around your busy schedule.

What dental insurance do you accept?

One of our primary goals is to make getting your dental care as simple and easy as possible. To help with that, we are preferred providers with Delta Dental, Southland Benefit Solutions, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. In addition, we will accept most other dental insurance plans and will file your claim for you so you don’t have the hassle of dealing with the paperwork. If you have a question about a specific type of insurance, just ask one of our team members, and they will be glad to help.

What should I do during a dental emergency?

Call East Limestone Family Dental at 256-229-3416 for an emergency appointment in Athens, AL. We will see you as soon as possible to help you restore health and function back to your smile.