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by Mrs. Ora McKenzie DDS Published 1 year ago Updated 8 months ago

What forms of payment are accepted?

San Fernando Valley Dental Group accepts credit cards.

How is San Fernando Valley Dental Group rated?

San Fernando Valley Dental Group has 5 stars.

What days are San Fernando Valley Dental Group open?

San Fernando Valley Dental Group is open Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri.

What is the number for San Fernando Valley Dental Society?

By calling the central office of the San Fernando Valley Dental Society (818.576.0116) , we can tell you which of our members participates in and accepts Denti-Cal.

How to contact Medi-Cal Dental?

To contact the Medi-Cal Dental Program by phone, please call the Beneficiary Telephone Service Center at (800) 322-6384. The call is free. Medi-Cal dental program representatives are available 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday to assist you.

What is capitation dental insurance?

These insurance plans, also known as "capitation plans," operate like their medical HMO cousins. This type of dental plan provides comprehensive dental care to enrolled patients through a designated provider office (dentist). A Dental Health Maintenance Organization (DHMO) is a common example of a capitation plan. The dentist is paid on a per capita (per person) basis rather than for actual treatment provided. Participating dentists receive a fixed monthly fee based on the number of patients assigned to the office. In addition to premiums, client co-payments may be required for each visit. Some typical features of these plans:

What is a PPO dental plan?

This plan allows a particular group of patients to receive dental care from a defined group of dentists. The participating dentist agrees to charge less than usual fees to this specific patient base, providing savings for the plan purchaser. If the patient chooses to see a dentist who is not designated as a "preferred provider," that patient may be required to pay a greater share of the fee-for-service. A group of dentists agrees to provide services at a deeply discounted rate, giving you substantial savings — as long as you stay in their network. Unlike the more restrictive DHMO, though, you can go out of network and still receive some benefits. Some typical features of these plans:

How does dental insurance work?

This is the plan where you choose your own dentist. The dental insurance plan pays the dental office (dentist) on a traditional fee-for-service basis. A monthly premium is paid by the client and/or the employer to an insurance company, which then reimburses the dental office (dentist) for the services rendered. An insurance company usually pays between 50% - 80% of the dental office (dentist) fees for a covered procedure; the remaining 20% - 50% is paid by the client. These plans often have a pre-determined or set deductible amount which varies from plan to plan. Indemnity plans also can limit the amount of services covered within a given year and pay the dentist based on a variety of fee schedules. Some typical features of these plans:

What is direct reimbursement dental plan?

A dental care plan now coming into vogue is the direct reimbursement plan. This is a self-funded benefit plan — not insurance — in which an employer pays for dental care with its own funds, rather than paying premiums to an insurance company or third-party administrator. You, the patient, pay the full amount directly to the dentist, then get a receipt detailing services rendered and the cost, which you show to your employer. The employer reimburses you for part or all of the dental costs, depending on your specific benefits plan.

What is the dental society?

Tthe dental society's charitable foundation offers a program to serve the unmet needs of low/no income adults with no government or insurance coverage and no ability to pay for needed dental care. Most care will be provided in our members' offices, so patients will need to be able to get to those offices on their own. Periodically, the program will conduct free dental clinics hosted by non-profit organizations in our area of service. Please call us if you need emergency help and can't afford to pay for treatment at 818.576.0116. Please also visit the foundation's website at: www.sfvdsfoundation.org.

What is the procedure for facial reconstruction involving the mouth called?

Maxillofacial Surgery, for facial reconstruction involving the mouth

What is the best treatment for tooth loss?

Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today. Maxillofacial Surgery, for facial reconstruction involving the mouth.

Why is it important to have regular dental visits?

Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner. At our office, your oral health is our paramount concern.

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