Elmwood in Berkeley, CA
Insurance & Patient Co-payments
We are contracted with most major dental insurance providers and if you have insurance we will help you determine your available coverage. In order to best assist you, it is important that you email or fax your dental and/or medical insurance information to us with your New Patient Paperwork a minimum of two business days prior to your scheduled appointment. This allows us time to contact your insurance company and obtain a breakdown of the benefits you or your employer purchased from the company. In addition, you will want to bring a dental benefit card, our team will be happy to help you understand your policy.
Should you be diagnosed with treatment services, we will be able to provide you with a detailed plan which will give you an estimate of how much your insurance company may pay for each procedure, as well as the portion you will be expected to pay at the time of service.
Professional care is provided to you, our patient family, and not to an insurance company. The insurance company is responsible only to the patient as a benefit from the individual or employer plan purchase, and the patient is responsible to the doctor. We will assist you every way we can in filing your dental or medical claim and handling insurance questions from our office on your behalf.
In-Office Dental Plan
Our in-office dental plan is a great option for patients who do not have dental insurance. We offer individual and family plans that can result in hundreds of dollars of savings each year. All procedures are covered under the plan and annual premiums start at $259/year for individuals. Please call our office at (510) 883-3454 for more information.
In-Office Dental Plan Benefits
- No deductibles
- No maximum per year
- No insurance claims to submit
- No pre-authorization
- No waiting for treatment
In an effort to reduce the cost to you, the patient, while maintaining the highest level of professional care, we have established the financial policy as follows:
- Patient co-payments are to be paid at the time services are rendered, unless special arrangements have been made with our office
- We gladly accept Visa, Discover, American Express or MasterCard payments
- Payment plans are available through www.CareCredit.com
Appointments & Consultations
We are happy to schedule a second-opinion consultation with our doctor to discuss treatment diagnosed for you. It is important to us that our patients are committed fully to a recommended course of treatment, and we make every effort to provide all available information on the types of treatment completed at Dailley Dental Care, as well as options to make appointments comfortable.
All patients that are referred to our office from another practice, or who have self-referred themselves for a second opinion are required to undergo a complete examination by our doctor before he provides his diagnosis opinion. Please ensure that all available x-rays and chart notes from your prior office have been transferred to us prior to the scheduled appointment for review. Please note that many offices require 7–14 business days to transfer records.
It is imperative that we have all available dental (and medical if related to trauma or medically diagnosed disorder) insurance information in a timely manner, as we will be providing you with a comprehensive treatment estimate after your consultation with the doctor.
If you have questions about the services we provide, please call (510) 883-3454 or use our Appointment Request Form.