Working With You
Dr. Schaefer and her staff strive to offer convenience and comfort at all times. We have made a commitment to you and to your referring doctor to provide you with excellent care. Because we recognize the importance of good communication between doctors and patients, we make every effort to ensure that you are informed of your treatment at all times.
Your Initial Consultation
Dr. Schaefer will meet with you for an initial consultation and perform a comprehensive evaluation during this visit. She will evaluate the current condition of your oral health including, but not limited to, decay, bone loss, mobility, oral lesions, your chewing function, missing teeth and your aesthetic concerns. She will also perform an oral cancer screening. She has over 18 years of specialized prosthodontic experience and has performed the most complex restorative procedures with ease and efficiency.
There are some important documents that will be required for your first visit. Please download, print and complete the documents, and email them to us or bring them with you for your appointment. All documents are Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files requiring the Acrobat Reader. Please download the free program from Adobe’s website if it is not already installed on your system.
Above all, Dr. Schaefer is committed to providing you with a safe environment. Sterilization is a high priority in our office, and we adhere to the highest standards of infection control in accordance with the CDC and OSHA guidelines. Our treatment rooms are equipped with the most current technology to eliminate any risks. All of our equipment is sterilized prior to treating each patient and is carefully monitored for 100% effectiveness. We will do everything possible to provide you with the highest quality of care while maximizing your protection. If you are interested, we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have and give you a tour of our facility.
Fees and Payment Options
Payment is due at the time of service. For your convenience, we accept various forms of payment including Visa, MasterCard, and the Discover Card.
We are also pleased to offer flexible payment plans from The Lending Club. Please visit lendingclub.com/dental for more information and current rates. Our Lending Club plan has no prepayment penalty and has 6-12 month promotional plans. Approval decisions are typically available in minutes. For more information, just ask our team or visit lendingclub.com.
We will be happy to complete your insurance claims and answer any insurance questions that you may have. Our front desk coordinator will work with you to attain the maximum benefits to which you are entitled.