Kool Smiles is an affordable family dentist with over 120 locations nationwide. We provide care to children across the U.S., and accept most types of insurance including Medicaid, TRICARE, and state-sponsored programs.
Our goal is to deliver quality care to all patients in a fun and friendly environment.
Before choosing a family dentist, you probably have questions that you would like answered. Keep reading to learn the answers to some common Kool Smiles questions.
Q: Some dentists put a cap on the number of Medicaid patients they will see each day. What is Kool Smiles’ Medicaid limit?
A: Not only is Kool Smiles one of the few dentists that accept Medicaid (around two-thirds of dentists do not), but we never limit the number of patients we treat daily who use Medicaid dental benefits.
Q: What other insurance plans are accepted by Kool Smiles?
A: We are proud to accept most major insurance plans, including:
Don’t see your insurance listed? Click here to see a partial list of providers we accept. You can always give us a call if you have questions about your insurance.
Q: What if I do not have dental coverage?
A: Kool Smiles is dedicated to offering affordable family dentistry services to any child who needs it. For patients who are not covered by dental insurance, we also accept cash, credit cards, and CareCredit.
Q: When should my child see a dentist for the first time?
A: It is recommended that your child sees a dentist before their first birthday, or when they get their first tooth.
Q: How often should my child go to the dentist?
A: It is recommended that children visit the dentist every six months to help prevent cavities and keep their teeth healthy.
Q: My child gets anxious at the dentist. Any advice on making it a fun experience for them?
A: Choose a dentist that caters to children. The Kool Smiles experience focuses on making children feel comfortable and encourages them to think of the dentist as a fun place. Our waiting rooms are open and brightly-colored with play areas and games.
We also encourage parents to join their children in the treatment area if it helps make their child more comfortable. For parents who choose not to, we have special viewing areas where parents can observe their child’s treatment.
Still have questions about Kool Smiles affordable family dentistry services? Find a Kool Smiles near you to make an appointment or give us a call today.
The Wealthy Dentist: https://thewealthydentist.com/surveyresults/084-dental-medicaid-patients.htm/
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: http://www.aapd.org/resources/frequently_asked_questions/#43
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