How does the doctor keep up to date on all of the current techniques?
Dr. Gurin takes over 100 hours of continuing education each year. She also subscribes to the latest journals to keep up on research and development in the dental industry. Our office makes it our responsibility to be aware of the most reliable and current materials and techniques available.
Do you accept referrals?
We gladly accept referrals. It is the highest compliment a patient can give us.
What do I do if the office is closed and I have an emergency?
Our office provides 24 hour coverage for a true dental emergency. We are available for you if an emergency occurs. Please call our office voice mail at (617) 698-2332 and let us know the nature of your condition. We will return your call as soon as possible, give you helpful information over the phone and determine if you need to be seen immediately.
Will I be charged if I need to cancel an appointment?
In order to maintain a well run office, we ask all cancellations be made at least 48 hours before your scheduled time.
Do you accept my insurance plan?
We are not providers of PPO’s and HMO’s but will help you file with your insurance company.
What different payment options do you provide?
For most procedures payment is due at the time of treatment, this includes insurance co-payments. However, the following options may be available for you.
5% reduction on amounts over $300 if paid in full with cash or credit card.
Monthly payment plans- 3,6 and 12 month interest free accounts, no payment at time of service can be established if you qualify.
At what age should my child first see a dentist?
We like to see children in our office by age three. At this age we can spot and prevent any potential concerns. We also feel this is a good age to give your child a positive dental experience.
My gums bleed after I brush, should I be concerned?
Bleeding gums may have a number of causes, including improper brushing or plaque along the gumline. If this persists please contact the office so we can detect the problem.
How can I whiten my teeth safely?
Whitening your teeth can have a dramatic effect on your smile. We offer an in-office treatment and/or an at-home tray procedure and professional strength Crest White Strips.