Frequently Asked Questions

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+ How does the doctor keep up to date on all of the current techniques and materials?
Dr. Jermaine Hao reads the latest journals to keep tabs on research and development in the dental industry. He also continues his education on a regular basis by attending courses on topics including cosmetic and general dentistry, infection control and lasers. As a team and as individuals, our office makes it our responsibility to be familiar with the latest techniques and materials available. Through constant vigilance, we believe the more we know the happier our patients wil be.
+ How do I know when it's time to come in for a checkup?
An average, healthy adult person typicaly benefits from a professional cleaning and check up every six months. While twice daily brushing and daily flossing go a long way towards maintainth a healthy mouth, it's wise to check for plaque that has hardened into tartar, requiring professional cleaning to avoid gingivitis. We make every effort possible to ensure you are informed of the need for your re-care visit via email, regular mail and phone calls.
+ At what age should my children first see the dentist?
We believe a child should first visit our office around the age of 3. Your child visiting us at such a young age provides us an opportunity to spot and prevent any potential oral health/dental problems and also gives the child a positive, non-threatening dental office experience. Parents are more than welcome to call for a tour of our facility before scheduling an appointment for their child
+ Do you accept referrals?
We're happy to accept referrals from our patients to their family and friends - we believe this to be the highest form of compliment that our patients can make about our practice.
+ Do you accept my insurance plan?
We accept a variety of insurance plans and glady welcome discussing the specifics about your plans at your initial visit with us. Call us for more information.
+ How can I ask the Doctor questions directly?
We encourage our patients to have open, direct communication with Dr.Hao. Therefore, he's available daily to answer your questions through e-mail, a telephone conversation or by simply stopping by our office.