St. Louis Pediatric Dentistry

Financial

Payment

We want every child to have the best dental care, which is why we offer parents easy payment options. While full payment is due at the time services are rendered, we accept Cash, Credit, Debit, and Third-Party Financing options. Payment options accepted include:

  • Cash
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • American Express
  • CareCredit*

* We also accept third-party financing through CareCredit, a dental credit card that allows you to arrange a 6-month or 12-month interest free payment plan. Please ask us how to apply!

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Payment Options

Your computer estimated patient portion will be due at the time of service for ALL appointments. Our office accepts cash, all major credit cards and Care Credit. We do not accept checks.

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Unpaid Balances

If you do not pay the entire balance by the payment due date, a late charge of 1.5% on the balance then unpaid will be assessed each month (if allowed by law).

When your bill is unpaid, a collection agency may be chosen to manage delinquent accounts. In the case you default on payment of your account balance, you agree to pay all collection costs and reasonable attorney fees incurred in attempting to collect on this amount or any future outstanding balances.

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Insurance

St. Louis Pediatric Dentistry is an in-network provider with a variety of insurance plans, and as a courtesy, we will file your claims for you to save you the trouble! While we are in-network with most PPO policies, if your policy offers out-of-network benefits, we will gladly submit on your behalf too! Our knowledgeable insurance coordinators will help to maximize your benefits, ensuring the lowest out of pocket cost possible. In an attempt to be as transparent as possible, we will do our best to verify your benefits in advance and inform you of your plan benefits.

We Accept Most PPO Insurance Carriers, including:

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • Assurant
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
  • Dentemax
  • DHA
  • GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal
  • United ...

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Our Policy

If you are using a PPO dental insurance plan and have chosen us at the provider of your child’s care, it is your responsibility to:

  • Provide us with information relative to your claim PRIOR TO YOUR CHILD’S APPOINTMENT, including insurance card, number, employer, birth date of policy holder, address and social security number of member and policy holder. This information will initially be requested over the phone when you call to make your child’s appointment. This information will also be requested on the Patient Registration Form, which we require you complete online through our website prior to your child’s first visit.
  • Pay your deductible, co-pay or estimated portion due at the time ...

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Office Policies

Our office is committed to delivering the best in world-‐class healthcare and in helping you maximize your insurance benefits. Because all insurance policies vary, we can only ESTIMATE your coverage in good faith and cannot guarantee coverage due to the complexities of insurance contracts. We encourage parents to be knowledgeable of the patient benefits so that together we can better understand your policy. With some carriers our office may be in network, with others out of network, and coverage may change at any time without notification.

We request that you notify our office of any address, phone or insurance changes as soon as they occur.

It is also imperative you be aware ...

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Office Scheduling Policy

In order to ensure quality dental care, it is important that both parents and patients understand the manner in which we schedule your appointments. Our goal is to ensure both you and your child have an outstanding dental experience and to value both you and your time. Therefore, we make every effort to stay on or ahead of schedule. Please be aware, we run on time when you run on time and in order to be respectful of all parents and patients in the practice, it is necessary you arrive early to your child’s appointment with the completed health history and registration forms. This will allow your child to get ...

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Patients Seen for After-Hours Emergencies

In the unfortunate event of a true dental emergency which requires a patient be seen at our office after regular business hours a $200.00 after hours emergency fee will be charged. This fee is in addition to any necessary treatment fees.

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General Consent for Treatment

State Law requires us to obtain your consent for contemplated dental treatment. Please read this form carefully and ask about anything you do not understand. We will be glad to explain it.

1. After consultation with Dr. Evan Reed, Dr. Lindsey Reed, Dr. Amy LeCave, Dr. Danielle West and/or Dr. Jaime Orrick, and explanation about any proposed procedure, I hereby authorize and direct Dr. Evan Reed, Dr. Lindsey Reed, Dr. Amy LeCave, Dr. Danielle West and/or Dr. Jaime Orrick, assisted by other dental auxiliaries of his/her choice to perform upon my child (or legal ward) the following dental treatment or oral surgery procedure(s) including the necessary or advisable local anesthesia radiographs ...

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