Oak Family Dental
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  • Oak Family Dental | Family

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Park

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Doctors

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Office

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Large Family

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

Financial Information

Financial issues are a priority for everyone. We prioritize high-quality dental care that is comfortable and stress-free. At Oak Family Dental, we offer several payment options and we'll work with you to find the solution that fits your needs.

Oak Family Dental Membership

At Oak Family Dental, we offer an in-office membership program to patients that do not have dental insurance coverage. The Oak Family Dental Membership, offered only to our patient, is a reduced fee dental plan to provide the opportunity for patients to receive dental services from our office at a discounted fee.

The initial sign up fee covers your bi-yearly dental cleanings, check-ups, and radiographs.  In addition to these services Oak Family Dental Membership patients also receive a discount on all dental procedures at our office, with no limit on the amount of treatment you can receive. 

Please see the brochure under the financial portion of our website for more information. If you are looking for a new dentist in Metairie, consider Oak Family Dental.

Insurance

We are happy to work with all dental PPOs. We are in-network with the following:

Aetna

Always Care

Ameritas

Anthem

Assurant

Delta Premier

Guardian

Humana

Lincoln Financial

Mutual of Omaha

National Elevator

Pan American

Principal

Reliance

Standard

Starmount

Sunlife

UMR

United Healthcare

UNUM

Zelis

We accept all insurances and will file claims for the services on your behalf, however, if we are out of network with your insurance company, there may be a balance that you will be responsible for. 

CareCredit

carecredit logoCareCredit is third-party financing that makes it easy to manage the cost of your family's dental care. You apply for it in the same way you would any credit card, and it can be used for dental treatments, vision care, cosmetic procedures, and much more. CareCredit is valuable because it basically picks up where your insurance leaves off. You can even use CareCredit financing for co-pays and deductibles.

Applying for CareCredit at Oak Family Dental is easy, and you'll usually receive an answer immediately. With CareCredit, you can choose the payment plan that fits your needs. Best of all, financing with CareCredit is interest-free if the balance is paid in the agreed time period.

Cash, Check, Credit Cards

We are happy to accept Cash, Check or any major Credit Card as payment.

Frequently Asked Questions

invisalign in metairie Oak Family Dental Offers Invisalign! 

Yes! Braces are not just for kids anymore! Adults tend to get braces for numerous reasons besides just to make their teeth straight. A lot of adults feel that they can improve their professional lives with a straighter smile and regain their confidence. 

In adults, braces can make teeth straight to make them easier to brush and clean, adjust and correct issues in the bite, avoid excessive wear and fractures. New technology in orthodontics has helped shorten the time in braces and has made them look better. Age is not a reason to not do braces!

Invisalign Clear Braces

We also offer Invisalign clear braces here in our office. Invisalign works by using a set of clear aligners that push your teeth into place without the need for metal braces.

For more information on adult orthodontics in Metairie, LA or any of our other dental services, give us a call at Oak Family Dental today. 

teeth cleaning tools in metairie laAt Oak Family Dental we stress preventive dentistry.  That means we try to prevent problems such as disease, decay, and tooth loss.  For most people, two visits a year is sufficient, however, more visits may be required if problems are detected. 

Regular Dental Cleanings

At these periodic visits, patients receive a professional cleaning, necessary radiographs, and the dentist will review your dental and medical history, perform an overall examination of the mouth including an oral cancer screening and will address any questions or concerns you may have.

For more information on how often you should see the dentist, and on our dental services, contact the dentists at Oak Family Dental today by calling our office

emergency dental care in metairie Emergency Dentistry at Oak Family Dental

A cracked tooth is simply what it sounds like, a crack in the tooth.  Teeth are made up of three layers, the hard outer layer the enamel, an inner layer the dentin, and the nerve of the tooth lies below the dentin.  Cracks typically start in the outer layer of the tooth and can progress into the underlying layers if no treatment is rendered. Early detection is key because as cracks progress in the tooth, they can lead to an infection, loss of the tooth, and overall poor oral hygiene.  

Make Your Emergency Dental Appointment

For more information on cracked teeth, or for more information on our dental services, give us a call here at Oak Family Dental today, located in Metairie, LA. 

dental exams in metairie A full mouth debridement may be necessary if you have thick or dense deposits of plaque and tartar on your teeth. Debridement is necessary when the deposits are too heavy to allow proper visualization of teeth and gums for a dentist to do a proper examination and diagnosis of your dental health. 

Comprehensive Examination

Following the debridement, a comprehensive examination by the dentist can be completed.  Findings on this examination may include additional treatment such as a deep periodontal cleaning or regular dental prophylaxis to polish the teeth, remove plaque, and improve your dental health.  

So, if you think you may be in need of a full mouth debridement and teeth cleaning then please, don't hesitate to contact our Metairie, LA dental office today!

 

 

Tooth wear starts when the outer layer of teeth, enamel, starts to wear down prematurely. Many factors including the way we chew, our diet and medical problems, such as acid refluxman after tooth colored fillings exam in metairie can cause teeth to wear. Clenching and grinding during sleep even cause tooth wear.

To prevent wear, we recommend regular removal of bacterial and acids from the mouth through brushing and mouth rinses. It is also a good idea to reduce the amount of acid in our diet, such as sodas. If you are clenching and grinding at night, a nightguard may be recommended. The treatment of tooth wear depends on the underlying cause of the wear so the first step is to diagnose the cause of the tooth wear. This may require visiting a physician for a physical.

Fixing Tooth Wear

There are many ways to build teeth back up to prevent wear or to at least slow the damage. We can build your teeth back up through the use of tooth-colored dental bonding. Bonding acts as part of your natural tooth and is completely unnoticeable.

For more information on dental bonding, call our office located in Metairie, LA today. Here at Oak Family Dental, our staff will make sure that you are taken care of and get the care that you need.

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