General Questions

What services does a Dentist provide?

A dentist provides preventive care such as exams and cleanings, restorative care including root canals and fillings, and emergency dental care for pain and swelling.

Which Dental Specialists do implants?

Periodontists, Oral Surgeons and Prosthodontists.

Do you need a good credit score for CareCredit® Financing?

Yes, you need a credit score of 620 or higher for the best odds.

What role does a Dental Hygienist play in the Dental Team?

A hygienist advises you on how to take care of your teeth and does your teeth cleaning.

What are my options if my dental insurance is maxed out before the end of the year?

A patient can pay cash or qualify for a payment plan such as CareCredit®.

How can I replace a missing tooth?

Your options are dental implants, bridges, or dentures.

What causes tooth decay?

Certain bacteria in our mouth and refined sugar in our diet react to produce acids that breakdown the enamel and cause decay.

Are you open on weekends?

Yes, we are available on weekends for regular care and emergencies.

What dental insurance do you accept?

We accept all major insurances, including Cigna, Delta, Ameritas, Aetna, CareCredit, Guardian, and MetLife.

Are you accepting new patients outside of the West San Jose area?

We are happy to welcome all patients near and far from our office including Cupertino & Saratoga.

Are you accepting new patients?

Yes, we are accepting new patients.

What should a patient expect at your practice?

A welcoming environment and an exceptional team to provide high quality dental care.

Cosmetic Dentistry Questions

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

This is dental treatment that improves individual teeth and makes your overall smile better.

Do you offer Cosmetic Dentistry?

Yes, we provide whitening, fillings, crowns and Invisalign.

Who is a Cosmetic Dentist?

A Cosmetic Dentist provides services as whitening, fillings, crowns and Invisalign.

How can I improve my smile without veneers?

Your options include Braces, Invisalign, Crown, Bonded fillings and Teeth Whitening.

What options are available at your practice to improve my smile?

At Neeshat S. Khan DDS, we do teeth whitening, bonded fillings, traditional braces, and Invisalign.

Can I whiten bonded teeth?

No, we cannot whiten bonded teeth. We always advise whitening prior to any bonded filling or restoration.

Does dental bonding damage teeth?

No, bonded fillings or restorations do not damage your teeth.

Dental Emergencies Questions

Is a cavity/tooth decay a Dental Emergency?

Yes, it can be an emergency if there is pain.

When is a cavity an emergency?

When you have pain in your teeth.

How can a broken tooth be fixed?

You may need a root canal and a crown or a simple filling.

Is a chipped tooth an emergency?

Yes, it should be checked as soon as possible even when there is no pain.

Financial & Paperwork Questions

Are Dental and Health Insurance the same?

Dental and Health Insurances are different coverages.

What payment methods are accepted at your office?

We accept Cash, credit card, debit card and financing eg. CareCredit®.

© 2024 Neeshat S. Khan, DDS | Privacy Policy | Web Design, Digital Marketing & SEO By Adit
408-777-1290 Book Appointment
Click to listen highlighted text!