Patient Information

When you walk into the office of Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago you will be immediately greeted by our friendly staff who are dedicated to making sure that you feel comfortable during your entire appointment. We understand that patients can feel anxious when going to the dentist, and our staff will take the time to listen to all of your concerns and help you understand exactly what your procedure is going to be like. At Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago we pride ourselves on being an affordable family dentist that accepts a variety of insurance plans and payment options, like cash and credit cards, because we want to provide a beautiful, healthy smile to everyone in the Chicago area. Call Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago today at 773-283-3328 to see why we are the dentist of choice in the Chicago area.

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New Patients

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments. Call (773) 283-3328 to speak with a staff member and you can download the New Patient Form by clicking to the right.

Financing Options

We make every effort to keep down the cost of your dental care. You will find that our fee levels are in the average range for our community. Since our primary goal is your utmost comfort, we offer many ways to plan for your treatment. We gladly accept all major credit cards. We offer a 5% senior citizen discount for those patients 65 years of age or older.

Our office also makes available several payment plan options to assist you in getting the dental care you deserve. We offer Care Credit and Citicard payment plans that provide interest free payments for 6 or 12 months. If interested, please advise the front desk and fill out an application. Payment is due at the time of treatment unless prior payment options have been arranged

Past Due Accounts

If your account becomes past due, we will take necessary steps to collect this debt. If we have to refer your account to a collection agency, you agree to pay all the collection costs which are incurred.

Returned Checks

Once established with our office, you may write a check, however, a returned check will result in a charge of $35.

Cancellation Policy

We work hard to respect your valuable time, by seating you promptly, and taking care of your needs in a timely manner. We ask that you will respect our valuable time by giving us 48 hours notice for cancellations or the need to change the appointment. We understand unfortunately emergencies arise for all of us once in a while and that is why we will NOT charge you for the first incident. A second cancellation or no show, you will be charged $50.00 per half hour that you were scheduled for. Please understand we reserve your scheduled time with us just for you.

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Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago

Making an Appointment

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago. Simply call 773-283-3328 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.

What to Expect

Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly staff. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.

Initial Examination

Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The expert staff at Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Michael J. Minihane D.D.S. and Julie M. Maurice D.D.S. will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.

Pain Concerns

We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Michael J. Minihane D.D.S. and Julie M. Maurice D.D.S. will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.

Dental Insurance

We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients' request. Please call our office at 773-283-3328 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.

Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.

Financial Policy

Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Chicago area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Caring Dental Smiles of Chicago is the solution to all of your oral health needs.