Finances

Financing at Our Flushing Office

Quality Dental Care Made Affordable

One of our goals at NY Smile Creators is to facilitate appointments that proceed smoothly and comfortably for all of our patients in Flushing. We try to create a calm, inviting environment and provide assistance as needed to make visits as easy as possible, including assistance with payment. We are proud to say that we accept a variety of types of payment, including cash, credit, insurance, and CareCredit.

Contact our dental office in Flushing at (718) 550-3541 today for more information on our financing options.

Insurance

At NY Smile Creators, we accept most major insurances, including:

  • Major PPOs
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Metlife
  • Many More!

Although we do not accept Medicaid, Fidelis, Affinity, FirstHealth or DMOs, we do accept CareCredit and the list included above. 

If you have any questions about whether or not your insurance provider is accepted at our office in Flushing or about your benefits, feel free to ask a member of our knowledgeable dental team. They are experienced in handling insurance matters and will be happy to help you maximize your benefits.

CareCredit®

In addition to insurance, we also accept CareCredit. This plan allows patients who do not have insurance or who need extra assistance for medical procedures to be able to receive the treatment they need. Dental care is also covered by CareCredit. To learn more about it, please visit www.carecredit.com.

Metlife Insurance

MetLife insurance is designed to help you maximize your oral health while minimizing your out-of-pocket expense. By paying your monthly premiums and yearly deductible, you have access to routine dental checkups, procedures, and all necessary services in between to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

MetLife Dental offers PPO plans for individuals and families, which provides you access to an extensive network of dentists and specialists, like us!

Depending on your specific policy, you may benefit from:

  • 100% coverage for preventive care, including cleanings, checkups, and x-rays.
  • 30% to 45% lower dental fees for restorative services, like fillings or root canals.

To make the most of your coverage, it is recommended that you choose a dentist who is in your network. This means they have pre-negotiated rates with your insurance company to reduce the amount that you will have to pay out-of-pocket.

As an in-network dentist, we will help you maximize the value of your policy. With yearly maximums and limits strictly enforced, we will help you utilize your policy during a calendar year to keep your care affordable, even if that means splitting treatments if your benefits are about to expire for the year.

Meet Belisa—Office Manager

To help you make the most of your insurance coverage, our office manager Belisa is here to help you. Her career in oral healthcare spans over a decade and counting.

She has comprehensive knowledge and training surrounding dental insurance to help you maximize your benefits. She will work on your behalf with the insurance company to file the necessary claims and paperwork, so you have one less thing to worry about.

If you have any questions or concerns about your policy and how you can use your benefits to improve your oral health, contact our office today to learn more about your insurance options.

I was very nervous about having the procedure done. After talking with you about the procedure, I felt really comfortable. Thank you so much for everything you’ve done.

D. R.

Delivering Benefits to Your Dental Health

  • Advanced Technology & Equipment
    Our office is equipped with the latest dental technology, to provide our patients with safe and comfortable treatments.
  • Complete Dental Solutions in One Location
    Our staff is highly trained to handle a variety of dental problems, providing our patients with comprehensive care.
  • Personalized Dental Care
    Our team will work with you to provide dental care that will solve your dental needs.
  • Experienced Dentists
    Our dentists have provided patients in the Flushing area with quality dental care since 1986.
Dr. Richard Gochman

OWNER, DENTIST

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Common Patient Questions

  • Q. How safe is teeth whitening?
    Teeth whitening treatments have been around for hundreds of years, and advancements in techniques and technology have provided us with bleaching gel that is 100 percent safe. The professional-grade bleaching gel that we use is highly effective at getting rid of discoloration and stains. We provide Zoom! WhiteningⓇ as an in-office treatment, and can also outfit you with a kit to take home.
  • Q. It’s been years since I’ve been to the dentist & I’m embarrassed about letting a professional see my mouth. How will I be tre
    We’d like to congratulate you on being proactive about your oral health. It’s never too late to start taking better care of your teeth. When you visit our office, we’ll make sure you feel welcomed, comfortable, and safe. Your dental care team will examine your oral health and discuss treatment options and a plan of action suitable to your needs, schedule, insurance, and budget.
  • Q. Do you stay current on the latest dental techniques, innovations, and materials?
    In order for our team to continue practicing, New York State has certain requirements for continuing education every year. However, we make sure to do much more than the bare minimum at NY Smile Creators. We subscribe to all of the relevant journals in the industry and hold memberships in professional dental associations geared toward furthering our education. We also do our best to attend as many conferences, lectures, and meetings held by such associations to absorb as much new information as we can.
  • Q. How do you ensure patient safety?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have put forth strict guidelines for us to adhere to as a dental care provider. Some of these guidelines include the following:

    • Using an autoclave to sterilize all reusable instruments, and sealing these instruments individually before using them again
    • Disinfecting patient care areas between every patient visit
    • Choosing disposable products whenever possible
    • Wearing disposable gloves during examinations and procedures
  • Q. How Much Do Treatments Cost?
    There is no set price you can expect to pay because the amount is determined by your individual treatment plan. We take the time to discuss the costs associated with the procedure and your payment options, like third-party financing with CareCredit, LendingClub, and Wells Fargo.

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