FAQS

Why do Dr. Lakebrink and Dr. Mitts place only composite resin fillings?

Dr. Thomas Lakebrink and Dr. D. Alexander Mitts provide patients with non-toxic, metal and mercury free dental care services such as composite resin fillings is an important part of holistic care. Tooth-colored fillings look natural, contain no mercury, and don’t cause the damage to your teeth that amalgam fillings can cause. While the amount of mercury in amalgams is not deemed hazardous by the American Dental Association, Dr. Lakebrink and Dr. Mitts prefer to place only white, mercury-free fillings for your optimal health and beautiful smile.

What teeth whitening options do you offer?

Zoom! and Sapphire Professional Whitening are one-hour teeth whitening procedures that we perform chairside, in the comfort of our office. Your smile can get up to eight shades whiter after just one treatment. Lakebrink Dental also provides take-home teeth whitening kits and professional strength pre-filled trays if you prefer. Check out more information here.

How can you place a custom crown in just one visit?

With 3D imaging and CAD/CAM technology, CEREC and E4D allows Dr. Lakebrink and Dr. Mitts to design, mill, and place custom, cosmetic restorations in just one visit. You don’t have to worry about uncomfortable impressions, a follow-up visit, or a faulty temporary. Check out our page on one-visit crowns to learn more about this process.

Will you accept my insurance?

Lakebrink Dental is a provider with most PPOs, and we will work hard to coordinate with your insurance company. We’ll also file out-of-network claims for your convenience. If you have questions about your insurance, please call us. We’ll gladly explain your benefits.

Do you offer financing?

Yes. We work with Care Credit, a reputable patient financing institution that offers reasonable interest rates and payment options. At Lakebrink Dental, we strive to make restorative and cosmetic dental services fit any budget. A healthy smile is an important part of your life, and a beautiful smile can give you the self-confidence that you deserve. We think you deserve both. Apply for Care Credit financing online or call us for help.

What payment options are available?

We will gladly work with your dental insurance provider to help you maximize your benefits. Our payment options include American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa, as well as Care Credit. The Care Credit Health Card offers interest free, flexible financing options, helping you fit your dental care into your budget.