General Info

dental-treatmentsWe recognize that building a relationship with a patient necessitates cultivating trust, as trust is integral to each patient’s ability to make informed decisions about their treatment, as well as return for future appointments. We, at Lunn Dentistry, strive to make you feel as comfortable as possible, and encourage you to discuss your concerns or ask as many questions as you want. This helps aide in diminishing the “cycle of avoidance” often prevalent when patient’s neglect their dental care. Professional cleanings and exams are essential for keeping your mouth healthy, and we strongly encourage you to keep on track with your routine care.

dental-appointmentWe recommend you visit us twice a year for a checkup and cleaning, then as needed for periodontal and restorative dentistry. Early treatment, means less potential for pain, expense, and hassle, as well as the opportunity to provide conservative treatment. By immediately following through with your treatment plan, you’ll allow us to address dental problems early. We encourage you to schedule your next appointment with our Patient Advocates before leaving our office. For your convenience, we provide a free reminder service. You can choose the reminder option that best suits you; we have phone, email, or text reminders, designed to help you successfully keep your scheduled treatment plan.

In order to properly assess your dental health at the time of your appointment, we need to have an accurate understanding of your medical health as well. We are providing a link to a printable NEW PATIENT FORM for you to complete PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT. Receiving your NEW PATIENT FORM prior to your appointment will allow us get to know you before your visit, as well as help you navigate your treatment payment options (insurance co-payment amount, treatment eligibility for insurance reimbursement, Medicare Part B eligibility, secondary insurance eligibility, as well as treatment financing options) before seeing the dentist and/or hygienist.

We have 3 options for you to send to us your completed NEW PATIENT FORM:

Via USPS Mail, please mail to our office:

Chattanooga Sleep and TMJ Associates at LUNN DENTISTRY
5323 Brainerd Road
Suite 106
Chattanooga, TN 37411

Via Fax, please send to: (423)790-0791

Via e-mail, please send to: Send Mail

If you are having difficulty printing, completing, and/or mailing the NEW PATIENT FORM prior to your appointment, PLEASE NOTIFY OUR OFFICE IMMEDIATELY. We are happy to schedule an additional 15 minutes with one of our Patient Advocates who are happy to help you before seeing the dentist and/or hygienist.

Should your appointment date be such that mailing is not possible, please arrive at our office AT LEAST 15 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT so we may review the information with one of our Patient Advocates before seeing the dentist and/or hygienist.

Thank you for allowing us to help you with your dental needs!

DENTAL INSURANCE

We are in network for the following dental insurance companies:

  • MetLife
  • Delta Dental
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN
  • Cigna (Radius Network)

All other dental insurance plans are accepted. We will gladly file a dental claim on your behalf.
A Word About Insurance: We have found that insurance companies respond best to questions directly from you, their consumers.

MetLife
Delta Dental
BCBS
Cigna

 
MEDICAL INSURANCE
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In order to keep our fees stable and minimize your healthcare costs, we have adopted the following financial policy:

  • The initial visit, which includes examination, mini-exam and x-rays must be paid in full at the time of service.
  • We always welcome your payments in cash or personal checks. As a convenience to our patients, we also accept all major credit cards, Health Savings Account debit cards, and CareCredit.
  • We are not in-network with any medical plans, but we will file as a courtesy for possible reimbursement.

 
MEDICARE PART B
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Medicare Part B covers medically necessary durable medical equipment prescribed by your doctor for use in your home. As a durable medical equipment provider, Lunn Dentistry offers Oral Appliance Therapy as an alternative to PAP Therapy for our patients with Sleep Apnea. The custom oral appliance used in Oral Appliance Therapy is covered under Medicare Part B Plans.

  • As with all insurance, the initial visit, which includes examination, mini-exam and x-rays must be paid in full at the time of service.
  • We always welcome your payments in cash or personal checks. As a convenience to our patients, we also accept all major credit cards, Health Savings Account debit cards, and CareCredit.
  • We are not in-network with any medical plans, but we will file as a courtesy for possible reimbursement.
We accept cash, checks, and all major credit cards, including Health Savings Account debit cards. To further assist our patients with treatment costs, we offer payment financing through CareCredit to enable patients to immediately complete their treatment plans.

care-creditCareCredit is the credit card exclusively for health care services. With no up-front costs and no pre-payment penalties, CareCredit lets you pay over time freeing up cash and credit cards for the other needs or wants. CareCredit offers low monthly payment plans for health care procedures not commonly covered by insurance, including dental treatments. Plus, you can use your card again and again, paying for further treatments for you or family members at any CareCredit provider.

  • Low minimum monthly payments
  • No up-front costs, no pre-payment penalties

Learn more by visiting CareCredit.com or contacting our office. Ready to apply? Apply online for your CareCredit card today.

 

New Patient Form

 

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