Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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South Calgary Family Dentistry is provided by Dr. Divy Patel, Dr. Priyank KarkarDr. Pooja Thumar and Dr. Hemang Patel and the team; They are here to address the oral health needs of everyone in your family. Your oral health has been proven to be an important factor in your health wellness. At , we firmly believe that every patient deserves personalized care with the goal to create a lifetime of beautiful, healthy smiles! Below are some FAQs to help you learn more about .

Q) Are you Accepting New Patients?

     A) Absolutely — We Love New Patients! is currently accepting new dental patients—without the need for a referral—and we look forward to the privilege of being your South Calgary Dental Health provider. Our team is dedicated to providing you and your entire family with quality dental care.

If you are a new patient, please download and complete our new patient package to help facilitate your intake. Should you have any questions, please contact us at (403) 263-1124 and our administration team will be happy to assist you.

Q) Are Families Always Welcome at cU Smile?

     A) offers South Calgary Family Dentistry to provide you and your entire family with the care and education they need for a lifetime of healthy smiles!

Our Dental Clinic accepts patients of all ages. We take pride in creating a friendly, gentle and comfortable atmosphere for our young patients because we believe that visiting the dentist can and should be an enjoyable experience. Our team of dental providers aims to create trusting relationships with your child because the experiences your child has with their dentist at an early age impacts how they will view dental care as an adult. Studies show that children who have positive dental experiences tend to visit their dentist on a regular basis into adulthood.

invites you to tour our South Calgary Family Dentistry practice and meet our dental team before you make your initial appointment. We want you to be confident in your choice to make your South Calgary Family Dentist right from the start.

Q) Why are Regular Check-ups Important?

     A) provides South Calgary Family Dentistry services such as routine cleanings, examinations, and fluoride treatments. Regular dental appointments can identify problems early before they become more serious. In addition to our comprehensive dental examination, we use digital x-rays of the teeth and surrounding bone to diagnose cavities and any underlying concerns that could be developing beyond the naked eye.

We are trained to help you keep your teeth healthy and your smile bright between visits! Our dental team will give you tips and recommendations on brushing, flossing and rinsing to prevent plaque and tooth decay.

Q) Do You Treat Dental Emergencies?

     A) Absolutely! Dental emergencies often come without warning and can be a very stressful time for everyone involved. If someone in your family experiences a dental emergency, please contact us as soon as possible, and we will do our best to determine the best course of action to help them. We offer same-day emergency appointments because providing you with pain relief is one of our top priorities.

Q) Will You Accept Payment from My Insurance Company?

     A) Dental insurance benefits are used to help our patients cover some or all of the cost associated with their dental care. Not all dental insurance plans are the same which makes it important for you to understand your specific plan details before your appointment. Most dental plans cover some, but not all of the cost of your dental care. The dental fees billed at for our services are the usual and customary fees charged to all our patients, whether you have dental insurance or not. Your particular policy may cover treatments and services at a fixed fee schedule, which typically does not coincide with our usual fees. In these cases, the difference in fees not covered by your insurance company becomes your responsibility.

Q) What is the best way to budget for my treatment?

A) Our Dental Administration Team is happy to provide you with a detailed treatment plan outlining the associated costs to help you budget for each appointment accordingly. We can also prioritize your treatment so that your most urgent dental needs are done as soon as possible.

Q) What Should I Bring to My First Visit at cU Smile?

     A) Please ensure that you bring your dental insurance cards along with your plan details. Our office administrators will do their best to help you understand your coverage details and whether your plan allows for the assignment of benefits.

If you have questions about the services offered at or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact our office today!

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