Frequently Asked Questions
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Do you take my insurance?
Our front-office teams assists in filing all dental insurance claims and works closely with insurance companies to expedite processing of claims and maximize patient benefits. We realize that dental insurance can be confusing. Please call if you have questions about your coverage. We’re here to help!
What are my payment options?
We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa. Third-party financing is available through CareCredit, and My Smile Care. We also provide an Easy Pay Plan for cosmetic and restorative procedures. Call for more information. We offer a variety of flexible payment options – one is sure to meet your needs.
How soon can I be seen?
We may be able to see you the same day you call, depending on the number of patients previously scheduled. If you experience a dental emergency, we’ll prioritize your care. Call for information and to schedule your personal consultation or appointment with Dr. Mercke.
What happens if I have an emergency dental need?
First of all, don’t panic. Read our Dental Emergency Tips for information on how to address an emergency and call our office to be seen. We’ll work you in during business hours. If you experience an emergency outside of normal business hours, contact our Marietta dental office for information on how to reach Dr Mercke.
How qualified is the dentist and her support team?
Extremely! Dr. Mercke and her staff have studied all aspects of dentistry. We continually hone our skills and service offerings through continuing education to bring you a variety of dental care options. Dr. Mercke investigates new trends and technology and adopts the ones she feels provide the most benefit to our patients. You are our top priority, and we stay atop the dental field to give you the care you need, want, and deserve.
Will you listen to me and respect my wishes?
Absolutely! Dr. Mercke and her team have a reputation for delivering quality, patient-focused care. Only by listening to our patients can we truly understand their unique needs and concerns and tailor dental solutions to exceed expectations. We want you to feel special, to feel elite. Your wishes will always be respected above all else. At Elite Dentistry, you are in control of your oral healthcare. We’ll partner with you to achieve your dental goals and change the way you feel about dentistry.
How can you alleviate my fear in the dental office?
Our warm, inviting staff and soothing ambience contribute to a peaceful atmosphere where you’ll receive the quality care you deserve. We understand that many patients experience dental anxiety. Read our Testimonials to see how Dr. Mercke have helped people just like you approach dental visits with confidence.
Do you perform cosmetic dentistry?
Yes, we provide a variety of esthetic services to bring out the best in smiles. Choose from porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, a laser gum lift, Invisalign clear braces, and more. We place white fillings and crowns to esthetically renew compromised teeth. Dr. Mercke can perform a single cosmetic dentistry procedure or bundle treatments into a complete elite smile makeover. Call today to schedule your esthetic smile consultation.
What are my options to replace missing teeth?
We offer bridgework, partials, full dentures, and dental implants. Learn more about these options on our Services pages, then call for a consultation. With digital X-rays, photos from an intraoral camera, and a thorough assessment of your smile, Dr. Mercke can help you decide which replacement option is best for you.
Will I have to see a specialist to complete my treatment?
Elite Dentistry provides full-service dental care, including dental implant placement and restoration, endodontics (root canal therapy), oral surgery and special needs dentistry for children and adults. She’s trained and equipped to handle virtually all of your family’s dental needs in our Marietta office. If you need care outside the scope of our services, we’ll bring in a specialist to treat you or refer you to a trusted professional with whom we have a good rapport.
We Leave Lasting Impressions. Call Elite Dentistry today to schedule your appointment or consultation with Dr. Mercke. Our Marietta dental office serves Atlanta, Roswell, Woodstock, Kennesaw, Sandy Springs, and surrounding areas with personalized dentistry for distinctive elite smiles.