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Emerald City Smiles FAQ Page

New Information FAQ

Why the transition from Edmonds Woodway Dental Care to Emerald City Smiles?

We are giving ourselves a makeover to encompass our new and improved dental services under Dr. Meisam Nejad. Oral health is an important factor in overall health and quality of life. We want to make sure that there is an ongoing process of education for you and your oral health so you can make informed decisions about your care.

I am an existing patient – what does this change mean for me?

We will still offer premium general, holistic, and cosmetic dentistry services in Mountlake Terrace and surrounding areas. From routine dental cleanings to oral surgery, your needs can be handled all in-house with our dental professionals. If you’re an existing patient, we also offer complimentary consultations with our treatment coordinator so you have the opportunity to ask about what treatments would be best for you and fit your budget.

I am a new patient – what should I expect?

At Emerald City Smiles, we offer a complimentary consultation for all our new patients. We have on-time appointments, interest-free financing, and a dental team that listens to your concerns. We know it can be stressful finding the right dentist for you. Here at Emerald City Smiles, we are dedicated to answering your dental questions and making you feel as comfortable as possible. For more information, visit our “Patient Info” page.

General Dentistry FAQ

What are the benefits of professional teeth cleanings?

Professional teeth cleanings, also called prophylaxis, will helps remove plaque and tartar buildup, which prevent cavities, gingivitis, and other dental diseases. Dentists recommend you receive two teeth cleanings per year to ensure a healthy smile.

What is holistic dentistry?

Holistic dentistry is a dental approach that takes the mental, spiritual, and physical well-being of a person into account. Dentists use natural therapies when treating your oral health.

What are the benefits of holistic dentistry?

The benefits of holistic dentistry include ensuring that you maintain your oral health. Other benefits include mercury-free fillings and amalgam fillings removal. Natural solutions that are safe are used for dental treatments. Dentists can correct previous dental treatments and replace them with natural solutions.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are prosthetic teeth attached to titanium dental implants that are fixed in your jawbone and are the best solution to replace missing teeth.

How will I know what type of dental implant I will need?

Talk to your dentist to see if you are a good candidate for dental implants. Dentists will consider your age, oral health, and dental hygiene. The type of dental implant will depend on where the implant is being inserted.

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic Dentistry is dental work that improves the appearance of your smile. Services include anything that significantly improves the aesthetics of your smile, including the color, position, shape, size and alignment of your teeth and gums. If you feel insecure about your smile, cosmetic dentistry is an excellent way to improve your self-esteem. Cosmetic dentistry can replace missing teeth and reshape teeth. Dentists can whiten and restore damaged teeth as well.

What should I look for when choosing the right dentist for me?

When searching for a dentist, find a practice that is dedicated to maintaining your overall dental health. Choose a dentist that is educated in their specific field. Your dentist should help you diagnosis and understand any pain, discomfort or complaints about your smile. The dentists at Emerald City Smiles participate in continuing education to ensure all of our patients receive proper care.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Immediately Off I-5
  • On-time Appointments
  • We Bill Medical Insurance
  • 0% Interest-Free Financing
  • Soft Spoken and Caring Office
  • Free New Patient Consultation
  • Dental Team That Listens to You
  • Tailored Plans that Fit Your Needs
  • Bilingual Team – Hablamos Espanol
  • 100% About Treating You Like Family
  • Answers to 100% of Your Dental Questions
  • All Your Dental Needs in 1 Location
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence
  • Washington Dental Service
  • Delta Dental
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • United Healthcare
  • Dentegra
  • Careington
  • GEHA

We do not accept DSHS, Molina, Provider One or Apple Health insurance. We accept CareCredit as a form of payment.

Dental Treatments

  • General Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics Dentistry
  • Invisalign


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