Patient Information | Tim Smith Dental - Dentist Tyler, TX 75703 | (903) 592-5934

Patient Information

The staff at Tim Smith Dental is committed to providing excellent dental care in a comfortable environment where patients can relax and feel at ease. Here you will find information on what to expect during your first appointment.

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Tim Smith Dental at 903-592-5934 or stop by our office.
6439 Old Jacksonville Highway
Tyler, TX 75703

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    New Patients

    It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments. Call 903-592-5934 to speak with a staff member.

    Dental Insurance

    Financing Your Care

    In our office, we offer high quality care and payment options that work for all of our patients. We are happy to file your insurance for you. If your insurance is out of network we will file on it just as we do all insurance companies for our patients. We will be more than happy to help you get more information on this just give us a call with any questions (903) 592-5934.

    Payment options:

    Flexible Payment Plans offered through Care Credit for a low monthly payment after your consultation with the Dentist. Pay a portion up front, and the rest over an agreed upon time period on treatment that consist of several visits. Final payment due on day of completed service.

    Cash Discount: for our patients with no insurance Pay upfront with cash and receive a 5% discount on services over $300.

    We offer senior citizens age 65 or over with no insurance 10% off when paying with check or cash, 5% off when paying with credit card.
    Maximum discount is 10%.
    Discounts will not exceed $200
    Check or Credit Card: Always accepted.

    Other options:

    Payment is due at the time of service.

    As a courtesy to you, we will bill your insurance company and track claims. Please keep us informed of any changes to your insurance plan. You are responsible for the fees charged by our office, no matter what your insurance coverage may be. Most insurance companies should respond to the claim within four to six weeks. Any remaining cost is your responsibility.

    Payment Methods – Check or Cash Accepted

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    Welcome to
    Tim Smith Dental

    Making An Appointment

    Making an Appointment

    It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Tim Smith Dental. Simply call 903-592-5934 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.

    Your Visit to Tim Smith Dental

    What to Expect

    Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly staff. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.

    Initial Examination

    Initial Examination

    Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The experienced staff at Tim Smith Dental will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Smith or Dr. Odette will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.

    Pain Concerns

    Pain Concerns

    We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Smith or Dr. Odette will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.

    Dental Insurance

    Dental Insurance

    Tim Smith Dental is OUT OF NETWORK with your dental insurance provider. However, we can file on most insurance. You are responsible for any charges not covered by your insurance company including your deductible. It is suggested that you contact your insurance company if you are not familiar with your policy as we can only estimate what your insurance policy may pay or if they pay out of network fees at all.

    Financial Policy

    Financial Policy

    Tim Smith Dental provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Tyler area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Tim Smith Dental is the solution to all of your oral health needs.