Frequently Asked Questions
Ø Is your office accepting new patients at this time?
Yes! We are always accepting new patients! Let’s get you an appointment set
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Ø Do you take digital x-rays?
There are several benefits to taking digital
x-rays. Dr. Dilger along with our Hygienists only take digital x-rays.
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learn more about Digital X-rays
Ø Do you take my insurance?
Yes! We accept all insurance companies. We will
help you maximize your insurance benefits and will be glad to file your insurance claim for you.
Ø Does Dr. Dilger do Implants?
Yes! Dr. Dilger has taken many different continuing education courses to provide this
service to our patients.
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Ø Does Dr. Dilger replace old amalgam fillings with new white
Yes, we do. Depending on the condition of the tooth we may use a composite white
filling material or we may use our Cerec Machine to replace the old filling with an in office CAD-CAM milled
restoration. If that is the case, you are in and out of the dental chair in one day without having to return
for the final product.
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learn more about white fillings.
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more about our Cerec restorations.
Ø How long has Dr. Dilger been in practice, and does he perform just general
Dr. Dilger has been in practice for over 30 years
in the West Salem area. We are a general dental office. However, Dr. Dilger is always keeping up on the
latest technology by attending numerous continuing education seminars and courses. This allows Dr. Dilger to be
up on the newest dental techniques and tools.
Ø Do you offer before and after pictures of what I will look like if I change my smile with
laminates or Lumineers?
Yes! In fact we offer the latest technology to preview your smile with our LumiSmile
program. This cosmetic imaging helps our patients visualize the way their smile would like if they had
whiter, straighter, nicer teeth in just minutes!
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Ø Does your office do a payment plan?
Because we want you to attain a healthy beautiful
smile, we offer several payment options. You can pay by cash, check, credit card or debit card. We accept Visa,
MasterCard, and Discover. We also help our patients get set up with several different financial plans, such as
Care Credit. Most of these companies specialize in financing for just Medical/Dental procedures.
Ø Does the Dr. Dilger do his own dental cleanings or do you have a
We have two hygienists that perform all the
necessary hygiene needs! Our Hygienists’ are highly qualified professionals and care very much about all of our
patients hygiene needs.
Ø Do your Hygienists do “in chair whitening?”
Yes! We offer Sapphire Whitening System. First you come see our highly qualified
Hygienists’ for an impression of your mouth for a customized bleach tray with bleach syringes. The patient
then takes the trays home with the bleach, bleaches for 2 weeks and then returns for the 90 minute light
procedure! This is a very effective procedure, and we have had many happy patients.
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Ready to appoint? Call Julie at (503) 378-0466, or
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