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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I schedule an appointment?
You can either phone Dr Spangenberg on the number displayed above, or book online using our contact form.
What happens if it is an emergency?
Contact us on the number provided and our answering machine shall give you our emergency number.
Which payment methods do you accept?
We accept cash, debit/credit/checque cards and EFT payments. We regret that no Diners or American Express cards are accepted.
How much will my medical aid cover?
This depends entirely on which plan you are on and how much dental coverage or benefits you have.
How safe are dental X-rays?
The new modern digital X-rays are very safe and the dose of radiation in them is minuscule and not nearly enough to cause damage.
Do I need to contact my medical aid to approve payment?
It is advisable to obtain pre-authorisation from your medical aid as certain procedures are excluded by certain plans.
What can I expect at my first visit?
Your first visit will be a consultation. X-rays will be taken and a treatment plan will be discussed.
What should I do if my child has a toothache?
You should contact the dental practice and make an appointment as soon as possible.
How often should I visit the dentist?
A general check up is recommeded every 6-12 months and a visit to the oral hygienist is advised for every 6 months.
Is teeth whitening safe?
Yes, it is safe if a dentist or oral hygienist is consulted first. Teeth sensitivity may occur for about 12 hours after treatment and is usually only temporary.