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About Dr. Erik S Atkinson
Dr. Erik S Atkinson, DDS is a Dentist primarily located in Alpharetta, GA. His specialties include General Dentistry. He speaks English.
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Dr. Erik S Atkinson has the following 1 specialty
- General Dentistry
A dentist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats oral health issues. The most basic services dentists provide are preventative and regular maintenance treatments such as cleanings, fluoride treatments, X-rays (to look for cavities), cavity fillings. He or she also provides advice on proper brushing, flossing, and rinsing for the prevention of plaque buildup.
Dr. Erik S Atkinson has the following 9 expertise
- Dental Check-up
- Root Canal
- Teeth Cleaning
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Awesome & honest dentist!!!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Erik S Atkinson - Posted on March 26th, 2014
Excellent dentist!!!!!!! Very Concerned about patients comfort! Dr. Atkinson is a wonderful dentist! His staff is wonderful as well! I have had dentist in the past that find everything to charge you for or even suggest work that wasnt really needed!!! Dr . Atkinson is straight forward and honest with his patients!!!!! That is a quality hard to come by these days and that is why i took the time to leave a review when usually i do not! You will not go wrong choosing Dr. Atkinson!!!!
Best Dentist Ever!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Erik S Atkinson - Posted on March 11th, 2013
Dr. Erik S Atkinson Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna DPPO
- Ameritas PPO
- Assurant DHA
- Assurant DHA Premier
- BCBS GA Dental Complete
Blue Cross California
- BCCA Dental Blue 100/200/300
- CIGNA Radius Network
- CIGNA Total DPPO
- CompBenefits PPO
- Delta Dental PPO
- Delta Dental Premier
Dental Network of America
- Dental Network of America DPPO
- DenteMax Dental
- Guardian DentalGuard Preferred
- Humana Dental PPO
- MetLife PDP
- Principal Dental PPO
- United Concordia Alliance
United Healthcare Dental
- United Healthcare Dental PPO
More about Dr. Erik S Atkinson
Dr. Atkinson has been practicing dentistry for 6 years, and has worked in both Arizona and Georgia. He is the sole owner and dentist of Deerfield Dentistry, which opened in the fall of 2004. Do you take my insurance? We are currently providers for the following PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) plans: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta Dental Premier, Ameritas, MetLife, Guardian, Principal, and Cigna. Please call our office if you need clarification on what your insurance is. What do I do if I don’t have dental insurance? You certainly do not need to have dental insurance to come to the dentist, although it does help to alleviate some of the cost for the patient. For your convenience, we offer two types of financing options (see below). What forms of payment do you take? We accept Cash, Check, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard. We also offer two types of financing options: CareCredit (healthcare credit card) and Capital One Healthcare Finance (healthcare loan). They both offer No Interest and Low Monthly payment options for the dental procedures you want and need. You can get more information, including applications by visiting their websites: www.carecredit.com and http://www.capitalonehealthcarefinance.com/dental Are you taking new patients? We welcome new patients! Please call our front office coordinator, Vicki, to set up your new patient appointment. She can answer all the questions that you may have, and will be able to set up a time that will be convenient for you. You can expect to get a new patient appointment within 2-4 weeks (different times of year are busier than others!). How long will it take? Each patient’s treatment varies, so it is difficult to quote a time schedule. When you make the appointment, feel free to ask how long you will be required to be there. For estimate purposes, new patients (adults) can expect to be here for one hour, 45 minutes. This allows plenty of time to take X-rays (full mouth and panoramic), check the health of your mouth, gums and teeth, take note of existing dental work, as well as address any problems that you may currently have. If you require a simple cleaning, this will be done at your first appointment. If you require a more extensive cleaning (where anesthesia is involved), a second appointment will be necessary. On average, a ZOOM! Teeth whitening procedure will last about an hour and a half. Fillings and simple extractions can be completed in about an hour. Root canals require a two-hour appointment. Other cases that involve crowns, bridges or veneers require us to prepare the teeth on the first visit, after which you will be sent home with a customized temporary tooth / set of teeth. After your case is returned from our laboratory, we will seat your permanent tooth / set of teeth. Will it hurt? Ah, the most frequently asked question! Almost all patients have been fearful or apprehensive of “the dentist” at some point in their life. If this is you, please don’t feel alone (or put off necessary treatment!). With the modern advances in equipment and medications, our patients state that they are much more comfortable in their treatment than ever before! Once we have a treatment plan outlined for you, your specific questions about discomfort and pain control can easily be answered. While our staff is extremely friendly to chat with, our office is also equipped with televisions above each chair, with a wide selection of movies and sitcoms to make you forget about any discomfort! Please feel free to bring your own “comfort” movie (family-friendly, of course). Head sets are also available with a wide selection of music.
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