New Patient Information
What to Expect
Your first visit to Dental Arts Group is an important one as it introduces you to our practice and our friendly staff. During the first visit, we will collect background information like medical history as well as take the time to get to know Dr. Uzelac. Below you will find additional information to view before your first visit to Also, to help ensure your first visit goes as smoothly as possible, we invite you to take a few minutes to explore our website to educate yourself about the some of the dentistry and smile solutions we offer.
To save time on your next visit, please print the below form and bring it with you on your first appointment.
In order to make your visit an easy process, you can request an appointment from our website or call our office. Our friendly staff will assist you in getting everything set up. Our office is closed on the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- New Year’s Eve
Cash or Check: A 5% courtesy for pre-payment will be given for paying cash or check for an entire treatment plan prior to or at the beginning of treatment over $1000. This courtesy does not apply to Invisalign treatment.
Credit Cards: For your convenience, we accept payment by VISA, MasterCard, and Discover.
Payment Plans: We have made arrangements with finance companies who offer the option of monthly payments. Some of these plans feature no interest for up to 12 months. There are no application fees or down payments. Applications are available at the front desk or online (see links below) and approval is provided quickly.
CareCredit is here to help you pay for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn’t cover. We offer No Interest* financing or low minimum monthly payment options so you can get what you want, when you want it. You can even use CareCredit for your family and favorite pet.
Most insurance plans are accepted, however we are considered Out-Of-Network for all insurance companies. If you are covered by a dental insurance plan, we will gladly file your insurance forms for you with a request to have the benefits assigned to the office. If your insurance carrier refuses to send your benefit payment to our office you will be responsible for the complete payment at the time of service. We will file your insurance for you and your insurance carrier can send your benefit directly to you. If you are responsible for a co-payment, we require that this be paid when treatment begins. Please read our new patient insurance form for complete details.
We also accept payment plans and work with these outside finance companies to help you finance your dental needs.
Don’t Panic, We’re Only a Phone Call Away!
Our after-hours telephone number is 219.464.8532.
If you have a dental emergency, please call our after-hours telephone number and follow the instructions on our out-going message.
Please note that medications will only be prescribed for patients who have recently been seen in our office.
Recommendations for care for certain emergency situations, such as what to do if your tooth is knocked out, are available on our website.
If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or get to the nearest emergency room.