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Frequently Asked Questions

At Midlands Dental we take the long view of your dental health by focusing on prevention and building long term dental partnership. Our main goal is to improve the health of your teeth and raise your dental IQ. We want our patients to have a lifetime of healthy teeth.

Are you taking new patients?
Yes! Please give contact us today to set up your appointment.

What dental insurance companies do you accept?
To review a complete list of accepted insurance please visit our Accepted Insurance page.

Do you offer payment plans?
Yes, we do. We offer our patients a variety of payment plans which you can learn about by visiting our Payment Options page.

What are your hours?
Hours vary by location. Each office has convenient hours to best serve their patients. Find complete details on our Locations page.

Do you have Saturday or evening appointments?
Depending on the location we do. Please visit our Locations page to view our office hours.

Do you offer rush appointments for emergencies?
Yes, we do offer emergency appointments. Please visit our Emergency Services page for more details.

Will I be embarrassed or scolded for neglecting my teeth?
Absolutely not! Your first step to better dental health is showing up to your appointment with us. We are here to help you, not to make you feel bad.

What makes your dental offices different than other dental offices I can visit?
We want to be a partner in your long term dental health by helping raise your dental IQ. With our expertise we provide the appropriate services for each client, always keeping in mind what is best for you. We have several locations throughout the Omaha-Council Bluffs area for your convenience.

How much will my visit cost?
No one likes billing surprises. Please call our office with your specific questions. We are more than happy to help answer your questions.

When should I bring my child in for their first appointment?
Children should visit the dentist after their first tooth has come in or before their first birthday. Getting your child familiar with the dentist before they have a tooth ache will make it less stressful to come back.

How do I maximize my Dental Insurance Benefits?
Make sure to use your yearly maximum dental benefits. If you don't use the yearly amount that is allocated to you, you will lose it. Keep an eye on when your dental insurance rolls over for the year so that you are not paying out of pocket deductible once it has been met. If you are paying monthly premiums for your insurance you should be sure to take advantage of the benefits. Most dental insurance companies will pay for two routine checkups and examinations a year with no out of pocket expense to you. They do this knowing that preventative maintenance will catch problems when they are small and more affordable to fix. Read more.

How do I know when I need a procedure done?
We want to improve your teeth and are not interested in making quick money on procedures that are not necessary. Everything we do is ethical and with your best interest in mind. We enjoy getting to know you, finding out your concerns, evaluating your dental needs, and helping you make a wise treatment decision. We also take the time to explain why we think you would benefit from a certain course of action.