Patient Information

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At Walther Dental Center, our goal is to treat our patients with the respect they deserve. We are dedicated to providing patients of all ages with a comfortable and home-like environment where they receive the highest quality of family dental care available. Our dentists and staff are dedicated to providing you and your family with quality dental treatments in Wasilla, AK.

What to Bring to Your First Appointment

To provide you with prompt dental treatment, please be sure to bring the following items when you visit our practice for your initial visit:

  • Insurance Information / Card
  • Photo Identification
  • Any medical records pertaining to your visit

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to fill out necessary paperwork, or download, print and bring the forms below to your appointment with you.

Patient Forms

New Patient Packet
Records Release form

Once you complete the forms you can fax it to us at (907) 376-9339, email it to us at waltherdentalcenter@gmail.com.

Scheduling

Please call our practice at 907-376-9449 to schedule an appointment. Once you make an appointment, that time will be reserved for you. If, for some reason, you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment time, please call us with 48 hour notice to reschedule.

We do our best to remain on schedule and minimize waiting. Due to the fact that our practice provides a range of dental treatments, and various procedures may lengthen the time needed to complete a procedure.

Patient Billing

For your convenience we accept Visa and MasterCard. We deliver the finest care at the most reasonable cost to our patients, therefore payment is due at the time service is rendered unless other arrangements have been made in advance. If you have questions regarding your account, please contact us at 907-376-9449. Many times, a simple telephone call will clear any misunderstandings.

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Financial Policy

As a family dentist, we believe quality dentistry should be affordable. We work hard to provide patients with tailored cosmetic and general dentistry services that are fairly priced. During your initial consultation, we will review costs and help you select a payment method that meets your needs and makes your dental care affordable and accessible.

Please remember you are fully responsible for all fees charged by this office regardless of your insurance coverage.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you accepting new patients?

Yes, we are welcoming new patients to our office.

Should new patients complete any forms before arrival?

Yes, please click here to download and fill out our New Patient Packet.
Once you complete the forms you can fax it to us at (907) 376-9339, email it to us at waltherdentalcenter@gmail.com.

Do you see children?

Yes, we do see children. We have a very family friendly office and we enjoy providing care for patients of all ages. Our staff has many years of experience working with children and always takes good care of them.

What if I need to change or cancel my appointment?

We understand that everyone has unexpected schedule changes. We ask that if you need to make a change to your scheduled appointment you contact us as soon as possible. Due to the personalized nature of the care we provide, your appointment is a reservation and you will be charged a $50 fee if you do not show up for your appointment or you do not give 48 hour notice of a change or cancellation.

What can I expect at my initial exam?

At your first exam in our office, staff will discuss your dental concerns, review your health history with you, and perform a full dental evaluation using the diagnodent (laser cavity detector), velscope (oral cancer screening), intraoral photos, and diagnostic radiographs (digital x-rays). During the exam Dr. Walther and staff will work with you to create a treatment plan to address your dental needs.

What is laser cavity detection?

Laser cavity detection aids in the detection of caries. Even very small lesions can be detected at the earliest stage. When caught early, small carious lesions (cavities), can be treated or restored when still small. This early treatment enables the patient to retain more of the natural tooth substance.

Will you restore my teeth with tooth colored (white) fillings?

Yes! Dr. Walther and staff place only tooth colored fillings in teeth since these not only look better, but also are stronger than silver (also called mercury amalgam) fillings. The tooth colored fillings bond to the teeth, and can actually help hold the remaining parts of the tooth together. The silver colored filling, on the other hand, is merely wedged in; not only does it not help strengthen the tooth, but it can sometimes place further stress on the tooth, leading to fractures and eventual failure.

Why does your office only do composite (white) fillings?

We feel that the composite material provides a superior result.

Do you provide denture services?

Yes! We provide a comprehensive team approach to dentures which involves a referral to a prosthodontist (a specialist in the replacement of missing teeth) for the manufacture of dentures.

What is a rubber dam?

A rubber dam is used to isolate the operative field and prevent the passage of saliva or moisture. It is a barrier a little bit like a surgical drape used by surgeons in the operating room, in miniature. It allows our staff to give each tooth the best treatment possible.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes! We accept both Visa and MasterCard.

Do you have payment plans?

Yes! We work with an outside company called CareCredit to offer payment plans options, some of which are interest free.