Office Policies

Our main office policy will always be to treat our patients to the best of our abilities as circumstances will allow.

Appointments
We are currently accepting new patients. Please call our office at 814-734-3184 to schedule an appointment. Once you make an appointment at our office, that time will be reserved for you. If, for some reason, you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment time, call us with 24-hours notice to reschedule.

What to Bring to your First Appointment
To provide you with prompt dental treatment please be sure to bring the following when you visit our practice for your initial visit:

  • Photo Identification
  • A list of current medications you are taking
  • Insurance Information/Card

Please arrive 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to fill out necessary paperwork.

Insurance
We accept a variety of dental insurance plans, including UPMC, BAI, Aetna PPO, CIGNA, Delta Dental, Met Life, United Concordia and more. Our office staff will file any necessary claims and work to get you the maximum amount of benefits allowed by your plan. If you have any questions about your insurance plan, feel free to call us so we can help you.

Financing for your Smile
The staff at Dr. James R Schmitt DMD are dedicated to your ultimate comfort and dental health, and extends the same care and concern in assisting you with dental expenses by offering options for payment. We deliver the finest care for both your dental and overall health, and strive to maintain our fees at the most reasonable levels.

Payment
Payment for dental care is required at the time services are rendered, unless other arrangements have been made. For your convenience, we accept cash, personal checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express.