The Pruce Dental office is permanently closing.

Thank you for supporting us over the past 20 years. For copies of your x-rays please send a request to robertlpruce@outlook.com with the name and email address of your new dental office.

Pruce Dental

Financial Info

At Pruce Dental, we do our best to make high-quality dental care available to everyone, regardless of financial considerations. We always look for and recommend the most conservative treatments first, so you might be surprised to find that your care is more affordable than you think.

But financing the cost of treatment is still a big factor for many people, particularly those who need extensive treatment, so we are pleased to offer options that fit everyone's needs and budget.

Insurance

Everyone appreciates the benefits of insurance, but not everyone understands all the details of their coverage or what it means when it comes to the cost of their treatment. We don't expect you to be an expert – that's why we're here! 

At Pruce Dental, our goal is to make every aspect of your experience with us pleasant and stress-free, and handling insurance details is part of our service to you.

We are currently working with the insurance plans listed below, but we are happy to file all claims as a courtesy to our patients. This list is always being updated, so please call us at (724) 942-1400 if you have questions about your specific plan.

Access Dental Plan

Aflac

Alliance Health Guard

American Benefit Corporation

Ameritas

Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Assurant Employee Benefits

Avesis

Carrington

Cigna Dental

Connection Dental

Coventry Dental

Dearborn National Dental Network

Delta Dental

Dental Benefit Providers

Dental Care Advantage

Dental Network of America

DenteMax

Dominion Dental

Employer-Teamsters Local 205 Welfare Fund

GEHA Connection Dental

Gem Group

Guardian

Lincoln Financial Group

MetLife Dental

Principal Financial Group

Protective Life Insurance Company

 Stonebridge Life

Sun Life Financial

Uni Care

United Concordia

United Healthcare

United Healthcare Community Plan for Kids (CHIP)

United Healthcare Dual Complete (Medicare)

UPMC Dental Advantage

UPMC Dental Advantage Medicare

UPMC for Children

UPMC for Kids (CHIP)

UPMC for Life

UPMC for Life Options

UPMC for You

Vital Savings by Aetna

Wellpoint

CareCredit & Lending Club Patient Solutions

Both CareCredit and Lending Club Patient Solutions are financing options that work like a healthcare credit card.

Both plans allow you to break the cost of your treatment into manageable monthly payments. You decide the term (usually between 6 and 18 months), then make timely payments every month until the balance is paid off. If you pay the balance within the agreed time period, you will not be charged any interest. Additionally, Lending Club Patient Solutions offers long term low interest loans for your procedure. 

Applying at our office is fast and easy, or you can apply online at CareCredit or Lending Club Patient Solutions.

Pruce Dental Membership Club

Pruce Dental Membership Club is an easy way to make dental care available to your whole family - without the hassle of insurance. We've launched our membership club to simplify payments for preventative care. Our loyal members also save money on treatment. 

Here's what's included:

  • Dental cleanings
  • Exams and x-rays
  • Fluorides (adults and children)
  • 15% Discount off of additional treatments

Other Forms of Payment

We are pleased to accept cash, personal checks, and major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

New Patient Offer

Frequently Asked Questions

We know you've heard it before – you need to brush and floss twice a day. Dentists have been telling patients this as long as there have been dentists and patients.

At Pruce Dental, we can't overstate the importance of a conscientious routine of oral hygiene to maintain excellent dental health. But it is essential to take all the proper steps to make sure you get the most out of your daily routine.

Brush and floss twice a day - Cleaning your teeth frequently helps prevent the buildup of harmful plaque and bacteria on your teeth. Plaque can lead to gum disease, gingivitis, and tooth decay.

Replace your toothbrush every two to three months - Changing your toothbrush on a regular basis keeps the bristles firm making them more effective at removing plaque. An old, worn out toothbrush isn't doing much to clean your teeth, and it could be collecting bacteria, so change it every three months.

Stay current with routine exams and cleanings - Brushing and flossing at home gets only half the job done. Professional dental cleanings every six months are necessary no matter how well you brush and floss.

Your oral health is intimately connected to your overall well-being, so it's crucial to protect it to any extent you can. Oral hygiene is the first step towards a healthy disease-free mouth. If you're due for a professional cleaning, please contact our Washington, PA dental office for an appointment.

 

At Pruce Dental, we do our best to make high-quality dental care available to everyone, regardless of financial considerations.

In the first place, the treatment you need may be much more affordable than you might think. Dr. Pruce will always recommend the most conservative and affordable options that improve the health of your smile.

We work with a wide range of dental insurances, but unfortunately, insurance usually doesn’t cover the full cost of treatment. This is why we also offer convenient financing options that allow you to get the care you need when you need it.

Both CareCredit and Lending Club Patient Solutions are options that work like credit cards for your healthcare. Simply choose a monthly repayment amount that fits your budget. Then keep up with payments and pay off the balance within the agreed time period (usually between 6 to 18 months), and you won’t be charged any interest.

If you are a senior over 60, you will receive a 10% discount when you pay in full at the time of service. Of course, we are also pleased to accept all major credit cards.

Please don’t let worry about finances interfere with your oral health. Just let us know what your situation is, and we will do our best to find the solution that fits your needs.

Nitrous oxide is an odorless gas that's mixed with oxygen and has been used in dentistry since the mid-1800s. It is a mild form of sedation and is extremely helpful for dental patients who suffer from anxiety during their visits. Nitrous is safe – in fact, it is safe enough to use for children.

There are many benefits to using nitrous oxide. We administer it through a comfortable nasal mask, so all you have to do is relax and breathe normally. Your trained dental team will carefully monitor your comfort level during treatment and adjust the delivery of gas to meet your needs.

Patients at our Washington, PA dental office like nitrous oxide because it works quickly, and you will feel the calming effects in moments. Nitrous oxide won't put you to sleep, but you will feel drowsy and relaxed, and the activity around you will fade into the background.

Nitrous is an excellent choice for our busy patients because its effects wear off as soon as we stop administering it. You will be able to resume all your usual daily activities as soon as you leave our office.

At Pruce Dental, your safety is our top concern. We adhere strictly to established standards like proper ventilation and work practices to reduce the concentration of nitrous oxide in our treatment rooms.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of nitrous oxide, please give us a call!

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