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Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question for Dr. Gonzalez? Over the years, our patients have asked us tons of interesting questions, so we thought it would be helpful to include answers to some of the most common ones right here on our website. After reading through this page, if you still have a question for us, please don’t hesitate to just call and ask! We’re always happy to talk dentistry and make sure you completely understand your care.

Does your practice speak Spanish?

Yes! Our entire staff including Dr. Gonzalez is bilingual. We’ll make sure that you and your family can always have appointments conducted in the language that makes you feel comfortable.

How often should I visit the dentist?

According to Dr. Gonzalez, as well as the American Dental Association, patients of all ages should visit the dentist at least twice a year in order to keep their smile looking great and avoid preventable dental problems such as tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, and more.

Will you accept my dental insurance?

Yes, we accept all PPO dental insurance plans. We’ll even handle the entire claims process for you to make things easier.

I currently do not have insurance? How can you make my dental visits more affordable?

In addition to dental insurance, we also accept Medicaid, CHIP, and Worker’s Comp. Please give our team a call to learn about all the different ways we can help you save on your care.

Do you see children?

Yes, San Pedro Smiles is happy to treat entire families in one convenient location, so whether you’re looking for a dentist for your child, yourself, or both, you’ve found the right place!

Can you help my smile look better?

If you’re looking to get a Hollywood-style smile, cosmetic dentistry is your answer. With it, we can dramatically whiten your teeth, fix chips, cracks, and gaps, and even give you a complete smile makeover. Basically, whatever you need to achieve the smile of your dreams, we can provide it.

Do I have to get braces to straighten my crooked teeth?

While we do offer traditional braces for younger patients, we also have more subtle treatments better suited for adults. With Invisalign, ClearCorrect, or Fastbraces®, we can help you get a beautifully straight smile in the most discreet way possible. Many of these treatments work faster than traditional orthodontics as well. Give our office a call to see which one may be right for you.