The friendly and professional team at Encinitas Cosmetic Dentistry welcome you to our practice. Our compassionate general and cosmetic dentists aim to utilize their extensive experience to provide high-quality dental treatment and improved oral health for all of our patients. Because we pride ourselves on unmatched levels of patient care and satisfaction, our team offers this page as a reference from which you can find basic practice information and answers to some of our frequently asked questions. We strive to attend to the questions and concerns of each patient individually in order to better ensure we are comprehensively meeting their needs; however, for your convenience, we hope this page provides a useful primer on general questions you may have regarding our practice.
If you have any additional questions, or if you would like to speak personally to a member of our team, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
If you are in need of routine, cosmetic, or restorative dental treatment, we invite you to schedule an appointment with our team so we can address your concerns. Our practice’s hours of operation are as follows:
Monday— 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday— 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday— 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday— 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday— 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Our head cosmetic dentist, Cathy J. Santone, DDS, has integrated advanced dental software into our practice to create an entirely paperless office. By digitally tracking patient information, records, and appointments, we are able to provide a more convenient experience for patients, while simultaneously minimizing our impact on the environment. Individuals can now efficiently fill out their patient forms online from the comfort of their own homes. Not only does this allow more efficient record-keeping, but it can also make your appointment faster and more timely.
You can access our patient forms here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What financing options do you offer?
At Encinitas Cosmetic Dentistry, we work with CareCredit®— the premier dental financing program for affordable care. With a fast and easy application process and low monthly premiums that can be customized to suit your budget, individuals can choose from an array of different options. Some plans provided by CareCredit® even have six to twelve-month interest free rates for those who qualify. If you would like to learn more about CareCredit®, please click the button below.
How do I make an appointment?
Our practice makes it easy for you to request an appointment online or by phone. To fill out a consultation form, please follow this link.
Will I get a reminder for my appointment?
Yes, if you give us your cell phone number you will get a reminder text several days before your appointment. You will also receive an automated phone call reminder prior to your appointment.
What if I miss my appointment?
Because we reserve your appointment, we ask for 72-hours advanced notice for all cancellations. If an appointment is missed without prior notice, our office policy is to charge a nominal fee to cover our overhead costs for the unfilled time slot. If you have a unique concern, or would like to speak to a member of our team about your options, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.