Patient Information

The team at Appalachian Dental is committed to providing excellent dental care in a comfortable environment where patients can relax and feel at ease. Here you will find information on what to expect during your first appointment.

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Appalachian Dental at 865-379-7555 or stop by our office.
134 N Rankin Rd
Alcoa, TN 37701

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    New Patients

    Appalachian Dental provides several different financial options. If you have any questions about our financial options, and to make your appointment with Dr. Greg Cook, please contact our office at 865-379-7555 today. We will be happy to help you understand your treatment costs and will work with you to create a financial plan that meets your needs.

    Our office accepts all insurances except TennCare and Medicare. At this time, we are only in network with Delta Dental Premier. This means that we accept their fee schedule. All other insurances will be filed using our office’s fee schedule. Please call our office prior to your appointment with the dentist to verify that your dental insurance is accepted.

    CareCredit is a third-party financing company that provides low-interest and no-interest payment plans. These plans are ideal for those without dental insurance.

    For more information on CareCredit and our accepted insurances and payment options, and to set up your next appointment with our dentist in Alcoa, Tennessee, we invite you to contact our office today. Our patients are our highest priority, and we will always strive to answer your questions and help you understand all aspects of your dental care.

    Payment Methods – Check or Cash Accepted

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    Appalachian Dental

    Making an Appointment

    It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Appalachian Dental. Simply call 865-379-7555 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.

    What to Expect

    Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly team. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.

    Initial Examination

    Initial Examination

    Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The experienced team at Appalachian Dental will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Cook will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.

    Pain Concerns

    We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Cook will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.

    Dental Insurance

    We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients' request. Please call our office at 865-379-7555 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.

    Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.

    Financial Policy

    Financial Policy

    Appalachian Dental provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Alcoa area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Appalachian Dental is the solution to all of your oral health needs.