Greetings from Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney

Drs. John Pinnix and George Betancourt would like to extend our sincerest best wishes to you and your families. We hope that you continue to navigate these most difficult times with strength, perseverance and the promise that we will all soon return to 'business as usual'.

Please note, the purpose of this email is not to go into detail about our office protocols during the current COVID- 19 response. We always have and will continue to maintain the highest level of aseptic and sterilization techniques. Regarding our office hours, we are presently closed as a result of recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the American Dental Association. For patients with upcoming appointments, trust that we will communicate directly with you via phone call to reschedule them as we learn more about our current situation.

For the time being, we want to extend to you, our patients, the helping hand you need during these times for all things dental. While we may be limited in terms of office hours and available services, Drs. Pinnix and Betancourt remain available to you via other modalities. For example, we ask that you please find and follow our social media pages, pinnixandbetancourt on Instagram, Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney on Facebook, and @BlakeneySmiles on Twitter. We will use these social media outlets as a means of communication and also a way to provide a Question & Answer forum for general questions anyone may have.

For personal/private needs related to ongoing treatment or your dental health, we will be available to schedule a virtual consultation. This may be accomplished via FaceTime, Zoom meeting or other platform whereby we may have a face to face encounter. These will be available to you, our patient, as a courtesy.

These are unprecedented times for us all. We strive to be on the front edge of the capabilities and service we provide our patients. Much of that depends on our availability and communication. We are here and we will, across any medium possible, provide the guidance you need during these difficult times. We ask that you please reach out to us either via email to the office (admin@blakeneysmiles.com), one of our social media platforms, or our phone line from which you can leave a message. We will make every effort possible to get back to you in a timely manner.

From Drs. Pinnix, Betancourt and our entire staff at Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney, we hope you and your families manage the COVID-19 pandemic with an abundance of care, caution and respect for the well being of our community.

Best,

Drs. John M. Pinnix, George A. Betancourt and the staff of Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney

FOR OUR PATIENTS

Mission Statement

Drs. John M. Pinnix IV and George A. BetancourtOur purpose is to enhance quality of life through dentistry, by helping people achieve the highest level of well-being that is appropriate for them.

Our focus is to supply the knowledge and understanding necessary to educate people about maintaining their whole mouth in the best condition possible for their entire life; provide outstanding customer service in a calm, comforting environment ideal for providing personalized dental care; and deliver the highest quality dentistry possible in order to serve the short-range and long-range needs of our patients.

What to Expect from Your First Visit

Your first visit to Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you and is extremely thorough. During the first visit, here is what you can expect from our helpful staff:

  • Informative dental office tour
  • Personal introductions to the dental professionals who will be treating you
  • Full series of digital camera images to assess your oral health as well as your smile
  • Comprehensive dental exam
  • Any and all necessary radiographs (x-rays) will be taken
  • Thorough dental teeth cleaning
  • Plenty of time to get to know your hygienist and dentist
  • Opportunity to ask as many questions as you would like along the way

We are also happy to schedule you as quickly as possible if you are having a dental emergency. If you are anxious or need a more complex treatment, sedation is available.

Initial Comprehensive Dental Examination

Your initial dental examination will be comprehensive and includes a visual examination, cosmetic analysis, charting, periodontal (gum and bone) exam, TMJ exam, oral cancer screening, along with diagnosis and treatment recommendations. We will also take x-rays, which includes the panoramic x-ray for proper diagnosis of the anterior (front) and posterior (back) teeth as well as the bite-wing x-ray series for proper diagnosis of proximal decay of posterior teeth.

Patient Forms

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Save time on your first visit to our office by printing out and completing the Patient Registration Form below in advance to your appointment. We look forward to your first visit!

Patient Registration Form

Insurance Accepted

We process all types of dental insurance and any and all claims are filed as a courtesy. Please call our office ahead of scheduling your visit at 704-543-1102 to discuss any of your dental insurance questions. For more information click here.

Payment Accepted

We accept Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover as our preferred payment types.

Contact us today at 704-543-1102 or click here to Request An Appointment. We look forward to serving you for all of your dental needs.

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8918 Blakeney Professional Dr
Ste 100
Charlotte, NC 28277

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