Your Markham Dental Office

Office Policy – Hours and Cancellation

At Cornell Dental Centre we understand that you’re busy and have a hectic family schedule. That’s why we’re happy to offer flexible appointment hours to suit your busy lifestyle! Below is our office policy. It’s our commitment to helping you step by step, in achieving your dream smile!

We also understand that sometimes unexpected circumstances can get in the way of your dental care appointment. If you need to cancel or reschedule your dental appointment, just give us 48 hours notice, and we will be more than happy to rebook you at a later time at no extra cost! Please note that a missed appointment without notice, prevents other patients from receiving dental care in a timely fashion. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Office Policy – Payment

At Cornell Dental Centre we accept most dental insurance plans and file claims electronically for faster reimbursements! We based our dental fees on annual guidelines provided by the Ontario Dental Association. Major cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures can qualify for in-house patient financing. Please ask us for more details!

Understanding Your Dental Insurance Coverage
Your dental insurance is based on a contract between, you, your employer and your insurance company. At Cornell Dental Centre, we feel that dental insurance can be a great benefit for many patients. We want you to know we will do everything in our power to ensure that you get every dollar that you are entitled to. However, the treatment we recommend will always be based on your individual need, not your insurance coverage.

Due to the Privacy Act, dental insurance companies will not give information to dental offices. Should you have any questions regarding your dental insurance benefits it is best for you to contact your employer or the insurance company directly.

Please remember that you are responsible for your account at Cornell Dental Centre and payment is expected in full at each visit. As a courtesy, if your carrier allows, we will file claims and estimates electronically on your behalf with your dental insurance company. We are happy to assist you in understanding your insurance coverage.

Office Policy- Cornell Dental Centre

Important Things You Should Know About Dental Insurance

Most insurance companies have an annual maximum amount of coverage for each patient listed under the policy and most policies do not cover 100%.

Fee Guides are established annually by the Ontario Dental Association. Cornell Dental Centre, generally follows the current fee guide.
Many insurance policies have a deductible. This is the dollar amount the patient pays toward their treatment before insurance coverage begins.

Many dental services and treatments that are clinically necessary are not covered by dental insurance. These exclusions are usually described in the patient’s insurance booklet.

Dual coverage is when each spouse is covered by different insurance plans. The insurance companies usually coordinate the benefits, so the patient doesn’t receive more than 100% of the treatment cost. Children must first be put under the insurance plan of the parent whose month of birth comes first. The patient/guardian will require a secondary insurance claim form that can be submitted to the secondary insurance plan to receive the co-pay. Only the first claim can be processed electronically by the dental office. 

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Oct. 25, 2017

“Moe is an excellent hygienist! I highly recommend ANYBODY to come here. He is very knowledgeable and gentle".

- C. Alphonse

Oct. 21, 2017

“My family has been coming here for 17 years. They have friendly, knowledgeable staff who explained everything to me and my family.”

- V. Carranza

Oct.17, 2017

“EXCELLENT!! I continue to come to this office after moving out of the area in 2002!”

- L. Cuminsky

Oct. 4, 2017

“Dr. Weerasinghe has an excellent knowledge of dentistry. Dr. w takes the time to inform me of what’s going on with my dental health and ways to improve my health. I used to hate going to the dentist, but his jovial nature has really helped calm my fears.”

-N. Schleihauf

Oct. 20, 2017

“I had a cleaning appointment with Mohit and he did an amazing job. Very gentle cleaning. I have been coming to dr. Weerasinghe’s office for more than 10 years, and I would highly recommend him for all dental work fillings to crowns.”

- S. Vaidya

Aug. 15, 2017

“I have always appreciated how valuable your time is. Recently I was feeling really sick before my appointment. But I decided to come in anyway, everyone was so nice to me. In the end we rescheduled, and at NO POINT did I feel pressured or guilty into staying. Other places will charge a fee for rescheduling or make you feel bad if you wanted to cancel.”

- S. Dewling

Sept. 14, 2017

“The hygienist did a very good job. He took his time and was very thorough. He was exceptional and very friendly.”

- R. Theoret

Sept. 21, 2017

“They are very patient with me, listening to my needs. I’ve been treated with respect and I have NO PAIN! I feel that I am in safe hands."

- G. Papadopoulos

 Oct. 18, 2017

“Great relaxed atmosphere, knowledgeable staff. Dr. Weerasinghe is very professional and down to earth! Always a successful visit. Thank you so much!”

-G. Alegre

Sept. 29, 2017

“This is the first dentist office I have been to in 50 years that has ever taken the time to explain to me in full detail how I should take care of my teeth. This office is EXCELLENT compared to the one I had previously went to in Edmonton for 17 years.”

- J. Mellow 

Oct. 14, 2017

“Appointment started on time. Well conducted.”

- S. T. Gossai

Oct. 14, 2017

“Most painless cleaning ever.”

- I. Katanga

Oct. 5, 2017

“Always excellent care! Procedures are always explained clearly beforehand”

- K. Leopard

Oct. 4, 2017

“We have been patients at Cornell Dental Centre for 10 years and have always been happy with the professionalism and friendly nature of the staff.”

- R. Mifsud-Camilleri

Sept. 30, 2017

“I find Dr. MiG very friendly and knowledgeable. His staff is equally friendly and knowledgeable. I trust that his office always has our long term dental health in mind when treating us. I have had some poor care at other offices before coming here and one office seemed to always be pushing services and product, and I didn’t feel they had my best interest at heart.”

- S. Magill

Aug. 25, 2017

“Had my cleaning done today, and I was very happy with the excellent service.”

- R. M. Harrison

Sept. 29, 2017

“Very good. Has been for years!”

- D. Baxter

Oct. 14, 2017

“Very professional & they all care genuinely about my dental health. It’s always service with a smile, with convenient appointment times!”

- S. Jang

 Oct. 17, 2017

“EXCELLENT!! Moe was great! Fast and gentle”

- A. Aversa

Oct. 20, 2017

“I love when I have my appointments coming in to see Moe for a cleaning or polish. He has a surgical hand, a gentle touch and a wonderful chairside manner. Always a pleasure to be in his chair.”

- A. South

Sept. 15, 2017

“Very good!”

- M. Jewell

 Sept. 30, 2017

“I’ve been coming here for over 15 years and the care has always been excellent! I’ve always been made to feel comfortable and as relaxed as possible. Staff is friendly and welcoming. They actually get to know you and treat you like family.”

-S. Higgins

Oct. 14, 2017

“Excellent!!”

- S. Selvendran

Oct. 14, 2017

“As always, staff are pleasant. Very happy with how my teeth were cleaned today.”

- E. Sleiman