Curious about our services, procedures or policies here at M Dental Aliana? We are here to offer you straightforward responses, ensuring you are well-informed and assured as you embark on your dental care journey with our dentist in Aliana, Texas as well as Harvest Green and Pecan Grove, Texas. Read our FAQ section to find the information you are looking for!

Do you accept insurance?


Yes, we accept all major PPOs, including:

  • Aetna®
  • Ameritas®
  • Anthem®
  • Cigna®
  • Delta Dental®
  • GEHA®
  • Guardian®
  • Humana®
  • Lincoln Financial Group®
  • MetLife
  • Principal®
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Zelis®
  • Careington®
  • DHA (Sunlife/Assurant)
  • DNOA

When do I need to use my insurances benefits by?


Each plan has a benefit period of 12 months which typically ends on December 31st. We encourage you to use your benefits before then to save you the hassle of making an appointment at the last minute.

Will my unused benefits roll over?


No. You either use them or lose them. If you have any questions regarding your dental benefits, please contact your provider.

Do you offer a membership plan for uninsured patients?


Yes, if you are without insurance benefits, we encourage you to sign up for our in-house membership plan. This membership plan is $360 per year and includes:

  • Two exams
  • Two cleanings*
  • Two fluoride treatments
  • All X-Rays (as needed)
  • An oral cancer screening
  • 15% off on all procedures**

*In the absence of gum disease (periodontitis)
**Discounts cannot be combined with Invisalign treatments

What payment methods does your office accept?


We accept cash, credit cards, checks, HSAs and FSAs.

How do I make an appointment?


Booking an appointment is easy! You can call our office or request an appointment online to schedule a visit at your convenience. We are here to assist you in getting the care you need.

What should I bring to my first appointment?


For your initial visit with Dr. Anisa Maredia, please bring your dental insurance information, a list of any medications you are taking and any dental records or X-rays from previous dentists, if available.

What is your cancellation policy?


We understand that plans can change. Please notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment. This allows us to accommodate other patients.

Can I reschedule my appointment?


Absolutely! If you need to change your appointment date or time, please contact us at least 24 hours beforehand, and we will work with you to find a suitable time.

What happens during my initial visit?


During your first visit, our team will conduct a comprehensive examination, including an oral health assessment and, if needed, x-rays. We’ll discuss any concerns you have and create a personalized treatment plan if necessary.

What should I do if I need emergency care?


In case of a dental emergency, such as severe pain, a broken tooth or injury, please contact our office immediately. Our experienced team will guide you on the best course of action and provide necessary instructions until you can receive proper care.

If you have a broken jaw or another serious injury, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room.

How often should I attend the dentist?


For optimal oral health, we recommend visiting the dentist every six months. Regular checkups allow us to catch potential issues early and maintain your smile’s health and appearance.

How do you care for immunocompromised patients?


We take special care when treating immunocompromised patients to ensure their safety and well-being. Our team follows rigorous infection control protocols, maintaining a clean and sanitized environment. Additionally, Dr. Anisa Maredia can tailor treatments to align with the patient’s overall health.

Do I need X-rays?


X-rays are valuable diagnostic tools that help us detect issues not visible during a visual exam. Depending on your oral health needs, we will determine the appropriate frequency of X-rays.

When should I replace my fillings?


Fillings can wear down or become damaged over time. We will monitor your fillings during your regular checkups and recommend replacement if needed.

What can I do about missing teeth?


We offer various solutions for missing teeth, including dental implants, bridges and dentures. During a consultation, we will discuss the best option for your individual needs.

How can I improve my smile?


We offer cosmetic dentistry services such as teeth whitening, veneers and Invisalign® clear aligners to enhance your smile’s appearance. Schedule a consultation to explore the options suitable for you.

We hope these FAQs have addressed your inquiries. Should you have any more questions, feel free to reach out to our friendly team at 832-612-2829. Your dental health is our priority, and we look forward to providing you with the best care possible.