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Getting A Quote Over The Phone

It seems so far this year(I'm writing this on Feb. 6th, 2015) we have been getting many phone calls with questions like "I need a denture, how much does it cost?". Perhaps this rise in phone calls with people "shopping around" is due to the fact that the Christmas holidays have recently passed us by and money is still tight for some people. Perhaps it's because of the wintery conditions and people just don't want to leave their houses because of the snow. Whatever the reason, let me try to explain why we can't give quotes over the phone for your dental treatment. Giving a quote for dental treatment over the phone would very much be like calling a contractor and asking them how much it's going to cost to build a house. The contractor doesn't know where you want to build your house, how big your...
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Dental Office Etiquette

Unless you work in a dental or medical office you most likely won't understand many of the things that either annoy us or put us off our schedule causing long wait times for others. This is why I thought I'd write a little article about dental office etiquette. To those of you who have committed these offences in the past... we mean no offence. :) 1. Not Showing Up For Your Appointment 32efb52cac62c9d84734a2242b83ed54 At any office this is most likely the number one thing that will get you on the naughty list. At our office we are typically booked up a week, if not more, in advance and appointments are scheduled for one hour each. If you do not show up for your appointment we have one eighth of our day with nothing to do. Nothing to do means that there is no money...
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

On behalf of the staff of the Parisien Denture Clinic I would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year. During this holiday season the clinic will be closed for several days so that we all can get some rest and relaxation. While we are away we will still be able to receive any emails or voice messages which are left on our answering system. If you have a emergency please leave us a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you all in 2015! Kind regards, Barry Parisien DD...
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