Frequently Asked Questions
Are you accepting new patients?
Yes, Family & Spa Dentistry Donna Vagnozzi-Bucci, DMD, PC gladly welcomes new patients.
Do you see children?
Yes, we are a family dentist. We treat patients of all ages. We prefer to see children starting at age 3, but we will see children younger than 3 years of age, especially if there is a dental concern or emergency.
Do you accept dental insurance?
We work with most dental insurance plans as a non-participating provider. We can help you get the most from your dental insurance benefits while still providing you with a high level of dental care. As a courtesy, we will contact your dental insurance provider to check your benefits and submit claims on your behalf. You will be responsible for your deductible or co-insurance at the time of service.
Do I pay more for spa treatments?
No! Our spa treatments are a complimentary service, part of our everyday dental care. Dr. Vagnozzi-Bucci incorporated these services into her dental office to help patients feel more comfortable and relaxed. Our spa amenities are an added benefit, compared to other Pennington dentists, we are competitively priced.
What do I do if I have a dental emergency?
If you have a dental emergency, contact our office for further instruction. If your emergency is taking place during normal office hours, we will do our best to see you as quickly as possible. For emergencies happening after hours or during the weekend, contact our office for an an emergency number to reach the dentist. We will get in touch with you quickly to recommend a course of treatment.
How often should I visit the dentist for teeth cleaning and check-up?
The American Dental Association recommends a minimum of two visits per year (every six months) for an oral examination and professional dental cleaning. Some patients benefit from more frequent visits, your dentist will recommend a schedule that is best suited for your condition.
Do you offer cosmetic dentistry?
Yes, Dr. Vagnozzi-Bucci and her team has extensive experience in cosmetic dentistry. We offer a number of cosmetic dental procedures including teeth whitening, porcelain veneers and cosmetic bonding.
Do you place dental implants?
Yes, we are fortunate to have Periodontist Dr. David Heering on staff. Dr. Heering’s expertise allows us to offer complete treatment, from placement to restoration, under one roof.
Do you perform root canals and tooth extractions?
Yes, Endodontist Dr. Larisa Strelkov performs expert root canals and our Periodontist Dr. Heering performs tooth extractions in our Pennington dental office.