I booked an appointment to have a consult to get my wisdom teeth out and cleaning. After 3 1/2 hours at the office I was told I have 5 cavities, need a root canal, I had periodontal disease which I would need to be sedated and my gums scrapped. They also had me do a cancer screening in which I had to pay 60.00 and at no point can I remember a "cancer screening". I didn't know what to think really because I had not been to the dentist in 2 years so perhaps all of this was true.
The questionable practices soon became apparent when they tried to conclude my appointment with a meeting with the financial person in the office. I got so overwhelmed and felt pressured I just got up in the middle of her talking and left. My estimated dental plan was almost $5k. When I questioned the price she said "honey that's what you have insurance for". And I'm sure that's why they had 4 pages of treatments!
Anyway I went to a different dentist yesterday and I was told I have 1 small inclusion which she would fill and just needed a cleaning. I kept asking the Dr. are you sure because Aspen told me I need so much more. She said I never want to speak badly of other Drs. or offices but I'm glad you trusted your gut and ran.
I would love a class action suit against these people! I had to pay 200.00 out pocket for this weeks appointment because I wasted my free appointment covered by insurance on Aspen.
Product or Service Mentioned: Aspen Dental Dental Cleaning.