Questions? We’re Here to Help.

We understand you may have many questions about dental procedures and overall dental health. Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions and their answers. For immediate dental help, please contact Preserve Family Dentistry at 402-413-7000.

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Appointment Questions
Where is your office?
Preserve is located in East Lincoln at 4303 S 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68516
How do I book an appointment?
Call us at 402-413-7000 or click here.
Do you offer emergency dental services?
We offer after hours dental care on weeknights and weekends. You can call our emergency dental line at 402-840-9783 to get in as soon as possible.
What are your office hours?
We are open Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and Friday from 8 am to 12 pm. For emergency appointments, call 402-840-9783.
Dental Services/Procedure Questions
Do you work with kids?
We work with adults and children alike! Read more about our children dental services.
How do I know if I need a root canal?
When cavities get bigger and reach the pulp space of a tooth, the tooth can become sensitive to cold and hot. At this point, the cavity will create a sharp toothache and cause severe dental pain. The best option here is either a root canal or taking a tooth out.
How long does a root canal procedure take?
Under normal circumstances, we can likely get your root canal completed in just about one hour.
I have metal fillings. Do you offer tooth-colored fillings instead?
Yes,
we can replace your metal fillings with tooth-colored fillings.
What's the difference between teeth cleaning and deep teeth cleaning?
Most people require teeth cleaning every six months. But if a person has developed periodontal disease, we recommend coming in for deep teeth cleaning every three months.
What's a dental bridge?
A dental bridge is a permanent set of crowns that bridges the gap made by a missing tooth or teeth.
Financial Questions
I don't have insurance. Can you still help me?
No insurance? No problem! We offer affordable dental plans.
How much does a root canal cost?
The cost of a root canal can vary depending on many factors. Please call us at 402-413-4000 to get more information on the cost.
How much do veneers cost?
The cost of dental veneers can vary depending on a few different factors. An average price for a dental veneer in Lincoln, NE is about $800-$1400 per tooth. For an accurate estimate, we recommend scheduling a free consultation.
What insurances do you accept?
We accept: Aetna, Ameritas, BlueCross, BlueShield, Cigna, Delta Dental, MetLife, United Concordia, United Healthcare We also have dental discount plans available. Read more about all payment options here.
Dental Health Questions
I have bleeding gums--what causes them?
Periodontal disease is often associated with bleeding gums. However, there are a handful of things that can cause your gums to bleed. Read on here.
Why are my gums swollen or sore?
You may have a dental abscess. Please read this page to learn more.
My filling/crown fell out--what do I do?
Follow the steps here to learn what to do if you’ve lost your crown or filling.
What is a cavity?
A cavity is a damaged area in the tooth that most of the time does not have any symptoms.