Frequently Asked Questions

Listed below are a few questions that you might find helpful to read over before your scheduled appointment. If you have any further questions don't hesitate to call and our friendly staff will be happy to assist you.


Once a diagnoisis is made by the doctor, financial estimates will be given to you before treatment is started. Our Treatment Coordinator will be happy to answer any questions you may have concerning fees, dental procedures and appointments.

Payment for dental care received at Dr. Daniel A. Nickles office is your complete financial responsibility. Payment is due in full when services are rendered prior to receiving services. We accept cash, check (with a valid picture I.D. on file), MasterCard, VISA, Discover & AMEX. We also offer a patient financing payment plan through Care Credit & you can lay away your smile.

If you are fortunate enough to have a dental insurance to assist you in offsettings the cost for treatment and will provide us with all the information necessary to file your claims, we will gladly complete the online form for you and accept assignment of benefits from your carrier. This way, the amount due from you at your visit can be reduced by the amount you hope to receive from your dental benefit company for up to 60 days. We require if there is a balance left over after filing an insurance claim, you must pay this within 60 days or you will be sent to collections.

Our office is advancing into the medical insurance world! We are happy to help offset some of the cost of your dental treatment with an opportunity to file medical insurance on your behalf. This process is unique as it is not offered in many practices in the Upstate, and we fill honored to be able to further our patients care by getting the financial help they need and deserve, There are some limitations and restrictions as to what can be filed with your medical insurance and our office has a staff trained specifically in this area to help maximize your benefits.