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December 07, 2015  | by Jill

End of 2015 News

The end of year is upon us and we hope 2015 has been a wonderful year for you and your loved ones.

This past year at Monroe Street Family Dental has been a great one! We have had the opportunity to attend some incredible continuing education courses, including a team trip to San Francisco for the Academy of General Dentistry conference and convocation for Dr. Farrow. Dr. Farrow was awarded fellowship with the AGD for completing over 500 hours of continued education after dental school. We are all so proud and were excited to celebrate with him.


We are also pleased to now be able to offer Invisalign as an orthodontic option to our patients. Dr. Farrow believes that properly aligned teeth are often the key to success in maintaining a healthy mouth and keeping your teeth for a lifetime. Invisalign, or clear braces, is an amazing way to address bite issues, spacing and/or crowding without the hassle and appearance of traditional brackets and wires. As always, we are happy to provide a free consultation to help you understand your options.


We have enjoyed being involved in community events including the Wingra Park Clean Up and Gallery Night on Monroe Street and appreciated the chance to see some of you outside of our office!


The new year brings positive changes for State of Wisconsin employees and those who previously utilized their Momentum Dental Insurance. Delta Dental will be the administrator of dental benefits for this plan for 2016. As in previous years, we remain a Premier provider for Delta
Dental.


Please call our office if you have any questions regarding your dental budget, insurance options, or to make a plan to maximize remaining 2015 insurance benefits and/or flex dollars. Jill, your insurance advocate in our practice, is happy to make herself available to you and help schedule any recommended treatment. We encourage you to call soon; our appointment times fill up quickly at the end of the year!


Thank you for your continued confidence in our office.

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