Options Assurance Discount Plan is designed to meet the financial needs of our patients who are not covered by traditional dental insurance. We care about your total health and have created a program that gives you financial options to meet your dental needs affordably.
Covered Services (per person, membership year)
*A routine cleaning indicates healthy gums that do not require treatment for periodontal disease. Periodontal services would be eligible for the 15% discount. Following periodontal treatment, routine dental cleanings and bitewing x-rays will be a membership covered service.
Non-Covered Services Any service provided by other healthcare professionals that we may refer you to for treatment (i.e. orthodontists, endodontists, oral surgeons, etc.) is not covered under our discount plan.
Eligibility Eligibility begins the day payment is received for the program and expires one year from that date. Eligible participants must be (1) Spouse/significant other of primary member; (2) Children living in the household to age 21, even if dependent turns 22 during membership period. This plan is not offered to those who have traditional dental insurance coverage.
Policy Information TMJ & Facial Pain Center and Dr. Wesley Shankland reserve the right to discontinue or decline to renew this plan at any time for any member. It is the member’s responsibility to schedule and keep covered appointments within the benefit year, which ends exactly one year from date of renewal. Two routine checkups are covered and will expire if not used within the membership year. No refund will be given if not used during the membership period. If membership is discontinued by our office, a prorated amount of membership fees will be refunded to the primary member. Benefits and discounts are subject to change from year to year but not during your membership period. If you have questions or concerns, please contact our office:
Wesley E. Shankland, II, D.D.S., Ph.D., Inc.,
158 A Commerce Park Drive, Westerville, Ohio
Choices to “Ease the Pain” of Dental Treatment Costs
Maintaining your oral health is important to your overall health and wellness. Regular preventative visits will keep your teeth clean and gums healthy. Gum disease and cavities are much easier to treat in the early stages, and can be detected at your preventative visits.
Restorative dentists use devices such as dentures, crowns, bridges, onlays, inlays and also dental implants to restore your teeth and their proper functioning. Teeth can be damaged or lost by cavities, gum disease, or accidents. Restorative dentistry restores your teeth and their proper function. Our office offers crowns, inlays, onlays, tooth-colored fillings, bridges, and implants to restore the function and beauty of your teeth.
Do you or someone in your family snore? Do you wake up suddenly in a panic, feeling as if you can't catch your breath? The diagnosis may be sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can lead to other disease processes in your body and should be treated. Dr. Shankland can evaluate your breathing problems and make recommendations for the best treatment options.
TMD, commonly know as TMJ, are a group of musculoskeletal disorders that involve the temporomandibular joint. Dr. Wesley Shankland is highly trained to treat these disorders. Some of the more common symptoms are: clenching; pain in the face; headaches; clicking, popping, or grating sounds; or jaws that get stuck
Facial pain is often caused by the following disorders: temporal tendonitis, Ernest Syndrome, occipital neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), NICO (Neuralgia Inducing Cavitational Osteonecrosis). Dr.Wesley Shankland has been successfully diagnosing and treating people with these disorders for many years, and is respected as an expert in this field