I chose to try the new Abbeville location on 82nd and Milwauke last month. They offered a free exam and xrays for new patients. My fiancee had an appointment as well.and it took us 3.5 hours without cleanings. Our appt time was set at 1:30 and they asked us to be 15/20 minutes early...but neglected to say that they are on lunch break until 1:30.
We returned the next day for cleanings. I was told that since my gums bled a few times (due to the rough flossing between my crown and braces) that I had possible gingivitis. This was ridiculous! My fiancee also experienced bleeding but he was given a regular cleaning...perhaps due to the fact that he had.city insurance and I had private insurance. I ended up paying $114 for them to floss my teeth as part 1 of the "cleaning".
They also said that I needed a root canal due to a bacterial infection through a cracked tooth but refused to give antibiotics when the appt wouldn't be until 3weeks later. The work was appraised at over $4000 even though I have BCBS and they tried to convince me that it was nearly mandatory to purchase a $600 nightgaurd.
Overall I feel that this establishment is shady! They will try to.charge you for any and everything if they know that you have had previous dental work and therefore the money to pay for it.
I had a second opinion and not only did this.dentist think the prices were outrageous but also the diagnosis.was incorrect. Beware of Abbeville!