Fred

Akron, OH

#1 Jul 12, 2011
Considering driving down from NE Ohio to donate goods, money, and assistance. Interested in local opinions and suggestions. Many thanks.
Feelin It

Pikeville, KY

#2 Jul 12, 2011
Fred wrote:
Considering driving down from NE Ohio to donate goods, money, and assistance. Interested in local opinions and suggestions. Many thanks.
Good to hear some has a heart ,thanks it shows hope ! Seems like it never shines on me .
Fred

Broadview Heights, OH

#3 Jul 15, 2011
Well, I'm encouraged. Seeing as how these forums often fall into gossip and namecalling, and the one comment here is positive, I think that's a good indication.

Hope to visit in early August. Peace, out.

Feelin It, expect hope to shine on you today and I bet it will.
Tom

Tampa, FL

#4 Jul 15, 2011
My daughter who has no insurance & has been unemployed & has no income at all went to mud creek dental recently. She wanted to check to see how much a replacement would be for one tooth she had to have pulled. She told them that, but they refused to listen, so they did x-rays, etc., set her up for more appointments, which she can't go because she goes to MCHC where it is cheaper. She paid 25 that day, then received a bill for almost 400, this is crazy. I thought they were trying to help the poor who have no income.
Faith

Pikeville, KY

#5 Jul 15, 2011
Tom wrote:
My daughter who has no insurance & has been unemployed & has no income at all went to mud creek dental recently. She wanted to check to see how much a replacement would be for one tooth she had to have pulled. She told them that, but they refused to listen, so they did x-rays, etc., set her up for more appointments, which she can't go because she goes to MCHC where it is cheaper. She paid 25 that day, then received a bill for almost 400, this is crazy. I thought they were trying to help the poor who have no income.
wow, I thought they had a sliding fee scale for everyone, thats alot of money.
I go there

Harold, KY

#6 Jul 15, 2011
Tom wrote:
My daughter who has no insurance & has been unemployed & has no income at all went to mud creek dental recently. She wanted to check to see how much a replacement would be for one tooth she had to have pulled. She told them that, but they refused to listen, so they did x-rays, etc., set her up for more appointments, which she can't go because she goes to MCHC where it is cheaper. She paid 25 that day, then received a bill for almost 400, this is crazy. I thought they were trying to help the poor who have no income.
I am sory for your friend. I know many, many people who come from Pike county and Floyd County to go to the dentists at Mud creek. The only complaint I ever heard is that they don't pass out pain pill scripts; and we know why that is.. I also think they use a sliding scale on cost according to how much you can afford. She needs to have them re-check on that bill. Something sounds wrong.

No matter how much it costs, it is 1/2 what it would be at other dentists. It is nice to have them here, we are luck to get anyone to even drive to Mud Creek, much less work there as a professional..
dental

Lawrenceburg, KY

#7 Aug 21, 2011
Tom wrote:
My daughter who has no insurance & has been unemployed & has no income at all went to mud creek dental recently. She wanted to check to see how much a replacement would be for one tooth she had to have pulled. She told them that, but they refused to listen, so they did x-rays, etc., set her up for more appointments, which she can't go because she goes to MCHC where it is cheaper. She paid 25 that day, then received a bill for almost 400, this is crazy. I thought they were trying to help the poor who have no income.
She received that bill because the clinic requires proof of income in some form of check stub, benefit statement, etc. If a patient doesn't have physical proof that day they take their word for it and you have 30 days to bring it in/mail it/fax it in. Sounds like she didn't have it that day and failed to submit it, therefore she received a large bill because that was the full fee.
dentist

Lawrenceburg, KY

#8 Aug 21, 2011
I go there wrote:
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I am sory for your friend. I know many, many people who come from Pike county and Floyd County to go to the dentists at Mud creek. The only complaint I ever heard is that they don't pass out pain pill scripts; and we know why that is.. I also think they use a sliding scale on cost according to how much you can afford. She needs to have them re-check on that bill. Something sounds wrong.
No matter how much it costs, it is 1/2 what it would be at other dentists. It is nice to have them here, we are luck to get anyone to even drive to Mud Creek, much less work there as a professional..
I'm actually one of the dentists there. I read these forums from time to time to see what people are saying about the clinic, good and bad lol. I appreciate your kind words, we try to do what we can to help people who need it. I could easily open my own private office around here, but I feel that working at the dental clinic is a very rewarding job. It is nice to work for a company that helps people receive care at an extremely discounted price. There aren't many clinics like this around here that can help someone without dental insurance and low income.

To the lady who's daughter had a billing issue, she probably failed to submit her proof of income after the 30 day deadline, resulting in her getting that large bill for 100% of the fee. I would discuss that with our billing department.
nice

Inez, KY

#9 Aug 22, 2011
dentist wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm actually one of the dentists there. I read these forums from time to time to see what people are saying about the clinic, good and bad lol. I appreciate your kind words, we try to do what we can to help people who need it. I could easily open my own private office around here, but I feel that working at the dental clinic is a very rewarding job. It is nice to work for a company that helps people receive care at an extremely discounted price. There aren't many clinics like this around here that can help someone without dental insurance and low income.
To the lady who's daughter had a billing issue, she probably failed to submit her proof of income after the 30 day deadline, resulting in her getting that large bill for 100% of the fee. I would discuss that with our billing department.
I took my child there, and if you are the dentist that he saw...I thought you were very nice and concerned about what he was going through. I found you to be courteous and caring. Thanks alot!
great

Pikeville, KY

#10 Aug 22, 2011
That clinic has saved my life, I have had no insurance for a very long time, they helped in every way possible, even down to helping other members of my family, they deserve lots of support and help..Eula Hall has given so much to our lil community, and never expects anything back, please do come and help and God bless you for that.
Observation

Logan, WV

#11 Aug 22, 2011
Fred wrote:
Considering driving down from NE Ohio to donate goods, money, and assistance. Interested in local opinions and suggestions. Many thanks.
Fred, this is wonderful. I am sure there are many places who could use the help. I want to tell you about Lifeline. This is a group dedicated to the support and recovery of addicts. I know any donations you make here would be put to good use. Please consider this.

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