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Polit & Costello Dentistry
457 N. Main Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Some people may feel a little anxious before their first visit to a new dentist. Relaxed and comfortable is how we would like you to feel when you visit our office. Please feel free to share any special concerns or previous dental experiences that may have created a problem for you in the past. We look forward to you being a patient in our office for a long time, and you will find that we will work hard to earn your trust.
New patients are always welcome. Many of our new patients have been referred by our previous or current patient, and there is always room for another smiling face. We wish to take this opportunity to express our appreciation and to thank you for your confidence.
Dr. Polit combines dental expertise and artistry to create stunning, healthy smiles for his patients. A leader in the field of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Polit is recognized for his cosmetic and esethetic dentistry. Focusing on creating an overall healthy image and smile line.
Dr. Costello has been extensively trained in the diagnosis, treatment planning, and procedural techniques in cosmetic dentistry, implant placement and restoration, and orthodontics. Dr. Costello puts his patients first by listening to their desires, goals and needs; all done while the patient's comfort is placed at the utmost importance.
Of course, the best way to combat mouth diseases and tooth pain is to take steps to prevent them from occurring in advance. Although advances in dental technology have made it possible for us to restore the health of your mouth with relative ease and comfort, it is always preferable to preserve and protect your existing teeth. In addition to maintaining a sensible oral hygiene regimen, it is essential that you visit your dentist regularly to have your teeth professionally cleaned and screened for potential problems. By doing so, you increase the chances that your natural teeth will serve you well your entire life. Find Out More
• Porcelain Veneers • Porcelain Crowns • Porcelain Bridges • Tooth Colored Fillings • Dental Implants • Teeth Whitening • Composite Dental Bonding
Using the latest technology, Dr. Polit and Dr. Costello perform a variety of cosmetic procedures designed to give you a beautiful, healthy smile that you can be proud of. They continually educate themselves on the latest techniques and technologies in cosmetic dentistry, integrating the most promising of these into the practice. They strive to expand and improve their practice in a continuing effort to offer patients the most pleasant, relaxing, and stress-free dental experience possible.
• Root Canals • Porcelain Metal Crowns • Inlays and Onlays • Implant Retained Denture
Due to the continuing evolution of modern dentistry, there are more options for safe, quick, and relatively pain-free treatment of serious dental problems than ever before. Recovery time and post-procedural discomfort have been dramatically reduced over the years, meaning that in most cases you will be able to resume normal activity almost immediately. Factor in our gentle touch and compassionate manner and you may be surprised at how relaxing and pleasant a trip to the dentist can be. Truly, there is no reason to live with tooth pain when safe, gentle, comfortable treatment is only an office visit or two away.
• Intravenous Sedation • Nitrous Oxide Sedation • Oral Medication
It's perfectly normal to be a little anxious about visiting the dentist's office. If the thought of going to the dentist conjures up scary images, you may want to consider one of our sedation options. Conscious sedation is a safe, effective treatment used to help anxious patients relax so that they can get the dental care they need. Patients are always carefully monitored during treatment, ensuring the highest standards of safety. To find out more about conscious sedation, please contact our practice today.
At the office of Dr. Anthony Polit and Dr. John Costello, we offer treatment to individuals with special needs. Any patients with a mental or physical disability are treated with dignity and respect in our office and in an outpatient surgical center. When a local dentist that treated these patients retired, a gap was left with no practitioner willing to fill this gap. Dr Polit, Dr. Costello and staff decided that this was the time to deliver this service to these people and began a program to treat these patients' dental needs. These cases can be quite complex and difficult, but Dr. Polit, Dr. Costello and staff use skill and compassion to make for a wonderful experience for the patient and his/her family. Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is accepted as payment for these special needs patients for any covered service.
Our patients are seen by appointment with enough time to ensure quality, both of dentistry and of the relationship between our patients and ourselves. Time is allowed for questions and explanations. This also means that our patients are seen on time. We respect your schedule, and every effort is made to seat our patients on time. Our staff will contact you in advance to confirm your appointment with you. But even if we are not able to reach you, we know we can count on you to be here as scheduled. Since we do not overbook, a "no show" means an empty office for us. Even the most reliable people occasionally need to reschedule their appointments. If this happens to you, simply call us soon as possible. Aside from a big "thank you", it allow us enough time to schedule and treat patients in need of urgent dental care.
During your first appointment, you will have time with Dr. Polit or Dr. Costello so that you can get to know each other and discuss your desires and expectations from your dental care. Next, we will use our intra-oral camera to study the condition of your teeth. Next, the necessary x-rays needed to complete your examination will be taken. Also included in your examination will be a detailed charting of the current condition of your teeth, gums, and bone support. The doctors will also check for the presence of oral cancer as well as the condition of the joints and muscles in your face and jaws.
Upon completion of this comprehensive examination we will discuss the overall findings, goals, expectations, and treatment options.
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We participate with most insurance companies and will work hard to help you get the maximum benefits. Remember, your benefits are determined by your employer, not your dentist and are meant to aid you in paying for dental care. They generally do not pay 100% of treatment costs. Insurance benefits vary greatly from one policy to another. It will be your responsibility to pay any amount not covered by your benefits. We firmly believe that patients with insurance deserve the high quality of care as patients without insurance and will therefore share all treatment options available to you, not just what your insurance benefits allow.
Just wanted to say thank you to the P&C team! I was in pain and Dr Polit squeezed me in during his lunch. Fixed a very deep cavity and saved it from getting worse! Dr Polit & Dr Costello are not only fantastic doctors but great guys. The staff, including hygienists and assistants always make you feel comfortable. Just all around a top notch facility. Can't thank you guys enough! My tooth feels so much better!!
Friendly staff. Comfortable setting. Dental hygienist Jenn A. was excellent. Definitely found my new dental office.
I couldn't have asked for a better experience , Dr. Costello is fantastic! The atmosphere is very inviting along with the friendliness of each staff member it makes for a very relaxing time!!!! Dare I say I can't wait to go back! Keep up the amazing work
Polit & Costello Dentistry
457 N. Main Street
Pittston, PA 18640
P: 570-655-SMILE (7645)
Monday: 10am to 7pm
Tuesday: 8am to 5pm
Wednesday: 9am to 6pm
Thursday: 8am to 5pm