Dr. Bruce Carter, Dr. Zafrani and the entire Transforming Smiles team would like to sincerely thank you for choosing us as a new dental home in Gwinnett County. Please know that we go to great lengths every day to make sure every patient feels at ease and comforted when they’re visiting us, whether it’s for a regular cleaning or a more advanced procedure. Dr. Carter has made it his mission to consistently provide modern dental care that’s 100% centered around you, your unique dental needs, and your personal smile expectations.
If you’ve relocated to the area or are simply seeking to switch your dentist, we’re confident that Transforming Smiles will meet and exceed your dental care needs. Together, we will act as your guide to complete oral health and a renewed sense of confidence by providing complete, comprehensive services in a reassuring, family-friendly environment that feels more like home than a dentist’s office. From regular checkups that are designed to prevent problems in the future to dental implants to replace missing or damaged teeth, we care for you comfortably and conveniently in our modern Lawrenceville office. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Bruce Carter and Dr. Zafrani are highly skilled in many aspects of dentistry, which virtually eliminates the need for multiple trips to other dentists or specialists. Keep reading below to learn what you can expect from a first visit:
Your First Visit
As a new patient, you will receive an in-depth exam that can act as a baseline or foundation for your future exams. Please allow for about an hour and a half of time for this important appointment. To get started, one of our talented dental hygienists will take digital X-rays while getting to know you and your dental needs. Then you’ll meet with Dr. Carter or Dr. Zafrani for a comprehensive exam, oral cancer screening, and TMJ assessment. Intraoral photographs will be captured as well, and our team will check your gum/periodontal health for signs of infection. Dr. Carter or Dr. Zafraniwill most likely schedule a follow-up appointment for your professional cleaning and/or an additional consultation if you have larger treatment goals.
Patient Amenities and Comforts
Our style of gentle dental care is evident in all that we do, right down to our office amenities and decor. We strive to create and maintain a relaxing environment for an enjoyable experience that will leave you looking forward to your visits for a healthier, longer-lasting smile. Our patients are able to enjoy:
- Comforting blankets and pillows
- Soothing memory foam exam chairs
- TV entertainment in treatment rooms
- Water, coffee, and tea at our beverage station
We understand that some patients struggle with feelings of anxiety and outright fear when faced with dental care. If you’re worried or nervous, please don’t hesitate to ask about our oral sedation options. Dr. Carter, Dr. Zafrani and our team is here to help!
Our knowledgeable team members are true experts when it comes to navigating the various in’s and out’s of dental insurance. Transforming Smiles is in-network with Cigna and Delta Dental Premier, and we will also work with many other major PPO plans by filing claims on the patient’s behalf and maximizing reimbursements to the best of our abilities. It’s true – with our help, the financial aspects of your desired dental care can be stress-free!Learn More About Dental Insurance
Dental Financing & Payment Options
At Transforming Smiles in Gwinnett County, we never want a patient to avoid getting the dental treatment they need due to finances. Investing in your teeth now can mean less costly treatment in the future. Your budget and your smile are important to us, and we never want you to worry about how you will afford getting the care you and your family deserve. We offer flexible payments through third-party financing such as CareCredit & Lending Club. We also accept all major credit cards. We offer a 2% reduction for payment with cash or check, and a $25 referral bonus as well!
Apply for CareCredit Apply for Lending Club
If you would like to save a little time before your first appointment, new patients can complete all of the necessary paperwork at home. Just follow the link below to download the file and print it out, and don’t hesitate to contact our Lawrenceville office if you have any questions or concerns about any of the requested sections. Please plan to arrive with your completed forms at least 15 minutes before the scheduled appointment time so that we can get all of the information filed promptly and streamline the beginning stages of your visit.