Patient Information | Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD - Dentist Birmingham, AL 35242 | (205) 282-8261

Patient Information

The team at Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD is committed to providing excellent dental care in a comfortable environment where patients can relax and feel at ease. Here you will find information on what to expect during your first appointment.

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We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD at 205-282-8261 or stop by our office.
5291 Valleydale Rd Suite 129
Birmingham, AL 35242

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Accepted Insurance

We at Inverness Smiles make it our goal to provide affordable, high-quality dental care. To help with this goal, we accept most PPO insurances. We are in-network with the following insurance providers:

  • Aetna®
  • Aflac®
  • ALL Kids Insurance for Children
  • Assurant®
  • Beam®
  • BEST Life™ and Health Insurance Company
  • BlueCross® BlueShield® of Alabama
  • Careington®
  • Cigna®
  • Colonial Life®
  • Delta Dental®
  • DentaQuest®
  • DentaTrust
  • DenteMax
  • Envolve®
  • Freedom Life Insurance Company of America
  • GEHA®
  • Guardian Direct®
  • Lincoln Financial Group®
  • Humana®
  • MetLife®
  • Physicians Mutual®
  • Principal®
  • Renaissance® Life and Health Insurance Company of America
  • Solstice Benefits, Inc.
  • Southland Benefit Solutions
  • Sun Life Financial
  • The Loomis Company
  • The Standard®
  • United Concordia®
  • UnitedHealthcare®
  • Unum®
  • VIVA Health Medicare
  • Payment Methods – Check or Cash Accepted

    Also Accepts: Care Credit, Proceed Finance and our In-house membership plan.

    Welcome to
    Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD

    Making an Appointment

    It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD. Simply call 205-282-8261 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.

    What to Expect

    Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly team. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.

    Initial Examination

    Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The experienced team at Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Aiken will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.

    Pain Concerns

    Pain Concerns

    We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Aiken will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.

    Dental Insurance

    Dental Insurance

    We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients' request. Please call our office at 205-282-8261 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.

    Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.

    Financial Policy

    Financial Policy

    Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Birmingham area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Inverness Smiles: John Aiken, DMD is the solution to all of your oral health needs.