Lakeforest Dental Associates
Dr. Neil Daftary and Dr. Robert Zaner

Financial Information

We believe in making it easy for our patients to get the dental care they need to keep their smiles looking and feeling great. That is why we offer a number of flexible payment options to help you fit your dentistry into your budget.

If you have questions about your insurance coverage or your treatment plan, or you need help fitting your dentistry into your budget, give us a call!

Care Credit Patient Payment Plans in Gaithersburg, MD

Care Credit

Care Credit enables our patients to make smaller payments over a period of time, and still be able to get the necessary procedures done when they want. 

To apply, please click here.

Payment Options

We accept the following forms of payment in our Gaithersburg, MD dental office:

  • Cash
  • Checks
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Online

Patient Financing Available

We offer financing to help make it easy to fit your necessary dentistry into your family's budget. We work with CareCreditbeWell, LendingClub, and Citi Health Cards. Contact us to learn more about each of these plans and how to get started.

Insurance Plans Accepted

We constantly update our insurance list. If you do not see your particular plan listed here, just give us a call! Our knowledgeable team members can tell you about your benefits, coverage, and any out-of-pocket expenses associated with your dental care.

  • Aetna
  • Alliance PPO
  • AmeriBen
  • Ameritas
  • Assurance
  • Anthem
  • APWU Health Plan
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield both Federal and Traditional
  • Care First Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care First Administrators
  • Care First Blue Choice
  • Careington PPO
  • Careington Fee Schedule
  • Cigna
  • Comp Benefits Humana
  • Companion Life dental
  • Compass Rose Health Plan
  • Concordia Access Fee Schedule
  • Coventry Health
  • Delta Dental PPO/ Federal Plans
  • Dental Benefits Providers
  • Dominion Dental PPO
  • Dominion USA
  • EWTF Electrical Welfare Trust Funds
  • Excellus
  • FCE Administrators
  • GEHA
  • Geo Blue
  • Guardian Dental Guard
  • Humana PPO/Federal
  • Humana Comp Benefits
  • Kaiser Permanente Discount Plan
  • Lincoln Financial
  • Madison National Life
  • MetLife PPO/Federal
  • NCAS PPO/Federal
  • One Net Dental PPO
  • One Net Alliance
  • Principal Financial
  • Principal Life Insurance
  • Reliance Standard Life
  • Renaissance Dental
  • Security Life Insurance Company
  • Sun Life Financial
  • The Chesapeake Life Insurance Company
  • The Loomis Company
  • UMR
  • UniCare
  • United Concordia PPO/Federal
  • United Health Care PPO/Federal
Frequently Asked Questions

same day emergency dental | gaithersburg mdYes, we do!

Here at Lakeforest Dental Associates, we take pride in being able to see new patients day-of. We understand how stressful (and sometimes painful) dental emergencies can be, and we want to do our best to provide a comfortable, quick solution. Give us a call right away to see if we have any time slots available for your appointment.

Same-Day Emergency Dental Appointments in Gaithersburg

Moreso, if it is an emergency, or you are in any pain and/or discomfort. Give our office a call today if you think you may be experiencing a dental emergency. We accept dental emergencies as soon as we are able to.

top dentist gaithersburg | types of dental insurance taken We know that fitting your dental care into your family’s budget is important. That is why we work with a number of popular PPO dental plans.

The list we have on our financial page is not exhaustive. If you do not see your plan listed, just contact us and we will let you know what your benefits, coverage, and out-of-pocket expenses will be, if there are any.

Payment Options

In the event that you want a procedure not covered under your plan, we can help you get the care you want and need. We offer flexible payment options, including patient financing. To learn more about what types of payment we accept, use our financial page or give us a call! Our team is knowledgeable and can help you navigate the sometimes confusing world of dental insurance.

We provide dentistry that is a great value to our patients. An investment in your smile is an investment in your health.

Book a Cleaning with Lakeforest Dental Associates

If you do not have dental insurance, don’t avoid your necessary dental care. Give us a call and we can help you estimate the cost of your treatment so you know what to expect. That way, you can have the preventive and restorative dentistry you need to keep your smile healthy and comfortable.

cosmetic dentistry | general dentistry | gaithersburg mdDental technology in Gaithersburg, MD allows you to see what our top dentists see when examining your teeth and gums—only better!

The 3Shape TRIOS MOVE allows you to view close-up images from inside your mouth. These images can be enhanced, enlarged, or optimized on a screen for your convenience or for better viewing.

This technology allows you to make decisions about your dental care or cosmetic dentistry selections.

One of our Gaithersburg, MD dentists may discover a problem in your mouth—too small for you to notice. This may be an area your toothbrush and floss are missing. It could be a receding spot on your gum or even a small cavity. In some cases, it could even be a suspicious lesion that needs more investigation.

The 3Shape TRIOS MOVE can also help you and your dentist plan cosmetic dentistry and give you a good idea about what your teeth will look like following a treatment or procedure!

When you’re able to see what a dentist sees, it provides peace of mind, helps you make decisions about your healthcare, and promotes transparency and trust. You have a better understanding of why a treatment plan has been written or it helps you reach that problem spot at home by changing toothbrushes or optimizing your flossing routine.

Our dentists believe that patients should always be kept in the loop when it comes to their dentistry in Gaithersburg, MD, and they enjoy educating patients about their oral health.

See why Gaithersburg patients love our office

If you’re ready to schedule a dental appointment in Gaithersburg, MD and learn more about your oral health, get in touch with us today.

emergency dentistry | cosmetic dentistry | gaithersburg We can see you as soon as you’re available, usually the same day. We do not want our patients to be uncomfortable with a dental problem.

Dental emergencies are something we take seriously here at Lakeforest Dental Associates.

Common Types of Dental Emergencies

  • Oral pain
  • Extreme sensitivity
  • Being unable to chew, whether in your entire mouth or just a section
  • Throbbing
  • Pressure
  • A loosened or knocked out tooth
  • Infection
  • Broken teeth

Call Dr. Daftary If You Are In Pain

Learn more about dental emergencies and what to do by visiting our emergency dental page. If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, give Lakeforest Dental Associates a call. 


dental filling | gaithersburg mdIf you are in any pain or just concerned about your immediate oral health, it is always a good idea to come in and let our team have a look at it. If the issue is, in fact, a dental emergency, we will gladly take care of it. If it's a non-issue or not time-sensitive, we will either make a follow-up appointment or give you peace of mind!

Same-Day Emergency Appointments in Gaithersburg

No one should have to live with oral pain longer than they have to. A rule of thumb: when in doubt, come on in or give us a call!


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