Patient Information | Machado Dental Center - Dentist Miami, FL 33155 | (305) 434-4973

Patient Information

The staff at Machado Dental Center 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 along with links to patient forms and paperwork.

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Machado Dental Center at 305-434-4973 or stop by our office.
8325 SW 24th St
Miami, FL 33155

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New Patients

Learn more about our new patient specials, discounts and the exceptional service we give our patients!

We want to thank you for visiting the Machado Dental Center, Inc website! Our goal is for your first visit to be one of comfort and acknowledgement of your personal dental needs.

We will take the required time to properly diagnose your immediate dental concerns, review your past medical and dental history, and create a treatment plan that provides for your optimal dental health. With your cooperation, we will complete a thorough comprehensive dental evaluation.

Why? Because the foundation of a long term relationship is established at your first visit to our practice.


Financial Policy

Patient Billing

For your convenience our office accepts insurances, checks, Visa, Mastercard,Discover and American Express. In addition you may also pay for your treatment thru a third-party finance company. We deliver the finest care at the most reasonable cost to our patients, therefore payment is due at the time service is rendered unless other arrangements have been made in advance.

Please remember you are fully responsible for all fees charged by this office regardless of your insurance coverage.

We will send you a monthly statement. Most insurance companies will respond within four to six weeks. Please call our office if your statement does not reflect your insurance payment within that time frame. Any remaining balance after your insurance has paid is your responsibility. Your prompt remittance is appreciated. We can make arrangements for a monthly payment plan but this must be done prior to the actual procedure.

Payment Methods – Check or Cash Accepted

Welcome to
Machado Dental Center

Your initial appointment will most likely consist of an examination and a review of all your treatment options. In most circumstances treatment can be done or started on the same day as the consultation. However, if a patient has a complex medical history or is in need of extensive dental treatment multiple coordinated visits may be required.

Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:

  • Any x-rays taken by a previous dentist, if applicable.
  • A list of medications you are presently taking.
  • If you have dental insurance, bring the necessary completed forms. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.

Important: All patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to treatment (i.e., diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are currently taking any medication (i.e., heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.).


X-RAYS

If your dentist or physician has taken x-rays, you may request that they forward them to our office by mail or by email. If there is not enough time, please pick them up and bring them to our office. If additional x-rays are necessary, they can be taken at our facility.


Insurance Information

At Machado Dental Center, Inc we make every effort to provide you with the finest care and the most convenient financial options. To accomplish this we work hand-in-hand with you to maximize your insurance reimbursement for covered procedures. If you have any problems or questions, please ask our staff. We are well informed and up-to-date.

Please call if you have any questions or concerns regarding your initial visit.

Please bring your insurance information with you to the consultation so that we can expedite reimbursement.


Contact us

We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Machado Dental Center at (305) 434-4973 or stop by our office.
8325 SW 24th St
Miami, FL 33155

Making An Appointment

Making an Appointment

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Machado Dental Center. Simply call 305-434-4973 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.

Your Visit to Machado Dental Center

What to Expect

Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly staff. 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

Initial Examination

Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The experienced staff at Machado Dental Center 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 Emilio Machado D.D.S., John Cabrera D.M.D., Marco Morales D.D.S., and Rafael K. Rodriguez D.M.D. 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, Emilio Machado D.D.S., John Cabrera D.M.D., Marco Morales D.D.S., and Rafael K. Rodriguez D.M.D. 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 305-434-4973 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

Machado Dental Center provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Miami 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 Machado Dental Center is the solution to all of your oral health needs.