Scripps West – Delta Dental Insurance Provider
As a native of San Diego, Dr. James P. Tasto is proud to serve the community in which
he was born and raised. Dr. Tasto graduated from the University of San Diego High
School. He earned his Biology degree from Loyola Marymount University, and his
dental degree from the University of Southern California Dental School. His specialties
in dental school included implant and cosmetic dentistry as well as sports dentistry. Dr.
Tasto consistently receives recognition from his peers as a top dentist in San Diego.
Dr James Tasto is proud to have two excellent dental associates in his office. Dr Debbie
Kim is a graduate of Poway High School, and just like Dr. Tasto, a graduate of USC
Dental School. Dr Kim specializes in dental implants and oral surgery as well as
cosmetic and family dentistry. Dr Gary Sigafoos is a Periodontist who has been working
with Dr. Tasto for over 10 years. Dr Sigafoos brings the specialty of Periodontology to
the office for the patients of Scripps West Dental. Dr. Sigafoos is fully committed to
continuing education to ensure that he always offers patients the most effective and
technologically advanced treatment possible.
Delta Dental Insurance
As the nation’s largest provider of dental insurance, Delta Dental covers millions of
dollars’ worth of preventive care and dental treatments each year. We are happy to
partner with Delta to help you obtain the service you need. Our office managers are
available to assist you with coordinating your benefits before you receive any treatment
from us. You will be happy to know that Delta does provide coverage for some cosmetic
procedures depending on your unique circumstances.
Since we are an in-network provider with Delta, we will handle the billing for services
you receive at Scripps West Dental. Delta will pay your claim based on your schedule of
benefits and then let us know if you owe any out-of-pocket costs for each claim.
If you have a treatment in mind but don’t know your coverage for it, we would be
happy to inquire with Delta or submit a pre-treatment cost estimate. Our office
managers are also available to provide you with payment information for any service
you receive not covered under Delta insurance. We bill several other dental insurance
providers in addition to Delta. If you’re not sure if we’re an in-network provider with
your plan, don’t hesitate to contact us for clarification.
Services Offered at Scripps West Dental
Dental cleanings and exams are the most common service that we offer at our dental
practice. After our skilled dental hygienists clean your teeth, Dr. Tasto or Dr. Kim will
complete your dental exam and inform you of your dental health status. We pride
ourself on our preventive and conservative diagnostic perspective.
Our dental services include composite fillings, Same Day porcelain CEREC crowns,
onlays, dental implants, dentures, laser dentistry, sleep apnea appliances and many
other dental restorative procedures.
Scripps West Dental also offers numerous cosmetic dentistry procedures to help
improve the appearance of your smile. We provide teeth whitening, porcelain veneers
and Invisalign Orthodontics. We invite you to schedule an appointment to learn more
about our cosmetic dentistry procedures.
The above are only the beginning of the services we offer at Scripps West Dental. When
you need a dentist who can do it all, call on James P. Tasto DDS at Scripps West