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If it’s been a while since your last dentist visit, now is the time to schedule an appointment

One of the many impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a reduction in the number of people receiving regular dental check-ups or accessing care for specific dental problems. The reasons behind fewer people seeing their dentist range from dental offices being closed in the very early stages of last year’s pandemic to concerns related to cost or not having insurance. As our economy continues to reopen and return to a higher level of normalcy, it’s important for people to be aware of ...

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Michael Kokott

Dr. Kokott’s Farewell

Dear patients, It is with mixed emotions that I write to you to announce my retirement effective May 27, 2021. After 39 years of practicing dentistry, it is time to entrust your care to a new dentist. Your oral health, comfort and smile have always been my top professional priorities. Ever since I made the decision to retire, I realized that I could not leave until I found the perfect someone to take over for me. Dr. Brent Killian is the dentist who has been very carefully selected to...

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Here’s what you need to know to stay safe and continue your dental care

While following COVID-19 health protocols remains a high priority, we also encourage patients to not let the pandemic prevent them from maintaining their dental care. We have taken very specific steps to ensure patient safety. The measures we have taken to enhance safety and prioritize the health of all staff, patients and guests follow infection control recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C...

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For Your Appointment (COVID-19)

AD Patient DemandForce Confirmation-COVID19 We at Associated Dentists, look forward to seeing you for your dental appointment in the next few days. For your safety and for our other patients, and our staff, we want to make you aware of some expectations for your appointment: If you do not feel well the day of your appointment or have had any of the following symptoms in the last 7 days including: a fever, chills, dry cough, or difficulty breathing, please call to cancel your appointm...

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Oakwood Village To Close On-site Dental Care

For the last 20 years, seniors living at Oakwood Village University Woods in Madison have enjoyed on-site dental care, provided by Dr. Russell Grimm, and the team at Associated Dentists. Recently, we’ve been informed by Oakwood Village, our clinic is closing. The senior living facility on Mineral Point Road closed our on-site dental clinic Feb. 28. Though our clinic is closed, existing, and new patients have the opportunity to receive high-quality dental care at Associated Dentists’ o...

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Schedule Your Next Appointment Now or Lose Out on Your Annual Dental Benefits

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, sitting down to review the terms of your dental benefits plan is probably the furthest thing from your mind. Yet, the end of the year is actually the best time to check if you’ve used every annual maximum benefit available to you. If you forget, you could be leaving money on the table. At Associated Dentists, we believe in helping families get the most out of their dental coverage. While we strongly encourage pre-planning treatments wh...

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