Traverse City Dentist - Traverse City Dental Office

Comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of Dentistry For Northern Michigan's office operations. To ensure your convenience, below is the information you need about our hours, location, appointment scheduling, insurance acceptance and billing.

Dentistry For Northern Michigan
932 E. Eighth St.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 947-8586

Office Hours
Monday: 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Tuesday: 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wednesday: 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thursday: 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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We know you have many choices when choosing a Dentist in Traverse City, MI so we have made requesting an appointment a simple process via our Web site. If, for any reason you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, or will be delayed, please call us as soon as possible.

Dr. Sternhagen encourages referrals from other dental professionals who are unable to offer the specialized care that Paul Guy Sternhagen DDS FAGD provides.

Insurance and Billing
We work with most traditional insurance plans, contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Dentistry For Northern Michigan does not participate in Health Management Organizations; however, we will be happy to file your insurance claims for you.  

Dr. Sternhagen is a participating Premier provider with Delta Dental.  All other insurances for benefits, please verify you have “out of network benefits”.  Please provide us with your Insurance company Name, address, phone number, Id and Group numbers.  The name, date of birth of insured with the employer name.

Payment Options
We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dentist.

Financing Options
Our goal is not to let expense prevent you from benefiting from the quality of care you desire and need. Find out more about our financial arrangements.

CareCredit is here to help you pay for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn’t cover. We offer No Interest* financing or low minimum monthly payment options so you can get what you want, when you want it. You can even use CareCredit for your family and favorite pet.

With three simple steps, including an instant approval process, it’s easy to apply for CareCredit. After you’re approved, you’re free to use CareCredit for the services you choose including LASIK, veterinary, dentistry, cosmetic, hearing aids and more.

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Facilities and Equipment

  • Oral Sedation
  • Digital X-Rays
  • Intraoral Cameras
  • Extra oral Cameras
  • Ultrasonic scalers
  • Air powder polishers
  • PentaMix Impression System
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Technology is updated annually