Frequently Asked Questions

Commong FAQ's for Patients
Is 4Smile available in other countries?
Yes! In addition to United States, we also have listings for patents seeking providers in Canada.

How do I determine my insurance plan?
You can find your insurance plan and information on the card issued to you. There are many insurance providers and we have compiled a list with their contact information to help you.
Click here for more Insurance information!
How do I make an appointment with a Dentist?
We've made it simple for you! 
Simply go to the home page and fill in the details in the form such as the reason for your visit and we will match you with a great physician! Or, browse our directory and review all the different practices near you. You can review their qualifications, availability and business hours, office and staff pictures. You can also read reviews by patients! 

What if I don't have Dental Insurance?

Having a dental plan or insurance plan definitely helps with the costs of dental procedures and routine cleaning! If you don't have any insurance the good news is that many many dentists offer a payment plan with different options to help you with the cost of their services. When you locate a dentist near you, talk to them about what options they have to help you with their services. They will more than likely offer you a couple financing options!

How much does it cost to register?

Nothing. Registration is FREE.

Do I have to register to use the site?

No. You can browse and search ads without registering. You should still register, to save time, as the site will remember various preferences for you. If you want to create ads, you will need to register. Registration is FREE.

Listing & Managing Your Practice with 4Smile
Do I Have to Register to Create Listings?

Yes. You must be a registered user to create listings. Registration is free.

I created a listing, but it does not show up in search results. Why?

You need to run your listing. Go to My Account and click on Run to the left of the listing you wish to run. The system will ask for your credit card information, and your listing will run as soon as your payment is processed.

What Category Should I Put My listing In?

Choose the category that best fits.

I don't want my name, phone number or email address to appear on your site. What should I do?
To hide all of your personal information when creating a listing, just do the following:
1. Answer "NO" to the question "Include Profile with Listing"
2. Do not enter your street address or phone number on the listing
This will keep all of your personal information private.
Someone interested in your listing will be able to contact you via anonymous email using the "Contact Advertiser" link on the site. The email address you enter for a listing is NOT shown on the site - it is used by the site to route anonymous contact requests to your email without making your email address visible to others.

If all my information is private how can a buyer contact me?

When your ad appears, instead of showing your contact information the following appears: "This seller has chosen to remain private. You may contact this seller via anonymous email by clicking here." The prospective buyer completes an on-line form and the system sends you an email without revealing your information to the prospective buyer.

What is your privacy policy?

See Privacy Policy for details.

Pricing & Payment
How much do listings cost?

Please see our Pricing page for information about listing plans.

How Long Does a Listing Run?

Please see our Pricing page for information about listing plans.

Is 4Smile free for patients?

YES! Finding Doctors or booking appointments using 4Smile is completely free for patients. We offer a free service to you by helping you find the best medical provider(s) in your area!

Though our services are free to patients, you will have to determine the cost for the service the doctor(s) will be providing to you by checking with your healthcare provider.