Frequently asked questions

What is an RDHAP?


A registered dental hygienist in alternative practice is a person who is certified to work as dental hygienist in an environment outside of a dental office or clinic. This allows for patients with special needs to have treatment at home. House calls are particularly beneficial for patients who are unable to drive or have difficulty leaving their home.




Do you accept insurance?


Yes. Delta Dental PPO




When do you take payment?


Payments are taken on the day treatment is rendered.




Do you require a deposit?


Yes. First time patients have a $50 non refundable deposit.




Do you visit facilities?


Yes. We are able to enter skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and special homes.




Do you treat cancer patients?


Yes. Patients undergoing radiation therapy, chemotherapy or under medical complications and or recoveries are great patients to treat at home.




Do you treat patients with dementia?


Yes. Patients with memory problems are great patients to treat in the comfort of their own home.




Do you visit schools?


For oral health education presentations.




Do you do consulting?


Yes. We offer two types of consulting. 1. Starting your rdhap business 2. I work with office managers and Dr.’s on establishing hygiene protocols. I visit the office and organize the hygiene department. I work with different teams, I help train ways of presenting treatment, and communication with patients. I work with the practice to create goals and treatment production for the hygiene department to grow.




When do you post YouTube videos?


New videos are uploaded every Friday. They can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0kU-FKxuUd5B6xxS_uuIIA Check out ways to keep your smile bright!




How can I make an appointment?


Call/text 626-808-1114




What services do you provide?


  • Consultation (gum pocket measurements)
  • Cleanings (prophylaxis as well as deep cleanings)​​​​​​​
  • Oral Cancer Screenings​​​​​​​
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Silver Diamine Fluoride
  • Dental cleaning​​​​​​​
  • Oral Health Instruction
  • Periodontal Measurements
  • Consultation Oral Evaluation
  • Teeth Whitening




What happens is you find a cavity?


We can place fluoride on the area to help reduce further decay. We will also refer you to a top tier dental office for further treatment.




Do you see children with special needs?


Yes we are trained to see patients who have down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other physical and intellectual disabilities.




I want to get a dental cleaning with your business what do I do now?


  1. Call to schedule an appointment
  2. Fill out new patient forms
We will confirm a date, collect a deposit and see you on the day of treatment! When calling please have information regarding your current physician.




What other type of patients do you see?


  • Patients with Special Needs
  • Homebound Individuals
  • Intellectually Disabled
  • Elderly





© 2018 by Allison Cuevas 

California Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice License #712