Patient Information


The staff at Smiles By Design is committed to providing excellent dental care in a comfortable environment where patients can relax and feel at ease. Here you will find information on what to expect during your first appointment along with links to patient forms and paperwork.

Online Payments

We are happy to have partnered with Electronic LockBox Services for the accounting convenience of our patients at Smiles by Design! Please follow this link to “Patient Pay Center”, a secure offsite server, where you can set up an account using your Visa, MasterCard, DiscoverCard or American Express Card to pay your balance for services rendered at our office. You will need the ‘Provider Statement Code’ supplied near the bottom of your most recent Smiles by Design billing statement.

Third Party Financing

We also offer third-party patient financing options, which may open the doors to 0% Interest for up to 18 months or more for qualifying patients!For more information or to apply online prior to your appointment, you can visit the following website: www.carecredit.com

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Smiles By Design at 616-988-3471 or stop by our office.
1525 E Beltline Ave NE #202
Grand Rapids, MI 49525


Smiles By Design

New Patients

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments. Call 616-988-3471 to speak with a staff member and you can download the New Patient Form by clicking below.



Making an Appointment

Making an Appointment

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Smiles By Design. Simply call 616-988-3471 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.
Your First Visit to Smiles By Design

Your First Visit to Smiles By Design

Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly staff. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.
Initial Examination

Initial Examination

Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The expert staff at Smiles By Design will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Boone will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.
Pain Concerns

Pain Concerns

We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Boone will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.
Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance

We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients' requests. However, we do not accept Medicaid.

IIf you do carry Medicaid coverage for your children, ages 20 and under, our sister office in Southeast Grand Rapids, Eastern Dental, accepts Medicaid.

Please call our office at 616-988-3471 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.

Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.

Financial Policy

Financial Policy

Smiles By Design provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Grand Rapids area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Smiles By Design is the solution to all of your oral health needs.