9000 Cline Ave | Highland, IN 46322 (219) 923-2222 care@liptondds.com

New Patient Information

Highland, IN Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Office

What To Expect At Your First Visit

Your first visit to James Lipton, DDS is an important one as it introduces you to our practice. During the first visit, we will collect background information like medical history as well as take the time for you to get to know Dr. Lipton. Below you will find additional information to view before your first visit to our office.


In order to make your visit an easy process, you can request an appointment from our website or call our office at (219) 923-2222 and let our friendly staff assist you.

Insurance and Payment

For your convenience, we accept payment in the form of cash, personal checks, money orders, and most major credit cards. Payment is expected at the time services are performed.  Please feel free to contact our office if your treatment plan requires more comprehensive dental work and if you would like to discuss financial arrangements.  Our office also accepts CareCredit for payment, and you can visit their website for more information on getting approved.

As a service to our patients, our practice accepts most dental insurance programs, including non-managed care, indemnity (traditional) and PPO out-of-network. Our office is not part of any managed care network.  Our staff will prepare all of the needed forms for your dental benefits, however, we remind you that your specific policy is an agreement between you and your insurance provider. Please keep in mind that you will be responsible for your total obligation should your insurance benefits result in less coverage than anticipated. We will gladly submit a pre-treatment estimate to your insurance so that you know what will be covered.


Think of CareCredit as your own health, wellness and beauty credit card.  Whether it’s oral surgery, getting a crown or a general check up, you shouldn’t have to worry about how to get the procedures you want. That’s why we’re pleased to accept the CareCredit health, wellness and beauty credit card.  CareCredit lets you say “Yes” to recommended surgical and non-surgical dental procedures, and pay for them in convenient monthly payments that fit your financial situation.

CareCredit is a healthcare credit card that helps you pay for treatments and procedures for you or your family that may not be covered by insurance. With special financing options* You can use your CareCredit card again and again for your dental needs, as well as at 200,000 other healthcare providers, including dentists, optometrists, veterinarians, ophthalmologists and hearing specialists.

It’s free and easy to apply and you’ll receive a decision immediately.  If you’re approved, you can schedule your procedures even before you receive your card.  With more than 21 million accounts opened since CareCredit began nearly 30 years ago, they are the trusted source for healthcare credit cards.

Learn more by visiting www.carecredit.com or contacting our office. Ready to apply? Apply online for your CareCredit healthcare credit card today.

*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. Visit www.carecredit.com for details.

Patient Forms

Please contact our office to receive an email with a link to fill out your new patient forms.