Edmund Effort, DDS

Your family dentist in Pittsburgh, PA

Office Policies

Office Policies

If you have any questions about our office policies, please call (412) 765-0199 during business hours.


At our office, we know that your time is important. If you are a new patient, please arrive at our office 20 minutes prior to your scheduled time. For your convenience you may download all the new patient forms and complete them ahead of time and bring them with you to your first appointment.

If you are a returning patient we ask that you arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment. This extra time allows us to get you through the check in process and update any information that is needed.


We realize unexpected circumstances arise and you cannot keep your appointment. If this occurs, we ask that you give us 48 hours notice to cancel or reschedule your appointment.

Payment Options

We accept the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Checks
  • PayPal
  • Zelle (412 513 7260)
  • Cashap ($EdmundEffort06)
  • Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

Major Credit Cards


We offer CareCredit financing to make our dental services affordable to our patients. If you have any questions, please call our office during business hours.


We are a part of the rollowing healthcare networks:

  • Cigna
  • Aetna Global Benefits Network
  • United Concordia (limited plans)
  • Tricare
  • CHIP

This means we are in some of these networks but not all even under the same insurance company. We ask our patients to review their insurance every year to see what coverage that they have. We process all claims electronically over a secure network. Consent forms are needed for Oral Surgery, Endo, Ortho, and Perio treatment to be signed by the patient.


If you are a patient of record, please call our office for emergency information.

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