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Comfort Dental Fort Collins

Phone: (970) 498-8300 Fax: (970) 498-8333 934 S Lemay Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Comfort Dental Fort Collins meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Comfort Dental Fort Collins include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 1
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on Comfort Dental Fort Collins
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 1
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: July 17, 2001 Business started: 01/01/2000 Business started locally: 01/01/2000 Business incorporated 01/01/2000 in CO
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Colorado Board of Dental Examiners
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350, Denver CO 80202
Phone Number: (303) 894-7800
Fax Number: (303) 894-7764

Type of Entity


Business Management
Dr. Alois Tripam, Partner/Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Dr. Alois Tripam, Partner/Owner
Business Category

Dentists Dental Surgeons Endodontics Cosmetic Dentists Dental Hygienists

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Comfort Dental Fort Collins has received 0 out of 5 stars based on 0 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

Additional Locations

  • 934 S Lemay Ave

    Fort Collins, CO 80524 (970) 498-8300


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.

Complaint Detail(s)

3/27/2014 Billing/Collection Issues | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: On 3/10/14 I came in for a routine dental cleaning, that is covered by my dental insurance twice per year. They said that I had not had x-rays in a couple of years and should take some. Then sitting in the chair, the dentist examined my gums and the technician proceeded to clean my teeth. When I was checking out, I was presented an $80.00 payment for x-rays and periodontal exam. I was floored because I had an appointment to get my teeth cleaned only. Two days later, on 3/12/14, my wife, ***** ******, had a dental cleaning appointment with Comfort Dental and when they requested x-rays, she refused and they made her sign a waiver that she refused the x-rays. Once she sat in the dental chair to get her teeth cleaned, the technician came in and said the dentist would not clean her teeth without the x-rays. ***** left! What kind of scam is this? I was not informed of these additional charges and should have been given the choice. I want my money back!!

Desired Settlement: Comfort Dental needs to inform the patients of the charges for services not requested. Instead their behavior appears to be about the patient dental care and then charges are applied without any prior notification. This is not a good way to do business. I scheduled a teeth cleaning and that is exactly what I should have received without any additional charges. I am outraged at the additional cost.

Business Response: To Whom It May Concern,

On date of service 03/10/2014 patient **** ****** was charged for a periodontal maintenance cleaning. He was charged his portion of the cleaning and the deductible required by his insurance.  This service is required as a follow up to the treatment for periodontal disease which the patient was diagnosed with and treated for in March of 2012.  Periodontal maintenance is the required treatment by the American Dental Association. This patient can no longer have a "regular" cleaning, because that is a preventative service and we can no longer prevent the disease.  Mr. ****** was treated for periodontal maintenance in September of 2012 and was also charged his portion at the end of his visit. He understood the charges then and did not complain about the fees charged at that time.

We will contact Mr. ****** to discuss a refund.

Consumer Response: Better Business Bureau:

I have reviewed the response made by the business, and find that this resolution is satisfactory to me. I did receive a refund from Comfort Dental in the amount of $87.00.  But in checking with my dental carrier, they paid all but $57.00 and that should have been my payment.  I am satisfied with the results of this contact and this is the end of this complaint. 


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Customer Review(s)

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Customer Reviews Summary

1 Customer Review on Comfort Dental Fort Collins
Positive Experience (0 reviews)
Negative Experience (0 reviews)
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