Many dentists do indeed "pre-bill" and there is no law against it, although I do not think the practice is fair, it is not illegal. You can try calling the PA Dental Board regarding the charges if you are not receiving the services he has pre-billed for, but I am afraid that as long as he is in the process of providing those services, there will not be much you can do unless he failed to notify you that his policy was to pre-bill. If he failed to notify you that his policy was to bill before services were rendered, then you have a right to rescind the contract and demand a refund for services not provided.
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