What to expect at your first appointment
Our practice is committed to providing you and your family with safe, gentle, high-quality dental care. We understand that you, or your child, may feel anxious about visiting the dentist. We are sensitive to your needs, and it is our goal to make you feel comfortable visiting our practice while providing the best care possible.
Your first visit is all about you: your comfort, your happiness, and your health.
During your first visit, we will review your dental and medical history forms, take the necessary low radiation, digital X-rays, models and photographs and complete a comprehensive examination of your teeth and surrounding tissues, including an oral cancer screening.
Then, the doctor will meet with you to discuss our findings, help you create your own individual treatment plan, and answer any questions that you may have.
Following this appointment, either on the same day or different day, we will set up an appointment with our hygienist for a cleaning or any treatment recommended by the doctor.
BRING YOUR SMILE, BUT ALSO REMEMBER TO BRING THESE WITH YOU TO YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT:
- Your completed patient information form
Regular checkups are an important part of maintaining a healthy smile!
The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist every six months for regular checkups and routine teeth cleanings to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
We understand that you have a busy schedule, so when you’re preparing to visit the dentist, please remember that your appointments can last between 45 and 90 minutes.
IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT, WE REQUEST THAT YOU GIVE OUR OFFICE 24-HOUR NOTICE IN ADVANCE.