First Visit

Your initial appointment will generally include a thorough clinical and radiographic examination followed by a consultation explaining your diagnosis and treatment options. Occasionally, treatment can be done the same day as the consultation. However, a complex medical history or treatment plan will require an evaluation and a second appointment to provide treatment on another day. If you have an area particular of concern, please let us know so that we may customize this appointment to your specific needs.

Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:

  • Any X-rays if applicable.
  • A list of medications you are presently taking.
  • If you have medical or dental insurance, bring the insurance card(s) and or ID numbers. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.

IMPORTANT: A parent or guardian must accompany all patients under 18 at the consultation visit.

Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to surgery (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are on any medication (i.e. heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.) or require medication prior to dental cleanings (i.e. antibiotics, for pre-med.)

Diagnostic Films

If your previous dentist has taken recent diagnostic films (within 3-5 years), you may request that they forward them to our office. If there is not enough time, please pick them up and bring them to our office. If additional films are necessary, they can be taken at our facility.