What to Expect at New Patient Appointment

New Patient – First Visit

The first visit in our office may be different than what you have experienced in other dental or dental specialists office. We follow a process that allows us to make sure we understand who we are working with and what the expectations for treatment outcomes will be.
The team and doctors will spend 1-1.5 hours during your first visit to complete the following as part of the new patient examination:

  1. Receive and review information from your general dentist including notes and images
  2. Review your dental experiences, history, and expectations
  3. Review your medical history and how it has effected your current dental health and future treatment
  4. Obtain photographs to document to your current condition
  5. Review current radiographs and obtain any that may be necessary
  6. Obtain 3D imaging when it is relevant to your condition to aid in diagnosis and planning
  7. Complete a full dental and periodontal examination and oral cancer screening
  8. Review the findings and diagnosis in detail
  9. Present treatment options to address your diagnosis or consult with your dental team to formulate a comprehensive plan when more complex issues are present

What to bring to your first visit

You will need the following items:

  • Dentist Referral Slip
  • Radiographs/X-rays
  • Driver’s License
  • Dental Insurance Card
  • List of Medications/Supplements

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