At all of our offices,
we like to make your first visit as comfortable as possible. Therefore
we would like to take this time to explain what is to be expected on
your first visit to our office:
Arrive 30-45 minutes prior to appointment. During this
time you will be asked to fill out
- A patient information form,
- A past medical history form, and
- To provide any proof of insurance
- A general exam of your head and neck along with
soft tissues in the mouth will be completed.
- The appropriate X-rays will be taken.
- An examination of your teeth will be
- The doctor will discuss with you his
- The doctor and the patient will discuss the various
- The business manager will then review the possible
treatments and cost.
- In some cases, a cleaning may be done on the first
visit. Talk it over with the doctor.
Preparing your child for
the first dental visit.
Our office is proud to be part of your child’s first
dental experience. These are some tips for parents or guardians that
will be bringing their children to our office.
- Please avoid sharing any unpleasant experiences with past dentist to
- Please if possible, do not allow siblings to scare
the child with tales before their office visit.
- Bring a favorite toy or stuff animal with them,
this might take away the appearance of seriousness of their first
- On the first visit, the doctor may just examine
your child in general. This will allow your child to get acquainted with
our office. This is dependent upon your child response to visit and if
it is an emergency case.
- Please take time to read any material we give you
to your child to educate them. They are never too small to start
learning about dentistry.
- There are some cases that must be referred to
specialist. At the time of the first or second visit, the doctor will
- Last, the following procedures for the first office
visit listed above will apply to your child in most cases. Thank