New Patient Info
Your First Visit
Your first visit will last approximately 30 Minutes. We ask you to arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment time to complete a medical questionnaire, this will enable us to have a full and detailed view of your individual treatment needs.
A comprehensive dental exam will then be performed by your dentist which will include the following:
- Oral cancer screening:
- Examination of tooth decay:
- Examination of existing restorations:
- Gum disease evaluation:
- Taking and examination of necessary x-rays (radiographs):
- Intra-Oral Photographs:
- Summary and Treatment Plan:
Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer.
All tooth surfaces will be checked for decay with special dental instruments.
Extensive check of all you restorations.
Check the gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease.
Essential for detection of decay, tumors, cysts, bone loss and presence of gum disease. X-rays also help determine tooth and root positions.
if required your dentist will take pictures of your teeth to help in explaining you treatment and monitoring any area of concern.
your dentist will explain the findings from your examination and discuss your treatment plan with you.