Your first appointment will be scheduled to provide you with the doctor’s undivided time and attention to ensure that your individual needs are being met and your questions are answered.
In most cases, this initial visit will be a comprehensive examination and consultation with the necessary diagnostic x-rays, which may include 3D imaging for more detailed images of your teeth and supporting bone. Your surgeon will thoroughly evaluate your situation and determine the treatment plan that will meet your needs.
Following the examination, your surgeon will discuss the ideal treatment option and any alternatives, explain the procedures involved and the options you have for anesthesia, and outline the treatment sequence.
If your dentist has referred you for dental implants, one of our Implant Treatment Coordinators will also be involved in the consultation. She will be available to assist you with scheduling appointments in our office and coordinating any appointments with your dentist that are necessary to complete your treatment.
Please provide the following information at the time of your initial consultation:
- The surgical referral slip from your dentist and any recent x-rays.
- A list of medications you are presently taking.
- If you have dental insurance, please bring your insurance card. This will save time and allow us to help you process your claims.
PATIENTS UNDER 18: A parent or guardian must accompany patients under 18 years of age during the initial examination and consultation.