What You Can Expect When You Visit Us
Welcome to The Healthy Smile Dental Center! We’re happy to have you as our patient, and we look forward to providing you with the finest and friendliest service when you arrive for your first appointment. Below, you’ll find more information about what to expect on your first visit:
Before Your Appointment…
Before your first appointment, please print and fill out the patient information form, located below. We use this information to get a sense of your medical history, and to make sure that the treatments we provide and recommend are the safest possible. Have this information handy before you arrive so that we can minimize your wait.
The Offices of The Healthy Smile Dental Center
Our offices have been specially designed to be calming and relaxing, making your visit to the Healthy Smile as pleasant and pain free as possible. From our comfortable waiting lounge with high-definition television and wireless internet, to our complimentary water bar, your comfort is our main concern. We are currently in the process of adding additional spa-like extras for your pleasure.
We utilize state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to diagnose, treat and get you on your way with a minimum of time and expense. Our staff is friendly, caring and always available to answer any questions or concerns you might have.
The Procedure of Your First Appointment
Your first appointment at our dental center will be a thorough examination of your current oral health including your mouth, gums and teeth. Between measurements, X-rays and visual checks, we’ll be able to spot dental issues at the earliest stages.
You can expect
- A comprehensive interview with Dr. Gross
- A thorough medical and dental history to be taken
- A visual examination of all teeth & gums to be conducted
- A measuring of the spaces between your teeth and gums to be completed
- X-rays (if necessary)
- An assessment of your bite & a check for TMJ & of your associated muscles.
- An assessment of your tooth wear will be performed
- An oral cancer examination
- A tooth decay check will be performed