Your First Visit

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Unless you have an emergency, your first appointment will be for us to get to know each other. Records will be established & you will receive a thorough 10 point examination including any necessary digital x-rays & clinical photographs. We check:

  • medical history;
  • past dental history;
  • face & neck for abnormalities;
  • gums;
  • teeth;
  • inside of the mouth,
  • ¬†oral cancer check;
  • jaw;
  • xrays;
  • bone condition;

Finally there is a discussion about any treatment needed or any measures necessary to keep healthy.

All patients receive a comprehensive written treatment plan & estimate of costs.

Please allow 1 hour for your 1st visit. We also use a digital intra oral camera as part of the discussion & diagnosis sessions that follow the examination.

Digital X-Ray:
All xrays are completed using the latest digital technology.  What are the benefits to you as a patient?

  • Much reduced radiation; up to 90% of current film techniques.
  • Instant viewing via the computer system.
  • Small digital sensor is more comfortable than current film packets.
  • Instant retrieval of digital x-rays anywhere in the practice.
  • Protecting the environment; no more x-ray chemicals to be disposed of.
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