What to Expect
We are always excited to meet new patients. We consider it an honor to care for your endodontic needs and greatly appreciate the trust you place in us to do so. Please arrive a few minutes early to allow time to complete the patient registration packet, if you have not previously done so.
Please remember to bring the following items to your first appointment:
- Your dental insurance card and any necessary completed insurance forms.
- Your written referral or any dental x-rays, if applicable.
- A list of your current medications.
IMPORTANT: All patients under the age of 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Please be sure to take all routine medications prior to your visit if applicable. Do not take medication for discomfort for at least 4 to 6 hours prior to your appointment. If you have a medical condition that may be a concern prior to your visit such as diabetes, high blood pressure, rheumatic fever, artificial joints or heart valves, etc., please let us know before your appointment. If you require antibiotics for any existing conditions, please contact our office prior to your visit.
Your first visit will include a comprehensive examination with the necessary diagnostic x-rays, if not provided, as well as information provided by your dentist, so that your situation can be thoroughly evaluated and the ideal treatment plan can be determined. Treatment is performed using local anesthesia and other options may be available, please speak with the doctor about any concerns you have regarding your care.
Procedures we offer include non-surgical root canal therapy, endodontic retreatment, traumatic injuries for adults and children, treating cracked teeth, and apicoectomies. Endodontics has had much advancement allowing for a very smooth patient experience that is not very different from having a tooth filled or being treated for other common dental procedures. We will do everything we can to make your visit as pleasant as possible. Every patient is unique, and we are committed to providing you with high quality endodontic care based on your individual needs. Above all else, we want to make your visit to our office a pleasant experience.