A Complete Guide When Visiting a New Dentist
Finding a new dental office can often be a challenge. Fortunately, Dental Care at Oyster Point in Newport News, Virginia can satisfy all your dental needs. The following will provide you with a detailed guide outlining what to expect from your first visit to our dental office.
You have the option of completing the following new patient paperwork prior to your first appointment to ensure an expedient visit. Click the following link to download our new patient forms:
All first-time patients have to undergo a comprehensive exam. This includes a thorough examination of your teeth and gums. The more details you provide, the easier it will be for our dentist evaluate your situation.
X-rays are a way of diagnosing problems that are not easily visible. These include tooth decay, abscesses, impacted teeth and jawbone damage. The details x-rays provide could make all the difference for your overall oral hygiene. Our dentist may also recommend a panoramic radiograph. The dental imaging technique provides a complete visual of your jaws, which helps in pinpointing any damage that tooth decay may have caused to the bone.
Once the comprehensive exam and x-rays are complete, our dentist will provide you with solutions to your dental problems. Through a comprehensive treatment plan, we can resolve the problems that are adversely affecting your oral hygiene. Since each treatment plan is developed based on your specific needs, it is imperative that you are clear about your expectations from the start.
It can be easy to forget when you scheduled a dental appointment but now we will remind you with a "Smile Reminder" via email or text message, and even provide driving directions if it's your initial visit. Just click on the link below to let us know how you'd like to be contacted. We'll do the rest!
Release of Records Consent
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Regular visits to your dentist are vital to obtaining optimal oral health. Take the first step in achieving a healthy, beautiful smile is by scheduling a new patient appointment at Dental Care at Oyster Point in Newport News, Virginia. Contact our dental office today by calling 757-873-2777. Our dentist and our team are here for all of your dental needs!