Innovative Biological Dentistry
Your first visit to our practice establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information and give you time to get to know our staff. To understand what to expect from your first visit to our practice, please read through this page.
Having history of your most recent dental visits can be helpful for us to serve you better. Particularly your most recent Radiographs (X-Rays). We always attempt to minimize radiation. Even if we decide to take new ones it can be valuable to compare with previous images. If you have had a Cone Beam 3D X-Ray you may need to have it put on a DVD and hand carry it in. Often the patient must sign a release prior to a previous dentist sending the X-Rays digitally, which is optimal. Please contact your previous dentist and have them send the X-Rays digitally to office@SmileDesignCenter.US
Our friendly staff is dedicated to caring for you and your entire family's oral health and well-being. We take the time to create a personalized treatment for each patient and we offer a wide range of services. It is our goal to make your visit with us an extremely pleasant one and to send you home with a beautiful and healthy smile.
Our usual policy is to mail these forms to our new patients in a New Patient Packet with our office brochure, business card, appointment card and welcome letter. If you did not receive them or you misplaced them, you can download the New Patient Forms here or even fill them out online and then print them. Bring them completed to your visit or fax them to 321-751-4744.
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Your first visit to our office is designed to get you better acquainted with all we offer as well as introduce you to our caring staff. On your first visit, we will review your medical and dental histories and evaluate your oral health. We will listen to you, your concerns, hopes and expectations. We will take good records of your existing conditions, check your blood pressure and pH, and even do a Live Plaque Analysis where you get to see the status of the Microbiome living around your teeth.
Initial Dental Exam
For most patients we recommend a Comprehensive Exam which will most likely be the most thorough exam that you will ever have. These exams take time and a patient should be prepared to spend a few hours for the exam and the opportunity to have a detailed look inside your own mouth to see the conditions that exist using our Dental Microscope. This sets the stage for looking at the options that exist, and developing a treatment plan, which may be at a follow up visit. An initial hygiene visit is usually not scheduled at this time, as the diagnosis of the periodontal status of the patient will determine that best sequence of treatment to optimize gum health. In some situations where the patient is current with their health a new patient exam can be accomplished during an inital hygiene visit.