If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, you might not be aware of the services your dentist can provide. When you come in for a new patient consultation, we can talk through your dental needs and discuss which service will be most suited to you.
It’s important to keep up with your regular dental visits. If you’ve been putting off seeing a dentist, it’s time to get in there! A regular check-up can ensure your teeth and gums are healthy and well-maintained.
Having a first dental visit can give you an opportunity to get any issues fixed before they become bigger problems. A new patient consultation gives you the chance to ask any questions you might have about your dental care. It’s a great time to find out what your dentist recommends and what services you can benefit from.
During your first dental visit, we’ll talk through the following:
After the questionnaire is filled out, we’ll assess your oral health and make recommendations based on the findings.
You may be given advice about improving your oral hygiene and eating habits. You may also be given a home-care program that includes things like toothbrushes and mouthwash.
We’ll discuss any potential procedures. For example, you may be asked to remove your temporary filling. You might also be asked to have a tooth extracted.
A first dental visit usually takes around an hour to an hour and a half. You’ll receive a comprehensive report about your oral health and recommendations on ways to improve your oral hygiene.
Before your first dental visit, it’s important to get to know your dentist and make sure you have all the necessary information. Ask your dentist any questions you might have about your upcoming visit.
Here are some things to think about:
After your consultation, we’ll talk through your dental needs and what services you can benefit from. We may recommend a procedure to fix a particular problem.
We’ll also recommend a home-care program that includes things like toothbrushes and mouthwash. We’ll advise you about the cost of any proposed treatment. You’ll be able to ask us any questions you might have about the treatment options.
Your first dental visit usually involves some type of treatment, such as:
It’s important to regularly visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Your first visit might not be the end of your dental journey. We’ll keep an eye on your oral health to make sure it stays in top shape. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Having your first dental visit can be one of the most important things you’ll do for your teeth and your mouth.
This is why we’ve created the First Visit Checklist. It helps you to prepare for your first visit to a new dentist. It will give you an idea of what to expect, and how to make your visit the best experience it can be.
It’s designed to help you make sure that you’re ready for your first dental visit. Once you’ve completed the checklist you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your first dental visit.
The checklist includes:
Have you ever had a bad experience with your previous dentist? Has it made you wary about seeing another one?
If so, it might be worth speaking to the dental practice that you’ve had a bad experience with. We want to help you feel comfortable when you visit us.
You’ll notice that all of our clinics have a First Visit Checklist – you’ll find them near the reception area.
There are some ways to make sure that your visit to the dentist doesn’t break the bank.
For more information about your first visit to a new dentist, speak to the dental practice. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have about preparing for your first visit.