What to Expect on Your First Visit
Your initial appointment will consist of an examination and treatment plan outlining your diagnosis and options. Occasionally, surgery can be performed on the same day as the evaluation, but a complex medical history or treatment plan will require a second appointment. Many times this can be decided over the phone when you call for an appointment. And although we recommend a consultation appointment for wisdom teeth, it isn’t mandatory and the surgery can be done during the same visit. For dental implants, some wisdom teeth, or other procedures, a second appointment will be scheduled for surgery.
To make your appointment smoother, please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:
- Your surgical referral slip (if you have one)
- A list of medications that you are presently taking
- Any x-rays you may have
We can take x-rays or request them from your dentist. If you have medical or dental insurance, please bring the necessary completed forms. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.
Financing plans for oral surgery and dental implants are available through CareCredit. CareCredit makes it easy for people to get the care they want and need, right when they need it, without having to delay treatment or appointments.
For your convenience, we have a dedicated page with directions from the three most common parts of the Portland Metropolitan Area. If you are on a cell phone we have also included direct links that will pull up directions to our office on Apple Maps or Google Maps. As always if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us or give us a call.