Initial Consultation

Your initial appointment will consist of a consultation explaining your diagnosis and treatment options. Occasionally, surgery can be done the same day as the consultation. Your medical condition, the complexity of your surgical care, or insurance restrictions may require a second scheduled appointment for your operation.

You registration can be greatly facilitated by completing your demographic information, health history, and insurance information on line. See ONLINE PATIENT REGISTRATION. This will significantly shorten your registration process

Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:

  • Your surgical referral slip and any X-rays if applicable
  • A list of medications you are presently taking
  • If you have medical or dental insurance, bring the necessary completed forms. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.

IMPORTANT: All patients under the age of 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the consultation visit.

A pre-operative consultation and physical examination is mandatory for patients undergoing IV anesthesia for surgery. Please have nothing to eat or drink 6 hours prior to your surgery. You will also need an adult to drive you home.

Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to surgery (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are on any medication (i.e. heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy such as coumadin, etc.)

X-Rays

If your dentist or physician has taken x-rays, and can provide us with a copy for our records, please request that they forward them to our office. If there is not enough time, please pick them up and bring them to our office. If additional films are necessary, they can be taken at our facility. If you do not have diagnostic x-rays, images will be taken during your consultative visit.