What To Expect At Your First Visit
We’re very happy you’re here visiting our website! It’s the first step toward joining our practice, to which we warmly welcome you. Changing dentists is a big decision; there are so many things that you may have on your “must-have checklist.” Please spend some time exploring our site – there’s a lot of information here for you and you’ll get a good feel for our practice … but better yet, call us and come to see us. We certainly invite you to get to know us better in person without obligation or pressure. We want you to be completely happy with your choice!
First, we need to find out a bit about your medical history. This information is important because it will help determine which treatment options are right for you. After all, our mission is to provide the best possible care for you. If your medical history is complex, our team may need to modify treatment. For your convenience, complete and submit our online Intake Form before coming to see us.
If you have further questions about recommended treatments or how to better understand your insurance policy (or complete documents), our team will gladly help. From general questions about options, to sending predeterminations to your insurance provider, to signing up for new-patient specials, we want to make sure all your important questions are answered and you know you’ve got it covered. If you ever have more questions, just give us a call.
Your chance to meet our friendly team and get a close look at our comfortable, convenient, state-of-the-art practice. You will see our spacious reception area, front desk, restroom locations, comfortable hygiene care rooms, and more. If you’re feeling nervous about visiting the dentist … please seriously consider coming for this quick tour that will begin to effectively alleviate your anxiety.
Meet the doctor and discuss your personal oral health needs and desires. Here you’ll learn what we find while we work with you to determine the personalized approach that works best for you. Whether we set up a regular care schedule, design a treatment plan to address decay or gum issues, or discuss your cosmetic concerns, this is your chance to tell us what you like and don’t like about your smile and general oral health. Then we'll work with you to determine goals and help you meet them.
At Belmont Dental at Ruther Glen, in addition to digital x-rays, we use a small pen-sized camera – called an intraoral camera – that shows you what we see when we examine your mouth. Used to both check for issues and give us a baseline for future care, all of our diagnostic equipment is digital and set to emit the lowest amount of radiation – as much as 90% less radiation than with old film x-rays.