Thank you for choosing our office for all your dental needs! We have created a comfortable environment where you can feel confident in the level of dental care you receive. When you arrive for your first visit, please be prepared to complete all insurance and health information forms that will allow us to begin your dental treatment. We will ask you to arrive 10-15 minutes before your appointment to fill out forms that will get you acquainted with our office.
Your initial exam will last about 60- 90 minutes. This visit will help us get acquainted with each other and learn about your goals and desires for your dental treatment. Generally, x-rays will be taken allowing Dr. Cowley to examine the jaw’s structure, teeth position, previous restorations, and teeth decay. Oral hygiene instructions will also be provided along with suggestions to help you care for your teeth. In most cases, this visit with included a dental cleaning by one of our Register Dental Hygienists. This will provide an evaluation that will outline your existing dental problems and proposed treatment.
We believe that good dental care begins with open communication. We promise to speak candidly with you about any symptoms present that may require further dental treatment, our diagnosis, alternative treatments that may exist, and our recommendations. Working together, we can achieve a true partnership, with one common goal - keeping your smile beautiful and your teeth, gums and jaw joints healthy!