New Patient Info - Family Dental Associates
If you are a new patient to our office, the attached file contains our new patient bundle with forms that will need to be filled out when you arrive at our office. Printing them, filling them out and bringing them with you will allow us to attend to your medical needs more quickly than completing them on your arrival. Thank you and please call our office if you have any questions at all.
Form for Adults
Form for Children
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Your First Visit
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 fill out several forms that will get you acquainted with our office.
Your initial exam will last approximately one hour. Oral hygiene instructions will be provided along with suggestions to help you care for your teeth. During your first visit, we will perform a comprehensive examination which includes an oral cancer screening; occlusion (the way your teeth fit together); periodontal condition (the health of your bones and gums); as well as your smile. We review each tooth in order to provide you with a complete evaluation.
On your second visit we will clean your teeth and discuss your thorough oral evaluation and health plan for a beautiful, healthy mouth!
We are committed to being an enthusiastic team, excited about caring for our clients and promoting their lifelong dental health. Our client's emotional and physical well being is our number one priority and we will work everyday to make their visit safe, rewarding and fun. We will always treat our clients with utmost respect and tact. We will be clear in our communications regarding treatment, finance and education. We will continue to enhance our personal development through continuing education and team-building and continually up-grade the quality of the dentistry we provide.
For your convenience, we accept cash, personal checks, money orders and major credit cards. Payment is expected at the time services are performed. When more extensive dental care is necessary, financial arrangements can be made with our office.
As a service to our patients, our practice accepts most dental insurance programs, including non-managed care, indemnity (traditional) and PPO out-of-network. We are not part of any managed care network. Our accounting staff will prepare all the necessary forms for your dental benefits. However, we remind you that your specific policy is an agreement between you and your insurance company. Please keep in mind that you are responsible for your total obligation should your insurance benefits result in less coverage than anticipated. Our staff will gladly submit a pre-treatment estimate to your insurance company so that you will know what your benefits will be.
The fees charged for services rendered to those who are insured are the usual and customary fees charged to all our patients for similar services. Your policy may base its allowances on a fixed fee schedule, which may or may not coincide with our usual fees. You should be aware that different insurance companies vary greatly in the types of coverage available. Also, some companies take care of claims promptly while others delay payment for several months.
What To Expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.