Many people may need general or cosmetic dental work performed, but are afraid to start the ball rolling for fear of the unknown. That’s why it is so important to set up a consultation and treatment planning appointment with your dental professional. Patients may feel like their fate is solely in the hands of the dentist or periodontist who will perform the procedure without providing any knowledge or encouraging input as to what can or will be performed. But that just isn’t the case. There are many treatment options available today that your dentist is happy to discuss with you before getting started.
Depending on the issue at hand, there may be an optimal treatment that your dental professional will want to discuss. Other issues may have an array of treatment options, all that will meet your objectives satisfactorily, but may differ in recovery time, longevity, or even cost. An initial consultation is the perfect time to discuss your options, understand what the procedure(s) will entail, and discuss a plan to accomplish your goal.
You may know someone close to you that has either been in pain or has been discontent with the look of their smile for some time now. You’ve wondered why they haven’t yet “just gone to the dentist” and taken care of the problem. Many patients are concerned that the end result may not be worth the anticipated pain and inconvenience of the procedure that must lie ahead. But with today’s advanced technology, much of the time there is more than one treatment option that will be just right for you and most likely won’t be as painful or inconvenient as perceived. Modern dentistry can allow for more alternatives, less pain and some quicker recovery periods. During your initial visit, a dental hygienist will examine your gums and overall oral health to help with treatment planning to best suit your needs. Your doctor will be happy to walk you through the process of your treatment during a consultation, alleviating the stress and worry that were previously holding you back from enjoying a healthy and beautiful set of teeth.
At Gentle Dental, you will be put at ease upon entering the office, where our professional staff is dedicated to providing a relaxing and enjoyable dental experience. Our philosophy has always been grounded on our desire to provide exceptional dental treatment that is as gentle as it is effective. Your initial visit starts with a consultation, together with one of our highly respected and reputable dentists. Our staff is not only extremely knowledgeable, but we will listen to your needs and concerns and explain your treatment options in a thoughtful manner. We understand that patient satisfaction stems not only from a procedure done exceptionally well, but also from caring, empathy and a commitment to working together with the patient to address your concerns.