In order to make your first visit as plesant as possible, we’ve put together this list of suggestions and frequently asked questions:
What Should I Expect?
Even though we are a multi-doctor practice, you will meet with and work with the same doctor throughout your course of treatment. We will review your dental health and medical history, and ask you a few questions to learn more about you and what you need.
What Should I Bring?
We encourage you to bring any recent medical and dental records to your first appointment, as well as insurance information so we can review benefits. It is also a good idea to bring any recent x-rays taken by another general dentist.
New Patient Forms
Completing your forms prior to your first visit will greatly reduce your waiting time. Please Download, Print, & Complete the 4 required (*) forms and bring them with you to your visit.
Your Dental Exam
All patients undergo a comprehensive dental exam with the general dentist during their first visit so we can determine the current state of your oral health and put together a personalized treatment plan. You will have many opportunities to ask questions and our goal will always be to create the healthiest smile!
More Frequently Asked Questions
Q: WHAT IS DENTISTRY?
Dentistry is the practice of diagnosing, treating, and preventing problems affecting a patient’s oral health. This includes treatment of the gums, teeth, and jaw. The St. Petersburg Dental center team of doctors and dental professionals serve patients with a range of modern dentistry treatments as a premier general dentist in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, FL.
Q: WHEN SHOULD I BE SEEING A DENTIST?
We encourage patients to come in for a dental checkup and teeth cleanings at least twice a year and more frequently if they are at risk or have developed gum disease. Frequent visits help us detect problems before they become too serious and can help you maintain a beautiful smile for life.
Q: WHAT IF I CAN’T AFFORD DENTAL TREATMENT?
When you are searching for a general dentist in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, FL, consider what your payment options are. We make dental treatment at our practice as affordable as possible with flexible payment options. We also accept most major insurance plans.
Q: DO YOU ACCEPT INSURANCE?
Yes! Just bring in your insurance card and other information during your visit and our staff will review coverage and benefits with you. We are a preferred provider for many popular insurance plans.
Q: WHAT MAKES YOUR PRACTICE DIFFERENT?
We have been serving patients from the same location since 1974, and we treat all of our patients like family! You can count on us for dental care from a compassionate and caring team of professionals with extensive experience in this industry. We use the latest techniques and technologies to ensure optimal results.
Q: WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING FOR A HEALTHY SMILE?
All patients need to be diligent with their brushing and flossing routine so that they can keep the gums and teeth free of bacteria and plaque buildup. We can also enhance your smile with customized cosmetic dentistry in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, FL.