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First Visit - East Lyme, CT

Expect Comfortable, Quality Dental Visits

Welcome to Your New Dental Home!

Our team is excited to begin providing experienced and comfortable dental care for you! With a goal to help you achieve and maintain great oral health, we offer a comprehensive range of services and treatments conveniently in our office. Our dentists have decades of experience in general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry and utilize advanced dental technology to ensure predictable and efficient care.

We work diligently to create a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere for all our patients, especially those who have dental anxiety, and offer sedation services as needed. We truly provide a great dental experience for our patients—one that helps you achieve your dream smile with affordable treatments tailored to your needs. Our team encourages you to read more about what you can expect at your first visit with our dentist in East Lyme, CT, then reserve your appointment with us!

New Patient Packet:

What to Expect at Your First Visit

Our team understands that visiting a dental office isn’t always a priority and can bring up bad memories. We do our best to make your dental visits with us as comfortable and personalized as possible! If your visit is due to a dental emergency, we may modify the following process, but in general, you can expect:

Warm Welcome

The moment you step inside our office, we’ll be here to welcome you! Our front office staff loves building close relationships with our patients, and we are excited to bring you into our dental family.
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Meet the Team

You’ll be introduced to our team members who will be here to provide you with friendly dental care every time you visit our office. It’s perfectly alright if you don’t remember the names of our staff, but we make it a point to remember yours!
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Office Tour

We’ll show you around our office so you can become familiar with where the exam rooms, bathroom, and exits are. However, we do our best to provide attentive care so you’ll rarely be left alone during your appointment unless necessary.
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Consultation

The next step of your appointment is a consultation with one of our dentists. This is the perfect time to discuss what you do and don’t like about your smile as well as any dental problems you may be experiencing.
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CBCT Scans

An important part of your first visit is x-rays using our cone beam CT imaging. These provide an in-depth view of your oral structures and the high-resolution images make it possible for our dentists to spot small cracks, cavities, and other problems with your teeth.
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Examination

One of our dentists will complete a thorough oral examination of your tissues, gums, bone, and teeth. We’ll check for decay, disease, and infection, and complete an oral cancer screening.
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Hygiene Cleaning

Finally, we’ll complete a dental hygiene cleaning. Our hygienist will remove plaque and tartar buildup from your teeth, carefully floss each tooth, then polish your teeth with a gritty toothpaste.
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Complimentary Gifts

You’ll always leave our office with a gift bag of items, including floss or floss-ups, toothpaste, and a new toothbrush. Now you can enjoy your newly cleaned teeth and maintain proper oral health until your next visit!
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Making Your Dental Care Affordable

Our team wants to ensure that all our patients can afford to have healthy smiles for life. We accept many dental insurance plans and are here to help you maximize your benefits. We also partner with a third-party dental financing company, CareCredit®, that provides low monthly payment plans for those without insurance and for costly procedures. We’ll help make sure that our dental care is affordable for you and your family!

Ready to visit our office?

Reserve your first appointment today!