New Patient Exam in McKinney TX
Dr. Prida at Stonelodge Dental is dedicated to delivering a thorough diagnosis and detailed treatment plans for all of his patients during the new patient exam. Your comfort is important and he encourages you to ask questions. He communicates your dental needs and answers questions in a way that's easy to understand. Dr. Prida wants you to receive the best care possible in a safe and comfortable atmosphere.
Your New Patient Exam Will Include the Following
- We take low-radiation digital X-rays to identify abnormalities of the bones and teeth.
- Dr. Prida will examine your teeth for health, condition and issues.
- Periodontal (gum) exam will be performed checking for early signs of gum disease.
- Oral cancer screening is performed to check all soft tissues of your mouth for any signs of oral cancer.
- The doctor will check for a misaligned bite called a malocclusion.
- Orthodontic screening to check your teeth alignment.
- TMJ screening to check your TMJ (jaw joint) for any signs of misalignment.
Initial Comprehensive Exam and X-Rays
When you visit our office, our staff will welcome you and make sure you are at ease. During your first visit, you will receive a thorough new patient exam, discuss your medical history and then assess your dental goals and oral condition. Next, and take x-rays and/or panoramic radiographs, and examine your teeth, gums, and mouth. The panoramic radiographs helps your dentist view unerupted or impacted teeth, as well as sinus conditions, and can detect fractures in the jaw. When the exam is complete, the doctor will talk with you about any oral issues that were discovered in the new patient exam and explain all of your dental treatment options.
Personal Treatment Plan
Dr. Prida will discuss the your personal comprehensive dental treatment plan. and welcomes questions. Your treatment plan is designed to prevent small issues from getting big issues that are more expensive to treat and identify any other issues that could impact your long-term oral health.
After you've talked with Dr. Prida, the office manager will answer any questions or concerns you might have, including the payment options available and how your dental insurance works. You always have the final say in your treatment Schedule your appointment today.
Ernesto Prida, DDS
Cosmetic Dentist and General Dentist located in McKinney, TX
A new patient exam is an important step for any dental patient. When you meet Dr. Prida to talk about your medical history and he will examine your teeth, gums, and mouth, and take x-rays and/or panoramic radiographs. Each new patient relationship often starts with an initial exam so your dental team can understand your needs and concerns first, then tailor your hygiene treatment to you. This way, you'll get the most out of your cleaning appointments and the time and attention you deserve. Come visit Dr. Prida and get examined today.