706-546-7722      1165A Mitchell Bridge Road, Athens GA
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Your First Visit

What to Expect

Your first visit with us will be to get you established as a new patient. This will include a thorough examination of the following areas:

  • Detection of decay
  • Evaluation of periodontal (gum) health
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Bite analysis
  • TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint/jaw joint) health
  • Necessary radiographs (x-rays)
  • Discussion of your concerns related to your oral health, teeth and smile.

We try to schedule your new patient exam and your cleaning on the same day. When you call for your first appointment you will be asked a few questions in order for us to determine what type of appointment should be made in order to provide you with the highest quality care. Based on your dental history and personal needs. If you have any concerns or questions about your initial visit, please ask our staff. They can be reached by phone at 706-546-7722.

What to Bring With You

You'll need to bring the following items to your first appointment.

DENTAL INSURANCE CARD

PREVIOUS X-RAYS

If your previous dentist has taken x-rays, you may request that they forward them to our office or you can bring them to your appointment with you. If additional films are necessary, they can be taken at our facility.

Radiographs can be mailed or emailed. Our mailing address is

Bella Dentistry, 1165A Mitchell Bridge Rd, Athens, Ga 30606
and our email address is doctorbelladentistry.com

MEDICAL STATUS INFORMATION

Please bring a list of medications you are presently taking.

Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to performing dental procedures, or a condition that requires pre-medication with antibiotics prior to invasive procedures. To learn more about antibiotic pre-medication prior to dental treatment, please refer to the following American Heart Association Guidelines or contact our office to discuss any questions.