If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, you may be wondering what to expect and what you should to do ensure a smooth visit. Here are a few things that you need to know before going to the Alexandria family dentistry of Dr. Paul Gibberman the next time around.
X-Rays and Consult are Standard for the First Visit
When you first visit your family dentist after a while, you should expect that the majority of the visit will be a general examination of your teeth, a set of X-rays and a consultation. Depending on your issues you may also have a cleaning done at that appointment. The dentist will evaluate your case based on all of these factors and make suggestions for how to improve your smile.
Bring Your Insurance Information
When you visit Alexandria family dentistry of Dr. Gibberman, make sure that you bring your insurance card and any additional information that you think the office might need to bill your insurance company. You can find a complete list of the insurance companies accepted by Dr. Gibberman at http://www.gibbermandental.com/gibberman-dental.html. It’s a good idea to arrive about 15 minutes early so that you can fill out new patient paperwork (which can also be downloaded on the practice’s website in advance). Keep in mind that the office also offers flexible payment plans—just ask a staff member at your first visit.
At your Alexandria family dentist office, we encourage our patients to ask questions about their oral health. Write down a list of questions or concerns before heading into our office. This includes any oral problems you may be experiencing or anything you want to know about keeping your mouth healthy. Writing down your questions may sound silly, but you do not want to forget anything the day of your visit.
Visit Your Alexandria Family Dentist
Make time to schedule a visit to the Alexandria family dentistry of Dr. Gibberman today—the earlier you set your first appointment the better. You can set a date with a receptionist by calling (703) 823-6616 or visiting http://www.gibbermandental.com to request a convenient time online.