First Visit

Your initial appointment will consist of:
1. Reviewing your medical and dental history
2. Series of diagnostic digital radiographs. X-rays are taken to provide a detailed radiographic view of your teeth and bone condition.
3. Oral Cancer screening: thorough examination of the insides of your cheeks, your gums, the sides, top, and bottom of your tongue, the roof and back of your mouth for normal and abnormal sores or lesions.
4. Complete periodontal (Gum) examination: Gums and bone surrounding your teeth will be evaluated for signs of hidden gum disease.
5. Comprehensive dental evaluation is recorded in your tooth chart showing your existing and needed dental work.
6. Verbal and written educational materials are provided based on your dental needs.
7. Clarifying your concerns, desires, and expectations. Getting to know you better is our primary goal as every individual has different wants, cares, and desires.
8. Thorough examination for tooth decay, abscesses, loose teeth, bite and any abnormalities.
9. TMJ analysis of your jaw, joints, facial muscles, and teeth.
10. After your examination, Dr. Daftarian will review her findings, discuss her treatment recommendations and sequence, give you a customized treatment plan, and answer all of your questions.
11. A treatment plan will be discussed with you in detail including all insurance estimates and fees.
Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:
  • A list of medications you are presently taking.
  • If you have medical or dental insurance, bring the necessary completed forms. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.

IMPORTANT: A parent or guardian must accompany all patients under 18 at the consultation visit.

Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to surgery (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are on any medication (i.e. heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.) or require medication prior to dental cleanings (i.e antibiotics, for pre-med.)