The process of Oral Surgery always starts with a surgical consultation during which your diagnosis and treatment options will be explained. Your diagnosis, complexity of the planned procedure, medical history, and age… In some cases, your consultation and procedure can occur on the same day. This is also an opportunity for you to meet your doctor and ask any questions you may have.
Our office will need to gather information about your current and past oral and medical histories. We will gather information about medical conditions, current medications, past surgeries, allergies, and any adverse reactions to anesthesia.
Your general dentist may have sent x-rays to our office. Please request that your dentist forward your x-rays to our office. In some cases, your Oral Surgeon may need more advanced imaging prior to better plan your surgery. CT Scans provide three-dimensional images of the bones, teeth and soft tissue.
EXAMINATION & TREATMENT PLAN
During your visit, your Oral Surgeon will perform an examination of your mouth, teeth, gums and jaw. Your surgeon will also discuss: Options for Anesthesia, any risks and complications and recovery expectations.
SCHEDULING & PAYMENT OPTIONS
In addition to your Oral Surgeon discussing your planned procedure, you will also meet with a Treatment Coordination to discuss your s
LENGTH OF CONSULTATION
The length of your consultation will vary depending on your medical history, diagnosis and planned procedures. Typically, you can expect a consultation to take around 1 hour