What Can You Expect?
You will discuss your periodontal health and any goals you might have for dental health improvement with Dr. Long. He will review your medical and dental history with you and perform an examination. The exam will assess the health of your teeth, gums, and bone and will also include an oral cancer screening.
After your examination, Dr. Long will identify areas of concern and outline treatment options for you. During this consultation, you are encouraged to ask any questions you may have about treatment benefits, recovery and cost. Patients under the age of 16 must have a parent or guardian present to discuss treatment.
Don’t Worry, We Are Here For You
If you have any questions or need any help, we are here to guide you to your dream smile.
If you have any questions about what you need to bring with you, do not hesitate to contact our office. If you have not yet scheduled your visit with Hollyburn Centre Periodontics & Implants in West Vancouver, BC, please call the office now to schedule a convenient appointment for your first visit to Dr. Long.
Thank you for choosing Hollyburn Centre Periodontics & Implants. We want to reassure you that you have chosen a team of professionals that are dedicated to improving and maintaining the health of your smile. We are also focused on your comfort. Dr. Christopher Long and his friendly staff want to make your first visit, and every visit, is a great one. There are a few things you can do to help us serve you better:
- Do not forget your identification and insurance cards
- Be ready to fill out a new patient form with personal information and a brief dental history.
- Bring a list of current medications and/or supplements
- Referral paperwork or x-rays, if you have been referred by your general dentist
- Let us know ahead of time if you have a serious medical issue that would affect treatment
What to expect at the initial consultation?
Upon arrival, we will ask you to fill out a thorough medical history. Please bring a list of medication you are taking. If you have an existing medical condition and require pre-medication prior to your visit, please advise us prior to your initial appointment. Dr. Long will do a thorough oral examination. After reviewing your area of concern, we will provide you with a treatment plan estimate prior to your departure. Your initial visit will be an hour in length.
Preparing for surgery
Please wear comfortable clothing. Dr. Long will provide you with a prescription at the end of your appointment. Post op instructions will be provided. Alternatively, you may print the post of instructions here.