A typical visit to an endodontist begins with completing paperwork, which includes your medical history and consent forms. Our patient pre-registration enables more efficient processing. It is advisable to bring a list of all the medications (over-the-counter and prescription) that you regularly/have taken within the past month. Once all forms are complete, an assistant will review and chart your chief complaint, referring dentist’s information and history of the tooth pain before taking x-rays of your teeth.
Once your first set of X-rays are complete, we will review your paperwork and evaluate your symptoms prior to testing the tooth in question along with adjacent teeth. After the tests are complete, a diagnosis will be given to determine the best treatment care and prognosis. We will make you aware of the benefits, options and risks involved in order for you to understand how endodontic treatment can relieve your pain and save your tooth. Possible post-treatment decisions such as a crown on the treated tooth also will be addressed.
If you decide to receive treatment, the procedure may start immediately. Before treatment begins, you will receive local anesthesia to numb any sensations you may feel during the procedure. If the procedure is unable to be completed within one visit, medicine may be placed inside the tooth between appointments.
Once your procedure is complete, more X-rays are taken to track the success of the treatment. You will be provided with review sheets that include your post-operation instructions and what to expect over the next few days.
Be sure to contact our office if you have any questions or concerns regarding your treatment.
We realize that visiting a dental office isn’t always a priority. We take pride in making your dental visits with us as comfortable and personalized as possible! If you’re visiting because of a dental emergency, we may alter the following process, but in general, you should expect:
The moment you step inside our office, we’ll be there to welcome you! Our front office staff loves building close relationships with our patients, and we’re excited to bring you into our dental family.
You’ll be introduced to the team members who’ll be here to provide you with friendly dental care every time you visit our New York, NY dental office. It’s perfectly all right if you don’t remember the names of our staff, but we make a point to remember yours!
We’ll show you around our office so you can become familiar with where the exam rooms, restrooms, and exits are. We also do our best to provide attentive care, so you’ll rarely be left alone during your appointment.
The next step of your appointment is a personalized consultation with our dentist. This is the ideal time to discuss any dental issues you may be experiencing with our experienced endodontists.
Fee information will be given prior to any rendered services. We participate with some plans and accept assignment from others. We assure those patients who do not have insurance coverage that our fees do not exceed what is considered to be usual, customary and reasonable for any service that is rendered, as stipulated by indemnity insurance plans. For your convenience we accept personal checks, American Express, Visa, Master Card, and Discover charge cards. We typically send all insurance claims electronically to help expedite payments.
Our team wants to ensure that all our patients can afford to have healthy smiles for life. We accept many dental insurance plans and are here to help you maximize your benefits. We also partner with third-party dental financing companies that provide low monthly payment plans for costly procedures if you don’t have dental insurance. We’ll help make sure that your dental care is affordable.
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