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Patient Information

First Visit

We welcome you to our family dental practice!  Many of our patients have been with us for 20 years or more and have become more like family and friends to us.   We enjoy what we do and it shows!  We receive many compliments for our ability to provide patients with comfort and with exceptional dentistry. 

We want every dental appointment to be a great experience for you, beginning with your first visit!

Contact us to schedule your first visit to our office.  Your first appointment might include one of the following reasons:

1.  Dental Emergency Treatment-  Call to schedule treatment needed as soon as possible.

2.  Consultation (complimentary)-  Tour our office, meet our staff, and spend a brief visit with Dr. Bruce Nelson for a few questions about your dental health, at no cost to you.        
3.  Comprehensive exam and diagnosis-  Receive a complete exam, diagnosis and treatment summary.

Schedule your first visit here!

What to Expect

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment and plan to spend between 60-90 minutes in our office so we can take x-rays and perform a comprehensive oral exam to determine what services you may need.  Your examination will check for signs of:

  • Tooth decay

  • Periodontal (gum) disease

  • Bone loss

  • Oral cancer

  • TMJ and Orthodontic concerns

Your Treatment Plan

Based on the clinical findings from your initial examination, Dr. Bruce Nelson will personalize a treatment plan for the care you need, including the type of cleaning or periodontal therapy that is right for you. Your dental team will review your treatment plan options, provide information for home care and for any additional follow-up procedures that you may need.

What to Bring

Please bring:

  • Dental insurance card and information

  • Photo ID

  • Completed new patient forms  (DOWNLOAD FORMS HERE)

  • Medical history information and medication list

  • Any questions you may have and share any symptoms with us so we may catch any problems early.

New Patient Forms

We make it easy to get started. Please download and complete the forms below and bring them with you to your first visit. If you are unable to complete the forms prior to your visit, plan to arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment. 

Dental Insurance and Financial Policy information here.

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