New Patients

Consultation Appointment/Patient Registration


Please BRING with you the following information at the time of your consultation: 1. Your surgical referral slip and any X-rays if applicable 2. A list of medications you are presently taking Also, to save time during your appointment, please fill out the following forms ONLINE: 1. Patient Information Form 2. Medical/Dental History 3. HIPAA Privacy Policy and Release of Information [Here is the HIPAA Policy for your review.] 4. Please Email us a FRONT AND BACK copy of your dental insurance card. Your first appointment at our office will be to review your condition and medical history. Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to surgery (e.g.diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are currently taking any medication (e.g. heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, Fosamax, Actonel, etc.). Based on your physical condition, treatment options and anesthesia options will be presented. Your surgical appointment and necessary prescriptions as well as preoperative and postoperative instructions will be given at that time. Only occasionally will actual surgery be performed on the day of consultation. Please allow 30-60 minutes for your consultation. Important: All patients under the age of 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at the consultation visit.




Scheduling


Schedule your consultation appointment online or call us at 410-337-7755 to schedule. Our practice is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm. We will schedule your appointment as promptly as possible. If you have pain or an emergency situation, every attempt will be made to see you that day. Generally surgical appointments are made in the morning. The afternoon appointments are for consultations, post-operative visits and emergencies. Consultation visits require approximately half to one hour. We try our best to stay on schedule to minimize your waiting. Due to the fact that our practice provides surgical services, various circumstances may lengthen the time allocated for a procedure. Emergency cases can also arise and cause delays. We appreciate your understanding and patience.




X-Rays


If your dentist or physician has taken x-rays, you may request that they forward them to our office. If there is not enough time, please pick them up and bring them to our office. If additional films are necessary, they can be taken at our facility.




Anesthesia Preparation


A preoperative consultation and physical examination is mandatory for patients undergoing IV anesthesia for surgery.