Whatever the circumstances surrounding your first visit with a pediatric dentist there are certain courtesies that you should expect. The office staff has been trained to greet every patient and their parents in a reassuring manner. You will walk into a waiting area that has been designed and furnished with children in mind. There will be tables and chairs for reading or drawing and plenty of supplies to go around. There may also be videos, a television and maybe a play station. Some pediatric dentists go so far as to turn this space into a virtual Disney World atmosphere with all the favorite characters depicted.
These efforts are aimed at putting the children at ease and distracting their attention away from the actual dental procedure. A pediatric dental office knows to expect that sometimes a parent can’t avoid having to bring another sibling along to the appointment. The hands on, kid friendly amenities will be a welcome diversion while they wait.
You may have just moved to a new area. After considering the recommendations of friends or co-workers and choosing a pediatric dentist that seems to be the best fit for your family, be sure to visit the website for detailed information. You should find precise directions to the office complete with an outlined map. Look for the form that lets you download and fill in all the pertinent information that you will need to bring with you to the first appointment.
The new patient request document will ask for your child’s dental and medical history, your contact information, and insurance arrangements and your payment options. There should also be an opportunity for you to select the time of day that you would prefer for your appointment.
You should be able to get a good feel for the tone of the office by browsing the website. It should give you an insight as to the dedication of the dentist and his associates, how they connect with their patients and the services that they offer.
Visit dentist4kidz.net and learn everything you’ll need to know about Dr. Lewis and her staff, or call 303-367-1502.