What to Expect During Your First Visit to Southwest Virginia OMS
During your initial appointment, Dr. Scroggins will perform before any treatment is rendered. The exam will review your medical history, reading any x-rays and a complete oral exam. If imaging is needed, it may be done at this time. From this information, Dr. Scroggins will then be able to determine your diagnosis and develop treatment options and then a treatment plan.
Depending on the complexity of your case, you may qualify to have your procedure completed during the same visit. More complex cases or patients with medical history concerns will require additional preparation and planning prior to treatment.
Be prepared for your first appointment by bringing the following:
- Your surgical referral slip and any x-rays if applicable. If your dentist has taken x-rays, it is beneficial to request that they forward them by email or traditional mail to our office. You may pick them up and bring them with you.
- Bring a current list of your medications. This list should include any and all medications including aspirin and vitamins.
- If you have medical or dental insurance, bring your insurance cards and completed forms. This will save you time and allow us to help you process any claims.
- Complete this form and bring it to your visit – patient medical history.
IMPORTANT: All patients under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.