Your first appointment will give you the opportunity to meet with Dr. Ortega and the staff. Then a complete examination and consultation will be provided, including X-rays and an Oral Cancer examination.
Your first visit includes medical history, dental history, and issues that could adversely affect your dental care are thoroughly reviewed.
A physical evaluation of the oral cavity and review of radiographs provided will be performed and each image will be discussed with you. Positive as well as negative findings are will be identified and discussed.
Treatment options will be presented where appropriate for your input and involvement. We will tailor a complete treatment plan for you. Once you have made treatment decisions, the office will provide an estimate of cost and review insurance coverage. We are always glad to help with all aspects of insurance issues.
Upon acceptance of the recommended treatment, the staff will work with you to schedule an appointment for the specific procedures.
HIGH SIERRA DENTAL CARE, Dr. Mireya Ortega
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