As you sit down in the dentist's chair, you know the question is coming: “Have you been flossing your teeth regularly?” However, it's not just something your dentist or hygienist asks to make you feel guilty – flossing your teeth is extremely important to maintaining good dental health for a number of reasons. Flossing keeps your breath fresher! Dental plaque is one of the causes of halitosis (bad breath), and if it’s left between your teeth, it will generate a bad smell in your mouth. This odor comes from the metabolism of the bacteria contained in plaque. Bad breath can…
At Lifetime Dental, we provide excellent dental care for every member of your family, even the smallest ones! Although some parents assume that because baby teeth will eventually fall out there’s little point in having them examined by a dentist, that’s a big mistake. Even though you can’t see them, your child’s permanent teeth are developing under his/her baby teeth, and it’s important to have a dentist check to make sure that everything is developing properly. Ideally, your child should go to the dentist by his/her first birthday, but it’s generally fine to wait a few months after that. Putting…
If you prefer not to complete the patient forms by yourself, someone at Lifetime Dental Care will assist you with the review and completion of any documents needed. There are a few things you will need to have on hand when you come in for the first time.
Any Previous Medical History
Enlisted Previous Numbers
Discussion with Parents
Make sure you are feeling good
Have someone with you
Paper work is usually a part of every dental visit. You have a busy life, and we know that your time is valuable. In order for you to streamline your visit with us, we happily provide you with these patient forms that you can print at home and fill out when it’s most convenient for you.