Most patients who visit Thousand Oaks Oral Surgery receive an oral exam and consultation for the first time. This appointment helps us address your diagnosis and determine the suitable treatment plan that works best for you. A simple procedure may even be done on the same day, but most patients will need to visit our practice on another day for their operation.You can anticipate diagnostic images, such as X-rays and 3D scans, to be taken and examined during this appointment. If you have recent diagnostic models from your general dentist or referring specialist, please don’t forget to bring these with you to your initial appointment.You’ll also need the following items to go to your appointment:
Health and/or dental coverage information
Referral slip from your dentist or other referring specialist
List of prescriptions you are currently taking (heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.)
A valid driver’s license or different modes of identification
Payment form (credit card, checkbook, etc.)
If the patient treated at Thousand Oaks Oral Surgery is under 18, a parent or guardian must be around for this first appointment.Before surgery, some medical issues may be a cause for concern. Please notify us right away if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, artificial heart valves, joints, rheumatic fever, or any other condition. We want to ensure your safety and present the best course of treatment.Kindly arrive a few minutes early for your first appointment. This will provide you with enough time to check-in and finish any additional paperwork.If you have any inquiries or concerns about your initial appointment at Thousand Oaks Oral Surgery, please do not hesitate to contact our helpful staff. We are always happy to help.