Your initial appointment will consist of a consultation with Dr. Rotas or Dr. Martin. After your exam, the doctor will explain your diagnosis and go over your treatment options. This appointment will also review risks, benefits, options and any alternatives to proposed surgical treatment. Dr. Rotas or Dr. Martin will also review anesthetic options for any proposed surgery. Occasionally, your surgery can be performed the same day as the consultation. Usually treatment is done at a second appointment.
We ask most patients to fill out pertinent demographic information, medical history information, and current medications being taken via our online form. Click on link here to fill out this PATIENT REGISTRATION FORM and submit. This can be filled in at our office if you don’t have access online, but your appointment may take a little longer as the information listed above needs to be gathered prior to the doctor examining you.
If your current dentist or physician has taken x-rays/radiographs regarding area(s) of concern, you may request that they forward them to our office. These can best be sent in via email to: [email protected]. They may also be sent via regular mail or on a CD through the mail. Please note x-ray/radiographs sent by any method need to have the date radiograph was taken and the correct patients name on the x-ray or radiograph. If x-rays/radiographs we receive are not diagnostic, outdated or of poor quality, we can take an X-ray or radiograph at our office. Our office has a Galileos 3D Cone Beam scanner to optimize treatment planning. This state of the art machine helps in the diagnosis and treatment of many oral conditions.
Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:
- Filled out PATIENT REGISTRATION FORM as listed above best submitted online prior to your appointment.
- Your surgical referral slip and any x-rays/radiographs if applicable-best sent to us prior to your appointment.
- A list of ALL medications you are presently taking. This includes over the counter medications and any supplements you are taking. If you are on Coumadin or Warfarin please try and have latest INR value/number from your MD as well as the date this test was done.
- Name and phone number of primary care MD
- If a Kaiser member, your medical record number would be helpful
- If you have medical or dental insurance, bring the necessary completed forms. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.
- If under 18, you will need a parent or legal guardian at consultation appointment.