Your First Visit

Your First Visit to Dentist of Bixby Knolls

Your first visit with your North Long Beach dentist allows you to get to know our team. It also allows us to get to know you and learn about your wants and needs.

From day one, our team will work hard to make you feel comfortable and earn your trust. We will take the time to listen to all your needs, wants, questions, and concerns. Our goal is to help you feel confident in our diagnoses and treatment planning.

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Get to Know Your North Long Beach Dental Team

When you walk into our clean contemporary dental office, you’ll be greeted with a warm smile from our friendly team. Our team will ensure we have all the information we need for your records and Drs. Hamid and Omid to understand your dental needs.

One of our dental assistants will then show you into one of our state-of-the-art yet comfortable exam rooms, where you’ll meet your Bixby Knolls dentist.

Dr. Omid or Dr. Hamid will then discuss your health and dental history forms with you.

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Your Dental Paperwork

When you schedule a new patient appointment with Dentist of Bixby Knolls, we’ll direct you to our website, where you can access our new patient forms. Once you fill them out, you can bring them with you to your appointment.

During your first visit with us, your dentist will review your paperwork and, if necessary, ask questions about your health and dental history. Reviewing your forms and asking these questions helps us to get to know you better so we can provide you with the best care possible.

Patient Forms

Your Questions, Concerns, and Dental Goals

At Dentist of Bixby Knolls, we work as a team – and you are an integral part of our team. We want to know how you feel about your smile, your dental concerns, and what you’d like us to address.

During your visit, we’ll take the time to listen carefully to what you say so we can best serve your needs.

Your Comprehensive
Oral Evaluation

The next step of your first appointment is the oral examination. During the exam, your dentist will take x-rays and perform an oral evaluation to check your:

  • Teeth
  • Hard and soft palates
  • Gums
  • Lips and cheeks
  • Tongue
  • Jaw joints

They’ll look for signs of:

  • Gum disease
  • Decay
  • Enamel wear
  • Oral cancer
  • Gum recession
  • Bruxism
  • Cracked teeth
  • TMJ disorder
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Your Custom Treatment Plan

Based on the oral evaluation and x-rays (as well as your input), your Bixby Knolls dentist will create your custom treatment plans. The plan is comprehensive in that it addresses your preventative needs (regular cleanings and exams), restorative needs (fillings and crowns), and cosmetic goals (teeth whitening and veneers).

Your Consultation with Our Front Office Team

The final step of your first appointment with Dentist of Bixby Knolls is to chat with our front office team. Our team will discuss your insurance benefits and how to utilize them fully. They’ll also provide you with an accurate estimate of costs and discuss payment plans and outside financing options.

It’s Time
to Get Started

Our team is so excited to meet you and your family, and we can’t wait to meet and exceed your expectations. We want to help you feel confident when investing in dental care and comfortable when visiting our office. We urge you to ask questions whenever they arise so we can address your needs and provide you and your loved ones with exceptional dental care.

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We Can’t Wait to Serve All Your Dental Needs

Contact us today at (562) 287-5175 to schedule your new patient appointment.