Your First Dental Visit

Understanding Your First Dental Experience

To Reston dentist, Dr. Wayne Myles your comfort and safety are important to us, and we want you to feel welcome from the moment you step into our office. We understand that your first dental experience with a new dentist can be intimidating; rest assured, we will do everything that we can to help you feel comfortable every step of the way. The following set of guidelines will help guarantee that you are fully prepared for your first visit, so you can confidently move forward with your dental care.

How to Prepare?

We believe that patients can get the most out of their dental care when they are well-prepared and well-educated. Properly preparing for your initial consultation will ensure that the appointment runs smoothly, all of your questions and concerns are addressed, and that there will be no unwelcome surprises. Before visiting us, there are several things you can do that will enable you to take full advantage of your time in our office. This includes:

  • Gather your health records and medical history information
  • Verify your insurance coverage
  • Prepare a list of questions to ask during your appointment
  • Consider the topics you would like to discuss with Dr. Myles, including your personal goals

Our smile specialists, who we consider to be a dream team, discuss the many ways they preserve and promote the health of patients' smiles. From performing deep cleanings to educating individuals about improve oral hygiene, our staff works with patients to help them feel comfortable, cared for, and cared about.

What to Expect?

At Smiles by Myles, Northern Virginia Dentist Wayne Myles ensures every patient will have a quality and enjoyable experience during his or her visit to our practice. From friendly reminders about your upcoming appointment to an encouraging word or embrace during your visit, our smile specialists go above and beyond to show you how much they care.

Your first trip to the dentist is an opportunity not only to receive superlative dental care, but to get to know Dr. Myles and his staff. We want our patients to view their dental care as an experience, not a simple exchange of services, and encourage you to ask questions, and feel at ease.

During your first dental appointment, Dr. Myles will take the time to discuss your specific oral health goals, as well as address any questions or concerns you may have regarding dental treatment. It is important to be honest and open about your questions and concerns in order to allow Dr. Myles to provide dental care that will suit your needs and wants. He will also review your dental health records and perform a thorough oral examination. This may include a full set of X-rays, and will help him get an accurate idea of your oral health, in order to begin planning adequate dental care.

After this initial examination, Dr. Myles will discuss all of your dental treatment options, as well as the risks and benefits of each, so that you can make an informed decision regarding your oral health. By working together, you and Dr. Myles can create an effective, customized treatment plan that will help you obtain optimal oral health and a beautiful smile. We ask that you schedule your first dental visit at a time that is convenient for you, so we can devote ample time to your dental care.

Payment Information

It is important to contact your insurance company and verify your dental coverage prior to your dental appointment. Our friendly staff can assist you with any payment-related questions, but cannot speak to your specific health care plan. In the event that your desired treatment is not covered by your insurance company, we offer several financing options including CareCredit™ and structured payment plans. Understanding your coverage prior to your dental appointment will help you make treatment decisions that best suit your individual situation.

Contact Us Today

At the dental practice of Dr. Wayne Myles we want all of our patients, new and established, to feel comfortable with their dental care. If you have any questions or concerns about your first appointment, a member of our friendly office staff would be happy to assist you. Take the first step in achieving your ideal oral health by contacting us at (703) 925-0800 or schedule an appointment online today.