First Visit

Your First Visit WIth Our Middletown, Hockessin and Wilmington, DE Dentists

Dental Associates of Delaware provides premier dental services including general, cosmetic, and implant dentistry to name a few. We pride ourselves on providing quality care and treatment to every patient in Wilmington, Middletown and Hockessin, Delaware. Every child, teen or adult that comes into our offices is greeted with a smile and a warm hello from one of our friendly team members. Your first visit at one of our practices should be a pleasant experience. In order to do so, Dental Associates of Delaware likes to be sure you are well informed of what to expect during your initial visit at our offices. Learn more about your first visit, what to bring, and our open communication policy.

What to Expect at Your First Visit

At Dental Associates of Delaware our objective is to get to know you better, to become familiar with your past dental experiences and to establish a treatment plan that will best meet your current needs. When you arrive for your first visit, please be prepared to complete all health and insurance information forms.

Additionally, please assist us by providing the following information:

  • Any dental images taken within the past six months.
  • If you have dental insurance, please bring your insurance card. This will enable us to assist you in utilizing your benefits.

Comprehensive Exam

Your initial exam will last approximately one hour, as your doctor at Dental Associates of Delaware will do a comprehensive evaluation of your medical history. Generally digital images of your teeth will be taken, allowing your doctor to examine your mouth for tooth decay, periodontal problems, jaw problems and any signs of oral cancer. These diagnostic records will help your doctor provide an evaluation outlining any existing dental problems and a proposed treatment.

Open Communication

At Dental Associates of Delaware we believe that good dental care begins with open communication. We promise to speak candidly with you about our diagnosis and recommendations, any alternative treatments, and any symptoms present that may require treatment from a specialist. Working together, we can achieve a true partnership, with one common goal – keeping your smile beautiful and your teeth, gums and mouth healthy! We encourage you to ask any questions that may arise and we will be happy to address them. Some common questions that occur during first visits include: 

  • How long will treatment take?
  • How often should I visit my dentist?
  • Will my insurance be accepted at Dental Associates of Delaware?
  • What cosmetic dentistry services are available?
  • Who should I contact for emergency care?

If you have any questions or concerns prior to your first visit, please feel free to contact us and we would be happy to help you in any was possible.

Schedule Your First Appointment Today!

Thank you for visiting the website of Dental Associates of Delaware located in Wilmington, Middletown and Hockessin, DE. We believe that every patient deserves quality treatment and a smile that will last a lifetime. If you would like to schedule your first visit at one of our offices, please contact us at 302-477-4900 for the Brandywine office, 302-378-8600 for the Middletown office, and 302-239-5917 for the Hockessin office. We appreciate your business and look forward to your first visit soon!