Patient Resources: First Visit, Financial Information & Policies


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Patient Resources

Because dental care and orthodontic treatment are major investments, you can never have too much information about them. This section helps break down that information and prepare you for your future dental and orthodontic treatment.

Your First Visit

On your first visit to our Smyrna dental practice, you’ll be introduced to the whole team and shown around the office. At that time, you will fill out a Medical Health History form. If you would like to speed things along by filling this form out ahead of time, it is available for download here on our website. Next, you’ll receive a full oral exam by Dr. Smith and he will make the appropriate recommendations.

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Financial Information

Orthodontic treatment and dental care are significant commitments, in time and in money. We know that all of our patients come from different circumstances, and we have developed several ways for you to pay with minimal hassle. Don’t let finances get in the way of your smile. Learn about all of our options by checking out the Financial Information page!

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Appointment Policies

The success of your dental and orthodontic treatment comes down to your dedication. Proper oral hygiene, keeping your appointments, and active dental maintenance will be crucial to your treatment plan. Be sure to visit our Appointment Policies page to learn all about what you’ll need to do to ensure a seamless treatment.

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All About Braces

You have questions about your braces. Of course you do! You’ll be adding some new equipment to your mouth, and you want to be sure you’re maintaining it properly. Check out our All About Braces page to find the answers to all of your questions.

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Oral Hygiene

Good oral hygiene is imperative to the success of your dental or orthodontic treatment plan. A clean mouth and clean braces will go a long way to ensure your smile is beautiful for decades to come!

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Orthodontist or Dentist?

It is like comparing apples to oranges. Although, orthodontic work can be done by both dentists and orthodontists there is a big difference. Learn why you should visit an orthodontist when you or your loved ones are seeking a straighter smile. 

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Emergency Care

Dr. Smith is here in case of any orthodontic emergencies you may experience. Although rare, orthodontic emergencies can still happen. Click below to discover how we treat emergency situations, and even some temporary solutions you can create right at home!

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Frequently Asked Questions

You have plenty of questions about your braces and dental health, and we have plenty of answers! Discover the answers to some frequently asked questions about all things orthodontic and dental.

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Check out our blog to stay updated on all news about the latest advances in dental and orthodontic technology as well as current events related to the field!

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