Your First Dental Appointment

Finding a new dental office can often be a challenge. Fortunately, Virginia Parkway Dental Care in McKinney, Texas can satisfy all your dental needs. The following will provide you with a detailed guide outlining what to expect from your first visit to our dental office.

Paper Work

You have the option of completing the following new patient paperwork prior to your first appointment to ensure an expedient visit. Click the following link to download our new patient forms:

New Patient Form

Comprehensive Exam

Dr. Marshall has the opportunity to perform a comprehensive exam on all first-time patients ensuring that you get the care you deserve. This includes a thorough examination of your teeth and gums. The more details you provide, the easier it will be for Dr. Marshall evaluate your situation. 

X-Ray

X-rays are a way of diagnosing problems that are not easily visible. These include tooth decay, abscesses, impacted teeth and jawbone damage. The details x-rays provide could make all the difference for your overall oral hygiene. Dr. Marshall may also recommend a panoramic radiograph. The dental imaging technique provides a complete visual of your jaws, which helps in pinpointing any damage that tooth decay may have caused to the bone.

Treatment Plan

Once the comprehensive exam and x-rays are complete, Dr. Marshall will provide you with solutions to your dental problems. Through a comprehensive treatment plan, we can resolve the problems that are adversely affecting your oral hygiene. Since each treatment plan is developed based on your specific needs, it is imperative that you are clear about your expectations from the start.

Guidelines for Your First Visit to Our Dentist

Our dentist’s goal is to ensure good oral hygiene and a beautiful smile.With pearly white teeth, your self-esteem and confidence increases. Therefore, going to our dentist every few months is highly recommended.

For those going to our dentist for the first time, following the tips below will ensure a smooth first visit. 

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Smile Reminders

It can be easy to forget when you scheduled a dental appointment but now we will remind you with a "Smile Reminder" via email or text message, and even provide driving directions if it's your initial visit. Just click on the link below to let us know how you'd like to be contacted. We'll do the rest!

Smile Reminder Consent Form

Download the release of records consent form.

Records Release Form

Regular visits to your dentist are vital to obtain optimal oral health. Take the first step in achieving a healthy, beautiful smile is by scheduling a new patient appointment at Virginia Parkway Dental Care in McKinney, Texas. Contact our dental office today by calling 972-540-2800. Dr. Marshall and our team are here for all of your dental needs!