Your First Visit - Patricia J. Drilling, DDS
When you arrive for your first visit with Dr. Drilling, please be prepared to complete all new patient forms that will allow us to begin your dental treatment. We will ask you to fill out several forms that will get you acquainted with our office.
We take pride in making your dental experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible. We will thoroughly present treatment options, fully explain our procedures and provide customized instructions for you to maintain your oral health. It is our goal to have you feel secure in the treatment of your dental needs.
We use the latest techniques to assure you are comfortable during each procedure. These options will be discussed with you during the treatment planning consultation.
We also consistently apply state-of-the-art sterilization and disinfection techniques to provide patients with maximum protection. Throughout the day, we continuously and thoroughly sterilize our equipment for your protection. Before and after each patient appointment, all treatment surfaces and all instrument and equipment used (e.g., countertops, chair surfaces, lights, X-ray machines and trays) are disinfected or sterilized using the most effective and safest products available. Staff members use masks, safety glasses and new gloves for each patient. All staff members are trained annually in proper patient protection procedures.
Our friendly and courteous staff will offer you a tour of our office and answer any questions you may have. To help accommodate your busy schedule, we provide appointments from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.