Consultation Specialist

Glad Dental P.C.

Dentists located in Bronx, NY

The first step in getting the best in dental treatment is to schedule a dental consultation. Dr. Yakobashvili welcomes new patients at Glad Dental P.C., located in the Bronx, New York, for dental consultations.

Consultation Q & A

What is a dental consultation?

A dental consultation is a scheduled appointment with a dental professional where you discuss your needs and expectations. During a consultation, you can learn more about the high-quality services and advanced technology offered at Glad Dental P.C. At this appointment, you can also discuss costs and your options for payment and financing. After a dental consultation, if you decide to become a patient, a new patient examination can be done to establish your dental needs for optimal oral health.

What is a new patient exam?

As a new patient, you receive a comprehensive exam to establish what your oral health, dental, and cosmetic goals are. This exam gives Dr. Yakobashvili a complete picture of your dental and overall health and also helps him to better understand your oral health status, and what treatments may or may not be effective for you.

Your exam may include the following:

  • Checking your head and neck for any signs of problems
  • An oral cancer screening exam
  • Looking for signs of gum disease
  • Checking for proper TMJ function
  • Taking photos of your mouth and teeth
  • Establishing your current and past medical history
  • Evaluating your overall health and oral hygiene
  • Evaluating your risk of tooth decay, root decay, and gum or bone disease
  • Check your bite and jaw for problems
  • Removing any stains or deposits on your teeth
  • Demonstrating proper cleaning techniques for your teeth or dentures
  • Assessing your need for fluoride
  • Taking dental X-rays or, if necessary, do other diagnostic procedures

What are the benefits of a dental consultation?

The benefits of a dental consultation are:

• Ensure optimum dental health is achieved
• Ensure dental problems are addressed as soon as possible
• Recommend the best form of dental treatment and management
• Assess a person’s eligibility for surgery or other forms of treatment
• Monitor the progress of the treatment, modifying it whenever necessary
• Determine how dental problems affect the other parts of the body
• Obtain a personal dental history or profile
• Screen for oral cancer
• Improve the appearance of the teeth and gums
• Promote better bite or chewing