First Appointment with Deer Run Dental
When you arrive for your first visit, you will be greeted by one of our friendly and caring team members. You will be offered fresh coffee, tea or bottled water. You will be pleased by the appearance of the office with its warm and inviting colors. In addition, you will notice the aromatherapy, rather than the typical dental office scent.
You will continue to be guided through your visit while we gather the necessary records to enable us to provide optimum care and diagnosis. You will experience the latest in dental technology. Time is set aside to discuss any fears or concerns that you may have and to thoroughly evaluate and examine everything that could cause harm or damage to your oral system. Your initial exam will last approximately one hour. We take this visit very seriously. Providing a complete exam is one of the most important events that we perform. Once this exam is complete, Dr. Schillinger will have the data needed to tailor a plan to meet your needs and your desires. This is not a volume driven practice, but one driven by relationships. This will be evident from the moment you enter our practice.
A second complimentary consultation may be scheduled giving you the opportunity to ask questions about what we have diagnosed or discovered together.
Please feel free to call us with any questions that may come up.
Our office is located at 2127 Lebanon Ave., Belleville, IL 62221.
Preparing For your Appointment
Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:
- Any x-rays taken by a previous dentist, if applicable.
- A list of medications you are presently taking.
- If you have dental insurance, bring the necessary completed forms. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.
IMPORTANT: All patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to treatment (i.e., diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are currently taking any medication (i.e., heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.).
If your dentist or physician has taken x-rays, you may request that they forward them to our office. If there is not enough time, please pick them up and bring them to our office. If additional x-rays are necessary, they can be taken at our facility.