Your First Visit
We are so glad you found us! Riggs Family Dentistry will be your home away from home, where you can relax and feel confident you will be treated to the highest quality dental care in a warm and comfortable environment.
We look forward to meeting you in person and welcoming you into our dental family. Your first visit to our office will be a thorough exam with Dr. Crystel Riggs for an evaluation of your dental needs. We will update all necessary X-rays and take digital photographs of your teeth. Dr. Riggs will review your medical and dental history as well as any concerns you may have. You will then receive a comprehensive dental exam of your teeth, gums, bite, TMJ and an oral cancer screening.
Dr. Riggs will share her findings with you as well as any recommended treatment that will help preserve your teeth for a lifetime. We will take into consideration your comfort, function, health and aesthetics and offer you a treatment plan that will work best for you. In some cases, you may have a few different options to choose from and we will give you the information you need, including benefits and risks, so that you can make the most informed decision regarding your dental health.
You can expect to be with us your first visit for approximately one-and-a-half hours. Following your initial visit, we will guide you through the next steps in your dental care, including scheduling for your first visit with our hygienist.
Your comfort and care are our top priorities. When your appointment is scheduled, that time is reserved for you alone. We ask that you make every effort to keep your appointment.
In the days before your appointment, we will give you a courtesy reminder. Please call, text, or email us to confirm that you received the reminder and will be at your appointment. Likewise, if you cannot make an appointment as scheduled, please notify our office as soon as possible.
There will be an automatic charge of $65 for appointments canceled with less than 48 business hours’ notice. The impact of a missed or canceled appointment is more costly than this, but we understand that emergencies occur.