Your Very First Visit to our Dentist

Scheduling a dental appointment

Going to see the dentist isn’t at the top of our list at times, and we wait until we have a toothache or have another dental issue to visit our dentist. It’s not a good decision as it can complicate your condition and require extensive treatment later. Visiting our dentist should be scheduled routinely to treat and maintain your oral health. Therefore, after your first visit, it’s recommended to visit our dentist every few months to keep looking and feeling great!

What to Know About Your First Visit

If you are visiting our dentist in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, for the first time, please check out the following guide. It is the basis for a successful first visit with our dentist.

We have a patient-friendly process that ensures your comfort and convenience.  

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Smile Reminders

It can be easy to forget dental appointments due to everyday life and stressful routines. Now, you do not have to worry about remembering this detail.

Our office will handle the stress for you by sending you a Smile Reminder about your next appointment via email or an SMS. We can also provide driving directions for your initial visit.

Download the release of records consent form.

Records Release Form


Our dentist will recommend arriving earlier to your appointment in order to fill out new patient forms. Patients also have the option to fill out these forms online, prior to their appointment. You have the option of completing the following new patient paperwork prior to your first appointment to ensure a more efficient visit. Click the following link to download our new patient forms:

New Patient Form

Discuss Symptoms With Our Dentist

It is important to discuss your oral health with our dentist. Providing our dentist with this information will allow for a better understanding. If you are feeling sensitivity or any discomfort in your mouth, revealing this is recommended to treat the issue before it worsens. Our team at Mechanicsburg Family Dentistry in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, wants you to feel comfortable with our practice and will assist you with any dental issues you may be experiencing.

Discuss Your Daily Dental Routine

In addition to all that has been said above, it is important for you to remember that it is recommended to discuss each and every aspect of your daily dental routine with our dentist. Our dentist will discuss proper teeth cleaning methods and answer any questions you may have.


X-rays will be conducted by our dentist in order to review the current state of your dental health. 

Call us today at 717-761-8056 to schedule an appointment or come to our office for a consult. Our dentist and team are here to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.