Our dentists are always happy to accept new patients at our downtown Ottawa dental clinic. Find out what to expect during your first visit with us.
The team at Ottawa Dentistry welcomes you into our dental family! We know what a big decision choosing a new dentist can be, and we want you to know that we'll make the transition as easy as possible.
Read these frequently asked questions to learn what to expect at your first visit to our office.
On your first visit to our office, please arrive about 10 minutes early so that you have enough time to fill out our New Patient forms.
Your first appointment will be approximately 90 minutes in duration.
Your dentist will review your health history and complete a comprehensive examination of your gums, teeth, bite and jaw, which will include an oral cancer screening and dental x-rays. This will allow your dentist to develop a long-term dental treatment plan for you.
To book an appointment, please contact our office. If you like, you can also book your next appointment while you're here at the office.
If you experience dental emergency, please call us right away and we'll make room in our schedule to see you.
To cancel or reschedule an appointment, please call us or visit us in person, rather than emailing.
Please let us know as soon as possible, so we can open up the space in our schedule for another patient.
In the days before your appointment, you will receive automated appointment reminders from us by either phone or email.
If you must cancel or reschedule an appointment, please call us as soon as possible to let us know.
Yes, we accept most insurance plans.
On your first appointment, please bring your insurance information with you, and we will be happy to submit your claim to your insurance company directly.