What to expect during your first visit?
Plan to visit about 60-90 minutes for a thorough evaluation. The evaluation includes questionnaires, a thorough history and examination, and additional testing when indicated. Based on your complaint radiographs and additional testing may be indicated. They include radiographic images, Advanced CT imaging, mucosal imaging, biopsy, oral cultures, salivary flow measurements, and taste and smell testing. Any test that we do not perform at our office [Ex: Blood tests, Serology, MR imaging, etc.,] will be referred out.
Our goal is to diagnose the Orofacial condition/disorder and provide the best possible management. Plan to visit about 60-90 minutes for a thorough evaluation. The evaluation includes questionnaires, a thorough history and examination, and additional testing when indicated. Based on your complaint radiographs and additional testing may be indicated. They may include radiographic images, mucosal imaging, salivary flow measurements, and taste and smell testing.
Advanced CT imaging, biopsies, cytology, and salivary diagnostics may be needed depending on the complexity of your clinical presentation. Any test that we do not perform at our office [Ex: Blood tests, Serology, MR imaging, etc.,] will be referred out.
The following information may help us to understand your condition and facilitate the new patient enrollment process. Thus, we can provide you a well-tailored management plan for a better prognosis.
Please assist us by providing the following information
- Doctor’s referral for consult or evaluation and management
- Prior health reports, blood test reports
- Prior Dental, PAN, Xrays, if you fail to bring we will need to take X-rays which will be an additional cost at a flat fee.
- Prior biopsy reports
- Any head and neck, jaw, or dental X-rays
- List of medications and allergies
- Prior treatment information
NOTE: Adjunctive tests to diagnosis may be used. They include fluorescent light examination, tissue staining, cytology as applicable.
Therapy will vary and is dependent on diagnosis. Patients presenting with oral lesions may be indicated to get a same-day biopsy depending on the condition. Patients with a temporomandibular disorder typically receive an appropriate combination of behavioral therapy, medication, physical medicine, and appliance therapy if indicated. Reports will be sent to the referring healthcare provider and/or copied to the providers per your request.
The goal is to provide evidence-based care that is supported by current, high-standard scientific literature. Patients are often managed in a multi-disciplinary model with other dental or medical providers. We provide interdisciplinary management working with various dental specialists, and medical providers such as Internal Medicine, Neurology, Otolaryngology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rheumatology, Psychology. Consultations with medical specialists are coordinated with the patient’s primary care physician.
New Patient visit Fee:
Oral Medicine/ TMJ/ Facial pain Initial consult will be $175* for the initial visit. Additional testing, X-rays, or advanced imaging, therapies, and procedures will be critical in order to arrive at diagnoses for your complex conditions. We understand that these conditions are overwhelming so we offer a flat fee First Visit Package at a much-reduced fee of $495.00* that will include the essential tests, X-rays, and initial treatment.
For patients with Medicare: Please call 407-636-6003 to learn more. We accept Medicare Part B PPO Plans. For HMO we need a referral from your PCP.
New patient Dental Exam and x-ray at $99*.
*fees effective from 03/01/2021, Follow up visits, any tests, procedures outside of initial visit, tests, referrals, and pathology tests will be at a standard fee. Insurance benefits do not apply for special pricing. Financing options available via CareCredit based on your eligibility.