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What to expect during your first visit?

Oral Medicine
Integrating Medicine and Dentistry

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.

Diagnosis is the key

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, wellness oral scans, 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 and 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:

New patient Dental Exam and x-ray at $99*. [D0140, D0230, D0220- a $193 value]

Oral Medicine/ TMJ/ Facial pain evaluation Initial consult will be $282* [99204] for the initial visit with a complimentary wellness scan or 2d/3d status images [a $95 value].

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 an initial visit package* for the diagnostic and treatment needs based on the severity of your condition. After the initial assessment, we will be able to provide a treatment plan and recommend a suitable treatment package.

Follow-up visits, additional tests, any procedures additional products and procedures, referrals, and pathology tests outside of the initial visit package* will be at a standard fee. Insurance benefits do not apply for special pricing. Financing options are available via CareCredit/ financing based on your eligibility. For more information call 407 636 6003.

For patients with Medicare: Please call 407-636-6003 to learn more. We accept Medicare Part B PPO Plans, most Medicare Part B commercial plans. Excludes Medicaid.

*fees effective from 07/23/2021, Promotional/ Treatment packages cannot be combined with insurance coverage or other benefits.