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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.

We are a specialty dental practice and our practice is dedicated to Oral Medicine, Facial pain, and Dentistry for medically complex and geriatric dental patients. We are delighted with our ability to help our patients understand and manage complex oral conditions. Our goal is to diagnose the Orofacial condition/disorder and provide the best possible management and treatment plan.

Plan to visit about 2 -3 hours for an orofacial problem. The visit will include a thorough evaluation and treatment planning. The evaluation includes questionnaires, a thorough history and examination, and additional testing when indicated. Based on your problem, you may need radiographs and additional testing. You may also need advanced CT imaging, biopsies, cytology, and salivary diagnostics depending on the complexity of your condition. Any test that we do not perform at our office [Ex: Blood tests, Serology, MR imaging, etc.,] will be referred out. Based on the details we will provide you with a well-tailored management plan.

Therapy and management will vary and is dependent on diagnosis. The goal is to provide evidence-based care that is supported by current and high-standard scientific literature while incorporating advanced tools and technologies. 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.

Oral Lesions

Patients presenting with oral lesions receive a thorough evaluation, adjunctive tests, medical management. Often times a same-day biopsy may be indicated, depending on the condition.

Jaw and facial pain management

Patients will receive multimodal management ranging from Homecare therapies, laser therapies, postural guidance, behavioral and cognitive therapy, medical management, Physical medicine, and Oral Appliance therapy based on their presenting conditions.  

Dentistry

Your dental need may be problem-focused or General care. Based on your general health conditions providing necessary modifications to routine dentistry may be necessary. We can provide a personalized treatment plan after reviewing your labs, medical history. We will discuss this in detail and educate you while offering the best treatment options for preventative and essential dental care needs. On all elective procedures, we work with you on all possible options, so you can choose what is best for you.

Office policies for a new patient:

A new patient should complete all necessary processes prior to the telemedicine visits with the doctor. Please understand that there are limitations with telemedicine such as a physical examination of an orofacial condition or disease and can not be equivalent to a new patient office exam.

Patient Registration

When you call…

Please provide all of the following details for registration:

Full name
Contact phone number
email address
Date of Birth

What’s next?

We will register your information and you will be able to complete the forms via the patient portal. Once we activate, you will receive an email to enroll with a link to complete registration forms.

Online Forms

Through the online secure patient portal, you will be able to complete all the forms at your convenience prior to your appointment. If you chose to fill at our office, our treatment coordinator will help with the process.

Please assist us by providing the following information

  • Prior health reports, blood test reports
  • Prior biopsy reports
  • Any head and neck, jaw, or dental X-rays
  • List of medications and allergies
  • Prior treatment information

You can bring your medical records such as doctor’s referral, doctor notes, recent blood test reports, biopsy reports, or other relevant records. Or you may choose to mail or fax us the information. Our fax number is 407-636-6019. You can choose to mail the records to our center. Our mailing address is

Center for Integrative Oral Health Inc. 7151, University Blvd, Unit 110, Winter Park, Fl -32792

Membership Plans for dental care

We have designed cost-effective membership plans keeping you in mind. We have created quality care and affordable preventative care plans that offer more than 45% savings. The treatment plans we offer are value-based care. Family membership discounts on membership plans are also available. Additional savings on dental procedures, treatments, and oral appliances.

Patients pay directly to our dental office. So no more surprise bills, no waiting period. Have more control over your dental care. Financing options are available. Memberships are available for children and for routine dental care.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We offer high-end, top-quality care with advanced technology and tools. Generally, patients assume that such treatment options are financially out of reach for them. We offer many ways to make your treatment plan work in your lifestyle. We partner with well-known companies who offer great financing options so you can achieve the outcomes for a better quality of life. Our Treatment Coordinators are dedicated to reviewing these options with you.

TELEMEDICINE

Considering our patients oftentimes travel over 2-3 hours to our practice from statewide, nationally, and at times from international locations, we offer telemedicine consults to those who need timely care.

JOIN HERE FOR TELEMEDICINE VISIT IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT

Please review the policy below.

TELEMEDICINE VISIT

General Policy about Telemedicine:

All policies relevant to traditional office visits, HIPAA, and patient care policies apply. Visits are coordinated through a secure patient portal, coded, and billed as per practice standards. Telemedicine involves the use of electronic communications to enable health care providers at different locations to share individual patient medical information for the purpose of improving patient care. Providers may include primary care practitioners, specialists, and/or subspecialists. The information may be used for diagnosis, therapy, follow-up, and/or education, and may include any of the following:

Patient medical records, Medical images

Live two-way audio and video

Electronic systems used will incorporate network and software security protocols to protect the confidentiality of patient identification and imaging data and will include measures to safeguard the data and to ensure its integrity against intentional or unintentional corruption.

Benefit:

This service can be utilized and applicable in special situations such as travel constraints, but not are limited to a reasonable limitation to physically present to our office.

Limitations:

Managing your oral disorder, condition, or disease via telemedicine appointment may sometimes not be a practical method considering a physical exam or a procedure may be critical to your prognosis.

Possible Risks:

As with any clinical service[s] or procedure[s], there are potential risks associated with the use of telemedicine. These risks include, but may not be limited to:

Information transmitted may not be sufficient (e.g. poor resolution of images) to allow for appropriate medical decision-making by the physician. Delays in medical evaluation and treatment could occur due to deficiencies or failures of the equipment that otherwise are utilized during an in-office visit

In very rare instances: security protocols could fail, causing a breach of privacy of personal medical information. A lack of access to complete medical records may result in adverse drug interactions or allergic reactions, or other judgment errors.

Telemedicine policies for an established patient:

If you are an established patient with our office and choose to utilize telemedicine appointments, you will need to check with our doctor if a telemedicine appointment is appropriate for the treatment and management of your condition. If your clinical condition is not a reasonable method as per clinical standards, you will not be able to utilize telemedicine appointments.

Managing your oral disorder, condition, or disease via telemedicine appointment may sometimes not be a practical method considering a physical exam or a procedure may be critical to your treatment.

Contact us for more information