Your first visit to Bella Smiles in either Roslyn or Riverhead, NY will be an opportunity to learn more about our family and cosmetic dental practice while we take time to get to know you and understand your unique concerns and goals when it comes to the health of your smile.
We recommend that you take a moment to complete our online patient forms to make your first visit to our office as efficient and pleasant as possible.
First Visit: What To Expect
Your initial visit with us will last approximately 90 minutes, allowing us ample time to assess your oral health, take necessary diagnostic imaging and consult with you on your dental health concerns and possible cosmetic goals. Your dental hygienist will discuss your personal oral hygiene habits, making recommendations as needed to help you keep your smile healthy between visits.
Your initial visit will include:
- Dental examination
- Diagnostic imaging: x-rays, etc. as needed
- Periodontal and oral cancer screening
- Occlusal analysis
- Consultation with Dr. Lotardo
- Professional dental cleaning (if time allows)
If additional cosmetic or restorative dentistry is recommended or requested, a follow up appointment will be scheduled before you leave.
Payment and Insurance
Dr. Lotardo accepts a wide range of payment options as well as offers third party financing through CareCredit. We participate with several dental insurance carriers and file most all others as out of network provider, helping you to maximize your benefits.
We work with patients to ensure they receive the dental care they need and desire within their budget, phasing treatment plans to accommodate the use of HSA/FSA dollars. View our Payment and Insurance page for more.