Welcome to Your First Appointment with Dr. Raanan
We certainly understand there is many unknowns about a first visit to a Periodontist specialist; we hope this information will put you to ease.
Dr. Raanan’s consultation involves gathering information from you, reviewing your medical history, nutritional evaluation, examining your mouth, and discussing treatment and therapy options. Unless you have an emergency condition that requires immediate attention, Dr. Raanan will first focus on helping you control the causes of disease in your mouth. The first steps in accomplishing these goals include collecting information. Dr. Raanan will learn as much as possible about your dental and medical history. He will start the visit by conduct a comprehensive oral cancer screening.
Dr. Raanan strongly believes that “Saving your natural teeth should always be your first choice when dental care is needed”. The gum and bone surrounding your teeth are the foundations to stable healthy mouth. To evaluate your gums, Dr. Raanan will take a range of measurement and look for concerning issues. He will further take clinical photographs of your teeth and gums help explain the conditions in your mouth. Once all the information has been collected and evaluated, Dr. Raanan will review his findings of the periodontal issue that require attention and areas the should be observed and maintained.