Clinic Appointments

Call 916-558-2303 for appointments


Initial Appointment (Screening)

    • Your first visit will take approximately 45 minutes.
    • Your dental health will be assessed to determine if you are a good fit for the educational requirements of our students.
    • A brief health history will be followed by a brief oral exam.
    • The need for x-rays will be determined and may be taken at this time if appropriate.
    • There is no charge for the initial screening.  A full set of x-rays is $25.
    • Routine cases will be assigned to the spring and summer clinics only.
    • More complex cases will be assigned to fall, spring & summer clinics.

 Second Appointments

    • After the screening appointment, all cleaning appointments are 2-3 hours in length.
    • Complex treatment plans usually require more than one visit.
    • In addition to a thorough cleaning, appointments involve:
      • Medical & Dental Histories
      • Oral Hygiene instructions
      • Periodontal Examination & Periodontal Probing
      • Local Anesthesia and/or nitrous oxide may be administered

X-Ray Appointments

  • This may be a separate appointment from the cleaning appointment.
  • X-rays are taken either conventionally (with traditional film) or digitally determined by each individual patient’s needs.
  • Please allow about 90 minutes for a Full Mouth X-ray (18 images).
  • A full mouth set of x-rays is $25.00.
  • A written prescription from your dentist is required.
  • The x-rays are mailed (or e-mailed) directly to the dentist.