Your First Visit
Your first visit to our office typically includes an X-ray that allows Dr. Schrager to view the structure of the jaw, the position of any teeth that have not yet erupted, malformed roots, and tooth decay.
The initial visit also involves getting your medical history. When you share your medical history, be sure to provide complete, up-to-date information on your health. Inform Dr. Schrager if you have experienced recent hospitalization or surgery, or if you have recently been ill. Also tell us the names, doses, and frequency of any medications you are taking — whether prescription or over-the-counter products — and the name of your physician. Inform Dr. Schrager of any changes in your health or medications. This information will help Dr. Schrager select the safest and most effective method of treatment for you.
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We encourage regular checkups for individuals age four and up. Most people find that it is valuable to have a checkup at least every six months so Dr. Schrager can:
- Check for problems that you might not see or feel
- Find early signs of decay
- Treat oral health problems early, while they are still manageable
Regular checkups include a thorough cleaning, polishing, and an oral exam by the doctor. During the oral exam, Dr. Schrager checks the health of your mouth, teeth, gums, cheeks, and tongue. At each visit, Dr. Schrager also checks old fillings and restorations because constant pressure from chewing, grinding, or clenching can cause them to wear away, chip, or crack.
Regular checkup appointments typically take about 45 minutes. Patients are seen by appointment only. We make every effort to be on time for our patients, and ask that you extend the same courtesy to us. If you cannot keep an appointment, please notify us immediately.
North Brunswick Dental Center
Dr. Philip G. Schrager
Monday: 9:30am to 7:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 4:30pm
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