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We feel it is your right and responsibility to become actively involved with identifying and understanding your oral health problems.

Your initial visit will include the following steps:

  • A complete medical history as it relates to your dental care.
  • Examination of your teeth, gums and other soft tissues of your mouth.
  • X-rays, if needed, to see between your teeth, their roots and the supporting bone.
  • Use of the intraoral camera to allow you to see, close up, the condition of your teeth and gums.

After reviewing your x-rays and the information gathered from your clinical dental examination, the doctor will then discuss his/her findings with you and explain your treatment options. We encourage you to ask any questions you may have regarding your proposed treatment. If a dental prophylaxis (cleaning appointment) has been scheduled for your initial visit, it will be done at this time. If not, and a dental prophylaxis has been recommended by the doctor, one will be scheduled for you at a time convenient to you.

Preventative Recall

Good oral health depends upon good oral hygiene habits, proper nutrition, professional dental examinations and regular dental hygiene appointments.

One of the most important aspects of the dental hygiene appointment is the periodontal screening to detect the presence of any periodontal disease (pyorrhea). Periodontal disease, in its earliest stages, is painless and must be detected by a dental healthcare professional. Also, by following this program, we can detect small problems before they become larger problems. These appointments also help extend the life of your fillings and keep you informed of the state of your oral health. 

Together we can determine the time interval between preventive recall visits.

Patient Forms

For New Patients: If you are a new patient we can expedite your first visit if you bring these forms filled out to your first appointment.

For Current Patients: We need to have these forms yearly in order to keep our records current.

  • “Everyone is so nice, friendly and very professional. Love Dr. Melissa and the staff I met today. Jill did an awesome job explaining everything. You are all AWESOME!!! I will definitely recommend Dental Health Partners to everyone. Thank you for all you guys do. See you soon!! Have a great day!!”

    - Karen M.

    “I know I won't be the first to say it, but I hate going to the dentist (sorry Dr. Melissa - you really are great). Having Ashley T. as my hygienist was the best part of my visit! She makes me forget that I'm in the chair, mouth wide open. :) Thanks again everyone! No cavities! Woohoo!”

    - Ryan T.
  • “They were on time, good to work with, friendly reminders beforehand, painless!! had a crown replaced and all went well. Also had a cleaning also went well with no pain and helpful hints on good and better ways to prevent cleaning issues.”

    - A Patient

    “Had a filling replaced. It was a filling done previously and wasn't quite done correctly by a dentist who used to work a dental health partners. They stood behind the previous work and replaces the filling at no expense to me. The work done is so much better. Thank you Dental Health Partners”

    - A Patient
  • “I would recommend Dental Health Partners for anyone who wants thorough and professional dental care. I have always been treated with friendly and caring personnel. They are honest and detailed at each checkup but never push anything unnecessary. I drive an hour and forty-five minutes for my appointment, which proves how much I like this facility.”

    - A Patient

    “The staff is very friendly and accommodating. They can work around my schedule and still get me into the office in a timely manner. My hygienist that day (I think her name is Ashley) was friendly and professional. No judgement whatsoever! Would recommend to a friend or family member in a heart beat!”

    - A Patient
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240 E. 23rd Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301
(605) 996-1316
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