I understand that both the dentists and dental assistants may treat my child for the following dentalprocedures, which may be necessary to provide dental treatment. I not only understand that I will be givenan explanation why treatments will be performed, but also understand that the normal provided proceduresfor a first time patient may include a comprehensive or limited exam, dental cleaning, fluoride applications,sealants, and radiographs (x-rays) as necessary. However, this is subject to change depending on numerousfactors, including, the patient’s behavior, the amount of future work, and time.
In general terms, the procedures that you or your child may need include:A. Applications of sealantsB. Root canals (permanent teeth) or pulpotomies (primary teeth)C. Porcelain crowns or stainless steel crownsD. Restoration of broken teeth or fillingsE. Treatment of infected teeth or gumsF. Extractions of 1 or more teethG. Use of supports to safely perform necessary dental proceduresH. Use of nitrous oxide to help reduce anxiety as neededI. Use of local anesthetics, oral anesthesia or oral sedatives as needed