In this first appointment, Dr Saicich will discuss with you:
• if you need orthodontic treatment
• the best treatment options for your situation
• your estimated treatment time
• the best time to begin treatment
• treatment costs and financial arrangements
When you arrive, you will be greeted by one of our team who will take photographs of your teeth and face. Then Dr Saicich will discuss your specific concerns, answer your questions, fully examine your teeth, smile and facial balance and review your x-rays, if you have brought them to the appointment. If you haven’t had x-rays and need them, we will refer you to radiologists nearby who bulk bill. Dr Saicich may also take moulds of your teeth. This first appointment is a full assessment of your teeth, not just a meet-and-greet.
This first appointment is a full assessment of your teeth, not just a meet-and-greet.
After this full assessment but before your treatment starts, we give you time to think and discuss the options and usually meet you again to answer any questions about the planned treatment and discuss costs and payment schedules. This appointment is covered in the cost of your first consultation. In most cases, your next appointment will be the start of your treatment.
available choices of treatment, and the pro's and con's of the various alternatives.
You are in good hands with Dr Saicich.
Our patients deal with many different health insurance funds. Each fund has different rules about treatments, coverage and costs. We will provide you with comprehensive information to contact your health fund for information regarding benefits etc. We will also provide you a written quote to facilitate this process.
For your convenience we offer interest free payment plans, including a low deposit option through DentiCare.