At your first visit, a detailed dental examination will be performed to address the overall health of your teeth and gums together with any necessary X-rays, diagnostic tests and models. During your examination, Dr. Soderstrom will consult with you concerning your unique smile and what improvements you wish to see. After developing your personal dental treatment goals and reviewing the diagnostic materials gathered at your first visit, the doctor will present all the available options for achieving your own beautiful, healthy smile. Dr. Soderstrom will discuss with you the advantages and possible disadvantages of each option, the time necessary to complete treatment, the cost alternatives and any risks associated with postponing treatment. Throughout this process, the doctor welcomes your questions and hopes to provide you with everything you need to make positive, well-informed decisions about your dental health and creating the smile you want.