Importance of Health History

The thorough, accurate completion of our Health History Form is often the singular most vitally important step regarding the safety and well being of our patients. It is understood and becoming ever more common for folks to realize there is no separation between the mouth and the rest of the body, mind and spirit. Whether it is a history of cardiovascular or digestive system concerns, to snoring or alcohol and tobacco use, to simply name a few, all of our questions are pertinent and important.

Why, the listing of medications, prescription, herbal and over the counter alone account for numerous interactions and ramifications for your dental concerns. We maintain an up to the moment library of all known medications and their correspondence to dental treatment. For example, there are over 400 drugs that contribute to dry mouth syndrome, a nuisance and often times debilitating disorder leading to gum disease, decay, and tooth loss. Knowing your meds, we know you better, and can help you determine the treatment that best serves your pursuit of a sustainable, preventive dental wellness profile.

We also provide space for any questions you may have for us, and any pertinent dental treatment history you would like for us to know.
Please, in order that we may most responsibly and effectively support your future dental wellness as a part of your total wellness of body, mind and spirit, entirely and correctly fill out our Health History Form.