Your first visit to Masterpiece Smiles establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.
We appreciate the opportunity to provide you with quality orthodontic care, and warmly welcome you to our office. The following information will answer many of your questions.
With locations in Marietta, Lawrenceville, Kennesaw and Cumming, Georgia, our practice's top priority is to provide our patients the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable environment. We utilize the latest technological advances in the industry, such as clear ceramic braces, Invisalign®, invisible aligners, along with the latest in computer and 3D x-ray imaging and laser technologies, to ensure that you receive the most effective and up to date care possible.
We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person who walks through our doors. We believe that the relationship between our patients and our team is what sets us apart in providing you with the best care. Whether you're an adult, adolescent or child, our knowledgeable doctor and staff are committed to helping you achieve the smile you deserve - a healthy, beautiful one! After all, orthodontics is one way to improve a person's appearance and self-esteem, besides improving the health of the teeth.
Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit. Please present insurance card and drivers license to receptionist to be photocopied upon check in.
The initial appointment is a free examination and consultation by Dr. Lewis. He will determine your orthodontic needs and provide you with the necessary treatment options that best meet those needs. This is also an opportunity to address your concerns and ask questions. A financial coordinator will discuss the fee with you and affordable payment plans that can be customized to meet your needs. At the conclusion of this visit you will know the course of action that Dr. Lewis is recommending, how long orthodontic treatment will take, and the cost.
If you choose to begin orthodontic treatment, the patient's teeth should be cleaned and all cavities filled prior to orthodontic treatment. We Strongly recommend a fluoride treatment to help prevent decay.
Diagnostic records will be necessary prior to your initial banding, to record the dental and skeletal starting positions. Photographs inside and out of the mouth will be taken, along with some very specific radiographs including 3D study models of the teeth. Depending on the type of treatment recommended, separators may be placed between specific teeth (usually only for the lower first molar teeth). Separator’s are small doughnut shaped rubber bands that will create space for your orthodontic bands.
Once the records are completed we usually begin active treatment by placing the braces on the teeth at this appointment.
We offer in-house No Interest* financing and low monthly payments. A courtesy discount is available if you chose to pay in full. Other financial options are available that can be discussed at your initial exam.