First Visit at Midwest Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery

Your First Appointment with Our St. Charles & St. Louis Oral Surgeon

On your first visit to Midwest Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery, you may be wondering what to expect and what to bring with you. This page contains all the information you need before arriving at one of our office locations. At Midwest Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery, we are proud to offer excellent service and care in the area of oral maxillofacial and implant surgery. Our surgeons are highly trained and experienced, with years in the field and a reputation for personable, individualized care. You can have every confidence knowing that your care is in our hands! Keep reading to learn more about what to expect on your first visit to a Midwest Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery center.

At Your Initial Consultation

When you call Midwest Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery, we'll arrange a consultation appointment for you. During this consultation, our doctors will explain your diagnosis and proposed treatment.

  • Please note that if you are under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian will need to be present at the appointment.
  • Please prepare for your consultation by gathering the following items / information to bring with you:
  • A complete list of all medications you are taking at this time, prescription and non-prescription
  • If applicable, your surgical referral documents and X-rays
  • If applicable, your medical / dental insurance information and completed forms

In some cases, your procedure may be performed at this time. In many cases, however, we will need to arrange an appointment at a later date, as an initial evaluation will be required. This is especially true in cases involving complicated medical histories or complex treatments.

On the Surgery Day: What to Expect

If you suffer from any medical condition that could affect you during surgery—such as diabetes, artificial heart valves / joints, or high blood pressure—please let your doctor know. Also be sure to inform our office of any medications you may be taking. This includes, but is not limited to, anticoagulants, aspirin, heart medications, and more.

Before any procedure, we require a pre-operative consultation and full physical exam. If you will be undergoing a procedure that involves IV sedation / general anesthesia, you will need to abstain from all food and drinks for at least six hours before the procedure. You will also need to arrange for post-surgery transportation.

X-Rays from Your Dentist / Doctor

If you have X-rays from your dentist or doctor, we encourage you to have them forwarded to us ahead of time. If it is close to your consultation / surgery and you are concerned the X-rays won't arrive at our office in time, you can retrieve them from your dentist / doctor and bring them in yourself. If we need more X-rays in order to move forward with treatment, we can take them in our office.

If you have questions before your appointment, or if you would like to arrange a consultation with a St. Louis oral surgeon, request an appointment anytime!

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Thank you all for being so kind and comforting…for laughing at my nervous jokes and quelling my fears. Thank you for being so masterful at your jobs. Thank you for lulling me into anesthesia sleep with techno beats. Thank you for everything. Kristen D.

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Thank you all for being so kind and comforting…for laughing at my nervous jokes and quelling my fears. Thank you for being so masterful at your jobs. Thank you for lulling me into anesthesia sleep with techno beats. Thank you for everything. Kristen D.

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O'Fallon Office

1630 Market Center Blvd
Ste 102 O'Fallon, MO 63368

More Info Directions (636) 379-1333

Chesterfield Office

17300 N Outer 40 Rd
Ste. 103 Chesterfield, MO 63005

More Info Directions (636) 536-5158

Wentzville Office

1004 Schroeder Creek Blvd Wentzville, MO 63385

More Info Directions (636) 332-5524

St. Louis Office

10012 Kennerly R
Ste 200 St. Louis, MO 63128

More Info Directions (314) 677-3030

St. Peters

156 St. Peters Centre Blvd. St. Peters, MO 63376

More Info Directions (636) 875-1277

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Thank you all for being so kind and comforting…for laughing at my nervous jokes and quelling my fears. Thank you for being so masterful at your jobs. Thank you for lulling me into anesthesia sleep with techno beats. Thank you for everything. Kristen D.