First Visit


Eastern Virginia Orthodontics proudly offers the highest quality orthodontic care to the Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake surrounding areas. While visiting our offices, our staff go out of their way to make sure the patients feel comfortable from the moment they step into our doors. Our professional and experienced doctors work tirelessly to create a personalized treatment plan that is just right for the patient and their lifestyle.

We want your first visit to be a good experience and have you leave feeling confident in your orthodontic care treatment. Continue reading to know how to be prepared for and what to expect during your first visit.

How to Prepare

After scheduling your first exam visit at one of the Eastern Virginia Orthodontics locations, we ask that you fill out our New Patient Forms before coming to the office:

If you are unable to complete the forms prior to your visit, please arrive 10-15 minutes early to fill them out in the office.

What to Bring

What to BringPlease come prepared to share the following information during your first visit:

  • Date of Birth
  • Employer
  • Insurance Company Name and Group Number
  • Name of Subscriber
  • Subscriber’s SSN or Policy ID Number

For more information on insurance or payment options, visit our financial information page.

What to Expect

Each patient’s first visit at one of the Eastern Virginia Orthodontics offices is complementary and should last about 45 minutes to an 1 hour. The visit will consist of:

  1. A Consultation Exam
  2. Explanation of our Practice
  3. Detailed Overview of our Services & Treatments

Next Steps

After your initial exam, you will sit down with your doctor to discuss a course of treatment. Typically, we will schedule your next appointment to take images of your mouth, impressions of your teeth and x-rays. This will ensure that Eastern Virginia Orthodontics doctor is able to create a precise and personalized treatment plan to give you the straight smile you came for!

Around 2-4 weeks later, we’ll ask you to come in for a follow-up visit to discuss your personalized treatment plan. We want you to leave our office with an excellent understanding of what your treatment will consist of. During this follow-up treatment, you can expect to learn:

  • If intervention is necessary
  • If you will need teeth extracted prior to the beginning of your treatment plan
  • Estimated duration of your treatment
  • The cost and available payment options

Begin Your Journey To A Beautiful Smile Today!

Open communication between our patients and staff is a huge priority for us. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact one of our three offices, or schedule an appointment online. We look forward to giving you the smile that you want!