Your First Visit

Our Shoreline practice is committed to providing you and your family with safe, gentle, and high-quality dental care. We understand that you or your child may feel anxious about visiting the dentist. We are sensitive to your needs, and it is our goal to make you feel comfortable visiting our practice while we provide the best possible care.

Your first visit is all about you: your comfort, your happiness, and your health

In the comfort of our modern office you'll receive a thorough exam at your first visit.  We will review your dental and medical history forms, your objectives and take X-rays of your teeth and mouth. Then Dr. Alem will meet with you to discuss your X-rays, and will create your unique treatment plan to help you achieve optimal oral health.  We take the time to listen to your needs, concerns and address them promptly!  It is our goal to work in partnership with you to achieve long lasting results and help you keep your smile beautiful for a lifetime.

What sets us apart

We do all that we can to ensure a comfortable dental experience for our patients. From the moment you first walk into our office, our friendly, dedicated staff will welcome and care for you with personal attention and compassion. For your comfort we have headphones with Pandora radio on Ipods, warm blankets and neck pillows. Please be sure and communicate your needs with us.  Dr. Alem has training to provide mild sedation with nitrous oxide this is one of our amenities to ease off your worries. We want you to look forward to your visits and be pleased with the experience. Your comfort is our top priority!

Bring your smile, but also remember to bring these to your first appointment

Regular checkups are an important part of maintaining a healthy smile!

The American Dental Association recommends a visit to your dentist every six months for regular checkups and routine teeth cleanings to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

We understand you have a busy schedule, so when you’re preparing to visit our office, please remember your appointments can last between 45 and 90 minutes.