First Visit

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Portrait of Happy Family In Park after their first visit with their Texarkana dentist

Thank you for selecting our office for your dental care. To ensure that we properly diagnose your needs, your first visit with us will include a comprehensive dental exam and all necessary x-rays. Our clinical team will review the results of your exam and x-rays, and discuss any future treatment that you may need.

We understand that every patient is different, and we treat each patient as an individual with unique dental needs and conditions. Our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive dental care.

We make sure that at Steele Family Dentistry every visit to our office is streamlined and stress-free. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes early with your driver’s license and insurance card in hand so that you can fill out patient registration forms at your leisure.

We reserve 60 minutes for a complete exam that includes the following:

  • A tour of our state-of-the-art office
  • Review of health history
  • X-rays when necessary
  • Imaging
  • Hygiene evaluation and instruction


Child’s First Dental Visit

At Steele Family Dentistry we want your child’s first visit to the dentist to be special. It is our goal to dispel any fears or anxiety and leave them looking forward to their next visit to our office. Our Texarkana team includes Dr. Brian Steele, DDS, MSD, a Board Certified Pediatric Dental Specialist. He is specially trained to give your child the personal attention he or she deserves.

Whether this is it their first ever dental visit, they have a specialized dental need, or even if they may have had an unpleasant experience somewhere else, we are here to address your child’s needs. You can take comfort in knowing that our team will treat each patient with the utmost care.

Cancellation Policy

Patients are asked to confirm their appointments at least 48 hours in advance by directly contacting our office or by responding to our confirmation contact.

Should you need change or postpone an appointment, we ask you contact on of our Patient Care Advocates by phone at (903)838-8231. Because missed appointments affect others in need of care, failure to confirm your appointment may result in a charge for the time reserved.

If you need to reschedule your appointment for any reason at all, we are happy to do so with 24 hours notice prior to your appointment.

Please note, cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to your appointment to avoid a $40 fee.

If you have any additional questions about what to expect during your first exam, please feel free to contact us at 903.336.3306 to find out more.