The staff at Smile Emporium is committed to providing excellent dental care in a comfortable environment where patients can relax and feel at ease. Here you will find information on what to expect during your first appointment along with links to patient forms and paperwork.
New PatientsIf you are a new patient to our San Pedro dentist office, the file below contains our new patient bundle with forms that will need to be filled out when you arrive at our office. Printing them, filling them out and bringing them with you will allow us to attend to your medical needs more quickly than completing them on your arrival. Thank you and please call our office today if you have any questions. Print our New Patient form and bring with you, Present it upon your visit. A preview of our Quick & Easy New Patient Form is to the right.
Some Frequent Questions:
Making an Appointment
What to Expect
Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly staff. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.
We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Sam Zaker will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management.
Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.
Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The expert staff at Smile Emporium will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health.
We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Sam Zaker will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.
We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients’ request. Please call our office at 424-224-7300 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.
Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.
Smile Emporium provides high quality dental care to families throughout the San Pedro area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance.
Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget-friendly dental care so call today and learn how Smile Emporium is the solution to all of your oral health needs.