Your first visit to Nicollet Mall Dental Arts ,,,, ,, establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. At this visit a comprehensive examination will be performed. A thorough dental and medical history, as well as your blood pressure will be taken. Dr. Uppgaard will also examine your soft tissues (oral cancer screen), TMJ's, periodontium, digital radiographics and of course your teeth! Typically this examination takes about one hour and does not include a cleaning. To better understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this site. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.
We are committed to a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry.
To fulfill our mission, we strive to:
- listen carefully to those whom we are privileged to serve.
- earn the trust and respect of our patients, profession and community.
- exceed your expectations.
- ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
- continually improve at all levels.
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What To Expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that Dr. Uppgaard has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with Dr. Uppgaard and his Staff. It is very important for us to have detailed information about your past dental care. If you are asked by our Patient Coordinator to request previous x rays from your former dentist please do so. It will help your first appointment run more smoothly. We look forward to meeting you!