Ainslie Dental

What to Expect During Your First Visit

Our goal at Ainslie Street Dental Centre is to turn your first visit with us into a life-long relationship with our practice – so here are a few tips to make that first visit as easy as possible!

Ainslie Street Dental, Cambridge Dentist

Our friendly staff is very excited to meet you — we love welcoming new patients! If we haven't answered all of your questions here, please feel free to contact us by email or phone.

How long will your first visit take?

Your first appointment with us will take roughly 60 minutes. Please arrive a few minutes early to get familiar with our office and to give us your New Patient Form.

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Before your first visit to Ainslie Street Dental Centre, please complete our New Patient Form and bring it along to your appointment.

What you can expect during your first visit to Ainslie Dental Care?

A Review of Your Dental Care History – During your first visit, we will start by reviewing your dental care history, as well as any concerns or issues you currently have in regards to your oral health.

A Complete Oral Exam with X-rays – Our staff will make a complete oral exam, including X-rays, in order to assess your overall oral health.

Open Communication & Answers to Your Questions – Is there anything specific that you would like to discuss about your oral dental care? Please feel free to bring this to our attention during your first visit. As a patient of Ainslie Street Dental Centre, you can expect open communication with every member of our team.

A Full Oral Health Plan – At the end of your first visit, we will prepare a detailed plan for your total oral health, which will include full oral maintenance, and any potential additional dentistry services that you and your doctor agree upon. It is important to us that our patients fully understand all of their dental care options, and so we will make it a point to keep you up to date and educated on the subject.

Dental insurance

Dental insurance is a contract between the patient, their employer and their insurance company. We will be glad to assist you by making calls to your insurance company, in your presence, to determine eligibility and coverage, and to assist with predeterminations. We believe informed patients will make good use of their dental benefits, which will maximize their overall health.


It is the patient's responsibility to pay the fees for their dental procedures. We accept the following methods of payment: Mastercard, Visa, Debit, Cash and Cheque.


Appointments are scheduled specifically for you. Our team will contact you with a courtesy reminder one week prior and again one day prior to your scheduled appointment. Nonetheless, it is ultimately your responsibility to arrive for the scheduled appointment. We require a minimum notice of 2 full business days to change or cancel an appointment.

Before your first visit to Ainslie Street Dental Centre, please complete our Financial Policy and Agreement Form and bring it with you to your appointment.

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