First Visit

Patient Forms

As a convenience to you, NEW PATIENT FORMS are available for you to print, fill out, and bring with you to your first appointment.

Your initial appointment will last about an hour or an hour and a half. After completing paperwork for registration, you’ll be escorted to an operatory. We will discuss your health history, dental history, immediate pain and concerns, and long-term goals. If necessary, we’ll update your records with X-rays at this time.

young handsome man with bright white smileWith advanced diagnostic technology, the dentist will evaluate your entire mouth – teeth, gums, occlusion, jaw joints, and soft tissues. A head and neck evaluation, oral cancer screening, and gum disease assessment will complete your checkup. All of the information we gather will be reviewed by the dentist, and you will be encouraged to become an active participant in treatment planning. Please ask questions and share your thoughts so that we can create a custom dental care plan that makes you feel confident and comfortable.

Before you leave our Newton dental office, we’ll schedule your next appointment, either for a cleaning, dental treatment, or your next checkup.

Dr. Rodman K. Shale will give you and your family healthy smiles for a lifetime. In the Newton, MA area of Chestnut Hill, MA, Dr. Shale and our professional staff serve patients from Boston, Brookline, Needham, Wellesley, and beyond. We’ve exceeded our patients’ expectations for over 30 years, and our smiles are still going strong. Call our Newton, MA dental office today for your new patient appointment or consultation.

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  • Plenty of Parking
  • Flexible Payment Options
  • Over 25 Years of Experience
  • Conveniently Located on Rt. 9
  • State-of-the-Art Dental Technology
  • Comfortable and Personalized Care