First Appointment

The First Appointment

If you are only interested in cosmetic dentistry, we offer a cosmetic dental consultation to all new patients. During the consultation, Dr. Rai will discuss your cosmetic dental options for creating the smile you’ve always wanted. Otherwise for general dental patients, at your first visit, all areas of your mouth will be thoroughly examined. This process will include a detailed examination of the teeth, soft tissue, supporting structure alignment, bite and more. A complete set of digital x-rays may be needed along with models of your teeth. All the information that we obtain will be carefully evaluated so that we may accurately assess your dental needs.

Preventive Dental Hygiene Appointment

After your examination, you will be ready for the preventive oral hygiene session. At this time, you will have access to the latest theories and techniques for controlling dental disease. Specific approaches will be recommended for your individual needs. Your teeth will also be cleaned by our licensed dental hygienist, a professional dedicated to your receiving maximum longevity from your natural dentition. We consider this dental hygiene session to be one of the most valuable services we offer to our patients.

Dental Evaluation and Plan For Treatment

After your preventative appointment, we will explain your dental evaluation and plan for treatment. Immediate needs as well as long term objectives will be based on the goal of your receiving maximum life for your natural teeth.

Dr. Rai and his staff were fantastic. I was feeling pain on both sides of my mouth. I called and they were able to get me in the following morning. They put me at ease and did a great job. I would highly recommend Dr. Rai.
Elizabeth W. - Santa Barbara, CA

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Santa Barbara Dental Spa!

Happy Valentine’s Day from Santa Barbara Dental Spa!
By BK Rai in Santa Barbara Dental News

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Keep Your Pearly Whites In Check This St. Paddy's Day

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By BK Rai in Santa Barbara Dental News

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Santa Barbara Dentist Offers Brighter Holiday Smiles

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By BK Rai in Santa Barbara Dental News

Thanksgiving is a time we all gather around the table for that big annual feast. Since getting all of the family together doesn’t happen often with everyone’s busy schedules, you’re bound to take a few family photos. Why not have a picture perfect smile?

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