Your First Visit

To prepare for your first visit, please have your new paperwork filled out and ready. The more detail, the better! Make sure to have a copy of your insurance card, a form of ID and a list of any medications you're currently on. This helps us ensure we don't miss any important information and address your needs accordingly.

Once you arrive, we'll take a set of X-rays to detect any potential dental health problems. You'll meet our hygienist who will talk to you about any issues or concerns you may be having. The hygienist will do what is called probing or charting. This will determine the health of your teeth and gums. After this evaluation, the hygienist will determine which type of cleaning will most benefit you. The cleaning can include fluoride or an oral cancer screening. The doctor will then come in and meet you! Once the doctor has completed his examination, we will explain in detail any suggested treatment.

If no future treatment is needed, the front desk will schedule your next routine cleaning appointment. If our dentist does recommend further treatment, the front desk will explain the financial portion and answer any questions you may have. After the initial visit, you can communicate with our office through a web portal called Lighthouse. If you provided a cell phone number or email, we'll send you a message asking if you would like to opt into this feature. From then on, you can request, cancel or confirm appointments - all from your phone or computer. Email or text the office any questions you may have! We're happy to help!

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Sharon M.

Dr. Skinner and his assistant are excellent! I have been going to him for over 15 years and i wouldn’t go anywhere else. They are professional and personable. They always explain everything before they start and have modern equipment. The hygienists and staff have been wonderful also. A great place!

Sarah D.

I won't go anywhere else! BREE is my absolute favorite hygienist and is so gentle and likeable! Dr. Ossakow is just the same and been very helpful over the 6 years I've been a patient. A gentle hygienist/ dentist can be hard to find and they are the best!

Danielle T.

I love Dr. Skinner and Bre my hygienist! Laid back, impeccably clean and super friendly. Great front desk staff as well. He's been my dentist now for over 8 years and even if we move we'll be coming to Dr. Skinner.
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For the past 14 years, Dr. Kevin Skinner, along with his team, has collectively worked toward the common goal of making his patients feel comfortable and confident in the care they receive.

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If you prefer to speak to a team member, please call (703) 214-3312.
(703) 214-3312