First Dentist Visit To Dr. Gauthier

From your first visit to Apex Dental in Northborough, you’ll see that we are unlike most dentists. We are home to one of the most highly trained dental teams in the Worcester area. Led by Dr. Robert Gauthier, we offer a full range of preventive care and general dentistry treatments, as well as cosmetic and restorative dentistry, and advanced treatments for complex dental problems like TMJ dysfunction, missing teeth and tooth pain.

We value new patients!
We strive to see all new patients and emergency visits within 24 hours – or your next exam is free. Schedule your appointment by calling 508-506-1691 or request an appointment online.

What to expect from your first dentist visit

If you are a new patient at Apex Dental, your first visit will likely include:

  • Professional dental cleaning
  • Dental x-rays
  • Periodontal screening (for gum disease)
  • Dental caries (cavities) screening
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Occlusal analysis including examination of the TMJ and jaw position

Your dentist will also spend time talking with you to understand your dental concerns and goals. Along with our diagnostic findings, we will help you identify the source of dental problems and help you design a treatment plan that will deliver long-lasting, natural-looking, comfortable results.

New Dental Patient FAQs

What should I bring to my first appointment?
Please download our patient forms and bring them with you along with your dental insurance information to your first appointment. If you are visiting our office for a second opinion or being referred by another dentist, please contact our office to discuss any medical records we may want copies of.

Do you accept my dental insurance?
We will work with most dental insurance companies. We will take care of all of the necessary billing and claims filing for reimbursement. Common dental insurance companies that we work with on our client’s behalf are: Delta Dental, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental Blue, Cigna Dental, Met Life Dental, United Healthcare Dental Insurance and Guardian Dental Insurance. If you have specific questions about your dental insurance, contact our office.

Do you have evening or weekend hours?
Yes, as a family dental office we cater towards the busy schedules of families and working professionals.
Monday: 7am – 4pm
Tuesday: 7am – 4pm
Wednesday: 7am – 7pm
Thursday: 7am – 4pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday: 9am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)

Where is your office located?
Our dental office is conveniently located at 82 West Main Street (Route 20) in Northborough, MA. We are easy to access for patients from all over the area including neighboring towns like Shrewsbury and Westborough. Get Directions

Don’t Forget!

Please bring the following to your first appointment with Dr. Gauthier: