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Preparing for Your Visit


If you have been referred to our office, or have found our office online, you may be wondering what you need to do to prepare for your appointment.  Hopefully, much of what follows has already been discussed with you over the phone.  Following is helpful information that will assist you in being prepared and help you know what to expect when you see Dr. Loveless.

Your Appointment

If you are healthy, and already have a treatment plan from your dentist, often your consult will be done on the same day as your procedure.  If you have questions about whether or not this will be the case for you, please don’t hesitate to contact the office prior to your appointment.  Prior to your surgery, a consultation, examination, and review of your  medical and dental history will be performed. For more involved surgeries such as dental implants or pathology, surgery will usually not be performed on the same day as the consultation. Your consultation is a great time to discuss any concerns or questions you have with our team.

Instructions For Patients Before Your Appointment

After you have scheduled your initial appointment, please follow the steps below prior to your visit:

  • REGISTER ONLINE: By providing your medical history and insurance information prior to your appointment, our team can be prepared for you and facilitate a smooth and efficient visit.
    Dental and/or medical insurance cards
  • X-rays from doctors or dentists
  • Photo ID
  • Surgical referral slips
  • Medication list
  • Patients under 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian

IF YOU WISH TO HAVE GENERAL ANESTHESIA:  Have nothing to eat or drink for 6 hours prior to surgery. Bring a responsible adult to drive you home. Your ride must remain in the office during surgery.

For questions about your initial appointment or to reserve a consultation, call our friendly and caring team at Archway Oral Surgery and Dental Implants.

Oral surgical care in a safe, warm, and caring environment!

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5 of 5 stars of 167

This surgeon is great. ALL his staff is outstanding. Had implant done, basically painless, very interesting procedure. Assistant /hygienist (practically doctor) Emily was great. Highly recommend this office.

Larry C.
Happy Patient

5 of 5 stars of 167

Great place. Super nice staff and quick procedures. Everyone I know who got surgery done elsewhere was bedridden for a week but I had almost immediate recovery time. Highly recommend this place

Clayton J.
Happy Patient

5 of 5 stars of 167

Dr. Loveless,

Thank you for making my tooth extraction so quick and easy. I was expecting a lot of pain. Haven’t experienced any residual pain, either since I woke up the following morning. You should hang a shingle stating “painless Dentist”!! Also, your staff is so kind and attentive. I would definitely come back when needed, and recommend you to anyone in need. Though I don’t wish that pre-surgery pain on any person (or animal) for that matter!

 

5 of 5 stars of 167

Best oral surgery place! Everyone is so friendly & caring! They did a great job of making sure I was comfortable & the surgeon did an excellent job-they even gave me some Ted Drewes to bring home!

Deb M.
Happy Patient

5 of 5 stars of 167

My experience with the ladies and Doctor Loveless was great. I had never been put under by anesthesia before and they made me comfortable and very relaxed. They took care of me from the beginning consultation to leaving minus 4 teeth. Thankfully Dr. Loveless is a younger man so he will hopefully be around to treat my children with the same care, someday.

5 of 5 stars of 167

What can I say? No one likes to visit the dentist…especially for anything other than having their teeth cleaned. I am no different. Hated that I had to have a tooth taken out but it was necessary. I was referred here by my dentist to see Dr. Loveless. If I ever have to have anything else done from an oral surgeon, I would never wish to see anyone else. Dr. Loveless and his staff not only made me feel less anxious but they were super nice and made sure that I knew everything that was being done. I would refer them to anyone with complete confidence! If I could give them more than 5 stars, I would. I want to tell them all thank you for making this process much easier on me. Just an amazing staff and surgeon!!

5 of 5 stars of 167

My father had gone for a root canal the night before and a root fracture was discovered so the tooth could not be saved. We called the next morning to set up an oral surgery appointment and Dr. Loveless was able to accommodate him the same day. The staff explained everything in great detail regarding finances and post operative instructions. Dr. Loveless also discovered another area of concern and removed an additional tooth. This was extremely helpful since my dad is on blood thinners and we really wanted to avoid having to make two trips. Very clean office as well. Will recommend everyone we know to the practice.

5 of 5 stars of 167

Dr. Loveless and the rest of his team was great! They made the whole experience very enjoyable. I was really nervous before going into my surgery and the team was very friendly and made me feel at ease. I will definitely recommend friends and family to Dr Loveless. He has a great bedside manner and, is very professional. I know ive found an awesome oral surgeon.

Angie B.
Happy Patient

5 of 5 stars of 167

Very friendly staff. Doctor spent time to explain and answer questions. Easy to make an appointment. Easy to get a recheck. Staff and Doctor made themselves readily available for questions after surgery even during holidays.

Laurie M.
Happy Patient

5 of 5 stars of 167

“For the gentle care on my three extractions–you’re the best!”

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Address:
16 Hampton Village

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St. Louis, MO 63109

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Address:
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Washington, MO 63090

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