Your First Visit

Your first visit at Hunsaker is very important. Your initial appointment with Hunsaker Dental will consist of a comprehensive exam and consultation.

We would appreciate it if you could assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:

  • Your referral slip and any X-rays if applicable.
  • A list of medications you are presently taking.
  • If you have medical or dental insurance, bring your insurance information card and photo ID. This will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.
  • Please fill out the forms located on our Forms page to expedite your initial check-in.

IMPORTANT: A parent or guardian must accompany all patients under 18 at the consultation visit.

Alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern before surgery (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are on any medication (i.e. heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.) or require medication prior to dental cleanings (i.e. antibiotics, for pre-medication)

Accompanying Minors

Please note that a parent or legal guardian must accompany all patients under the age of 18 during the consultation visit. This is a crucial requirement to ensure proper consent and communication regarding the minor’s dental care.

Medical Conditions and Medications

It is essential to alert our office if you have any medical conditions that may be of concern before undergoing dental procedures or surgery. These conditions may include, but are not limited to, diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, or any other significant medical condition.

Additionally, please inform us if you are taking any medications that may require special consideration, such as heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, or if you require pre-medication with antibiotics before dental cleanings.By providing this information in advance, our team can take the necessary precautions and make appropriate adjustments to ensure your safety and comfort throughout your dental treatment.

At Hunsaker Dental, we prioritize your well-being and strive to provide exceptional care tailored to your individual needs.

By following these guidelines and providing the requested information, you will contribute to a smooth and efficient initial consultation, setting the stage for a positive dental experience.


Whether your previous dentist has taken recent x-rays (within 6-months), you may request that they forward them to our office. If there is not enough time, please pick them up and bring them to our office. Additional films may be necessary, they can be taken at our facility. If you have any further questions about x-rays or your first visit at Hunsaker. Give us a call.

Your First Visit at Hunsaker - Local Family Dentist in Salem Oregon