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Your First Visit

At your first appointment, you will meet with Dr. Philip Engel, Dr. Richard Stern, Dr. Constantine Simos, Dr. Michael Stern, Dr. Amy Tanchyk, and Dr. Rohan Prabhu for a complete evaluation and personalized treatment plan.


When you visit Oral Surgery Group, you can expect to be greeted by friendly faces and a team who is always willing to help. We make it easy to begin your oral health journey with online resources, registration, and staff who are available to answer any questions. To help our patients feel as welcome and as comfortable as possible, we offer several amenities at each of our offices.

  • Anesthesia and sedation options available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Online patient registration and referral forms

What to Bring

When you come in for your first visit, please bring:

  • A referral slip and any X-rays given by your general dentist (these may be sent to our office ahead of time)
  • A list of any medications you are currently taking
  • Any dental and medical insurance cards/information
  • Knowledge or information about history of conditions

We recommend completing your new patient forms online before your appointment. If you have questions, please call the office where your appointment is scheduled. A member of our team will be happy to help.

Patients Under 18

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all appointments.

What to Expect

At your first appointment, we will take 3D scans of your mouth and face and perform an oral examination. We will discuss your diagnosis, and your oral surgeon will explain your options for treatment. We always take the time to inform our patients and strive to ensure patients feel a part of their treatment.

3D Imaging

We use 3D CBCT imaging to create detailed images of bones, tissues, and structures of the mouth and face.

Financial & Insurance Information

Our office accepts many insurance plans, forms of payment, and financing options to make our services accessible to as many people as possible. We accept these forms of payment:

  • American Express®
  • Discover®
  • MasterCard®
  • Visa®
  • Checks
  • Cash
  • CareCredit®

CareCredit is a financing institution that can help you pay for the oral surgery care you need. To learn more about this service or to apply online, visit the official CareCredit website.

Learn More

Feel confident about your care. Learn about our surgeons, our practice values, and find out more about the range of services we provide.