First Visit Expectations at Pickens Family Dentistry


A comprehensive look at the state of your oral health 


At Pickens Family Dentistry, we believe that setting a foundation of excellent oral health leads to a healthier life and prevents advanced dental health issues.

Your first appointment with Dr. Drue Pickens and the Pickens Family Dentistry team will be centered around gaining an understanding of the state of your oral health and getting to know you. Through 3-D impressions and imaging, we’ll give you a tour of your mouth and present an overview of the state of your oral health.

We believe that good dentistry begins with trust and communication. We’ll provide plenty of time for you to ask questions, let us know your health concerns, and share any issues you’re experiencing. 

Once we review your x-rays, perform our comprehensive oral exam, and discuss your goals, we’ll work together to form a treatment plan that works for you.

You deserve to feel great about the state of your oral health. At Pickens Family Dentistry, we’re here to empower you to do just that.

Your First Appointment at Pickens Family Dentistry will Include:

  • Review of Medical History
  • Full-Mouth Series of X-rays
  • Comprehensive Oral Exam

    Pickens Family Dentistry’s Approach to New Patient Appointments 

    No matter the last time you came to a dentist office or had an oral exam, Pickens Family Dentistry is here to help you feel in control of your health. 

    Throughout your relationship with Pickens Family Dentistry, we’ll take a holistic approach to treatment. We believe that with thorough and preventive dentistry, large issues can be avoided and your health kept more stable. We don’t just want to put a band-aid over your dental health issues — we want to fix what’s actually wrong and set you up for a healthy future.

    No matter the reason you come to our practice, we’ll use our high-tech diagnostic tools and compassionate care to discover the root cause of what ails you and start you on a path to a healthy future.

    I love it here! The staff is great, and very caring. The office its self is very cozy and relaxing, and Mr. Pickens was absolutely awesome, and the hygienist was super sweet. Over all best dentist ever!!
    “From your first appointment and onward, we want you and your family to have a positive dental experience. We’ll do everything we can to make sure you feel welcome at our practice.”

    “From your first appointment and onward, we want you and your family to have a positive dental experience. We’ll do everything we can to make sure you feel welcome at our practice.”

    Meet Dr. Drue Pickens

    At Pickens Family Dentistry, your family is our family.

    Our philosophy is that everyone deserves to be treated with compassion, kindness, and understanding. Dr. Drue Pickens wants to help families in Vancouver discover how optimal health and wellness through dentistry can improve their lives.

    When you walk into our dentist office, you’ll first be greeted by our friendly staff. They’ll be available throughout your appointment to answer any questions or concerns you have. 

    Prior to and during your appointment, you’ll be offered amenities such as pillows and blankets, noise-canceling headphones, and Netflix. It’s all we can do to make you feel comfortable in our office.

    We can’t wait for you to discover how Pickens Family Dentistry offers the most comfortable dentistry in Vancouver.


    At Pickens Family Dentistry, we can help with…

    Cleaning & Prevention


    Cosmetic Dentistry 

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    Family Dentistry


    Set the foundation for a lifetime of smiles at Pickens Family Dentistry.

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