New Patients

We are always welcoming new patients at our Lansing dental office! Our health-centered dentistry is committed to offering holistic care that promotes achievable healthy life habits and better nutrition. We’re humbled that our patients care deeply about their oral health and desire to accomplish great, long-term wellness. Dr. Bechtel has been facilitating premier holistic and biologic dental care in Lansing since 2008. Dr. Bechtel understands the systemic connection between the mouth and our overall health, delivering effective, yet conservative solutions that are engineered for each patient. His focus is on treating the underlying root cause rather than only treating the symptoms you may be experiencing.

Your First Visit

No two people are alike.  We all have unique desires, goals and dreams for our health and our mouths.  That is why Dr. JJ Bechtel begins his relationship with all new patients with a conversation.  Some people want to chew better, others desire straight teeth or a beautiful smile.  Many people have put off going to the dentist for years due to fear and have for years neglected their oral health.  For these reasons, we feel it is first important to talk with each and every one of our new adult patients and find out what is important to you.

The New Patient Exam

The goal of our new patient exam is to find out exactly what is the current state of health in your mouth.  We thoroughly evaluate different systems (Muscles, Joints, Teeth, Gums) to determine this.  We define what health looks like before we begin so that you can compare and contrast what health and your mouth look like.  It is our baseline or starting point for moving forward. Your 90-120 minute examination will include a complete evaluation on your teeth, gum tissue, bone health, soft tissues, jaw joints and chewing system. In addition, we will take any necessary x-rays, diagnostic photographs, and may create accurate diagnostic models of your teeth. With these comprehensive records, Dr. Bechtel can create a detailed, customized master plan for you to have Complete Oral Health. Our Goal is to work WITH you not ON you.

Review of Findings

In a few of weeks, you are invited to sit down with Dr. JJ Bechtel for a 40 minute no-cost consultation to review your exam. Based on your goals, dreams and level of dental fitness, Dr. Bechtel will work with you to finalize your master plan of Complete Oral Health, to help you reach your goals. In addition, you will have a written copy of all of the tests that were done at your examination. You will know exactly what the present state of your dental health is and how it relates to your overall health. You will be able to confirm all of this with your photographs. You will have a step by step solution to get you to your goals and you will know the costs – all in advance.

Contact Us Today!
Bechtel Dentistry welcomes new and returning patients from the Lansing area. Contact our office today at 517-882-7132 to schedule your appointment and start your journey to better wellness. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our holistic dental care, exclusive TMJ/TMD treatment, or any of our other general dentistry or cosmetic dentistry services. Our team is happy to assist you in any way possible. Our holistic dentistry also serves patients living throughout Holt, Okemos, Mason, Grand Ledge, Dewitt, Haslett, Williamston, St. Johns, Charlotte, Eaton Rapids, East Lansing, and Potterville. Our specialized Lansing Dentist, Dr. Jonathan Bechtel and our dental team are committed to providing exceptional dental care and empowering our patients with information about their dental health.