Your first visit to Severn River Dental Health Center involves a few special steps so that we can get to know you. To understand what to expect, please read through this page. You’ll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There’s also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can also save some time by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.
Mission Statement/ Office Philosophy
We strive to improve the lives of those we serve. We do this as we genuinely care about our patients and strive to build trust and comfort in everything we do. As we accomplish this, we will create a thriving practice and an atmosphere where it is a joy to work and visit. Expertise, compassion and genuine comfort make the difference.
There is a difference in dental care; we invite you to come experience ours. We are dedicated to creating an ideal experience for their patients.
To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:
- Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
- Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
- Exceed your expectations.
- Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
- Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.
What are the things that are the most important to us?
We understand that real comfort is a result of trust. You will know right away that we place your best interests above ours and look to really understand you and your needs. This means you will feel confident when making choices about your oral health and relaxed and at ease while you are with us.
Dr. McPherson, Dr Canizales and their staff make every effort to understand your needs, wants and fears. This level of attention combined with a naturally compassionate manner helps you feel like you are in safe and caring hands. If you have had any apprehension about dental treatments, give us a try and change the way you feel about dentistry.
Because Dr. McPherson is a prosthodontist, her training, experience and skill level with implants, bite correction, TMJ treatment, full mouth rehabilitation and sleep apnea are above what you would find at a general dentist. Additionally, Dr. McPherson insists on using quality materials and only the best laboratories. Combine these things with her natural attention to esthetics and detail and you can be confident in the quality of her work.
Dr Canizales is a meticulous and detail oriented dental provider and his experience in a variety of procedures gives his patients a comprehensive quality of care they can trust. His conservative treatment plans combined with his expeptional skills provide his patients with a comfortable and reliable approach to dental health.
We believe that education starts with careful listening and is based on trust. We listen carefully to your needs and build meaningful relationships on trust and integrity. You will feel this as we help you understand your treatment options in a manner that empowers you to make comfortable decisions regarding your oral health.
What To Expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.
We are conveniently located in Park Plaza, right behind Coldwell Banker and diagonal from Subway!