Health History Form

As required by law, our office adheres to written policies and procedures to protect the privacy of information about you that we create, receive, or maintain. Your answers are for our records only and will be kept confidential subject to applicable laws. Please note that you will be asked some questions about your responses to this questionnaire and there may be additional questions concerning your health. This information is vital to allow us to provide appropriate care for you. This office does not use this information to discriminate.

Contact Information

Personal Information

If you are completing this form for another person, what is your relationship to that person?

Dental Information

Are your teeth sensitive to cold, hot, sweets or pressure?
Does food or floss catch between your teeth?
Is your mouth dry?
Have you had any periodontal (gum) treatments?
Have you ever had orthodontic (braces) treatment?
Have you ever had any problems associated with previous dental treatment?
Is your home water supply fluoridated?
Do you drink bottled or filtered water?
If yes, how often?
Do you have earaches or neck pains?
Do you have any clicking, popping, or discomfort in the jaw?
Do you brux or grind your teeth?
Do you have sores or ulcers in your mouth?
Do you wear dentures or partials?
Do you participate in active recreational activities?
Have you ever had a serious injury to your head or mouth?
Are you currently experiencing dental pain or discomfort?

Medical Information

Are you currently under the care of a physician?
Are you in good health?
Has there been any change in your general health within the past year?
Have you had a serious illness, operation or been hospitalized in the past 5 years?
Are you taking or have you recently taken any prescription or over the counter medicine(s)?

Medical History

Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss?
Are you taking, or have you taken, any diet drugs such as Pondimin (fenfluramine), Redux (dexphenfluramine) or fen-phen (fenfluramine-phentermine conbination)?
Are you taking or scheduled to begin taking either of the medications, alendronate (Fosamax®) or risedronate (Actonel®) for osteoporosis or Paget's disease?
Since 2001, were you treated or are you presently scheduled to begin treatment with the intravenous bisphosphonates (Aredia® or Zometa®) for bone pain, hypercalcemia or skeletal complications resulting from Paget's disease, multiple myeloma or metastatic cancer?
Do you use controlled substances (drugs)?
Do you use tobacco (smoking, snuff, chew, bidis)?
If so, how interested are you in stopping?
Do you drink alcoholic beverages?.
Have you ever had an orthopedic total joint (hip, knee, elbow, finger) replacement?

Women Only

Are you pregnant
Are you taking birth control pills or hormonal replacements?
Are you nursing?

Health History

Please mark "Yes" if you have (or have had) any of the following diseases or problems.

Heart murmur
Mitral valve prolapse
Artificial heart valves
Rheumatic fever
Cardiovascular disease
Congestive heart failure
Coronary artery disease
Damaged heart valves
Heart attack
Low blood pressure
High blood pressure
Congenital heart defects
Rheumatic heart disease
Abnormal bleeding
Blood transfusion
AIDS or HIV infection
Autoimmune disease
Rheumatoid arthritis
Systematic lupus erythematosus
Sinus trouble
Cancer / Chemotherapy / Radiation treatment
Chest pain upon exertion
Chronic pain
Diabetes type I or type II
Eating disorder
Gastrointestinal disease
GE Reflux / persistent heartburn
Thyroid problems
Hepatitis, jaundice, or liver disease
Fainting spells or seizures
Neurological disorders
Sleep disorder
Mental health disorders
Recurrent infections
Kidney problems
Night sweats
Persistent swollen glands in neck
Severe heaches / migraines
Severe / rapid weight loss
Excessive urination
Has a physician or previous dentist recommended that you take antibiotics prior to your dental treatment?
Do you have any disease, condition, or problem not listed above that you think we should know about?


Please mark "Yes" if you are allergic to (or have had a reaction to) the following.

Local anesthetics
Penicillin or other antibiotics
Barbiturates, sedatives, or sleeping pills
Sulfa drugs
Codeine or other narcotics
Latex (rubber)
Hay fever / seasonal
Food / Other

NOTE: Both Doctor and patient are encouraged to discuss any and all relevant patient health issues prior to treatment.

I certify that I have read and understand the above and that the information given on this form is accurate. I understand the importance of a truthful health history and that my dentist and his/her staff will rely on this information for treating me. I acknowledge that my questions, if any, about inquiries set forth above have been answered to my satisfaction. I will not hold my dentist, or any other member of his/her staff, responsible for any action they take or do not take because of errors or omissions that I may have made in the completion of this form.


Thank You!

We appreciate you taking the time to complete this form. We'll review the information submitted and be in touch with you if anything additional is required.