First Visit


Welcome to the Acharya Periodontics website. We are happy to help take the first step toward better periodontal health. Please utilize our website to help better understand your course of treatment and answer any questions related to periodontal therapy.

At Acharya Periodontics, your smile is our main priority. We specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease. We provide cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile as well as dental implants that can replace single, multiple, or all of your missing teeth.

Visit Dr. Priya Acharya

Important Information To Provide
  • Your referral slip and x-rays from your referring dentist.
  • A list of medications you are currently taking. Please note that you can fill out your patient registration & medical history form on our website.
  • If you have dental insurance, please bring any forms or insurance cards with you to the appointment.
Review Patient X Rays

What to Expect on Your First Visit

After a thorough exam, Dr. Acharya will discuss her findings and all options for treatment. Dr. Acharya's goal is to help you come to an informed decision regarding care. Complicated or multi-disciplinary cases may require further discussion with your general dentists prior to presenting your treatment plan.

Your first visit will include the following:

  • Review of your complete dental and medical history form
  • Review of your dental x-rays and/or taking new x-rays as required
  • Oral and soft tissue exam
Premedication Periodontal Visit


Please notify our office if you have medical conditions/concerns or have been informed by your general dentist or physician that you require premedication prior to surgery. Patients with certain medical conditions are required to pre-medicate with antibiotics prior to treatment. We require this with your safety in mind.

  • Artificial heart valves or joints
  • Heart murmurs requiring pre-medication
  • Severe diabetes or hypertension

Acharya Periodontics COVID-19 Update

The safety and well-being of our patients and staff is a top priority at Acharya Periodontics.
We are adhering to the guidelines set forth by both the CDC and The Virginia Department of Health as
we monitor developments related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We will continue to
implement strategies recommended by public health authorities.

As part of our own aseptic routine, we perform regular environmental cleaning that meets guidelines for
viral disinfection. We have also increased the frequency of cleanings and broad-spectrum disinfectants
used throughout the building. As usual, our patient areas are sanitized and sterilized as recommended
by the American Dental Association.

We will continue to monitor the situation, seek guidance and best practices from the appropriate health
authorities and share additional information as warranted.

We request that any patient, guest or any other member of Acharya Periodontics who does not feel
well, exhibits signs of infection, or has been in proximity to infected persons avoid entering the

Also, if you have traveled within the last 2 weeks international or domestic, please inform our staff via
telephone or email before your visit.

We will be glad to reschedule any appointments. Please call us at 540-283-0959 or email at .