First Visit

The worst part is over as you have taken the leap and scheduled your appointment at Hudson Dental Center.

What to expect on your first appointment?

Your first visit to Hudson Dental Center will establish the foundation for a rich and long lasting relationship with entire team at Hudson Dental Center. Your comfort and satisfaction are important from the moment you step in and forever. Prior to your visit, we recommend that you fill up registration forms (Patient Information, Medical History, Dental History) on your computer or mobile at your own convenience and it takes only 5-10 minutes. There is no need for printing, scanning or bringing any papers with you.

It is very critical that you register online prior to your visit in order for us to provide the best dental care to you.

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All forms are HIPAA compliant and send securely to our system plus it helps us to get paperless.


During this appointment, you will be greeted on your arrival and you will get to know our friendly team. Please bring your valid form of identification and insurance card if you will be using your dental insurance. (You may also send us copy of your insurance card via email/text). If you liked to watch any TV show, please let our front desk know and they will be more than happy to accommodate your request.

Meeting with Dentist

You will meet either with Dr Payal Kshatriya DDS or other qualified experienced dentists and they will go over with your medical history, oral health worries or concerns. We will make sure your are comfortable sharing all details. We encourage you to ask questions and this open communication will help you relieve any anxiety or nervousness feeling. Our rooms are equipped with TV with FireTV with Bluetooth headsets and ask any of our staff members for assistance.

The typical first-time dental visit includes bitewing x-rays, a comprehensive oral exam and a dental cleaning.

Dental X-Rays

You will probably need dental x-rays … unless you have had them recently and have brought them with you or asked your previous dentist to send them. No dentist can or will start working on you without getting a good perspective on what’s going on in your mouth. We use modern dental x-ray equipment that emits virtually no radiation, so you have no reason to be concerned about that, and most of the newer equipment isn’t as uncomfortable because the material you hold in your mouth is smaller and smoother. we may suggest a new panoramic type of x-ray, often called Panorex or Pano, which can show both your upper and lower jaw in one picture. This can be helpful in diagnosing bite and alignment issues. If you are visiting for Dental Implants or Impacted Wisdom Tooth Extraction, CT Scan may be recommended.

Know each other

You should be prepared to tell our dentist what previous treatment you have had. Although much will be evident when our dentist will look in your mouth and at your x-rays, it is a good idea to share some details about what’s been done already.

Be ready to talk about any current dental problems you may be having. If this is a get-acquainted visit or you just need to get your teeth cleaned, more power to you. However, many adults wait till something is up, and any treatment plan should start with everything that is bothering you.

Comprehensive Exam

If you have any health issues or are currently taking medication for a condition like diabetes, heart disease or hypertension, be sure to let your dentist know about it. Many tooth and gum problems are related to medical issues and their treatment. Our dentist will also examine your teeth and gums, looking for cavities or other problems.

Oral Cancer Screening

Our dentist recommends having an oral cancer screening at least once each year. Regular screenings can help ensure early detection of any potential cancers. During your oral cancer screening, our dentist will check for any abnormalities. We will closely examine your mouth, throat, lips, gums, and tongue. Read More.


Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral that helps rebuild tooth enamel and reverse early signs of tooth decay. Your body takes in fluoride in two ways: systemically and topically. Systemic fluorides are swallowed, including fluoridated water (most tap water) and dietary fluoride supplements. Topical fluoride is applied directly to the teeth via toothpaste, mouth rinses and treatments at the our dental office. Fluoride helps repair weakened tooth enamel by replenishing lost calcium and phosphate — minerals naturally present in saliva. These minerals also make your teeth more resistant to future decay.

Fluoride treatments applied by a dentist are especially good for people with a higher risk for tooth decay or erosion. If you have dry mouth, weak enamel, poor oral health or if you have crowns, ask your dentist if applying a fluoride varnish would help protect your teeth.

Teeth Cleaning

Often, your first visit will include teeth cleaning, though if it’s been a while since you last had your teeth cleaned, you may need to be scheduled for a longer visit at a later time. If you have a perio condition, your will be recommended deep cleaning (gum therapy) and not regular cleaning.

An added advantage of modern equipment is your dentist’s ability to see your x-ray results on the computer, immediately. That will speed up the diagnosis process. Our dentist will discuss the comprehensive dental treatment plan she developed that is specifically for you and is designed to prevent smaller issues from getting bigger and more expensive in future.

Treatment plan and payment options

After our dentist talked you about possible treatment plan, our front desk will answer any questions you may have and will go over the treatment plan, pricing and payment options available. If you are using your dental insurance, they will go over in details with coverage and predetermination. You will provided a clear, detailed estimate on the cost of your treatment plan. You may request digital copy of your dental treatment plan that includes the price quote for your recommended treatments. We recommend you to schedule future appointments before you leave our office.

Our commitment to your healthier mouth.

  • Our prices are affordable. Ask us for our discount plan or pre-payment discount.
  • We use the best supplies and top of the line equipment.
  • We use modern and latest technology that includes Digital X-Rays, iTero 3D Scanner, Digital IntraOral Cameras, CBCT, Laser.
  • No compromise in sterilization and infection control.
  • Keep ourselves with current trends with several continuous education.
  • Our staff is CPR/AED trained with a ready Emergency Kit.
  • Your comfort and trust is most important to us.

Directions & Parking

4914 Kennedy Blvd Ste 201 West New York NJ 07093

This location is also known as Taffaro Plaza and we are on second floor right above Dunkin Donuts. If you are driving, you may be delighted to know that building has a parking lot and has an elevator.

Public transport:

You can use following NJ Transit bus on Kennedy Blvd

88, 154 

Use Light Rail

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Station


Call us at 201.662.1922 or book online to schedule your first appointment and a long lasting relationship.

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Our Locations in

West New York

Location: Kennedy Blvd

4914 Kennedy Blvd Ste 201, West New York NJ 07093

We are conveniently located on Kennedy Blvd in Taffaro Plaza and next to Light Rail Station. Located at the border of West New York, Union City, North Bergen

Serving residents of Hudson County and Bergen County.

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Have a tooth ache or a dental emergency? We are open Saturdays to take care of your dental emergencies. We are most trusted and highly rated dental office in West New York and Hudson County!

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