The American Dental Association offers some welcome advice for choosing a dentist. We have already talked about how word of mouth is an important factor for choosing a dentist. Here are some things you should look for:
Location is always a factor when choosing a dentist. While location plays an important role in convenience, many people are willing to drive a little farther for a better experience with their dentist.
Relationship is a strong factor. Your dentist should be approachable and should make you feel comfortable when you are in the dentist chair. After all, your dentist will be working very close with you to help you achieve a high level of oral health; you most certainly will want to have a good, professional, comfortable relationship with your dentist and the dental office staff.
Specialty is another important factor in choosing a dentist. Some dentists specialize in cosmetic dentistry. Others specialize in corrective dentistry such as braces. Our practice offers a wide variety of these services and we’re happy to answer any questions you may have. Depending on your need, you may select a local dentist who can solve your immediate concern. Bear in mind, however, that it is good to have a general dentist who can maintain your dental history and provide general dental care through the years.
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-Martin Buchheit, DDS
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