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10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a New Local Dentist

January 15, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 3:19 pm

dentist white teethChoosing a dentist is actually harder than many people may anticipate. When you search for a family dentist in the Google search engine, you might retrieve hundreds of results. That’s not easy nor fun to sift through.

That’s why our practice put together this easy to follow guide to finding your perfect local dentist!

Choosing the Perfect Dentist Is Critical to Your Oral Health

Any great dentist will tell you that preventing dental concerns is much easier (and better for your smile) than restoring it with extensive dental work. If your plan is to save on your dental care and keep your smile strong and durable in the process, you need an expert dentist on your side.

Your dentist’s main priority is to help you and your loved ones obtain optimal oral health—plus, they’ll help you maintain it!  Whether you realize it now or not, you and your family need a professional to help keep your teeth and gums up to par.

If you’re still on the market for choosing a dentist, you can refer to these questions. Feel free to ask yourself them as you review your potential dentist’s website!

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Looking for a New Dentist

  1. How long has your potential dental practice been open?
  2. Does your potential practice lay out their most important priorities for you to see and understand?
  3. What kind of training and continued education has your dentist gone through?
  4. Is your dentist a member of any professional associations that keeps them up to date with the newest practices in dentistry?
  5. Does your potential practice accept dental emergencies?
  6. What is potential practice’s process when it comes to dental emergencies?
  7. Does your potential practice have any extra amenities or patient comforts?
  8. Does your new practice accept your particular dental insurance provider?
  9. If you don’t have insurance, does your practice offer other alternatives for payment planning?
  10. Is the potential practice close and convenient to your current location?

Choosing the perfect dentist for your whole family is no easy task, but it’s not impossible when you refer to our helpful guide! It’s simple enough to ask yourself these quick questions, and you’ll find the right dentist for you and your loved ones in no time!

Meet Our Dentists

Our office is equipped with two great doctors: Dr. Erick T. Anderson and Dr. Richard L. Anderson. Both of which have dedicated years to this practice and its ability to provide excellent dental care from the moment a new patient steps foot within our building’s doors. We love to meet new people, too! If you need a new local dentist, feel free to give us a call!


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