How to Choose a Dentist That is Right for You

Finding a dentist that is right for you can be a difficult proposition. There are many options to choose from, and it’s important that you select one that you like so that you will attend regularly scheduled appointments to optimize your oral health. So, how do you find such a dentist? Here are five things to keep in mind during the search.

  1. Experience. Investigate how many years of experience the dentist has. Learn what certifications he/she holds and understand what areas of expertise he/she offers.
  2. Insurance. Learning what insurances a practice accepts is a key factor in choosing a dentist. With dental insurance coverage, most checkups and general cleanings are covered on an annual basis, and there may be significant price breaks for other restorative procedures. If you don’t have dental insurance, maintaining your oral hygiene is extremely important, and many dentists will work with you on service prices to ensure you get the care you need.
  3. Reputation. You should check to see what other customers are saying about the practice, browsing various different rating services. The more reviews a practice has, the better.
  4. Technology. There have been many advancements in dental technology in recent years that make procedures more effective, quicker, and more comfortable. Check to see what may separate your dental practice options in terms of the technology they employ.
  5. Location. Convenience is important when choosing a dentist, as you’ll want to make it as easy as possible for you and your family to attend regular appointments.

At Corson Dentistry, we will gladly talk through each of these items with you to help you make your decision. We treat each patient like family members and strive to offer comfort, compassion, and convenience during every visit. We use the latest technological advances available in the field of dentistry and stay abreast of all the newest clinical techniques. We also accept a variety of insurances. Contact us today to learn more!