20 Apr

Choosing the Right Dentist for You

Are you looking for a new dentist? Whether your old dentist retired, you recently moved to a new city, or you just haven’t seen a dentist in years, finding a new dentist can be daunting. Knowing what to look for in a dentist will help you research providers and settle on the right one for you. Consider these factors.

Check Reviews

Every dentist has reviews available online through Yelp, Google, or both. Look at reviews for the dentists that you are considering. You can also ask for reviews and recommendations from friends and family, as well as other neighborhood resources.

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If you have dental anxiety, it is important to choose a dentist who offers several solutions during your visit. A good dentist will offer a variety of treatments for dental anxiety and pain during your procedure, including nitrous oxide. They will also be able to talk with you about your dental anxiety and help you find some coping mechanisms.

Insurance Coverage and Cost

If you have dental insurance, you want to make sure that you choose a dentist who is in your insurance network. Unfortunately, it may not always be possible to do so. If your insurance is only accepted by a few dentists in the area, you might have to broaden your search to out-of-network dentists. If so, shop around by cost.

If you are looking for a new dentist, we are more than happy to serve you. Contact us today to schedule your new patient appointment.

Dr. Obrochta