Tips for Finding the Right Family Dentist
When you are looking for a new dentist, your first instinct might be to simply do a Google search for “family dentistry Nederland, TX,” but your search should delve a bit deeper than that. After all, finding the right dentist for you and your family is an important decision.
The American Dental Association offers these tips:
- Ask for recommendations from family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues.
- Ask for recommendations from your family doctor or pharmacist.
- Ask your current dentist if you are moving to a new area.
- Look up dentists on the local and state dental societies’ consumer website: www.mouthhealthy.org.
Once you’ve got a list of potential candidates, we recommend doing a bit more research.
Location, Location, Location
Find a dentist that is located near your work, home, or school. This will make going to the dentist convenient, which is important with today’s busy schedules.
Financial and Insurance Policies
Find a dental practice that will accept your insurance, if you have it. If you don’t, you may want to opt for an office that has an in-house plan or takes third-party financing.
Take a look at the practice website and see if they offer any introductory specials for new patients.
Will the services offered by the practice meet you and your family’s needs in the years to come?
In Case of Emergency
Dental emergencies happen—usually at the most inopportune times. Find out how the practice handles these situations during normal office hours and after hours and on weekends.
You can tell a lot about a practice by how friendly and helpful staff is when they answer the telephone. Considering stopping by the practice so you can see firsthand if it’s clean and well organized. Are you greeted in a friendly manner?
We Are Accepting New Patients
If you are searching for family dentistry in Nederland, TX, we invite you to give us a call!