How To Choose A Dentist
With so many dental practices in the area, how do you choose the right one for you? Whether you are new to the community or haven’t kept up with your regular dental appointments and have lost contact with your dentist, there are a few things you should consider when choosing your next dental provider.
While you can find listings online using Google or Yelp and read reviews of dental practices, you may want to consider doing a little more research. After all, not all dental practices are the same. You can start by visiting websites of dentists to get a feel for what type of services they provide and what makes them different from others. Some dentists are focused on certain treatments while others make it a point to highlight their state-of-the-art technology. At Joel Singer, DMD, you’ll notice that we focus on holistic dentistry. Holistic dentistry considers how oral health affects the whole body as well as how overall health affects your teeth, gums and mouth. That means that we use materials that are safe for the body, and that includes materials that we use to clean the office.
You can also tell quite a bit about a practice when you call for an appointment. Are they friendly? Do they try to get to know you and ask about your dental concerns? At the same time, preparing a list of questions on your first call can also help you figure out if a dentist is the right fit for you.
A caring dentist should treat you with respect and take into account your question and concerns. What’s more, your health and safety should be their top concern. At Joel Singer, DMD, in Fort Lee, NJ, we are happy to help you achieve excellent dental health as well as overall health. Please call our office today to schedule a consultation.