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Tips on Choosing a North Surrey DentistSeptember 12th, 2017 | by Riverside Dental | in Dental Health | 0
Looking for a great dentist in North Surrey? Here are the important things to look for as you search for the North Surrey dentist who will care for your family’s teeth and overall dental hygiene.
Location is Important
Look for a dentist’s office that is close to home. You’ll be more likely to make it to regular appointments when it’s not far to go. This also makes it more convenient when your teens need braces and you are having to make more frequent visits.
Can they treat the whole family?
Does the dental office and staff help to make children more comfortable? Does anyone in your family have fears about the dentist? Make sure that everyone can go to one dentist, as you’ll find it more convenient to go if it’s always to the same office. Plus, it’ll start to be a friendly place where you’re known and you know who is going to greet you every time.
Are they still using x-ray machines that require film or have the transitioned to digital x-rays? Are they working with the best in tooth cleaning, filling materials, and diagnostic tools? How recently have they updated the office and exam room furniture?
These days you can find reviews for just about anything online, and dentists are no exception. Make sure to read a variety of reviews to get a bigger picture, as there are almost always one or two unsatisfiable customers out there willing to badmouth. The broader opinion should be the one you consider.
Who else goes to the North Surrey dentist?
Ask around. One of the best ways to find out whether a dentist is going to be great is by asking the people you trust. Ask friends, family, co-workers, anyone whose advice and opinion you value and trust. A personal recommendation is worth a thousand online promises.
Finding the right North Surrey dentist will come down to what it feels like when you talk to them about the health of your mouth. But with these tips you can narrow down the pool first.