We have many choices in life. From what to have for lunch to where to go on vacation or when to go to sleep, the decision is usually yours to make. But how do you know how to pick the right dentist? While some people rely on the recommendation of their insurance company, it should go deeper than that. After all, you want a dentist that suits your individual needs.
So, how do you find the right dentist for you? Keep reading for some helpful tips for choosing the right practitioner to protect your smile.
Reviews from fellow patients are an increasingly popular way to help narrow down your choice for selecting a new dentist. Reviews often paint a greater picture of your dentist’s bedside manner, treatment options, office cleanliness, and treatment outcomes. But buyer beware, sometimes any business can have lower ratings due to reasons out of their control. If you notice a one-off bad review, that’s definitely a much better sign than a majority of negatives, so take the good with the bad when using reviews in your decision making process.
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There’s nothing wrong with a good old fashioned meet-and-greet with Dr. Abelar. Here, you can discuss your concerns and get a feel for the practice and staff. This can help you decide if you will feel comfortable entrusting your beautiful smile to our team, and we love meeting new patients!
Location, Location, Location
Dr. Abelar welcomes patients from all over, but in the end it all comes down to what is convenient for you. While you don’t need to have a dentist in your neighborhood, be aware of how far away your dentist is so you can factor in commute time when attending your appointment. Whether our practice is close to the office, close to home, or your relationship with Dr. Abelar keeps you coming back from any distance, be sure that the commute to your dental practice is manageable.
If you are interested in seeing real-life results from Dr. Abelar, we will be happy to show you some of our patient before-and-after photos. This can give you an idea of what Dr. Abelar is capable of when creating a beautiful smile!
If you’re ready to schedule your own consultation with Dr. Abelar or become a patient, please contact the office to schedule your appointment today!