How To Choose A Dentist
Looking for a new dentist? Maybe you’re new in town, or maybe you’re just looking for a change. Whatever the reason, Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla has some suggestions you may find useful.
It isn’t a decision you want to make lightly. Ideally you should establish a relationship that you can count on for years to come. Asking your family and friends is a tried-and-true method, but since that’s one of the first things you’re likely to think of, we’ll share a few other ideas.
If you’re moving, ask your current dentist for a recommendation in your new town.
- Ask your physician
- Try the local or state dental society.
Establish a short list of potential new dentists. From there, call or visit each one before making up your mind. Be sure to read online reviews, too, to see what others in your town have to say.
Keep the following in mind:
- Insurance. Does the practice take yours? Even if they are out of your network, they may submit claims to all insurance providers. Be sure to ask.
- Where is the office? You know what real estate agents say: location, location, location! Make sure the office is conveniently located. That may mean they are close to your job. Don’t forget to find out their office hours.
- Specialties. Not all practices perform every dental procedure. Some may not extract wisdom teeth, while others may not offer dental sedation. Learn as much as you can before committing to anything.
At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we are committed to excellence in dentistry. People from Solano Beach, Del Mar, and Claremont come to our practice for general and cosmetic dentistry. Please call us to schedule an appointment today!
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