The American Dental Association offers some welcome advice for choosing a dentist in Oklahoma City. We have already talked about how word of mouth is an important factor in how many people find a dentist. Here are some things you should look for in a dentist:
Location is always a factor when choosing a dentist. If you live in the Oklahoma City area, there are many options, and most dental practices are not too far out of the way. While location plays an important role in convenience, many people are willing to drive a little farther for a better experience with their Oklahoma City dentist.
Relationship is a strong factor. Your cosmetic dentist should be approachable, and should make you feel comfortable when you are in the dentist chair. After all, your dentist will be working very close with you to help you achieve a high level of oral hygiene; you most certainly will want to have a good, professional, comfortable relationship with your Oklahoma City dentist and the dental office staff.
Specialty is another important factor in choosing a dentist. Some dentists specialize in cosmetic dentistry. Others specialize in corrective dentistry such as clear braces. Depending on your need, you may select a local Oklahoma City dentist who can solve your immediate concern. Bare in mind, however, that it is good to have a general dentistry professional who can maintain your dental history and work with you to through the years.
If you are looking for a dentist in Oklahoma City, please come by and speak with me. I can address your interest in any of these critical areas, and will be happy to introduce you to OKC Smiles.
I look forward to meeting you.
-Dr. Mark Phan, DDS