How will you be able to choose the best dentist in your area among the many practicing dentists that are there? Here are some tips to narrow your search:
- Know what you need – When you have symptoms such as a severe toothache, constant jaw pain or bleeding gums, it can be easy to automatically assume that you need to see a dental specialist. While you could be onto something, most dental specialists require that you first see a general dentist for a comprehensive dental exam.
- Know what to ask – It's important to ask the right questions when you're trying to choose the right dentist. Find out key information about the dentist's office such as the dentist's training, office location, office hours and emergency care.
- Know his or her fee structure – Know if the office accepts your dental insurance and how much your out-of-pocket expense may be.