Making sure to find the best dentist for you and for your family can be overwhelming and somewhat confusing. When you have a family comprised of both adults and children that need dental care, it can be a challenge to find everything you need in one dentist!
Tips on Choosing the Right Dentist
Fortunately, we here at Meadows Family Dentistry offer services for the entire family to receive the very best in dental care all in one office! Below are a few tips on how to start the process of picking the right dentist for you and your entire family.
Consider location and hours – It’s important to consider the locations and hours of the office you’re considering. If you work during the day, check if the office is open in the evenings or weekends. It’s not silly to take into the account the practice's convenience based on your location and schedule.
Ask about insurance and payment plans – One of the most important things to do before choosing a dentist is determining if the dental practice you’re considering accepts your dental insurance. If so, great! If not, you’ll need to decide whether or not you still want to pursue the dental office. If you don’t have dental insurance, make sure to ask about payment plans.
Talk to the dentist and staff members – Next, visit the practice and get to know the staff. Bring your children along to test how comfortable they are in the office. It’s important to choose a dentist you feel comfortable communicating with.
Ask about emergency situations – Lastly, dental emergencies do occur. Ask the dentist about the office’s emergency policy and any flexibility they have to fit you into the schedule last minute for an emergency.
When it comes to finding the proper dentist for your family, it’s important to be vigilant and do your research. Don’t underestimate the importance of having an established dental home for your family.
Here at Meadows Family Dentistry, we look forward to getting to know your family and establishing an oral health relationship for years to come! To contact Meadows Family Dentistry, please contact our Castle Rock, Colorado office today.
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Dr. Preston Polson has been practicing dentistry for over 15 years. Dr. Polson received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado and completed a one-year Hospital based General Practice Residency in Burlington, Vermont. Dr. Polson continues to receive advanced training in restorative, cosmetic, implant, and reconstructive dentistry in an effort to provide each patient with the highest quality dental care possible.