Finding Dr. Right: 3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Dentist
Looking for a dentist in Calgary can be overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of dental clinics and practitioners, all of them with strengths, merits, and professional expertise. Here are three big things look for when choosing your family dentist.
1. Do They Offer All the Services You Need?
There is no real standard list of services for dental clinics; they vary from practice to practice. For families on the go, it makes sense to select a clinic that offers everything you think your family might need now and in the foreseeable future. Depending on your needs, you may want to find a clinic that has offers some of the following services:
- Preventative dentistry
- Pediatric dentistry
- Emergency dentistry
- Cosmetic dentistry
- Endodontic therapy
- Orthodontic services
- Denture & implant services
2. Do Their Hours Work With Your Lifestyle?
For people who work a strict Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 schedule, daytime appointments may be disruptive. Decide whether evening and weekend appointment are important for you and your family.
3. Is the Office Nearby?
Whether it’s near your place of work, your home, or your child’s school, it makes sense to choose a dentist located in an area where you spend a lot of time. You may also want to consider parking, accessibility, and public transit access depending on your needs.