How to Choose a Dental Office


Many people do not know where to start or want to find the right dental office. The fact is finding the right dental office, and an excellent practitioner is every person's dream, but the challenge comes in on how to pinpoint the best one. 

Consider a few ways to find the right dental office near you so that you can further explore dentures.

Has the dental office embraced new technology?

One of the things to look for in a dental office is whether they use the latest technology. It is usually the most beneficial equipment, but it also shows that the dentist in question stays updated on the latest information about the industry. 

This might indicate that he or she takes continuing education courses, leading to you getting the best care possible. At the very least, you can be quite sure that the equipment will not be defective or inaccurate due to old age.

Mode of payment

An office that takes various forms of payments is nice since dentures can get expensive. Many insurance plans do not cover the entire cost, which means that you may have to pay a hefty sum. 

If you do not have the cash upfront or the time to save up enough money, you may want to use a credit card. Most dental offices inform patients of the cards they accept ahead of time, so be sure to ask before scheduling an appointment. 

Some offices even have their own payment plan, allowing you to pay off the dentures in small increments over time. Check out the interest rate on this type of plan before agreeing to it, though.

Does the dental office provide free consultation?

Some of the most popular dental offices provide free consultations to potential patients. This can allow you to get to know the dentist before deciding whether he or she is the best one for you. 

Of course, it also lets you get a look inside the office, both at the equipment and staff, as these factors can affect your overall experience. Therefore, it is a good idea to ask if a free initial consultation is available before you make any decisions.

Staff Experience 

Consider the expense of this treatment; it is advised that you put some thought into the dental office you use. It is helpful to find one that has not only an experienced and friendly staff but also updated equipment and flexible payment options.

 These details will allow you to get good results while also being able to pay for them how you would like.

Since the majority of people see general dentistry as something only the vain need to be overly concerned about, it is essential to understand that keeping clean and healthy teeth has much more to do with health and function than it does vanity and appearances. 

The dental hygienist can clean your teeth in ways you could never hope to at home, and choosing the right dental office is crucial in making sure you don't fall into the hands of quack doctors.


Dr. Nourian

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Dr. Somayeh Nourian is the principal dentist at Kiwi Dental, focusing on restorative, cosmetic and dental surgeries. She has been practicing dentistry since 2006 as a family dentist and has earned the trust of many families to take care of their oral health.

She graduated from the University of Ottawa with a bachelor of Biochemistry and earned her dental degree from the University of Toronto in 2006. She has a passion for dental surgeries and cosmetic dentistry, including dental implants, gum grafts, Invisalign and currently part of the Ontario Dental Implant Network.

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