Looking for a New Dentist? We Can Help.
June 13, 2017
June 13, 2017
Whether you’re new to the area or looking to change dentists, your comfort and overall experience is most important. At Mortenson Family Dental, we specialize in creating comfortable and friendly dental experiences for patients of all ages.
Dr. Branham Hill, DMD, has been serving Louisville as a general dentist at Mortenson Family Dental since his graduation from the University of Louisville Dental School. He completed a General Practice Residency at UofL Hospital where he received training in advanced general dentistry, oral surgery and dental implants. And now, he’s here to discuss the most important criteria in choosing a new dentist.
Question: Most people choose a dentist based on price or location. As a dentist, what do you believe is the most important criteria in choosing a new dentist, and why?
Answer: Choosing a new family dentist can be as simple as accepting a recommendation from a friend, or it can be a perplexing decision based on an Internet search for a particular need. In either circumstance, there is a set of standards I follow.
Question: What are some red flags to look for when choosing a new dentist?
Answer: Here are the most common red flags I’ve seen.
Question: Are there certain questions to ask when calling to find a new dentist?
Answer: Yes. It is important to get answers before you go. Here are some important questions to ask:
If a dentist makes you feel anxious, or does not properly take the time to address your individual needs, then he or she probably isn’t the right dentist for you.
At Mortenson Family Dental, we know the importance of a happy, healthy smile. We are proud to offer high quality dental care since 1979. We know your smile is important to you, and it is important to us too. That is why we use the latest dental technology, offer a full range of dental services and build personal relationships with our patients. You’ll be treated like family when you visit one of our convenient Kentucky, Southern Indiana or Southern Ohio locations. Click here to find a Mortenson Family Dental location near you.
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