What to Look For In a Family Dentist

Choosing a family dentist can be overwhelming—not to mention time consuming—but finding the right one is important. After all, this is the person who will see you through that cracked tooth, a multitude of cavities, and all those wisdom teeth removals. So pay attention to the things that count. You need a dentist within your insurance coverage, yes, but also someone close by, skilled, and good with people.

1. Proximity

While dental appointments are not usually often, it is important to have a dentist somewhat nearby. If an emergency arose and your dentist was far away, you’d have to choose between driving your screaming child a long distance or taking them to an unknown dentist. APEX has locations all over Utah, with dentists you can trust.

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2. Skill

This might seem like a no-brainer, but it is often overlooked. Not every dentist is as well trained as the next or as versatile. Do some research and ask questions. Find out if the dentist in question stays current with the industry and what their background is. If they’re excellent at basic checkups but not very skilled in cosmetic procedures, keep that in mind. Maybe you take your children elsewhere when cosmetic needs arise. Or maybe you pick a different dentist from the beginning. It all depends upon your needs.

3. Attitude

If you’re looking for a dentist the whole family can go to, make sure they’re good with children. Before trying a dentist, search out parents who have taken their children there and see what they think. Then at the appointment, see if they show you respect and your child patience. There’s no need to go back if they don’t.

Of course, these aren’t the only attributes to think about. You’re family is unique. If strapped for cash, you might want find a dentist with payment plans. If last minute is your deal, a dentist with flexible appointments will be important to you. Find a dentist that fits your needs and makes you feel welcome. It’s your family’s smile at stake here.

Whatever your needs, we’re confident that our APEX dentists can meet them, and exceed your expectations. Our dental system allows us to provide customized, comfortable care for all ages.

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