Factors to Consider When Choosing a New Dentist

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Whether you are new to the Columbia area or you're simply unsatisfied with your current dentist, there are several important things that you need to keep an eye out for when selecting your new dentist. Dental practices vary not only in services offered but also in the quality of care that can be expected. Here are some of the factors you need to consider when choosing a new dentist:

Local Reviews and Recommendations
Without a doubt, one of the biggest factors to consider when searching for a new dentist is the satisfaction of current and past customers. Be sure to check out the website for each Columbus, Ohio dentist that you might be interested in to find out what sort of reviews he or she has. You can also ask your current dentist for a recommendation to a great dentist in your new part of town.

Availability and Location
Another important consideration to make is the location of a Columbus, Ohio dentist's office as well as his or her availability during the week. Find out how far in advance you need to book an appointment in order to see the dentist and don't forget to research how far his or her location is from your home or office.

Level of Professional Experience
In order to make sure that you receive the highest level of care possible, inquire about a dentist's experience and educational background. It is also okay for you to find out a little more about the staff that will be assisting the dentist with certain services.

Costs and Insurance Plans
Lastly, don't forget to do a bit of research on the cost of services at a dentist's office as well as the type of payments that he or she will accept. You should be able to learn more about payment plans or insurances that are accepted by visiting a Columbus dentist's website. OCD accepts all types of dental insurances. We will do the homework for you and provide you with a complimentary benefits check to let you know how your insurance will work in our practice.

Here at Oak Creek Dental Care, we're always open to taking new patients. We offer quality dental services including emergency care and even on-site sedation dentistry procedures. To learn more about the many benefits of choosing our Columbus dental practice for all of your oral healthcare needs, call (614) 682-8345.

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  • Over 25 Years of Dental Experience
  • Comfortable Care with a Non-Judgmental Approach
  • 5-Star Customer Service
  • Sedation Dentistry
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Oak Creek Dental Care
Columbus Dentist
Located at 6865 Oak Creek Drive
Columbus, OH 43229
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