Some people just choose a dentist randomly due to proximity or because of advertising. The truth is, though, that your dentist can have a major effect on your well being so it is going to be worth it to do the research before deciding. Whether you haven’t been to the dentist in a while or you need a new one for some reason, the following tips will help you find one that can help keep your teeth strong and cavity free.
The quality of a dentist can be determined somewhat by the environment of the waiting room. When you show up at the office is it clean, and is the building run down? A building that is run down or in disarray is not necessarily a good sign for the dentist practicing there. The office doesn’t have to be fancy, but it should be cheerful, neat and give you a feeling of confidence. You can also learn things in the waiting room by looking at the people.
Having few patients could mean that the dentist is not very good or just new to the area. On the other hand, if it’s crowded and people seem irritable, it may indicate that the office isn’t run very efficiently and there’s a long waiting time. A waiting room and dental office should give you a good enough impression to judge whether to come back or not.
The majority of dentists will place advertisements in a variety of places. You will see ads placed in a variety of spots, like the daily paper and even online. By paying attention to these ads you will have the ability to see what is available in your area, but you should not rely on them explicitly. Keep in mind that a dentist who spends a lot of money on advertising may be having trouble attracting patients. When a dentist is commended for his work, the chance of simply making an appointment and getting in to see them will not be likely without a long wait. Even though advertising too much could have negative connotations; it is not necessarily always the case.
The staff at a dental office has a lot to do with your experience with a dental office. You have to call the office for scheduling an appointment and deal with them while you are there, even if the dentist is your primary focus. The people who work there should have a professional manner and be polite, and this is important. One thing that is not a good sign when looking for a dentist is when the staff is rude or abrasive, and you shouldn’t ignore it. You never know when you might have to call the office for an emergency, and you want to feel confident in the people you have to deal with. Whether your experience is good or bad can also be determined by your experience with the dentist’s assistant.
Hopefully you are now better prepared to make a logical choice when you think you have found the right dentist. Of course it would be great if you finally hook up with one that will give you great service for a very long time. A dentist with a pleasing attitude can be very soothing in circumstances that are rather tense. You will be more successful in your quest for a dentist if you take the time to do a little comparison shopping.
Dental Clinic is located at Atlanta GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Atlanta GA
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2016 population of 472,522. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,710,795 people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County.
In 1837, Atlanta was founded at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, the city earned a reputation as “too busy to hate” for the relatively progressive views of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South. Atlanta attained international prominence, and it became the primary transportation hub of the Southeastern United States, via highway, railroad, and air, with Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport being the world’s busiest airport since 1998.
During her years in dental school, Dr. Cheng attended special training in pediatric dentistry at Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas. She graduated with prestigious Dean’s Honor.
Dr. Cheng is a fellow member of Georgia Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentist, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and Chinese Medical Association. She has been practicing dentistry in Taiwan and Atlanta for over 25 years.
Dr. Cheng has completed extensive general and cosmetic dentist trainings in the fields of:
- Botox & Dermal Filler for TMJ and Bruxism
- Implant Dentistry
- Endodontic Treatment
- Periodontal Surgery
Dr. Joy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Georgia States University. After her undergraduate studies, she worked as a Forensic Scientist for two years before attending dental school. Dr. Joy obtained her Doctoral of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) from Medical College of Georgia, now known as Augusta University. She furthered her dental training and knowledge by completing an additional year of General Practice Residency (GPR) at the Medical Center Knoxville, TN. Dr. Joy is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She is committed to providing the best dental care possible to her patients and continues to advance her skills by actively continuing her education.
Dr. Joy’s personal life mostly consists of spending time with her family, her husband, Giang and their baby girl, Isla, who is fifteen months old. She enjoys exercise, cooking and watching her favorite show: “Everybody Loves Raymond.”
Dr. Vy Do was born in Saigon, Vietnam and moved to the states when he was 4. He has been in Georgia ever since and currently resides in the greater Atlanta area.
After finishing high school as the class valedictorian, he attended the University of Georgia on a full academic scholarship. During his tenure at UGA, Dr. Do was active in many school-wide and community-related activities, including the American Chemical Society, Vietnamese Student Association, UGA Symphony Orchestra, and the Athens Symphony Orchestra. As part of the UGA Honors program, he spent one summer abroad in Italy, where he took courses in genetics and art history, focusing on Italian Renaissance art. He culminated his studies by graduating Summa Cum Laude with Honors with his bachelor of science in biology and was also inducted in the Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society. He maintains ties with UGA by serving the office of admissions as a liaison.
Afterwards, Dr. Do attended the Medical College of Georgia (now known as Augusta University) to obtain his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He was again active in many activities in school and around the community including giving violin lessons at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts and being a liaison for the International Student Exchange Program. Upon graduation, Dr. Do was inducted into the Alpha Upsilon Phi Honors Society for his leadership and community contributions.
Dr. Do immediately went into private practice and came to Dr. Cheng’s office in June 2015. He maintains a busy working schedule and takes continuing education courses to stay up-to-date with modern advances in dentistry. His main interests include cosmetic dentistry, oral medicine, and oral pathology.
In his spare time, Dr. Do enjoys playing tennis (he is a huge fan of Rafael Nadal) and cooking. He is also an avid runner, participating in several half marathons and his first marathon in 2014 in Chicago. Furthermore, he is a self-proclaimed “foodie”, lover of fiction and classical musician. He currently plays viola with the Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra. But most of all, Dr. Do lives for international travel and tries to visit new foreign countries as often as possible.
Additionally, Dr. Do is the youngest of 5 and uncle of 11.
Dr. Abochhab is dedicated to his patient’s complete dental care and committed to provide the highest levels of preventive, restorative, and aesthetic care. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Abochhab continues to further advance his skills through ongoing educational dental courses. His goal is to enhance his patients’ quality of their dental needs.
Dr. Abochhab enjoys all aspects of dentistry, specifically oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry.