It is important to make the correct choice when choosing any type of health professional, especially when choosing the right dentist. Your overall health can be affected by your teeth and gums, and a toothache that is painful shows this quite easily. Choosing the right dentist will help you keep your mouth in good shape, so we are giving you these valuable tips.
If you are seeking out a new dentist, make sure you visit at least a few offices in the same area. When the office is a large one you might only get to talk to the front office staff, but you can still learn quite a lot from this. You may, however, prefer a smaller practice where you can meet the dentist personally. The best way to try out a dentist is to schedule yourself for a checkup and a cleaning. Doing this allows you to see how comfortable you feel both with the dentist and with the office as a whole. Sometimes people won’t seek out a dentist until they start to show severe problems like toothaches. This means that you will be forced to find a dentist that has an opening in the near future. When it’s possible, though, you need to choose a dentist before you are faced with an emergency.
If you’re looking for a dentist, you’ll probably notice that many dentists do a lot of advertising. You will see these ads in such places as the internet, local business directories and of course the local newspaper. While you can use ads as a way to inform you about which dentists are practicing in your area, you shouldn’t rely entirely on advertising to choose a dentist. A dentist listing too many ads could inadvertently be saying his practice is having trouble keeping patients. When a dentist is highly recommended, you will not likely have a good chance of getting in to see them without first being place on a very long waiting list, but it can be worth the wait. Over advertising is not necessarily a bad sign, but it should make you wonder a little.
Be prepared to have the way your dentist runs his office a little different from the last one you visited; they all differ slightly. When checking out some of the local dentists; remember you should be welcomed into their office, without a lot undue grief. If a dentist is very good, he may also be so busy that it’s hard to make an appointment. Check into the daily or weekend hours that the dentists’ office is open for business or emergencies. Inquire as to the waiting time for a general check up, or teeth cleaning? You should also inquire about any policies for receiving emergency care during off hours. These are all factors to consider, as you should find a dentist who has hours and policies that are convenient for you. It’s best to try to find a dentist that you will be able to visit for all of your dental issues for years to come. It’s best to spend some time researching a variety of dentists than picking one at random. You will be much better off if you start trying to find a dentist when you are not suffering from any serious or emergency like problems so that you will have time to make a well thought out decision.
Dental Clinic is located at Avondale Estates GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Avondale Estates GA
Avondale Estates is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,960 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area and is near Decatur.
Avondale Estates was founded in 1924 by George Francis Willis, a patent medicine magnate, who purchased the entire village of Ingleside to create a planned community. The city was named after Stratford-upon-Avon, England, birthplace of Shakespeare. Downtown buildings were designed in a Tudor style to reinforce this image, as were many of the houses in the city. Community amenities such as a lake, tennis courts, a clubhouse, parks, and a swimming pool were built for residents.
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.