Some people who choose to see a dentist just because the office is close to their homes or because they like an advertisement they’ve seen in the paper. The dentist you choose, though, can seriously affect your well being so you should definitely do some research before making your choice. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t seen your dentist for a while or if you are just shopping for a new one, these tips can help you track down the one that will help your teeth stay strong, healthy and free of cavities.
Everyone has their ways of choosing a dentist, and doing it on the basis of cost only, is not the best way. Any dentist you choose should have reasonable fees, but you need one you can afford. Not everyone can afford dental care, without having dental insurance, so some dental offices make dental care affordable by offering financing. You don’t necessarily want to choose the cheapest dentist around, but you have to find one who is affordable.
It is important to find a dentist you are comfortable with and who uses things you believe in. Mercury has been used in fillings for a long time, but now many dentists are not using it, so you should learn more about it. If you are concerned about it, you should talk it over with the dentist.
If you are into natural health, holistic dentists use natural products, as well as giving health advice. You might prefer a certain type of anesthesia, so you should find out if the dentist uses Novocaine or nitrous oxide. If you have any preferences when it comes to dental care, make sure the dentist you choose is someone you’ll feel comfortable with.
When you pick a dentist, you shouldn’t expect all of the members of your family to be happy. It is one thing when the dentist you are looking for is just for you, but a totally different story when it concerns your whole family.
Going to the same dentist is certainly not necessary, when a husband and wife don’t like the same one. Things are sometimes tougher when you have children, but it can happen where the same dentist works for the whole family. Pediatric dentists are specifically there to treat children, and if your children have serious dental problems, you might want to consider using one. When the whole family only needs cleanings and checkups, a good general dentist will be fine.
We’ve looked at some of the most important factors to keep in mind when looking for a dentist. Hopefully you will be fortunate enough to encounter a dentist that will be available to take you and your family on as regular patients. The kind of professional that has the ability to make his patients relax will have greater success. 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 Clairmont Park Chamblee GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
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.