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.
You need to consider how expensive the dentist is, but that shouldn’t be the main reason for choosing one. Any dentist you choose should have reasonable fees, but you need one you can afford. Dental care can be made more affordable by some dental offices because they offer financing for people without insurance. There are cheap dentists around, but you might not want to use them, since they might not be that good.
It can be extremely stressful for people with dental phobias to have to go to a dentist. A lot of adults fear the dentist, but it is much more common with children. Two of the procedures that make the most people nervous are root canals and extractions. You need to find a dentist who is sensitive to such issues, especially if someone in your family has this problem. Technical skills are important, but to make the procedure less frightening, it needs to be explained by someone who is gentle. Extreme phobias cause some patients to need their dentist to give them some type of sedation like nitrous oxide.
If you’re searching for a dentist, you can use the internet to help you. Even though your best bet is to get personal recommendations, you can’t always do this, particularly if you are new to an area. When you search on the Internet, you’ll be able to search through lots of websites–all of which can be quite useful in getting an initial impression of a dentist. A good looking website, though, might only mean that the dentist hired a good web designer. You also need to try to find testimonials and information about the dentist’s credentials that can be verified. Angie’s List is a great place to find objective information and testimonials about a variety of professionals including doctors and dentists.
Cost, experience, location and reputation are all factors you should consider when you are choosing a dentist. It helps to find someone who will give you a comfortable feeling while you are experiencing the pain they are giving you. Your dental health is important, so don’t underestimate it when you are looking for a new dentist.
Dental Clinic is located at Clarkston GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Clarkston GA
Clarkston is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 7,554 as of the 2010 census. The city is home to a campus of Georgia State Universities Perimeter College.
The city is noted for its ethnic diversity, and is often referred to as “the most diverse square mile in America” and “the Ellis Island of the South.” In the 1990s refugee resettlement programs identified Clarkston as a good fit for displaced persons of many backgrounds. The rental market was open, residents were moving farther out from the Atlanta urban core, and Clarkston was the last stop on a transit line into the city. By the 2000s the local high school had students from more than 50 countries; a local mosque had 800 worshipers; and by some estimates, half the population was from outside the U.S.
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.