Keeping your teeth healthy will be easier when you have the right dentist. Dental care that is high quality can’t be substituted, even though lots of things can be done, such as brushing and flossing on a consistent basis. It helps to be careful and use good dental care, but there is always the possibility of needing a cavity filled or a root canal. After you finish reading this article, the best dentist for your needs will be able to be found.
While any dentist has to go to dental school and acquire a license, dentists have varying amounts of experience. This is something you can investigate if you feel the need. How long a dentist has been in business can be significant and perhaps which institution they received their certificate from as well. Are they a part of any type of dental association or agency? When you see the various ads put out by dentists, you will often see a list of the different dental agencies or societies they are associated with. Things like awards, certificates and such will probably be shown in their office. Although, your decision should not be based wholly on this, it will give you some idea of their capabilities. You may be trying to find a dentist you can see for the regular things like whitening and checkups. On the other hand, you may need a specialist for certain things. It’s best, for example, to find a specialist when you need something like orthodontics for your teeth. If you already see a dentist regularly, ask that dentist to recommend a specialist to you. When searching for a new dentist, you may want to find an office that combines multiple services so you don’t have to travel around for separate procedures. You might also try the medical offices that will house all sorts of specialties, including dentists, in the same building.
When you pick a dentist, you shouldn’t expect all of the members of your family to be happy. Just because a dentist is right for you doesn’t mean the same one will be the right fit for your family members, so you should think about that.
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. If your children have any serious dental issues, you might want to find a pediatric dentist for them. A good general dentist can do regular checkups and cleanings for everyone in the family without any problems. The goal shouldn’t just be a dentist for now but a dentist you can visit for everything you need done for your mouth for years in the future. It pays a little bit to spend more time trying to find the right dentist instead of trying to choose one on a whim. If possible, start looking for a dentist when you’re not having any serious problems, as in an emergency you won’t have the time to make a well thought out choice.
Dental Clinic is located at Decatur GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Decatur GA
Decatur is a city in, and the county seat of, DeKalb County, Georgia, United States and is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. With a population of 20,148 in the 2013 census, the municipality is sometimes assumed to be larger since multiple zip codes in unincorporated DeKalb County bear the Decatur name. The city is served by three MARTA rail stations. The city is located approximately 5 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta and shares its western border with Atlanta.
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.