Medical professionals, such as dentists, need to be picked carefully in order to get the right ones. Your teeth and gums have a lot to do with your overall health, and we all know how painful a toothache can be. Choosing the right dentist will help you keep your mouth in good shape, so we are giving you these valuable tips.
Obviously, all dentists are required to attend a dental school and become licensed; however this does not mean they are necessarily experienced. This is something you can research before choosing a dentist. Things to check out may include where they went to school and how long they have been treating patients. You could check out whether or not they have anything to do with established dental groups or societies. 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. A dentist will usually have all of his or her documentation and credentials hanging of the office walls. You should not base your opinion entirely on these, but it may shed some light on their qualifications.
You will probably see many ads for dentists when you start looking into them. You will see these ads in such places as the internet, local business directories and of course the local newspaper. 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. In so many words, an overabundance of advertising could be interpreted that the practice in need of patients. Very often, the best dentists, like other types of professionals, have a waiting list because they are very much in demand. Even though advertising too much could have negative connotations; it is not necessarily always the case.
Dentists are not all the same when it comes to making appointments and dealing with emergencies. Getting scheduled for an appointment to visit your dentist should not be a big deal. Reputable dentists tend to have very full appointment books and you may be forced to wait your turn. Look into what days and hours your dentist will take patients and what the policies are regarding emergency cases. Find out just how long the wait would be if you wanted to make an appointment for something general like a teeth cleaning. Give them a call to find out how they take care of sudden medical incidents that may fall into the hours they are closed. For the most satisfying experience, find out the answers to all of these questions. 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. 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 Duluth GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Duluth GA
Duluth is a city in Gwinnett County, Georgia, United States. It is a suburb of Atlanta. As of the 2010 census, Duluth had a population of 26,600, and the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population to be 29,331 as of 2016.
Duluth is located north of Interstate 85. It is home to Gwinnett Place Mall, the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center, Infinite Energy Arena, Hudgens Center for the Arts, and the Red Clay Theater. It is also home to Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth, an 81-bed hospital constructed in 2006, as well as GMC’s Glancy Campus, a 30-bed facility located near downtown. The agricultural manufacturer AGCO is based in Duluth.
Forbes ranked Duluth 26th in “America’s Best Places to Move” in 2009, while BusinessWeek named it the “Best Affordable Suburb in Georgia” in 2010.
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.