When you hire a dentist, they are responsible for a lot more than simply filling cavities and such. It’s hard to feel your best if you have teeth or gum problems, and these can easily spread to other parts of your body. It is important that you feel your dentist will be able to give you the attention you need to maintain optimal oral health. As you read on we will be offering a few suggestions you ought to think about before you choose your dentist.
The environment of the waiting room can say a lot about the quality of a dentist. When you show up at the office is it clean, and is the building run down? When the dentist is practicing in a place that is in disarray or run down, that is not a good sign. A neat and cheerful office can give you a feeling of confidence, even if it isn’t fancy. You can also look around at the people in the waiting room.
An empty waiting room could mean the dentist has few patients, which might not be a good sign. If there is a crowded waiting room with irritable people, that may mean a long waiting time because of an office that is not run efficiently. A waiting room and dental office should give you a good enough impression to judge whether to come back or not.
The majority of dentists will place advertisements in a variety of places. These places may range from local papers, telephone books or on the web. 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. Keep in mind that a dentist who spends a lot of money on advertising may be having trouble attracting 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. Even though advertising too much could have negative connotations; it is not necessarily always the case.
Sometimes the same dentist isn’t ideal for all family members. 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.
You and your spouse, for example, may not prefer the same dentist, and if this is the case, there’s no reason you should have to go to the same one. Dentists aren’t always good with both children and adults, but it can happen. Pediatric dentists are specifically there to treat children, and if your children have serious dental problems, you might want to consider using one. A good general dentist can do regular checkups and cleanings for everyone in the family without any problems. You may begin your hunt for the dentist in your area that can best suit your needs. You will find that you have a lot of places you can look; for instance the web or in your local directory. It might be a good idea to make appointments with more than one before you make up you mind. Remember to do some thorough research prior to making your final judgment.
Dental Clinic is located at Huntley Hills Chamblee GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Huntley Hills Chamblee GA
Huntley Hills is a neighborhood established in the early 1960s, though the first house was built on Plantation Lane in 1950. Huntley Hills Elementary School is located in the middle of the neighborhood. Huntley Hills Elementary has a Montessori program added during the 2000-2001 school year and was opened on August 21, 1964. Huntley hills also has a wide range of special needs programs for children ranging from high to low disorders.
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.