Having healthy teeth is one reason why having a good dentist is so important. While there’s a lot you can do on your own, such as brushing and flossing regularly, there’s no substitute for high quality dental care. No matter how careful you are, there are always times when you might need a cavity filled or even possibly a root canal or other procedure. The best dentist can be found for what you need, and you will get tips for doing it in this article.
The environment of the waiting room can say a lot about the quality of a dentist. Is the office clean and what does the building look like? When you show up and the building has a run down look, that doesn’t give a good first impression of the dentist. A neat and cheerful office can give you a feeling of confidence, even if it isn’t fancy. The people in the waiting room can tell you a lot.
If the dentist has only a few patients that could be a bad sign, and an empty waiting room could be showing that. 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. Getting an impression of a dental office and waiting room will take your best judgement. The location of a dentist is one factor you can’t ignore when making your choice. When checking out a good family dentist, having one in your general neighborhood is just one of many aspects to keep in mind. When you are in the middle of an urgent situation, of course you want to have help as close in proximity as possible. A dentist in an elite neighborhood will probably be more expensive than some of the others. Of course you wish to have a dentist that is fully capable and you feel good about; along with finding a suitable location.
What your experience at a dental office will be depends a lot on the staff. Scheduling an appointment to see your dentist goes through the office, and while you are there, you have to interact with the staff. That’s why it’s important that everyone who works there is polite and professional in manner. When you are choosing a dentist, if the staff is rude and abrasive, you might want to look elsewhere because that is not a good sign. An emergency might come up where you have to call the office, and you want to be able to deal with people you have confidence in. A person who will also have an impact on your experience is going to be the assistant the dentist has. It’s best to try to find a dentist that you will be able to visit for all of your dental issues for years to come. 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 Keswick Village 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.