A dentist needs to be chosen as carefully as any other medical professional to get the one who is best for you. Your teeth and gums have a lot to do with your overall health, and we all know how painful a toothache can be. To keep your mouth in the best shape possible, we will be sharing tips of value for finding a good dentist.
Just because a dentist has gone through dental school and has received his degree, does not indicate he has had much on the job training and is as qualified as you might like. If this is an issue for you, take the time to look into them. The length of time they have been practicing is important and maybe even where they received their education. Do they have ties to accredited dental agencies or associations? Very often, dentists will list their credentials in any advertising they do or on their website. A dentist will usually have all of his or her documentation and credentials hanging of the office walls. Even though these are great for reference, you still need to dig a little deeper in to their credits.
Going to a dentist can be an experience that is extremely stressful, for anyone who has a dental phobia. There is plenty of fear of the dentist to go around, and it might be common in children, but it is not uncommon in adults. Root canals make a lot of people quite nervous, and having a tooth pulled does the same thing. As long as you find a dentist who understands and is sensitive, these matters shouldn’t be too big of a concern for your family members. A gentle dentist who has the technical skills, but can also explain each procedure carefully, will make the situation easier to go through. Some patients have phobias so badly that the dentist has to give them nitrous oxide or other type of sedation.
If you’re searching for a dentist, you can use the internet to help you. While personal recommendations are best, they aren’t always possible to get, like when you have just moved to a new 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 great looking website, however, may only mean that the dentist hired a quality web designer. Make sure to seek out testimonials as well as verifiable information about the dentist’s credentials. Another place to look for objective information about dentists is Angie’s List, which has independent customer reviews about all kinds of professionals, including doctors and dentists. 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’s worth it to spend some time finding the right dentist instead of simply choosing one without doing your due diligence. 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 Marietta GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Marietta GA
Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county’s seat and largest city.
As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 56,579. The 2013 estimate is 59,089, making it one of Atlanta’s largest suburbs. Marietta is the fourth largest of the principal cities (by population) of the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area.
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.