It is important to make the correct choice when choosing any type of health professional, especially when choosing the right dentist. The pain you experience with a toothache shows you how much you need healthy teeth and gums to be healthy overall. Choosing the right dentist will help you keep your mouth in good shape, so we are giving you these valuable tips.
When you go into the waiting room of the dentist, you can tell a lot about his quality by the environment. Is the office in a run down building, and how clean is it? When the dentist is practicing in a place that is in disarray or run down, that is not a good sign. You need confidence in your dentist, which you might not get if the office is not neat and cheerful. You can also learn things in the waiting room by looking at the people.
It might not be a very good sign if the waiting room is empty because it could show how few patients the dentist has. When an office is not run very efficiently, it can be seen with a crowded waiting room with irritable people. The first impression is important when judging a dental office, but you might need more information for a correct assessment. Where a dentist is located certainly can make a difference, but should not be the only consideration. Having a dentist close at hand would be nice, but there are certainly other things to think about. When you are in the middle of an urgent situation, of course you want to have help as close in proximity as possible. The location of a dentist can also affect the rates they charge. Of course you wish to have a dentist that is fully capable and you feel good about; along with finding a suitable location.
When you are trying to find a dentist, the Internet can be quite helpful. While personal recommendations are often good, this isn’t always possible if you’re in 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 good looking website, though, might just mean that the dentist hired someone who is a great web designer. You should also look for testimonials and 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. 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’s worth it to spend some time finding the right dentist instead of simply choosing one without doing your due diligence. If you can, start to look for a new dentist when you are not suffering from an emergency or serious problem so that you can take your time and making a considered choice.
Dental Clinic is located at Sexton Woods GA area.
We are currently accepting new patients, and you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-457-3671.
About Sexton Woods Chamblee GA
Partially in Chamblee and partially in neighboring city Brookhaven, Sexton Woods is mixed neighborhood of 1950’s ranch style homes and more recently new tear downs. Sexton Woods is bordered by Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Harts Mill Road, and Ashford Dunwoody Road. Sexton Woods is also the home of Chamblee Middle School, located on Chamblee-Dunwoody Road until 2006.
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.