Dental One Associates of Fayetteville
410 N Jeff Davis Drive, Fayetteville, GA 30214

How to pick a dentist after you move into a new town

How to pick a dentist after you move into a new town.

With all of the hustle and bustle that comes with moving your family into a new hometown, you'll certainly have plenty to do after you move into your new abode. Along with unpacking all of your worldly possessions, settling on a new interior design and getting your kids acclimated to their new community, there are a variety of tasks you'll need to undertake to ensure the long-term health and well-being of your loved ones. Finding a dentist is certainly among the top of your list of priorities, as proper care for you and your family's teeth can prevent a wide range of future health problems. However, finding one of these physicians can be difficult in a place that is still quite foreign to you, so consider the following tips to narrow down your search and find a doctor you can trust with your family's dental health.

Ask your friends and neighbors
As you get to know people in your neighborhood, at your kids' school and other social situations, don't be hesitant to ask for recommendations about dentists and other doctors in the area. These individuals may be able to provide a wealth of personal experiences and other important information that can give you insight into a dentist's standard of care and how he or she handles a practice.

Go through your insurance company
Finding a dentist that will work with your family's healthcare plan is a major consideration and can help you narrow down your search significantly. Consider visiting your insurance company's website for a listing of dentists in your area that will accept your form of insurance. While these websites usually don't get into specifics, such as standard of care, patient reviews and other information, it can give you a great starting point to find physicians in your geographic area that will be convenient for your needs.

Set up consultations
You can learn a lot about your future dentist by stopping into his or her office and simply sitting down for a conversation, reported KnowYourTeeth.com. Bring along a copy of your family's dental history, as well as a list of important questions. For instance, inquire about the dental procedures that are done in the office, as opposed to those which may have to be outsourced to a different doctor. Additionally, it may be wise to ask about your dentist's medical history, whether or not he or she is a member of the American Dental Association or the Academy of General Dentistry. These are great starting points to consider before you begin to delve into more intensive questions.

Study your dentist's demeanor
Many people have a fear of the dentist's office, and if your kids don't exactly have a favorable view of the place, it may be advisable to find a dentist that has experience working with all age groups. A family-friendly dentist who can make a regular teeth cleaning a fun experience is a rare treat for parents, who can help meet their kids' oral care needs without having to give their loved ones a pep talk every time they head into the office. After all, your new dentist will most likely handle your family's dental needs for years to come, so knowing that you have a friendly, affable person to see every few months will make the experience less of a chore.

Choosing the right dentist is a major decision for your family's overall well-being, but if you take your time and weigh the pros and cons of each one of these professionals, you can find an individual that is more than capable of handling your family's requirements.

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Thank you for having Toni on staff. She does a great job.
William S.
Three words of Dr. Johansen (THE BEST EVER!)
Mary S.
Dr. Jo is the best! He truly cares about his patients.
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Great customer service
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Great Place Dr. Johannson is the Best
Tom C.
Very good and thorugh service...
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My dental visit went very well. Dr Jo is one fine dentist. Filling my tooth went well and all my dread was for nothing.
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Great place to find all your dental needs.
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I receive good care as well as customer service.
Pat C.
Dr. Martindale was awesome; always very polite, listens to your concerns, provides feedback, and gets you in & out in a flash!
Ebony M.
I was feeling terrified to have the procedure done, that I put it off for so long. After pushing myself to get it done, I was pleasantly surprised at […]
Kimberly L.
The service was good with very little wait time. The staff members were polite and professional.
Patricia C.
Professional staffing. Convenient location. Short waiting time.
Jeffrey W.
Dentist was phenominally friendly and my filling was absolutely painless. All employees were genuine and professional and answered all of my […]
Tresia B.
Excellent customer service and professionalism. Worked with me when I was in awful pain to try and find a solution. They were patient and you could […]
Christopher S.
Always a pleasure, staff is patient, knowledgeable and very courteous!
Tiffany H.
Pleasant experience with no suprises.
Ofrona R.
It was a great experience as usual.
Royanne W.
I was extremely pleased with the care and service I received. I truly, have never received care like that at a dentist office before. They we're […]
Candice H.
Very courteous!
Kenneth R.
The staff/assistants are Wonderful. Dr. Perez is Awesome. Thank you for being so thoughtful and warm to your clients,.
Angelia W.
The staff and services were great.
Sabrina W.
My Hygienist, Donna, was professional, thorough and accommodating.
Shaune H.
Everything, I was a big chicken now Dr. Perez is so gentle I fall asleep in his chair and Dennis is a sweet doll baby. I'm never leaving. Lol
Tracey L.
Dr. Perez is the best. Hands down. I've had some kinda extensive work done in my mouth.... root canal, crown, fillings, etc and the worst part about […]
Amanda Y.
The doctors, nurses and office staff are always very friendly and professional, they put me at ease and make a pleasant experience.
Pam R.
Great Dentist office....
Tina C.
Great staff and customer service
Jessica O.
Crown fell out able to get an appointment right away.
Barbara M.
Really enjoy this office! The hygienist, Gina was so sweet and so very gentle with my teeth. I really appreciate that and hope she has a long career […]
Sally T.
friendly environment
Janet G.
My appointment time was honored -and the dentist kept me informed during the procedure.
Robin E.
I have only had cleanings at this location so far, but the people at this office are super nice, helpful, and professional. : - )
Jacquelin D.
Dr. Jo is the best; he goes the extra mile for his patients.
Brenda S.
I have been a patient for a long time and the people that are in the office are wonderful. The hygienists the I have had are the best. I recently had […]
Nancy D.
MY EXPERINCE WAS VERY PROFESSIONAL AND INFORMATIVE
Valerie B.
Michele was very good and personable.
Cheryl W.
Friendly and professional. Staff willing to adust appointments around my work schedule.
Charlotte J.
Dr. Perez and staff are exceptional!
Joann B.
My dental hygienist was very quick, efficient and pleasant and she didn't have an assistant.
Pam R.
They have convenient hours and friendly staff.
Veronica W.
I love Fayetteville Dental One Associates...Keep up the great work guys.
Wandrekia P.
I had not bee to the dentist in years and was a little scepticle about a Dental chain, thinking they may try to sell me on doing major work. I was […]
Richard Z.
Very courteous and professional staff. Very clean and attractive office. I quickly got over the long wait in the waiting area since it was just that […]
Dawn J.
The app went well did not wait long
Guy H.
Friendly staff, love Dr. Johanson and Donna, hygienist, very professional, engaged me in conversation, etc.
Patricia D.
Great experience fast and loving staff make sure yiur satisfied safe and happy thanks!!
Amanda C.
The experience was good.no long wait period,always answered questions. Will recommended to others.
Casey J.
Very friendly and professional service was provided
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (678) 228-8348
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