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Dr. Na Xu
Healthy Smiles Family Dental

2601 25th St., Suite 400
Salem, OR 97302

P: (503) 385-1185
F: (503) 339-1981

What Should You Look For In A Dentist?

When you are in the market for a new dentist, the vast number of options available to you can be overwhelming. How do you know which dentist is right for you? While you will need to consider convenience, including the hours of the dental office and its location, there are several other concerns that should take precedence to ensure that you are receiving top quality dental care.

Is Your Dentist Right For You?

Your new dentist is someone that you will be developing a long term relationship with. You should find out a few things about your dentist to ensure that he or she is a good fit for you including:

•  Type and length of their education
•  What their views are on preventive dentistry and its importance
•  How they handle fearful patients if you have any dental anxiety
•  What type of services they offer regarding emergencies and consultations
•  Advanced services that are offered, such as dental implants or other cosmetic services.

Do not be afraid to ask any questions to a new dentist before securing their services. You are trusting your new dentist with your family's oral health, which plays a vital role in their overall health. Understanding the type of person that your dentist is can help you determine if you have found the right fit for your dental needs. Talk to your new dentist about any experiences that you have had with your dental health and raise any and all concerns to see if they address your questions and concerns the way that you would like them to. Your new dental home is now positioned to provide the most comfort for you and your family.

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