Helpful Advice for Picking The Correct Dentist

Receiving proper dental treatment is something we should all pay close attention too. Those of us that don’t visit the dentist for regular cleaning and fail to fix any dental problems as soon as possible will almost always face dire consequences. Every dentist recommends that you pay a visit to your dentist every six months for a check up.

So it is super important to make sure that you choose a dentist who is professionals, effective, while at the same time makes you feel at ease and confident. The aim is to create a long lasting partnership with your dentist of choice, this will make sure that you’re always satisfied with the treatment over the coming years. You also need to be on the look out for a dentist that is available to see you when ever you have an emergency, this could be anything from a chipped tooth to a painful tooth ache.

Here are some great tips to help you find the right dentist:


We all know that in this day and age the quickest way to find out information is to use the technology around us. So hop online and start searching, a simple google search will show you the best dental practices around your area. Don’t always go for the closest, it is nice for it to be very convenient but you shouldn’t put that over the quality of care. I like to take a look at the reviews online, finding out about what customers think is always useful. If there are no reviews online or they have a very low rating then my advice would be to avoid them.

Ask Around

The people you should be asking are those closest to you such as your friends and family. Those people will give you some honest feedback about their experiences, they won’t shy away from telling you about bad experiences or great ones – if someone is really enthusiastic and satisfied with their treatment then you should pay their dentist a visit. If you’re moving to a new area and you don’t know anyone there then ask your current dentist, you never know, they may have some insight in to dentists in that area.

Go And Visit

Once you’ve completed your research and asked everyone you can for advice, it’s time to start making a short list of the top dental practices in your area. Then you need to get out there and start visiting. I like to have some questions prepared. Ask the questions below, listen carefully to the answers and make your decision;

  • Where did you train?
  • Are you a member of a professional association?
  • How many years have you been practicing?
  • Do you take regular course to keep up with the best and modern practices?
  • What type of insurance does your practice accept?

When I was looking for dentists in Magherafelt I found Corry Dental Care to be absolutely fantastic. Here’s the address:

The Diamond Centre,


BT45 6ED




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