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How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

Do you need a dentist in Windsor? Finding the right dentist can be difficult, so our dentists are here today to help you make the right decision.

Reputation

A good dentist should be well-known in their community. Inquire with family, friends, and coworkers about the dentists they use, and then research their recommendations – online reviews are excellent for this.

You may also contact your local or provincial dental society for a list of practicing dentists in your area.

Personal Rapport & Comfort Level

Because your relationship with your dentist is so important, one of the most important factors to consider is whether you'll be comfortable with this person. Consider the following during your initial consultation or appointment with a new dentist:

Do they listen to you as you describe your symptoms and ask questions? Do you have any fears or anxieties that you'd be comfortable expressing, and do they effectively answer your questions about the procedures you'll need? Is it clear that the dentist hears and understands your concerns?

Specialties, Services & Emergency Care

Dental technology advancements have enabled many dentists to provide a wide range of services. Do the dentists you're considering provide a range of services, including preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry? What about medical emergencies?

If you or a family member has a specific oral health issue, it may be useful to choose a dentist who specializes in that area.

Location & Office Hours

Is your new dentist close to home or work? How about public transit? If you drive, is parking convenient? Are there hours convenient for you?

Accessibility

It is critical to ensure that your dental office can accommodate patients with special needs. This is an important aspect of comprehensive dental care, from physical accessibility to dental sedation services.

Costs & Money Matters

Costs vary greatly depending on the practice. Is your dentist adhering to the most recent Dental Association Fee Guide for your province? Do they accept your insurance and do they have the ability to file your insurance claim electronically?

Is there a variety of payment options available (personal checks, credit cards, interest-free payment plans)?

While your health is the most important consideration, money is also a consideration. Don't be afraid to request an estimate for any procedures. Our administrative team is always available to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have.

Scheduling

How does the office manage appointment scheduling, reminders, cancellations and other issues?

The Office

Is the dental office clean and orderly? Are the receptionists/administrative team welcoming?

Can you come in before your first appointment to help you make a decision? We welcome patients to visit Madison Dental at a pre-arranged time to get to know our office. We are proud of our welcoming team and our clean, well-organized environment. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

The Dentist’s Approach to Care

When it comes to selecting a dentist, it's also important to ensure that your new dentist shares your values. Speak with the dentist about his or her approach to dentist-patient relationships and whether you two are a good fit.

Welcoming new patients in Windsor

Our dentists and team are always happy to welcome new patients to our office. If you are looking for a new dentist in Windsor, we hope you’ll consider us!

If you’d like to book an office tour or an initial dental exam at Madison Dental, please contact us.

(226) 773-4189