The American Dental Association offers some welcome advice for choosing a dentist in San Mateo. We have already talked about how word of mouth is an important factor in how many people find a dentist. Here are some things you should look for in an San Mateo dentist:
Location is always a factor when choosing a dentist in San Mateo. If you live in the San Mateo CA area, there are many options, and most San Mateo locations are not too far out of the way. While location plays an important role in convenience, many people are willing to drive a little farther for a better experience with their San Mateo dentist.
Relationship is a strong factor. Your San Mateo dentist should be approachable, and should make you feel comfortable when you are in the dentist chair. After all, your San Mateo dentist will be working very close with you to help you achieve a high level of oral hygiene; you most certainly will want to have a good, professional, comfortable relationship with your San Mateo dentist and the dental office staff.
Specialty is another important factor in choosing a dentist in San Mateo. Some dentists specialize in cosmetic dentistry. Others specialize in corrective dentistry such as braces. Depending on your need, you may select a local San Mateo dentist who can solve your immediate concern. Bare in mind, however, that it is good to have a general dentist who can maintain your dental history and work with you through the years. Some of the many cosmetic dentistry services we provide are dental veneers and teeth whitening.
If you are looking for a dentist in San Mateo, please come by and speak with me. I can address your interest in any of these critical areas, and will be happy to introduce you to Michael A. Wong, DDS. We also offer sedation dentistry for anxious patients.
I look forward to meeting you.
-Michael Wong, DDS