6 signs you need a new dentist

By October 17, 2011 January 2nd, 2020 No Comments

Learn which red flags mean it might be time for a second opinion

Settling into the dentist’s chair probably doesn’t top anyone’s list of favorite activities, but it’s vital to maintaining good oral health. However, even though you may be diligent about ensuring your continued tooth and gum health, the same can’t always be said about your dentist. We spoke to dental experts to find out which warning signs might signal it’s time to find a new oral healthcare provider.
1. Your dentist doesn’t take a full medical history before examining you.
“One of the first things we do with our patients, before assessing their dental problems, is take a full medical history. We need to know what’s going on with the patient in terms of his or her entire body..
2. Your dentist says you need to replace all of your silver fillings with white ones.
If your cosmetic dentist london recommends that you replace all of your silver fillings with tooth-colored versions, you may want to get a second opinion. While there are some theories that the mercury content in silver fillings can be harmful to your health..cosmetic dentist london
3. Your dentist tells you that you don’t need to see a dental surgeon for your implants.
Ask a lot of questions if your dentist says you don’t need to see a specialist for procedures like orthodontics or placing dental implants London. If she wants to do them herself, she needs to have taken several hundred hours of training and should be able to produce all course certificates and even patient testimonials with photos of procedures she has done..
4. Your dentist doesn’t give you alternative treatment options.
“Options are so important when a dentist presents a treatment plan.  “Your dentist needs to be well-versed enough to give you different ways of fixing your problems..needs to figure out what fits the patient best: Is the patient dental-phobic? What can she afford? The last thing you want is for a patient to walk out the door without any treatment because she couldn’t find an option that worked for her.”…read more

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