Gentle Dental of Collingdale
14-20 MacDade Boulevard, Suite A, Collingdale, PA 19023

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How to pick a dentist after you move into a new town

Since moving can bring a lot of changes for your family, it may take some time to feel at home in your new hometown. You’ll be making numerous choices affecting their happiness, but just as important are the ones for their health. Finding an experienced and affordable dentist must be one of your first priorities since good dental care can protect your family from many future health problems. Unfortunately, many of us don’t know where to begin when we’re unfamiliar with our new neighbors and neighborhood. To help you choose the right dentist in Collingdale, the following advice can help you locate a dentist who will make your family smile.

Personal referrals are always preferred, so ask the people you meet in your neighborhood, at social events, and at your kids’ school for recommendations about dentists in your area. These people are often familiar with the community and have knowledge, opinions, and personal experience with a dentist’s quality of care. Their insight can make a major difference in your dental care decisions.

If you need to find a dentist who is affiliated with your healthcare plan, simply ask your insurance company. You can call your provider or visit their website for a list of dentists in Collingdale who accept your coverage. Realize that you’ll be getting general dental practice information instead of personal insight, but this can be a good way to start narrowing your search for an affordable dentist.

Once you’ve lined up a list of potential dentists, set up consultations with each of them. Merely talking to a dentist and observing the office can tell you a lot about their dental care. Go prepared with a variety of questions about the dentist and the office, as well as a copy of your family’s dental history, to ensure that the practice can handle your needs. Ask about the dentist’s medical credentials, along with the practice policies and which services are performed in the office as opposed to outsourced to others. These answers can help determine the dentist you choose.

If you want one dentist for your whole family, make sure that the practice is family friendly and the dentist has experience with all ages. A family dentist is well aware of the special needs of children and strives to make their dental care as fun and easy as possible. These child-centric efforts can make dental visits much more pleasant for parents and help kids develop good dental habits that last a lifetime.

Finding a new dentist in a new town may seem like a difficult task, but these helpful hints can make it much easier than you expect. Your family’s dental care is very important and deserves the time and effort it takes to find the dentist in Collingdale who’s best for their needs. With some recommendations and a little research, you can locate an experienced, friendly, and affordable dentist that will treat your family well. 

To easily find an affordable dentist for your family’s dental care needs, call Gentle Dental of Collingdale today at (484) 427-4663 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate care in Collingdale. With 14 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Collingdale, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Collingdale.

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Rodofis W.
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Anthony E.
The Dentist seem very concern and took care of me accordingly. No issues or problems noted. Did not have to wait long for scheduled appointment.
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Lance R.
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Service was excellent. I have already referred friends and family.
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My experience with the dental office was amazing..when I first went I was scared because I hate the dentist. They wrote a treatment plan an […]
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Janice D.
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Anonymous
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Richard W.
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Donella W.
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Shakeda F.
The dentist was rather considerate to my concerns as I have sensitive teeth and filling procedures are usually painful for me. His assistant was […]
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Marla D.
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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