Chinook Mall Family Dental Clinic – Your Perfect Fit
At Chinook Mall Family Dental Clinic we provide all patients with extensive, high quality dentistry, treating all patients with respect and integrity. We ensure the best long-term treatment options available for your individual requirements and believe the expense of dental treatment should not prevent you having your dental needs looked after. Conveniently located in the Chinook Centre Professional Building, we’re your go-to emergency, cosmetic and general dental clinic in Calgary. Our services are individually tailored to suit your needs, with appointments scheduled to work alongside your lifestyle.
Finding a dentist that is right for you and your family is no easy task though, you do not want a good dentist, you want a great dentist! You want someone highly skilled and advanced with a professional team working alongside them who is also looking out for you and your families best interests.
So Where Do You Start?
Word of mouth and referral through family and friends has been tried and tested and still remains a great resource in finding a great dentist.
Your family doctor or specialist may be able to provide you some names of dentists
If you are moving and require a new dentist, ask your current dentist for a referral.
Contact your provincial or territorial regulatory authority or dental association. Many association websites have a dentist locator or dentist directory.
Once you have a list of potential Dentists it’s important to look at the following
What Type Of Patients Do they Serve?
Does the practice have experience with children? Can they help older patients who need their teeth replaced? When looking for a family dentist it’s important that they can effectively treat your entire family under one roof.
Go To Their Website
With almost every business and professional having a website, it’s easy to look up potential services. Read about the dentist, their hours and location. Do they offer all the services you are looking for? Your teeth may have many different needs as time goes by. You want to find a practice that will be able to treat you no matter the situation. Many websites have testimonials or reviews as well.
When you are confident you have found a good dentist it’s important to go in for a meet and greet.
A few questions to ask during your first appointment are:
- Will the dentist explain ways to help you prevent dental health problems? Is dental health instruction provided?
- How does the dentist and office staff handle emergencies outside of office hours?
- Is the office staff familiar with your benefit plan, and do they offer financial options for treatment costs?
- Will your medical and dental history be recorded and placed in a permanent file?
And when you leave, it is important to ask yourself :
- Did you feel comfortable?
- Was the environment clean and welcoming?
- Was the office easy to get to and accessible parking?
- Were you treated with courtesy when you arrive?
- Were you able to ask all your questions without hesitation to reception, the hygienist and dentist?
Wherever your career, family, schooling etc may take you, make it priority to research and find a dentist to keep your teeth and mouth at its optimum.
Your smile is Dr. Charchuks top priority. When visiting the dentist, the primary goal for patients is to have the dentist help them maintain a healthy smile. Good dental hygiene is critical to achieving this goal, but making sure that you have chosen the right dentist is key. If you are looking for a new dental home, please contact us with any questions or better yet, come in and see us! We look forward to serving you and your family.