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Do You Believe These Myths about Dentists?

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People have always had misconceptions about dentists. If you consider that in the late 1800s, barbers were considered qualified to remove diseased teeth, it’s no wonder that dentists have had some unfair mythology follow them through the centuries.

Today, dentists are required to earn the proper education and training to perform surgeries. At a minimum, it takes eight years of education, rigorous testing, and often an additional year or two of training or residency to gain their licenses. They also have to stay on top of modern developments with regular continuing education courses. Essentially, dentists never finish their studies.

Do you believe some of these myths about dentists?

Myth #1 – Dentists Have ...

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Using Opt-In Dentistry to Finance Your Dental Care

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Many new patients who join our dental practice express frustration and feel discouraged by the dental care they have received in the past. We understand. With today’s corporate dental chains, frustrating lack of coverage from insurance companies, and being shuffled from one dentist to the other, it’s easy to feel like you don’t matter.

At Scott J. Stephens, DDS, you do matter. You are our number one priority! To celebrate and honor this relationship we have with our patients, Dr. Stephens is a charter member of Opt-In Dental Advantage through our Fayetteville dental practice. The purpose of Opt-In Dental Advantage is to provide patients who choose us for their ...

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Finding a Great Family Practice in Fayetteville, AR

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What Makes For an Exceptional Family Practice?

Choosing the right dental practice for your family is important! With a wide array of dentists to choose from, and many varying priorities for each member of your family, you want to make sure that the team you choose can support you for all of your dental health needs. Here’s some things to keep an eye out for when you’re searching for the perfect family dental practice: 

  • Experience: This seems like a simple one, but it’s often something that people overlook. You may just be looking for a practice, but finding a dentist with great experience really means that you’ll be getting excellent care. Ask ...

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