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Scott Stephens, DDS
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Finding the Right Fayetteville Dentist for Your Family

October 15, 2018
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Posted By: Scott J. Stephens, DDS

Finding the right Fayetteville, AR practice for family dental care doesn’t have to be a difficult process, but it should be a thorough one. After all, you are looking for a healthcare practitioner to be a partner in taking care of you and your family’s oral health for many years to come.

Let’s take a look at some considerations to keep in mind.

Tips for Finding the Right Dentist

Talk to people you know to get recommendations. If they like their dentist, the chances are good that you will too. Ask your friends, family, neighbors, and work colleagues. You can also check with your family doctor and the neighborhood pharmacist for recommendations.

Look for a practice that has a convenient location to work, school, or home. You will be more likely to keep dental appointments if the location is easy for you to access on your way to places you go to regularly.

Find a practice that offers the treatments and procedures your family will likely need. For example, if you have small children, you want to find a child-friendly practice where the team knows how to deal with children.

If you have dental insurance, make sure the practice takes your insurance and will file the paperwork on your behalf. If you don’t have insurance, you might also want to investigate payment and financing options should you or a family member need complex treatment down the road.

Make sure the practice offers office hours that work with your busy schedule.

Scott J. Stephens, DDS, Is Accepting New Patients

For family dental care in Fayetteville, AR, contact Scott J. Stephens, DDS. We will take good care of your and your family providing the top-quality dental care you deserve. Call today to make an appointment for you and your family!

 

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We look forward to seeing you all, thank you!