Finding a San Rafael Dentist Who is Right For You

If you have ever googled “San Rafael dentists,” you probably found thousands of websites– and that number becomes millions if you allow Google to show you results from the entire North Bay area. It can feel overwhelming and almost impossible to figure out which dentist is the right one for you. Luckily, there are four things you can do to narrow down that seemingly endless list and find the right one for you.

  1. Look for top-rated dentists. When almost every past patient gives a dentist five stars, there’s a pretty good chance that they have excellent skills and a friendly, trustworthy relationship with patients. That’s why it helps to look at top-rated dentists on Yelp, Google Business, and other websites where people evaluate their dentists. You’ll be able to narrow your search down to qualified dentists whose patients love them– so hopefully you’ll feel the same.
  2. Trust the recommendations of past patients. Just like ratings, testimonials provide a good picture of how a dentist will treat you, too. Trust recommendations from people who know you well, in particular. They will have a better idea of what kind of person you will trust. Just keep in mind that the perfect dentist for your friend may not be the perfect dentist for you, and your ideal San Rafael dentist may be someone that no one in your immediate circle has met. Branch out to get the full picture.
  3. Look at the dentist’s qualifications. A likeable dentist can’t serve you well unless they have the expert skills needed to treat any oral health issue that you may face. That’s why you want to make sure your dentist has attended a dental school with an excellent reputation and completed a prestigious residency. This gives them the practical experience to provide honest and qualified advice on any challenge you may face.
  4. Meet San Rafael dentists in person to see if the relationship is a good fit. It doesn’t matter how qualified or generally well-liked your dentist is if you personally feel uncomfortable in their office. Finding the right San Rafael dentist ultimately is an incredibly personal decision. That’s why you absolutely must meet a dentist before making them a primary caretaker of your oral health. Go to a few consultations and see which dentist is the right fit for your needs, whatever they may be. You know best whether or not you trust a dentist.

 Ultimately, you are the best judge of who the right dentist for your needs will be. Finding the right dentist is easy when you find the best candidates and trust your instincts. If you’re still looking for a San Rafael dentist, we invite you to come visit us at Kantor Dental in our Terra Linda office. We always are happy to meet with new patients and answer any questions you may have about your dental needs and our practice. You can see for yourself if Kantor Dental is the right fit. We truly hope it is, and we look forward to meeting you in person!