Dental One Associates of Annapolis
2623 Housley Road, Gateway Village, Annapolis, MD 21401

How to Find a Dentist You Love

Dentist Selection

Seeing a dentist with regularity is vital to maintaining a high level of oral health now and in the future. Given that the relationship you have with your dentist can be quite an important one, it is advisable to take all possible steps to choose a practice that really does fit your family’s needs. Anyone who has been curious about how to find affordable dentists needs to look no further than the tips below.

The American Dental Association (ADA) has compiled some useful tips that can help you begin developing a list of qualified dentists in Annapolis. First, you can visit MouthHealthy.org and take advantage of the ADA’s Find-a-Dentist function. It is also wise to solicit personal recommendations for dentists from friends, family, and colleagues. Your personal physician or local pharmacist may also be willing to provide you with a referral you know you can trust.

Trimming the list of prospective dentists is not always easy, so it is worth visiting multiple offices prior to making your ultimate decision. Some dentists are better fits for some patients than for others, and it is useful to take factors such as office location, hours of operation, and general neatness and appearance of the setting itself into consideration. Try to learn more about each dentist’s philosophy when it comes do preventive dentistry to see if it meshes well with your own.

Take the time to ask questions about fee schedules for common procedures and whether or not the office is willing to establish payment plans for particularly costly or unexpected dental work. Determining whether a prospective office accepts your dental insurance is, of course, an essential task as well.

When comparing affordable dentists in your area, you may be wondering if there is a significant distinction between practitioners with “DMD” (Doctor of Dental Medicine) and “DDS” (Doctor of Dental Surgery) after their names. Rest assured that they are essentially the same designation, and that dentists with either credential have completed the same degree of study and clinical training and have passed stringent written exams and licensing requirements. Furthermore, all dentists must complete continuing education classes throughout their careers in order to stay abreast of dental treatment innovations and techniques.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Annapolis, call Dental One Associates of Annapolis today at (410) 793-4922 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Annapolis. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Annapolis, 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, affordable 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 Dental One Associates of Annapolis.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
ease of making appt., friendly professional staff
Terrence R.
Cheryl, Dr Val, Dr Khlief
Adrienne S.
check in – quick procedure – quick dentist and assistant – great
Teresa C.
I recommend these folks whenever I get the chance. Dr. Val, Jennifer and the nice lady who did my x-rays (I’m sorry I can’t remember your name!) take great care of me. And if you need any […]
Annette M.
I really like Dr. Sagafi she’s very nice and makes sure I’m always comfortable
Selena S.
Dr. Khaleif and his assistant Pat explained everything thoroughly and put me at ease because I am not a good patient.
Paulette P.
Over the last 60 years or so that I’ve been going to the dentist, I’ve lived in 24 different places in the U.S. and overseas, and the level of care at Dental 1 is the best I’ve found.
John K.
Rarely ever wait more than a couple minutes.
Chris G.
Great place as everyone is pleasant and welcoming. Very professional!
Debbie H.
Everyone I have dealt with in this practice has been very professional and friendly. I used to hate going to the dentist but I have had nothing but good experiences with your practice.
Helen B.
Friendly and knowledgable staff!
Francis T.
Very professional
Milagros M.
Michelle cleaned my teeth. She does an amazing job and if fast and efficient. Highly recommend Michelle at Dental One Dr Val for other major dental work !
Mary D.
Excellent dental care
Paul W.
The staff is competent, friendly, and efficient. Appointments start on time and the dental procedures are executed very well.
Timothy L.
Always good service. Friendly people
Petra W.
Dr Bonic she’s wonderful and has a great bedside manor
Korin H.
Professional and competent.
George L.
The appointment was very fast and efficient. Although I had to change my schedule to make the appointment, I was still able to do other things in my day. The day wasn’t just a dentist appointment […]
Morgan P.
I was in the chair at the appointment scheduled, no long waits, and staff was friendly
Virginia W.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 793-4922
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