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
All personnel were very nice…very competent
Davey W.
My husband and i both go to Dental One Associates in Annapolis and have been very happy with our Dds/hygienist. Dr.B and Jen are great! Jen is thorough, and very knowledgable. She ALWAYS has a […]
Cat R.
Cheryl is the best dental hygienist. She is so professional. I have been going to Cheryl for over 10 years.
Sandra H.
Because of the experience, care, And attentiveness of Dr.Bonnick and her assistant s
Marta C.
Best Dentist in the World–Dr. Val! Warm, friendly and efficient office staff. Extremely positive experience from my first and the quick appointment I was given for my dental problem.
Rebecca R.
Dr. Fooksman listens, understands, is patient, and is always trying to help come up with the best treatment plan for me. I am lucky to have him as my dentist and I trust everything he tells me and […]
Victoria C.
The staff is polite and helpful. They are always busy, which I guess is a great thing
Brandi P.
Everyone was friendly and professional
Bianca O.
MY daughter is happy
Amber J.
Appointment within a few days, Dr. Fooksman took care of the problem.
Patience S.
Jennifer was personable, friendly, informative, and performs her job very well
Nancy H.
Cheryl, Dr Val, Dr Khlief
Adrienne S.
Great place as everyone is pleasant and welcoming. Very professional!
Debbie H.
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.
My dentist knew I have a lot of anxiety and he took his time, explained everything before hand and didn’t get upset with me.
Tina C.
My hygienist, Cheryl gave me the best cleaning ever and was very thorough of my dental health and overall health.
Gary E.
Expedited my service
Lagearl B.
Always good service. Friendly people
Petra W.
Scale wouldn’t move. Wanted to give you a 10. Everyone was polite and friendly. Service was explained well.
Natalie L.
This is the very best customer service by a hygienist I have ever experienced. Michelle was very cordial and attentive to my needs, and the cleaning was pain free. Thank you a million!
Ricardo E.
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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 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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  • Phone: (410) 793-4922
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