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

How to Know if You Chose the Right Affordable Dentist

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Taking care of your teeth and gums at home is important, but it’s no substitute for professional dental care. If it becomes necessary to find a new dental care provider, be sure to invest plenty of time in finding the best dentist for your needs. Choosing an affordable dentist is only half the battle; you’ll also have to make sure you chose someone you can trust with your long-term dental health and your financial well-being. Your first visit to the clinic can reveal most of the information you’ll need to determine if you chose the best dentist for your needs. Bring along your insurance information and any important medical records your new dentist may need.

Choosing a Dentist

When you meet the new dentist, take note of your emotional reaction. If you have good chemistry, you should feel at ease. If you feel reserved or intimidated, you may not have found the best dentist for you. The dentist should be willing to discuss any of your concerns in a way that is easy for you to understand. Be aware of the following:

  • Was the staff attentive and caring?
  • Was the office clean and organized?
  • Did the staff request your medical history and insurance information?

To learn more about your treatment, ask these questions:

  • Will my medical history be reviewed and updated regularly?
  • Is preventative care provided?
  • What treatment options are offered?
  • Will I be evaluated regularly for periodontal disease?
  • What anesthesia and sedation methods are available?

Finding the Best Dentist

When you visit the dentist, your exams and dental procedures should never seem rushed, and you should never have to wait for long periods without any acknowledgment. You’ll know you made a sound decision when you see that you’re being treated with respect and care. Choosing an affordable dentist who takes the time to attend to your needs, answer your questions, and explain every treatment plan thoroughly ensures that you’ve found the best dentist.

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.

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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 […]
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My experiences at Dental One in Annapolis have always been exemplary .The friendliness of the staff (Maxine especially) and the dentists, specialists, and technicians make it a joy to visit (I […]
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Everything was good.
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Clean politeness and friendly.
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Dr. Sagafi is pleasant, professional, and very friendly with my four kids. She is calm and gentle, and every visit with her is easy and happy. She’s the best.
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I love this place
Bella W.
I am very pleased to hear from a coworker the results of his appointment. He was very apprehensive about going for his cleaning. This individual is a cigar smoker and his teeth were stained. […]
Ronald P.
Rarely ever wait more than a couple minutes.
Chris G.
I like the people that work at Dental One, they are always nice and helpful.
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Always a pleasure to visit the dentist.
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The staff and the doctor were extremely nice and very reassuring. I felt I was in very capable hands.
Anne H.
The staff is polite and helpful. They are always busy, which I guess is a great thing
Brandi P.
Dr. Khaleif and his assistant Pat explained everything thoroughly and put me at ease because I am not a good patient.
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I really like Dr. Sagafi she’s very nice and makes sure I’m always comfortable
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Staff is very friendly and professional. Always concerned about the patient and willing to give advice to prevent future problems.
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I was in & out fast!
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The efficiency is remarkable. If I have an 8am appointment, I am never called back late and I am done by 9am. My friends can’t believe it. Everyone is so very professional and nice from the […]
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  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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