Valley Dental Associates
9199 Reisterstown Road, Suite 206B, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Finding a Qualified Dentist

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For many, seeing a dentist on a regular basis is a challenging prospect simply because they do not know how to go about finding the right one. Trust and confidence are key elements in relationships with any healthcare provider, and that is surely the case when it comes to dentists. If you are among those who have wondered how to find a dentist you love, fear not. The following tips will help you identify a dentist perfectly suited to your needs.

The American Dental Association (ADA) has compiled a list of handy pointers that can make finding qualified, affordable dentists in your area a much easier task than you might have imagined. A simple first step to take is to ask your family members, friends, and colleagues for personal recommendations. You can also ask your physician or pharmacist for the names of dental professionals they know and respect. Contacting local or state dental societies can also be a terrific source for finding dentists in Owings Mills.

Once you have collected several recommendations, it really does pay to make some comparisons among different dentists before making a final choice. Because the goal is to establish a long-term relationship with your dentist, finding the right fit is critical. Ask questions about the dentist’s educational background, training, and participation in continuing education. Discuss office hours to ensure that they are convenient for your personal schedule. Try to learn about each prospective dentist’s approach to preventive dentistry.

It is also important to consider the financial aspect of any potential relationship with a dentist. Therefore, you need to verify that the offices you are considering accept your dental insurance, are willing to offer payment plans when necessary and are willing to provide free estimates for common procedures.

Ultimately, you need find a dentist who offers an office environment in which you are comfortable. Friendly, efficient professionals who are willing to answer questions are extremely important, particularly if you have anxiety about visiting the dentist. If you or your child have special needs that require a specialized approach, be sure to verify that any prospective office is able to accommodate them. By following these few simple steps, it really is possible to find a dentist in Owings Mills you can build a lasting relationship with, keeping your teeth and gums healthy well into the future.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Owings Mills, call Valley Dental Associates today at (443) 898-1240 or make an appointment.

Valley Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Owings Mills. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Valley Dental Associates, 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 Valley Dental Associates.

 

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Valley dental meets all my expectation.
Lloyd H.
Very good experience for my first visit
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Jerome G.
Complex appointment made as pleasant as possible by dentist and assistant.
Charles S.
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Lee W.
I called today with a dental emergency at 11:00AM. I was given an appointment 2 hour later. I am now without the extreme pain! Thanks to Norma & Dr […]
Andrew R.
Dr Weitzman has my highest recommendation.
Mayer S.
Excellent cleaning
Dieter L.
mat was very pleasant, efficient and thorough. this is my second time with him and I have scheduled my next cleaning with him . Norma and Dr. […]
Gail K.
No waiting. Staff was very attentive. Dr. Gorman explained every step of the procedure he was performing and what I should expect next.
Mark P.
It wax very good experience .
Joyce C.
Great staff and I love Dr. Weiztman excellent care and very thorough and patient.
Trene F.
Excellent service very accommodating.
Stanley Z.
Dr. Gorman is great!
Barton S.
Outstanding staff and services
Rachel D.
I called for an emergency appointment , and I was seen right away.
Kenneth K.
Friendly, professional staff. Linda is so friendly, she rocks!
Scott S.
Good professional servive
Jane G.
Always excellent
Bernard K.
Dr. Gorman did an excellent job of diagnosing and treating my tooth problem.
Susan H.
Matthew made me feel comfortable. He was positive and cleaned my teeth quickly.
Lashanda L.
Tough procedure performed without pain and in a very pleasant manner.
Charles S.
The dental service was excellent!
Nadine W.
Every one was very pleasant, and nice .and took good care of me .
Linda K.
The front desk was very welcoming. The hygienist was very epithetical and made sure I was comfortable with the process. The dentist was very open and […]
Joseph T.
No one would think going to a dentist is fun especially with serious dental problems. But the dedication, concern and competence of Dr. Weizman and […]
Charles S.
I was able to get an appt very easily. All staff that I interacted with were very friendly and courteous. I don't like going to the dentist and they […]
Sharon L.
Very professional staff.
Stanley Z.
Dr. Gorman and his staff are awesome. Always friendly, always communicative, and they're always willing and able to answer my questions.
Sandi F.
Service was great and professional. People were friendly.
Nicole B.
This has been the best office i've ever been to. Even better than other doctors i.e optometrist, general doctor, etc. It is never crowded. There is a […]
Taylor T.
Dr. Stewart and Octavia were so wonderful to me. I have such anxiety when I go to the dentist and they both made me feel so at ease. Octavia even […]
Veronica W.
As always a great experience!
Teresa C.
Because of sinus problems, I have been anxious about dental visits for many, many years. However, Dr. Stewart, Dr. Kleinman, the Big O, Rico and the […]
Thomas C.
The staff was really helpful and compassionate.
Renee Y.
Excellent experience!
Rochelle F.
The staff and provider were excellent
Donna C.
I have been a patient of Dr. Weitzman for several years now and I have nothing to say but thank you for the excellent service rendered to me and also […]
Douglas B.
Dr. Stewart was excellent.
Judith F.
I am more then please with my experience with Valley Dental.
John J.
I can't say that my favorite thing is going to the dentist, but If I must, Valley Dental is the place. It's very professional and the doctors, […]
Merle P.
My experience was great , i came in for a root canal , and was a little nervous about the pain , but Dr. Gorman and his asistant was the best ,i felt […]
Craig S.
Timely, courteous, expertise
Anita S.
Always glad to receive dedicated care by a wonderful staff and professional dentists in your practice :)
Amit Y.
My visit is always great!!! The best Dentist office I have ever been to!!!!
Nicole W.
I am a life long patient with Valley and will remain so, whomever helps me is always aweesome.
Elliot B.
The care taken was really impressive and they are really good in doing a complete oral check up
Ravi C.
All the staff at Valley Dental is wonderful especially Dr. Srewart. She was kind professional and very understanding
Romana D.
I am always treated so well by the staff, dental assistant and especially the dentist! In the past, I avoided seeing the dentist because my teeth […]
Renee B.
Great service ....... Dr. Gorman is the best.
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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