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How To Find A Reliable Dental Implant Dentist To Suit Your Needs

So, you’ve thought long and hard about having dental implants in Richmond and now you just need to find the right quality dentist with a good reputation. Simple right? Well the truth is that there may be more to it than you think. As dental implants are becoming ever popular more and more dentists are seeing them as a way to increase business and generate more money. As a result many are fitting implants with limited training and experience. With this in mind, how do you find an experienced and highly trained implant dentist?

Good community reputation

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An experienced implant dentist is likely to be honest with patients about their dental health. They’re also inclined to be upfront with costs, be knowledgeable, and take time out to answer any questions or concerns that a patient might have. For these reasons they’ve probably got an excellent reputation in their community. So why not ask friends, family, or work colleagues who have lived in the area if they know of such a dentist.

Ask a doctor

Another way to find a good dentist is to ask your long-standing doctor. Believe it or not this isn’t as far fetched as it seems. They’re all in the caring profession and if anyone knows of someone with a good community reputation, your doctor will. Besides, they have to go to the dentist too!

Dental referrals

Why not ask your general dentist if they know of an experienced and reliable dental surgeon who has a keen interest in fitting dental implants? Similarly to a doctor, they may have a specialist dentist that they refer patients too.

Search online

If you don’t get any joy from all of the above, then do some research online. By having a look round a dentist’s website you can get a pretty good feel for their business and how they treat their patients.

Narrowing down your search

At this point you should have a short list of implant dentists who are experienced in fitting a dental implant in Richmond. Now the next stage is to make contact. Many offer a free no-obligation consultation and it’s your chance to get a feel for the clinic, meet the team and see how they run their practice. In addition an experienced dentist will be more than happy to answer questions in order that you can make an informed decision, so ask away. Questions on experience, qualifications, pricing, and even how they approach the process are vital and should give you enough information to then go ahead and make the final decision of choice.

Remember undergoing dental implants in Richmond wasn’t a decision you probably took likely and as such neither should choosing the dentist be. Here at Sheen Dental we’ve been fitting implants for many years and as such, Dr Harmit Kalsi and his team have a plethora of experience. Please feel free to contact us on 020 8876 5277 or visit our website at if you would like further information. We look forward to hearing from you.


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