When it comes to real estate, as the saying goes, “Location, location, location!” Besides just real estate, this expression can apply to pretty much anything, including the dentist you choose to perform your care. How does this expression apply when choosing a dental center? What makes location such an important consideration?

Of course, there are many factors to consider when choosing a professional dentist. Experience and adherence to proper safety procedures are especially important. There are lots of considerations worth making, but for this article, we will be discussing why location specifically is so important.

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Convenience

Convenience can be measured in many ways, but having a dentist close to you for checkups or other appointments is definitely an example of real convenience. After all, why would you want to travel far to visit your dentist? The situation is even worse if you have to travel far not just for a routine dental checkup, but a more invasive procedure. Being close to home is especially important.

The right choice for a good dental center is one that is professional and located close to home for maintaining convenience. It may be surprising to discover that sometimes patients may travel to other cities to see their dentist simply because of the professionalism of the dentist. Unfortunately, there can be many drawbacks to having to travel far to see a dentist.

Emergency Care Close By

Particularly following a dental procedure that requires surgery or some sort of invasive action, having emergency care close by is especially important. While an emergency may be covered by visiting another doctor or dentist, ideally you will be able to visit the same dentist that performed your procedure. It’s important to consider not just location when getting such a procedure performed, but also the plan your dentist has for emergency care.

Find a professional dentist close to you to perform any dental surgery you need done and also find out what their plan is for emergency care.

Professionalism in the Location

You can tell a lot about a dental center by its location. You can even determine a lot about how professional the dentist is, how much experience he/she may have, and how much care they have for their profession.

Here are some considerations worth making when determining professionalism by the location:

  • Is the dental center located in a safe area?
  • Is the dentist office clean and well managed?
  • Is the dentist office in a cheap building, or a higher level establishment?

These considerations will tell you a lot about the professionalism of the dentist. If the dental center is not located in a safe area, you probably won’t want to visit there anyway. However, it will also say a lot about how committed the dentist is to providing a safe environment for his clients. Additionally, a dirty office that isn’t managed effectively will generally indicate other oversights by the dentist, particularly in the area of adherence to safety and correct dental procedures. If a dental center is located in a cheap office building, you can probably guess the dentist has less experience than a dentist who is in a higher level establishment with a better location.

As mentioned previously, location won’t tell you everything you need to know in regards to the professionalism of the dentist, but it is a good starting point when trying to determine how committed your dentist will be to your oral health.

Ability to Visit Location for Questions

It may not be a huge concern for most, but sometimes being able to visit a dental center to answer any questions you may have about your care or other matters is beneficial when you’re not scheduling a direct visit. For example, if you visit a dental center for a routine checkup and have a question you came up with that you didn’t think of during your visit, sometimes being able to stop by the office instead of just call is convenient and helps grow a stronger connection between yourself and the dentist who performs your procedures. This is particularly beneficial when working with dentists who look at their work as being important beyond just the scope of their job. For those few dental centers that look at their patients like family, this is particularly beneficial.

City Dental Centers is one such example with multiple locations for your convenience that offer all the benefits discussed in this article.

Convenient Dentist Offices in Southern California

Doctor Sam Shahovesi and the team at City Dental Centers are here to provide our patients with the best dental services and dental surgeries for children and adults of all ages. From toddlers to seniors, City Dental Centers offers six convenient dentist offices in Southern California. We even have a dedicated children’s dentist office, City Dental Kids & Braces, to cater to the special physical and emotional needs of children.

Whether you need checkups, x-rays, braces, bonding, teeth whitening, sealants, oral cancer screenings, root canals, crowns, bridges, implants, or tooth extraction, City Dental Centers is here to make the process as easy and comfortable as possible.

Contact The City Dental Center’s Location Near You

Ready to experience the best dentists in Los Angeles? Choose one of the convenient dental offices we have surrounding LA. We have dental practices in AzusaCoronaLake ForestMontclairPico Rivera, and West Covina. You can call our main line at (888) 624-8933 or reach out to an office directly with the information below. We’re so happy you’ve chosen City Dental Centers. We can’t wait to help you along your dental journey and brighten your beautiful smile!

Dentist in Azusa, CA

Location: 483 S. Citrus Ave. Azusa, CA 91702
Phone: (626) 966-3400

Dentist in Corona, CA

Location: 161 McKinley St. STE 102, Corona, CA 92879
Phone: (951) 737-3746

Dentist in Lake Forest, CA

Location: 24602 Raymond Way #210, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-5800

Dentist in Montclair, CA

Location: 5182 Moreno St, Montclair, CA 91763
Phone: (909) 295-3477

Dentist in Pico Rivera, CA

Location: 9400 Whittier Blvd, Pico Rivera, CA 90660
Phone: (562) 949-2526

Dentist in West Covina, CA

Location: 154 Plaza Dr, West Covina, CA 91790
Phone: (626) 962-1722