Another year is in full swing, which means for many people, new jobs with new benefits are beginning. If you're in a situation as such, it may be time to find a new primary care physician, as well as a new primary dental care provider.
Naturally, you want to use your benefits to their fullest potential, namely by picking the best available in-network providers. But you may be at a loss for how to find the right one.
As a leading family dentistry in Plainfield, NJ, we encourage you to check out all the services we offer—all of which are provided by expert dentists and staff using the most cutting edge technology available.
You can also consider these things when choosing a new dentist:
Understand Your Benefits
No two benefit packages are alike, and it's important to understand what your employer is offering you before you start shopping for a new dentist. Do you have an HMO or a PPO plan? With an HMO, you have to enroll with a dentist in that HMO network. But with a PPO, copayments will vary greatly based on who you see. Figure your benefit situation out, then only consider dentists who are a part of your network.
Talk to Others
Maybe you're new in town? Talk to others and get recommendations. Between nearby friends and family members, coworkers, fellow parents at your children's school and so on, there should be plenty of people to help you compile a list of the best local dentists. Talking to those who you trust will go a long way in narrowing your choices down, and providing you quality options.
Talk to the Prospective Dentist
Once you narrow down your choices, make an appointment for a cleaning/consultation with a dentist. From there, you'll be able to get a feel for their office and let intuition help you decide whether or not they are a good fit.
However you go about choosing your new dentist, we hope you consider South Plainfield Dental Group as one of your options! Right now, we're running a "New Year, New Benefits, New You" special for all new patients, through which they receive a cleaning, exam and x-rays for $69 (usually $250). We're also a top provider of dental implants in the South Plainfield, NJ area.
Happy searching, and Happy New Year!