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Steps You Can Take to Make Sure You Are Choosing the Best Dentist for You and You’re Family

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Having a healthy and beautiful smile can directly reflect your health and happiness, so finding a dentist “near me” you can trust in the Calgary, Alberta, area is likely very important to you. While we hope you choose our team here at Lake Chaparral Dental Care, we also know how important a decision is when selecting a new dental practice for you and your family. Dr. Palka Sawhney Sharma would like to help guide you toward finding a great dentist near Lake Chaparral, Legacy/Walden and surrounding areas. 

Here are some steps you can take to ensure you are making the right choice for your dental needs.

Ask for Recommendations and Seek Online Reviews 

Start your search by reaching out to family, friends, and colleagues for recommendations. Personal experiences can provide valuable insight into a dentist’s attitude, expertise, and the overall atmosphere of the dental practice.

Online reviews can also be a valuable source of information. Platforms like Google, Rate MD and Healthgrades feature reviews from actual patients, giving honest opinions and testimonials regarding their personal experiences. Look for consistently positive feedback regarding professionalism, cleanliness, and effectiveness.

Verify Credentials and Ensure Your Needs Will Be Met

Make sure the dentist you are considering is licensed and accredited. Any dentist practicing in the Calgary, Alberta area can be looked up via resources like The Alberta Dental Association & College (ADA&C). Make sure to verify a dentist’s credentials, ensuring they meet the professional standards required for practice.

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Also, depending on your needs, look for a dentist who specializes in the services you require. Finding a dentist with the right expertise is essential, whether for routine cleanings, cosmetic dentistry, or specialized treatments.

Choose An Office That Works For You

Consideration of the location of the dental practice in relation to your home or workplace is something you should pay attention to. A conveniently located dentist makes it easier to schedule appointments and promotes regular check-ups. Also, make sure it is modern with up-to-date tools and technology. Look for facilities that invest in advancements like digital X-rays, laser treatments, and electronic records, as they often contribute to more efficient and comfortable dental care.

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If you would like to schedule an appointment at our Calgary, AB office, please call (403) 768-2271 or visit our website at www.lcdcare.ca.

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Dr. Palka Sawhney Sharma, a graduate from the University of Alberta Neuroscience program, received Dental training at University of Alberta in Edmonton and went on to complete a two-year residency at Albert Einstein Medical Centre in Philadelphia, PA (United States). While at Albert Einstein Medical Centre she served as chief resident for a year. In this prestigious program, she took additional training in implantology, oral surgery, cosmetic services, and general dentistry.

Dr. Jay's passion for dentistry began in middle school when she selected the topic "teeth whitening agents" for a science fair competition. She considered dentists as artists who could improve smiles, increase confidence, and create beneficial changes in people's lives from an early age.

Dr. Jay pursued her passion of becoming a dentist in Gold Coast, Australia, where she earned a Master of Dentistry degree from Griffith University. Her enthusiasm for dentistry and sympathetic attitude drives her to make your dental visit as peaceful and comfortable as possible.

She enjoys educating patients about the significance of oral health and is dedicated to expanding her knowledge of the most recent dental innovations to provide outstanding care to her patients. Dr. Jay finds it tremendously satisfying to alleviate dental anxiety while ensuring your trust is always in excellent hands.

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