A toothache is the most troubling ache in the whole body which will not let you think or do anything else. Not only toothache, you would need dental services for so many issues that might happen with your teeth. Therefore, it is always good to keep the contact number of a dentist in the phonebook. However, when you need to look for dentists in Bangkok or wherever you live, you got to ensure that you are finding the right guy.
Is he technically equipped to handle all dental issues
First, you need to check if the dentist is using latest technology to treat your dental condition. You would certainly not want to visit any old generation dentist who believes in “Old is gold” concept and sticks to the antique dental equipment even in these times. Also, your dentist should be a member of the Dental Association of Thailand without fail.
Check out the different dental services that are offered at the dentist’s clinic. Toothaches, gum diseases, mouth ulcers, sensitivity issues owing to broken teeth are some of the regular services that are offered by all dentists.
In addition to these, is your dentist an expert in dental implants? How much experience does he have in laser surgeries that are required for certain critical dental conditions? These are some questions that you should get answers to before you walk out of the chamber of the dentist. Only if the answers create that positive wave of confidence in your mind, should you come back to the dentist for getting your dental concern addressed.
Is he open to flexible payment options
You paid your insurance bills not for not using them when you need them the most. The first and most important thing that you need to check out with the dentist is that whether his procedures would be covered under your insurance. There are many dentists in Bangkok who work with insured patients and submit claims on their behalf. In case you are not covered under the umbrella of dental insurance, you got to check the various payment methods that the dentist accepts for his services.
Other things to find out
Once all payment related concerns are handled, you can now check on other aspects for choosing the right guy among the hundreds of dentists in Bangkok. How many years of experience he has, how many critical dental cases has he handled are some of the questions which you must ask before you finalise a dentist. You may not feel confident enough to ask the dentist directly, but you can still find this information from various sources, mostly his patients.
When it comes to checking things personally with the dentist, you got to check if the person has a friendly personality. You would not want to pay visits to a dentist who greets you with a grumpy face. A good dentist would master the art of building rapport with his patients, and that is exactly what you should be looking for in your dentist as well. Another thing that you got to check about the dentist, and his chamber is that whether cleanliness is maintained there or not. Hygiene is a high priority checklist item in the selection process of a dentist.