Private Dentist Greenock

Philip Friel Advanced Dentistry

Finding a private dentist near Greenock, in 4 easy steps

The world of dentistry has changed enormously in the last few decades. The preventative care approach that we received free on the NHS is now, for many, a distant memory. Increasingly, people are looking for a private dentist near Greenock so that they have access to a range of dental care services, including regular check-ups and cosmetic dentistry treatments.

But, what steps do you need to take to find the right private dentist near Greenock for you?

Step 1: Research

There are many clinics and dentists across the area, all of whom offer a whole gambit of services and treatments. Sorting through these clinics and deciding which one you ‘like the sound of’ is probably a good place as any to start.

You may, for example, have a specific treatment in mind and, if this is the case, it can make finding the right dentist a little easier.

Friends, family and neighbours can also be trusted to supply recommendations, opinions and thoughts on which dental clinics they have used or do use, as well as their honest appraisal of the services on offer.

Step 2: Make a short list

Unless you have hours to spare, calling, emailing or popping in to each practice could take weeks. Narrowing down your options and making a short list is one way of slashing the time spent searching for the right dental practice is a great idea. Draw up a list of must-have criterion to make selecting which practices to include on your list easier:

  • Is the clinic conveniently located, such as close to work, on your way home etc.?
  • Do they offer late night appointments, early appointments or Saturday morning clinics?
  • Does the private dentist near Greenock offer the dental services and treatments you need?
  • Are they family orientated?
  • Do they understand and empathise with dental phobias and fears?

Step 3: Make contact

Making contact is the first step in choosing the right private dentist near Greenock off your short list; you could email the clinic or call them to judge how much information you receive, along with whether the clinic sounds like the right place for you.

Having a few questions that you can ask is one way of gauging the response and whether it fits with what you are looking for.

Step 4: Make an initial appointment

Clearly, the most important step is meeting the dentist and their dental team. Make an appointment at a time convenient to you. Don’t forget, if you don’t feel the clinic is the right place, you don’t have to sign up.

Are you looking for a private dentist close to Greenock? If so, have you called us?