Gentle Dental of Westland
825 S Wayne Road, Westland, MI 48186

Brush Up On the 5 Ways to Find a Dentist

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Having a good smile begins with a good dentist. Yet to find a dentist who’s right for you requires a little research. But by taking this healthy advice, you can discover an affordable dentist who makes you feel good and look great.

  1. Reputation – An upstanding reputation is the first thing to look for when you’re trying to find a dentist. You need to do your research on both the dentist and the practice. And the Web is where you will find the greatest amount of information in the least amount of time. Search for online reviews to see what patients and other dental professionals are saying about the dentist. Be sure to research many dentists to get a good comparison.
  2. History – To know about a dentist’s present quality, look at their past. State dental boards keep detailed records on all dental professionals and track every claim filed against a dentist. Take advantage of this resource by visiting your state’s board of dentistry website to fully review a dentist’s background. This will help you find a family dentist you can trust.
  3. First Impression – To make sure that you’ll be in good hands, you need to see with your own eyes. Interview different dentists to learn about the practice, policies, and procedures. Speak to the dentist and office staff about these factors to find the right family dentist for you.
    • The dentist’s education, training, and specialties.
    • How long they’ve been in practice.
    • The office staff’s experience with the practice and personal experience with the dentist.
    • Office hours, appointment scheduling, and emergency care.
    • Policies regarding fees, payment plans, and insurance accepted, especially if you’re seeking an affordable dentist.
  1. Your Needs – Every dentist is different and every patient has different needs. Some people want fast and convenient appointments, so a larger practice that can see many patients at once is ideal. Others are concerned about cost, so they need to seek an affordable dentist who accepts insurance and payment plans. And some want a single-practitioner family dentist, so they should look for a family-friendly practice that treats every patient like family.
  2. Word of Mouth – Recommendations are priceless when you’re looking for an affordable dentist. Ask your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers about their experiences with their family dentist. People who care about you want you to have the best possible care, so you can be assured that their good word will put you in good hands.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Westland, call Gentle Dental of Westland today at (734) 329-5284 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Westland. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Westland, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Westland.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The staff was so polite and caring, Dr. Carpenter was very one on one with me and explained what was happening in my mouth and his recommendations were understandable and to the point.
Kathleen M.
I had a really good experience with this place. Staff was very helpful and Lindsey was very informative and helpful with explaining my plan to me. I would definitely recommend this place
Maria K.
Good care, helpful staff
Maya T.
April is the best hygienist I’ve ever had. She’s the best. My teeth feel great. Thank you April
Cheryl R.
I was in and out before my appointment time. That’s some awesome service.
Alan C.
My experience was great today, and my 1st time here. My hygienist Tamika was gental with the bitewings & x-rays, Dr. Hanan was informative when I asked questions, and Lindsay was thorough with […]
Dwanne S.
Overall I think it’s just a really good dental place..
Kevin J.
Went for the first time yesterday and it was a very pleasant experience. Dentist was great, and so we’re all of the other staff members. The lady who did my x-rays was really kind.
Angela H.
I love how April takes her time to understand each patient needs to make everyone comfortable, my daughter has special needs and April was very patient with her. I bring all 3 of my daughters to her. […]
Londyn A.
The employees are all professional and polite. I had started to get my teeth fixed with a fear of the dentist, my visits to gentle Dental have defeated that fear and has even created an interest in […]
Bill D.
The dental hygienist was so nice .
Kylie H.
Friendly staff, they did their best to make me feel comfortable.
Saundra B.
Tammy made me feel more comfortable she’s beautiful
KEIAUHN M.
We were called on time of our appt…also we didn’t have to wait we were out of the office in a timely fashion
Tristen S.
I love this place, they are so patient and kind.
Sarah W.
Friendly and Gentle. Dr. Carpenter and his assistant, as well as the office staff, were all absolutely wonderful!
Rhonda H.
Always willing to work with you. Service was excellent and staff was friendly!
Mikel F.
Very friendly staff made me feel comfortable and relaxed due to me being nervous overall geret dentist
Sherrita C.
Love the staff and their professionalism
Jullian C.
Very attentive staff, friendly dentist and quick service.
Phil S.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (734) 329-5284
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