How To Pick A Good Dentist

Chevy Chase MD Cosmetic Dentist

Are you looking for a new dentist but don’t know where to start? At Capital Cosmetic Dentistry of Chevy Chase, we are here to answer any and all questions you might have about dentistry. Here are some good things to look for when choosing a new dentist:

What are the dentist’s credentials?

You need to know that the person who will be caring for your smile is qualified to do so. The best way to know this is by scoping out the dentist’s educational and professional background. This will give you a good idea of how long they have been practicing and what areas of dentistry they specialize in. Most practice’s display this information on their website. For example, at our practice, we are home to Dr. Christopher Banks. He attended West Virginia University where he obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS), and completed his undergraduate studies in three years.  Dr. Banks is known to be one of the most experienced and thorough dentists in the Chevy Chase, MD area.

What services do they offer?

Once you find a good dentist, the goal should be to stay with them for a while. It’s important to find a dentist who offers a wide range of services to ensure they can care for your smile at every stage in your dental health journey. For example, Dr. Banks has focused his practice on cosmetic and restorative dentistry, and is committed to staying on top of the evolving dental field. This means that not only can he provide you with routine preventative care but he can also help you achieve any cosmetic or restorative care that you might need for your smile. From teeth whitening to teeth replacement, Dr. Banks does it all.

Is their office welcoming and clean?

Now more than ever, it’s important to consider the cleanliness of a dental practice. You need to know that you can feel comfortable and safe while receiving your necessary dental care. At our dental office, we stick to strict patient safety and infection control protocols to ensure the safety of our patients. Additionally, our staff works hard to create a welcoming environment that is not intimidating for even our most anxious patients. Rest assured, when you visit our dental office, you will be greeted with a smile and helped right away.

We hope you will consider visiting our Washington, DC dental practice. Please schedule an appointment online. We look forward to seeing you soon.


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Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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