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Five Things You Should Consider When Selecting a Family Dentist

Quality dental care from a reputable dentist in Franklin plays an essential role in your total body health over a lifetime. With this in mind, you understandably do not want to put something as important as your family’s dental care in just anyone’s hands.  

Because you will need to visit your preferred Franklin dental office numerous times over the years for routine and specialized treatment, it makes sense to research your options carefully upfront. What should you consider when selecting a family dentistry office to visit in the Franklin area?

Your Needs for a Family Dentist

Many people believe that family dentistry and general dentistry are the same, but this is not the case. A family dentist treats all ages and provides comprehensive care throughout a lifetime. A general dentist, on the other hand, may treat older teens and adults only. For families with younger children, care from a family dentist rather than a general dentist is essential. Fortunately, Dr. Abrams specializes in family dentistry and we here at DFFD welcome patients of all ages!

Office Hours and Location

 

The business hours and location of a Franklin dental office should be reviewed carefully. As you research the options, you may discover that some offices are not open on specific days of the week. Perhaps they are closed on select weekday afternoons. Visiting your dentist in Franklin should not be a hassle. You should be able to access quality dental care when you need it and at a time that is reasonably convenient for you. Downtown Franklin Family Dentistry is conveniently open Monday through Thursday, normal business hours. On Fridays and weekends, Dr. Abrams is available for emergency phone calls and information on how to contact Dr. Abrams can be found on our website.

Dental Insurance and Payment Options

Knowing your dental insurance plan and coverage is an important factor in selecting a dental office.  After all, dental insurance makes it more affordable for your family to receive quality care as needed. Even with dental insurance, you may need to pay for some services out-of-pocket. Because of this, you should ensure that your dental office has a variety of payment options available. Call our office for information on which insurance DFFD is in network with, how we can submit claims that are out of network, and additional payment options that are available to you. 

References and Reviews
 
Dental offices that have a consistently solid track record of providing quality care to their patients will have great online reviews. Take time to read reviews on independent websites, such as Google, about the dental office you are considering. You can easily check out our five star Google reviews HERE.
 
The In-Office Experience
 
The in-office experience that you may enjoy will differ from office to office. Here at DFFD, we treat all patients as guests from the minute they walk into our “home” until the minute they leave. Our attention to detail, communication, clinical expertise, and comforting patient care is the total patient experience that we strive for with each patient interaction. An in-office consultation is a great way to meet our full dental team, enjoy the atmosphere and explore specialized equipment and technologies that our team uses for dental care and treatment.
 
Schedule a Consult or Appointment with Downtown Franklin Family Dentistry Today
 
Are you ready to schedule a consultation or appointment with Dr. Abrams and our team? Dr. Abrams and the team welcome you and your family to our dental home for a cleaning, exam, and/or consultation. You can conveniently call our office at 615-595-6111 or request an appointment online. We look forward to meeting you soon!