Is there something you want to ask about dentistry or our office? Don’t hesitate to let our team know during your next appointment; we want our patients to be knowledgeable about the care that they’re receiving. If you would like to get a few answers right now, you can check the following FAQ section. It includes a number of questions that many of our patients have asked in the past as well as our team’s helpful responses.
How Much Does a Dental Checkup & Cleaning Cost in East Gwillimbury, ON?
This can be a tricky question to answer since there are a number of factors to consider. The location of the dental practice can potentially make a difference, as can the general state of your dental health. And of course, there is the question of your dental insurance coverage.
When you visit us for a routine checkup and cleaning, we will make sure that you are aware of the costs involved, and we can go over the relevant payment details with you so that you aren’t caught off guard.
How Can I Make a Same-Day Appointment with a Dentist?
Our practice does offer same-day appointments for patients with dental emergencies. As such, if you need care right away, you can simply call our office to schedule an appointment. Our team will ask questions about your situation to ensure that we understand the nature of your emergency, and they will also give you advice for managing your symptoms on your own until we can see you.
When you visit us for a same-day appointment, we will evaluate the situation in order to narrow down what the problem is and what is causing it. Understanding the nature of your emergency is key to determining how it should be treated.
How Can I Choose a Dental Practice?
It often helps to make a list of what you’re looking for when choosing a dental practice. Said list may include items like “I want a practice that takes my dental insurance” or “I want a practice with hours that work with my schedule.” Then you can look online for practices and see which ones fit your specified criteria. If you want to learn more about a particular practice, you can check their online reviews or read the dentist’s biography for information about their background.
What Level of Education is Required to Be a Dentist?
Aspiring dentists in Canada need to complete an undergraduate bachelor’s degree. They then need to enroll in a dentistry school, which commonly requires completing a Dental Aptitude Test (DAT). Completing dentistry school takes four years; combined with the four years needed to obtain a bachelor’s degree, that means a total of eight years of schooling are needed to become a dentist. An additional two or three years may be required for anyone who wishes to specialize in a particular field of dentistry.