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How to Choose the Best Dentist In Pleasanton For Your Family

So, you're looking for a new dentist — you're not alone. For one reason or another, people sometimes need a change.

Whether you've just moved to the Pleasanton area or you're considering an upgrade, we hope you'll come to see us at Mona Gokani, DDS. We value family, quality of service, hygiene, and practical medical advice. These principles are so important that we'd like to go into them in some detail here.

Before we start, though, feel free to call us at any time to set up a consultation. We're open for new patients and maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness, but appointments go quickly.

So, back to the main point: how to choose the best dentist for your family. We're going to look at some core values and try to help you identify them quickly in your candidates for your family's next dental care provider.

Value 1: Family

It almost goes without saying that a family dentist needs to be able to help your whole family. Kids have different needs than adults, both medically and physically. Good indicators that a dentist is family-friendly include friendly reception staff, a nicely decorated waiting room, kid-specific supplies, and medical staff that knows how to properly engage children and adolescents.

Value 2: Quality

The standard for quality of service is high in the dental profession, but some dentists go above and beyond. For example, we often follow up personally on questions — or just after having first appointments with our new Pleasanton patients. Look for dentists who go above and beyond. Those are the ones who will be there for you when you need them.

Value 3: Hygiene

Hygiene is at the core of dentistry — the fact is that many of the absolute best cures for oral health issues are preventative appointments and maintenance. It's not just flossing: Standards and practices of hygiene, sanitation, and cross-contamination control extend throughout any good dental practice. At Mona Gokani, DDS, we are completely committed to our patients' health. We observe strict rules at all times to avoid any type of contamination or contagion — whether we're in the examination room or the waiting room.

Value 4: Practical Advice

We believe that not every dental issue requires the latest (or most expensive applicable) treatment. Your family deserves excellent oral health, but sometimes it isn't as hard to attain as some might have you believe. Admittedly, due to the specialized and personal nature of dentistry, practicality is one of the hardest things to identify. You can look for a low-pressure, professional environment in which you're given a range of treatment options. 

Make Your Pleasanton Family Dentist Appointment Today

If this sounds like it matches what you're looking for in a family dentist in Pleasanton, contact us to make an appointment. Our office is north of downtown, due east from the shopping area at the corner of Valley Avenue and Santa Rita Road. Just call us at (925) 462-1464 if you'd like specific directions — we're looking forward to seeing you soon.

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