Dental One Associates at Steeplechase
9141 Alaking Court, Suite 107, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Tips for Finding the Affordable Dentist You Need

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Selecting a dentist to care for you and your family can be a frustrating task, especially if you’ve recently relocated and aren’t familiar with dentists in the area. Because your oral health directly affects your general health, obtaining excellent dental care is important. Finding an affordable dentist who is accepting new patients isn’t as easy as it might seem. Many factors are involved. If you need specialized care, some dentists may not have the proper experience to treat you. Others may not accept your dental insurance plan. If you have a non-traditional schedule, finding an affordable dentist with flexible office hours can be a challenge. Don’t despair; selecting a dentist can be easier than you think. The following tips can help narrow your choices to the dentists who best meet your needs.

Determine Your Dental Needs

First, be aware that dentists whose titles designate them as doctors of dental surgery (DDS) and those who are known as doctors of dental medicine (DMD) have the exact same qualifications and training. A general dentist may also be called a family or cosmetic dentist. These titles do not reflect official dental specialties. If you are experiencing common symptoms such as tooth or jaw pain, minor bleeding, tooth injury or cavities, you probably don’t need to consult a specialist. A general dentist can assess your specific needs after a comprehensive exam. He or she may be able to perform treatments like wisdom tooth extractions and restorative procedures that specialists also perform.

Ask the Right Questions

Before selecting a dentist, ask each prospective dentist the following key questions.

  • What type of training and experience do you have?
  • How do you handle after-hours or weekend emergencies?
  • What types of sedation options do you offer?
  • What advanced technologies or equipment do you use?
  • What insurance plans do you accept?

Identify Your Local Resources

For information about local dental clinics and dentists, check with your local dental associations, and read online reviews. Friends, neighbors, family members, and coworkers may also be valuable sources of information.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Capitol Heights, call Dental One Associates at Steeplechase today at (240) 392-3983 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Capitol Heights. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Steeplechase, 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 Dental One Associates at Steeplechase.

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David G.
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I have always received great care when I am at Steeplechase Dental One and I received detailed information about my procedures and follow up details
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Omar P.
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Fayette V.
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Mary M.
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Theresa B.
Wonderful people at Steeplechase! I haven't been there in two years (hate going to the dentist), but each time I visit everyone is courteous, kind […]
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Jonathan R.
I have no complaints. Everyone was really great. The Dental Assistant was very personable and treated me like I've been a long-time patient. […]
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Faye N.
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D'marko B.
Hardly saw the filling, Dr. Aulakh was great, going back soon for my next appointment.
Marvalyn D.
Thanks for taking me with one days notice. Very pleasant dental staff. My crown was put back on and is working wonderfully. I will definitely be back.
Cora T.
Dr. Wilson and the entire staff at Steeplechase are amazing professionals at all times.
Rosa L.
Expectations met !!!...No problems with either the office personnel or the experienced attending technician.
William T.
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Debra W.
Dionne and front desk staff are always pleasant and courteous makes feel like family when ever I come for a visit.
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Staff and dentists very friendly and professional.
Linda B.
Very friendly and care about your well being and look.
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  • 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 - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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