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Consumer Health Resources

A collection of consumer health resources available to patrons at the Health Sciences Library

Dentist Quality Check

Ensure that the Dentist you are considering is in good standing. In addition to the links to the right, use the following websites to double check your dentist's record.

Additional Checks

The resources on this page will ensure your dentist is certified and in good standing. Now it is important to find a dentist you can feel comfortable with. Ask some the following questions during the course of your visit:

  • How is the dentist's demeanor and attitude?
  • Was the office staff friendly and helpful?
  • Does the dentist seem to care about you as a person?
  • Did the team seem knowledgeable about dental concerns?
  • Were the answers given to you explained in a way you understood?

For additional questions to ask or consider, read Your Top 9 Questions About Going to the Dentist - Answered! created by the American Dental Assocation.

Need to Find a Dentist?

If only it could be as easy as typing "find a dentist" into Google. Such a search may net you a list of databases that are out of date, inaccurate, and heavily supported by advertisements. These challenges tend to only complicate your search for unbiased information. Below is a collection of direct and unbiased resources you can use when locating your future dentist.