Choosing a Dentist

At Smiles by Shields, we know that choosing a dentist isn’t on your to-do list until a dental problem arises. But we’d like to change that! Your relationship with a dentist works best when you’re engaged in preventive care. So how do you choose the best dentist to help with your preventive care needs? It’s simple:

  • Ask around. Especially when you’re new to the area, it may be beneficial to ask neighbors or new coworkers about their preferred dentist.
  • Call a few offices. We invite anyone to call our office. At Smiles by Shields, our staff is always friendly and attentive. You’ll notice our friendly service at the  very first phone call! And when you ask for an appointment, note the wait. Some offices are scheduling too far in advance or don’t leave space for emergencies and new patients. Choose an office that makes time to see you!
  • Visit. Choosing a dentist doesn’t have to be intimidating. Come by the office to get a feel for the location, to take in the surroundings, and to meet the staff. If you feel comfortable, move forward and make an appointment.

Choosing a dentist doesn’t have to be scary. It’s a long-term relationship that requires mutual comfort for your best results. Come see your Jacksonville dentist Dr. Tiffany Shields now for your preventive care appointment!


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Smiles by Shields
3940 San Jose Park Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32217