How to Choose the Best Texarkana Dentist

Man talking to dentistDental checkups are an essential part of any preventive dentistry treatment plan at Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry. Our skilled dentists and team recommend patients attend preventive dental checkups at least two times each year. This gives us the opportunity to get to know patients and their oral health care goals. It also allows us to work with patients to prevent many common oral health issues like tooth decay and gum disease. Finally, these regular visits make it possible for us to diagnose and treat those dental health issues that cannot be prevented in their earliest stages, so patients avoid more time consuming and costly dental treatments down the line. If you’re new to Texarkana or other surrounding communities, we invite you to contact our team to schedule a checkup today.

Dentist and patient looking at x-raysWhen moving to a new location, there so many things to consider that finding a new dentist may take a back seat to other more pressing needs. For many, this leads to choosing whatever dental office is closest to home or work without truly considering what you’re looking for in a dentistry practice. Research indicates that patients are significantly less likely to maintain their regular dental checkups unless they establish a meaningful relationship with their dentistry team. It’s important to find a dental practice where you feel welcome, valued, and you know you can trust your team to offer the best treatment options. Before you settle for what seems like the simplest option, take a few moments to read this page and learn more about the aspects of dental care you may not be considering.

We know patients in Texarkana have many dental offices to choose from, but we hope you’ll consider visiting Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry. We are dedicated to helping our patients keep their smiles whole and healthy for life in a dental practice where they feel like part of the family. If this sounds like what you’re looking for or you would like to find out more about us, please don’t hesitate to contact our caring team today. We look forward to hearing from you.

Ask for Help

Senior woman pointing toward healthy smileThe best place to start your search for a new dentist is by asking for suggestions from friends, family members, coworkers, and even your previous dentist. These recommendations can help you create a list of potential dentists to care for your family’s smile. If you’re brand new to the area and not sure where to even begin your search, online reviews are another great option. This patient feedback is typically unsolicited, and may offer you a clear glimpse into the patient experience in a dental office. At Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry, we are proud of the work we do to make sure our patients are comfortable in the office and leave confident in the work we’ve provided. We invite you to read some of our patient reviews to learn more about what you can expect from our caring dentists and team members.

Get to Know the Team

Young woman pointing to flawless smileThe ability of the dentists and team members to communicate clearly and make sure you feel at home is more important than the location, office hours, or décor. You want to find a qualified dentist and team, but more importantly, you want to find a dental team you can talk to and feel confident in the treatments they provide.

We have two experienced dentists in our office, Dr. Marracino and Dr. Cockerell. Our dentists bring unique perspectives and expertise to the office, and this allows us to provide patients with a wide variety of dental services to keep their smiles whole and healthy. Dr. Marracino earned his doctor of dental surgery from the University of Tennessee, and loves working with patients to improve their oral and overall health. Our dentists offer a range of general dentistry services, and they have advanced training in dental sleep medicine for sleep apnea sufferers.

Both of our doctors would be happy to tell you that the heart of the office is our skilled and caring dentistry team. Without them, we would be just another generic dental practice, but they are dedicated to helping patients receive the services they need in complete comfort. When you arrive in our office, a member of the team will always be there to greet you warmly, answer your questions, and prepare you for your visit. Throughout the most advanced treatments, one of our team members will be at your side to help you stay relaxed and comfortable. Each member of the team works hard to establish relationships with the patient based on trust and respect, so you will always feel at home in our office.

Explore the Available Dentistry Services

Most general dentistry practices offer a variety of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry services, but it’s important to look into what treatments are available before making a final decision. You want to find an office that will meet as many of your dentistry needs as possible to avoid having to visit numerous practices. For instance, if you have children, a family dental office may be a good option to provide treatment for you and your loved ones under one roof. If you have a denture or other tooth replacement prosthetic, you should find a practice that can repair and replace these dentures as necessary.

At Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry, we are proud to offer a wide array of dentistry services to keep our patients smiling. We are a family practice, and we welcome patients of all ages. We also provide emergency dental care 24/7 to ensure patients’ safety and maintain their optimal dental health. We also provide numerous advanced services in our office including dental implant placement and restoration, and oral appliance treatment for sleep apnea sufferers.

Find Affordable Care

The number one reason patients give for avoiding the dentist isn’t phobia or anxiety it’s financing. Patients feel that dentists do not clearly explain their treatment costs, dental insurance coverage, and financing options, so they are surprised with unexpectedly high bills for their treatment. At Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry, we take the time to answer all of your financing questions before we begin a treatment plan. We will review your dental benefit plan and provide accurate estimates for any out of pocket costs associated with your treatment. We are happy to process and file your dental insurance claims, and we work with a number of insurers on a regular basis as in-network dental care providers. Our team also works with CareCredit to provide low and no interest payment plans for qualified patients that can help to fit advanced dental services into almost any patient’s budget. You can prequalify for CareCredit online, or ask one of our team members for assistance during your next appointment.

Choose a Dental Care Home

What you have likely figured out from reading this information is that you’re not just looking for a dentist. You’re looking for a dental care home. It’s important that you visit a dentist where you will be comfortable, receive the dentistry services you need, and find an office you may even look forward to visiting. If you’re considering Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry, please visit online to learn more about us, or call our friendly, knowledgeable dentistry team to schedule a consultation visit. We would love to have the opportunity to show you why generations of Texarkana families trust us with their smiles.

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