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Choosing a dentist is an important decision. You want to find someone who is qualified, experienced, and trustworthy.

But with so many dentists to choose from, how do you know where to start? Here at Dentistry at 1818 Market Street, we are here to help you find the right dentist. But, really, you don’t have to look any further, because you’ve found us! But keep reading for tips on how to find a dentist in Philadelphia.

Here are a few tips to help you choose a dentist in Center City Philadelphia:

1. Do your research. Before you start making appointments, take some time to research different dentists in the area. Read online reviews, check out their websites, and ask your friends and family for recommendations.

If you take a look at our Google Reviews, you’ll see we have over 500 5-star reviews from real patients.

2. Consider your needs. What are you looking for in a dentist? Do you need someone who specializes in a particular type of treatment? Are you looking for a dentist who is gentle with children? Once you know what you’re looking for, it will be easier to narrow down your choices.

You can find our menu of cosmetic, restorative and general dental services here. Our experienced dentists are general dentists in Philadelphia, specializing in routine procedures and cosmetics, along with dental implants in Center City Philly.

3. Schedule consultations. Once you’ve found a few dentists that you’re interested in, schedule consultations. This will give you a chance to meet the dentist and ask any questions you have.

You can fill out our contact form here and someone from our office will reach out to you to schedule an appointment.

4. Trust your gut. When it comes down to it, you need to choose a dentist who you feel comfortable with. If you have a good feeling about a particular dentist, go with your gut.

We have two friendly dentists in center city at Dentistry at 1818 Market Street.  A female dentist in Philadelphia and a male dentist on Market St – find our more about our Philadelphia dentists here.

Dr. Alexandra Hochster

Dr. Alexandra Hochster DMD

Dr. Jonathan Siegel

Dr. Jonathan Siegel

Here are some additional tips that are specific to choosing a dentist in Center City Philadelphia:

  • Consider the location. If you live or work in Center City, you’ll want to choose a dentist that’s convenient for you to get to.  Our dental office at 1818 Market Street is conveniently located in the heart of the business district of Philadelphia.
  • Ask about insurance. Make sure the dentist you choose accepts your insurance.  Our dental clinic in Center City takes many different PPO dental insurance plans.  Check with our office to see if your insurance is included in the extensive list of insurances we participate with.  If you don’t have dental insurance, we have options like an in-house dental care plan and financing through Care Credit. 
  • Check the hours. Find a dentist that has hours that work for you.  Dentistry at 1818 Market Street is open from 8am-6pm Monday through Thursday and 8am-2pm on Fridays.  Contact the office to schedule your appointment.
  • Look for accreditation. Make sure your dentist is part of a reputable dental association and active in the dental community.  Staying up to date on the latest technologies and procedures is part of being a reputable practicing dentist.