Kenilworth Dental Associates
658 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 210, Towson, MD 21204

Tips for Finding a Local Dentist

Dentist Selection

Finding an affordable dentist near you that will ideally care for your family’s oral health care needs is no easy task. You can search through phone listings or peruse the Internet, but names on a page or screen will tell you very little about how well that dentist and his team will care for your and your family’s oral health. Whether you are seeking a new dentist in your new hometown or you need to find a specialty dentist to care for specific issues with your teeth, this list can help you choose the right dentist. Asking the right questions of the right people will get you to the right dentist for your dental care needs.

The reasons for seeking a new dentist are different for everyone. New families may need to find a pediatric dentist or a family-friendly dentist who is experienced with children. Someone in a new city may just need to find an affordable dentist. Some may have overcome dental fears and are ready to get their oral health in order. Others may be suffering from conditions that have deteriorated their oral health and require a specialist.  Or, you may want a special procedure that calls for cosmetic dentistry experts. Whatever you need, there is the right dentist for you nearby.

It is helpful to perform an online search for “local dentists” or “find a dentist near me.” Read the reviews and save data on your top choices, then ask trusted friends, neighbors, or your doctor for recommendations. When you find preferred dentists, set up an appointment on the phone or in-person to get the answers to the following:

  1. Inquire about the dentist’s education and training. Where did he or she attend school? If a specialist, where did he or she complete residency and additional training for his or her expertise? Does he or she pursue continuing education to stay up to date?
  2. Ask how long the dentist has been in practice and/or the practice has been in operation.
  3. Ask what procedures the dentist performs.
  4. Ask about anesthesia: which form the dentist is certified to administer and what procedures it is used for.
  5. Find out the hours of operation. Does the office have emergency dental care hours/appointments?
  6. Does the dentist treat only adults?
  7. What are the fees? Are there payment plans? Does the dentist accept insurance?
  8. Do you like the office environment? Is everything clean, neat, and organized?
  9. Are the dentist and staff friendly and caring? Does the staff use gloves and wash their hands?
  10. If the dentist meets some, but not all of your needs in regards to services, find out what the referral process is in the event you need specialized dental treatment.

It is important to find somewhere you are comfortable and where you like the staff and the dentist. Your oral care is a partnership between you and your dental care team. Take your time, do your research, ask questions, and don’t be afraid to continue your search until you find the right fit. This is about your health.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Towson, call Kenilworth Dental Associates today at (410) 616-7981 or make an appointment.

Kenilworth Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Towson. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Kenilworth Dental Associates, 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 Kenilworth Dental Associates.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I felt very comfortable with the staff here and I don’t like dentists at all. They were kind, welcoming and reassuring!
Ruth S.
Had an emergency evaluation from Dr. Windsor for a tooth which eventually required a root canal. He accepted me as a new patient and saw me promptly. My experience with Dr. Windsor and the […]
Michael M.
I’ve been going here for 20 years. I like Dr. Windsor and his staff!
Ellen L.
professional and courteous staff
Elizabeth O.
Hygienist is excellent and I’ve been a patient of Dr. Windsor’s for about 20 years!
Lauryn M.
First time at the Kenilworth practice and I was blown away with the upmost hospitality and eagerness to make sure my daughter and myself understood and enjoyed our visit.
Kaylyn S.
Friendly staff. Painless procedure
Carl N.
Just an awesome staff and very good care of patients.
Latrice B.
I felt very comfortable with the staff here and I don’t like dentists at all. They were kind, welcoming and reassuring!
Ruth S.
the team is very nice.
Bernard H.
Very comfortable and friendly. Doctor was knowledgeable about my many medical conditions. We did a filling on the spot with no novacaine with a new laser machine with no pain!
Kimberley M.
The trust in and competence of the dental hygienist who cleans my teeth. The professional yet warm atmosphere of everyone in the office and throughout the setting.
Loretta W.
The team is amazing. Everyone is so nice and they have great hours. They use the newest technology and are so knowledgeable when you have a questions.
Anna W.
Gentle, gets the job done as quickly as possible while being very thorough.
Lynn C.
Very helpful and great place for family dental!!! Always kind and friendly staff!!!
Ametria B.
Excellent Doctor. Office personal are friendly and helpful.
Lois C.
Excellent staff and dentists. Everyone is so kind and patient. They know their stuff and take their time to make sure everything goes well. I’m very pleased with them. And the office itself is very […]
Emanuel T.
40 Year Client! I have been going to Dr. Windsor since I was a child. Dr. Windsor always makes you feel at ease and that your teeth will be well taken care of. His staff is very friendly, with Rosa […]
David M.
Dr. Windsor and his staff are extremely competent, friendly, and helpful.
Richard K.
Great service for a lifetime! Been coming here for over 20 years and the staff is lovely, friendly and professional!
Joan C.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:15 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 616-7981
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