So, you’ve just moved into Shepperton and you need to find a dentist. You’ll find many in the Yellow pages, but finding one that can cater for your specific needs…? That’s when you have to do a little bit of research first. You need to go and interview the dentist and see what types of treatment they can offer you. We all have our own peculiar needs, so it’s best to pop along and find out what’s on offer. Modern dentists have a lot of the latest treatments at their disposal so it’s best to find out first what they can do for you. You can also get a sense of what’s on the table by having a look around the surgery too at the state of the equipment being used. However if you are fairly new to a place, the best way of making a decision about a choosing a new dentist is to do a little bit of networking with neighbours or work colleagues and find out who they go to and if they are any good. Of course, if you have a family, you may have to take the health of your children into account as well. If your child is going to have to undergo some serious teeth alignment for example, which is going to require regular visits every month, you shouldn’t choose a dentist that operates miles from where you live, as the costs could spiral out of control.