Dental One Associates at Beltway
7650 Belair Road, Baltimore, MD 21236

Enlightening Tips for Choosing a Dentist


Choosing a dentist is an important process; you don’t want to make your decision without carefully considering your options. Your dentist should be someone you trust. You should never base your decision on advertisements or discounted prices. Your visits will be less stressful if you feel comfortable with your dentist, and you’ll be more likely to keep your scheduled appointments. Instead of waiting until you have a severe problem to seek professional care, invest the time to find a dentist you like now, and enjoy a lifetime of excellent, anxiety-free dental healthcare.

A Gentle and Affordable Dentist Is Within Your Reach

You don’t need to rely on advertisements to find an affordable dentist. Not every clinic spends a lot of money on advertising. Try calling your local providers and requesting prices for specific procedures and exams. First, look for a general dentist to assess your dental health, and provide basic care such as routine treatment of gum disease, fillings, root canals, sealants, and dentures.

Understanding the Types of Dental Professionals 

A little background information can help you when you’re choosing a dentist. Both general dentists and specialists receive four-year doctorates in dentistry. They may refer to themselves as doctors of dental surgery (D.D.S) or doctors of dental medicine (D.M.D). There are no differences between the degrees. However, dental specialists receive additional training and often limit their practice to their specialty. Types of dental professionals who specialize in more specific areas of dentistry include endodontists, oral surgeons, orthodontists, periodontists, and prosthodontists. If you need to see a specialist, your general dentist will refer you to one. Always feel free to discuss your preferences or needs when receiving a referral. Your dentist understands that your stress level has an enormous impact on your experience.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Baltimore, call Dental One Associates at Beltway today at (410) 775-5536 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Baltimore. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Beltway, 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 Dental One Associates at Beltway.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Was able to extract problem tooth with a 200% effort
Charles K.
Marie the hygienist is amazing. She is the most thorough, friendly person I’ve ever been seen by. I was also examined by DR. Patel afterwards. He is so nice. Even the staff is friendly. I was […]
Christa M.
The people are really nice and they all do great work.
Michael B.
Exceptional customer service. And, Marie is AWESOME!!!!
Kimberly E.
Hygienist was friendly, well informed and professional
Sherry C.
Everyone was pleasant and helpful. I watch for a genuine smiles, and if appropriate a sense of humor. This was a brief visit, but did have a challenge in receiving some x-rays which was handled with […]
Carolyn G.
Marie is the most thorough dental hygienist that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. She does outstanding work with adult and pediatric clients alike. I actually look forward to my dentist […]
Theresa A.
I am always satisfied with the services provided by Dental One Associates
Dennis C.
went in with a wisdom tooth in pain came out no tooth and little to no pain. Thanks to Dr. Patel, Yash. the service was awesome
Michael S.
Extremely professional and friendly staff ! I had my orthodontic treatment recently and was impressed by Dr. Sagafi! She was wonderful and caring and always paid attention to my needs and worked with […]
Lisa D.
Dennis was excellent and gentle when cleaning my teeth
Regina W.
Excellent service, friendly staff, always patient w the kids
Gia M.
Just had scaling done by Hygienist Marie- she was awesome!
Deborah H.
Very professional , friendly and attention to details. Thank You All.
Eddie D.
Friendly staff, no wait time,
Richard B.
The care of that my mother was provided was very good. Both the doctor and the staff we’re very gracious and dealing with an 80 year old woman who has Alzheimer’s.
Madeline M.
Keya at the front desk was very pleasant, explained my bill and answered all my questions! Her customer service was excellent and well appreciated!
Larrisha C.
They are very friendly and nice.
Anice E.
This is the best dental practice I have ever used in my life. Dr. Patel and his staff are knowledgeable, efficient, professional and kind.
Kathleen G.
Dr. Patel is very informative and attentive during my visits. I also liked my hygienist during my visit on Monday. Devin is ALWAYS very friendly and knowledgeable.
Danielle B.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 775-5536
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