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

Enlightening Tips for Choosing a Dentist

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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
It was timely and quickly response. The hygienist was great and good.
Daniel A.
The professionalism of the employees, convenience of office hours and location in relation to where I live. Dr. Patel and assistants were great to work with.
Greg S.
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.
Great hygienist
Kimberly F.
Staff was amazing and treated me very well.
Richard R.
Exceptional customer service. And, Marie is AWESOME!!!!
Kimberly E.
Staff is very considerate & friendly. Hygenist was very caring, knowledgeable & professional.
Kathleen K.
The service was great everyone was very nice. My doctor was gentle pulling my teeth.
Vera A.
The staff is very nice and always make you feel comfortable. Dr. Patel is great! Couldn’t ask for a better dentist!
Tammy B.
They are very friendly and nice.
Anice E.
I called and was able to get an appointment within 3 hours. Everyone was fantastic and I was called back before my actual appointment time!!
Kristy G.
Shannon is awesome! She knew who we were and told the receptionist. She has bee so helpful with billing issues.
Caralina S.
Amazing Dental Office. I don’t like dentist at all. But coming here they make you feel comfortable and I will continue to go here for my dental needs. I would recommend them 100%.
Mitsi4mee07
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.
Was able to extract problem tooth with a 200% effort
Charles K.
Everyone in the office is very professional and friendly. I love Marie, my hygentist, she is the best!!!
Deborah B.
Overall everyone and evrything was nice. Clean environment!
Wanda B.
Friendly and helpful. I was in pain, and the office was able to help me with insurance issues and to get me into the office the same day.
Janet P.
Friendly efficient service
Eileen B.
Customer service, customer care, attentive, polite, inviting as you walk in the door.
Toyia 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 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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  • Phone: (410) 775-5536
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