Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS
1755 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001

Brush Up On the 5 Ways to Find a Dentist

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Having a good smile begins with a good dentist. Yet to find a dentist who’s right for you requires a little research. But by taking this healthy advice, you can discover an affordable dentist who makes you feel good and look great.

  1. Reputation – An upstanding reputation is the first thing to look for when you’re trying to find a dentist. You need to do your research on both the dentist and the practice. And the Web is where you will find the greatest amount of information in the least amount of time. Search for online reviews to see what patients and other dental professionals are saying about the dentist. Be sure to research many dentists to get a good comparison.
  2. History – To know about a dentist’s present quality, look at their past. State dental boards keep detailed records on all dental professionals and track every claim filed against a dentist. Take advantage of this resource by visiting your state’s board of dentistry website to fully review a dentist’s background. This will help you find a family dentist you can trust.
  3. First Impression – To make sure that you’ll be in good hands, you need to see with your own eyes. Interview different dentists to learn about the practice, policies, and procedures. Speak to the dentist and office staff about these factors to find the right family dentist for you.
    • The dentist’s education, training, and specialties.
    • How long they’ve been in practice.
    • The office staff’s experience with the practice and personal experience with the dentist.
    • Office hours, appointment scheduling, and emergency care.
    • Policies regarding fees, payment plans, and insurance accepted, especially if you’re seeking an affordable dentist.
  1. Your Needs – Every dentist is different and every patient has different needs. Some people want fast and convenient appointments, so a larger practice that can see many patients at once is ideal. Others are concerned about cost, so they need to seek an affordable dentist who accepts insurance and payment plans. And some want a single-practitioner family dentist, so they should look for a family-friendly practice that treats every patient like family.
  2. Word of Mouth – Recommendations are priceless when you’re looking for an affordable dentist. Ask your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers about their experiences with their family dentist. People who care about you want you to have the best possible care, so you can be assured that their good word will put you in good hands.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Abington, call Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS today at (215) 310-5826 or make an appointment.

Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Abington. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS, 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 Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Over the years I've had many Dentists ranging from one really bad one to the absolute best, Dr. Finkelman. Thank you!
Paul S.
Dr. Machlus and his staff are very thorough, gentle, caring health professionals.
Irving T.
Fabulous job. I was in and out in a half hour, and the novacaine wore off by the time I got home. The filling looks fantastic, and the tooth issues […]
Patrick M.
Very kind and great service.
Kiri R.
The staff was very friendly and I received a very thorough examination.
Cindy S.
Always a great experience. Hardly any pain and very caring. Informs you of every step as he does it.
Anonymous
I had a pleasant experience! Everyone was so friendly, and the service was so quick.
Khadijah B.
Dr. Machlus almost makes going to the dentist pleasant, as much possible by being pleasant, that is. He is a caring man, and not only a doctor but a […]
Arthur V.
excellent visit to the dentist....everyone was friendly and efficient....state of the art office equipment
Cheryl H.
Great service, excellent work, cheerful staff. What more could you want?
Patrick M.
Dr. Finkelman is wonderful; staff is pleasant and efficient. The music in the exam room was too loud for my taste.
Christine C.
I had a question of an item Dr Finkleman had done to my mouth. I returned and he explained again and things are perfect.
Audrey R.
Have been coming to this office for many, many years. I am always treated with respect and professionally.
Pat D.
Taken right on time. Treated in a professional manner. Almost getting to be fun----
Pat D.
Always a very satisfied patient. Good careful treatment. Appointments are efficient and work is top notch.
Richard H.
Very caring and professional staff
Harra H.
I had an excellent experience. I recovered quickly from my root canal.
Nyoka M.
Dr. Machlus is the most caring and skilled Dentist. His staff are just as warm and professional.
Harra H.
So painless that I fell asleep during a root canal.
Terrell C.
Have been with Dr. Machlus for many, many years. He is always the professional and you leave his office knowing that you were in good hands. He only […]
Daniel B.
How can you lose in a caring and professional environment where the staff are just as pleased with their work as you are?
Patrick M.
Everyone was excellent!
Barton A.
No waiting. Dr. Finkelman explained each process as it took place.
Carol M.
Dr. Finkelman was great!
Madalynn S.
Dr. Machlus and Donna are very patient and caring!!
Denise G.
I only see doctor Finkelman so my referances will be for him and his work.
Anonymous
My experience with the doctor I was very pleased! Thank you for making my visited a pleasantly one.
Connie P.
As a person that has great anxiety when it comes to dentists, Dr. Machlus was exceptional. The entire staff was warm and welcoming. They were […]
Rebecca D.
We love Dr. Machlus!!!
Anonymous
Professional, courtious service
Peter D.
Excellent level of care.
Irving T.
Very nice staff, was a little nervous and embarrassed about my teeth but they made me feel at ease.
Anonymous
No complaints at all - Dr. Finkelman was kind and considerate of how I felt.
Anonymous
personable, professional, proficient
Richard C.
My anxiety was high while waiting to have my small procedure done, however I put right at ease when I sat in the chair. Although timely, I was made […]
Jennifer R.
Exemplary levels of care, intellect, communication, attention to detail, and all-out "Balls To The Wall" application of all of the most advanced […]
Patrick M.
Excellent customer service and expert dental work.
Bobbie B.
I always feel confident that my teeth are in the best hands when Dr. Machlus is treating me. Thank you.
Rhea C.
Dr. Machlus was wonderful with my daughter. He explained everything that he was going to do and made sure she was comfortable the entire visit.
Elizabeth D.
Dr. Stephen Finkelman and his staff are wonderful. I know that I am in good hands whenever I go. The office is clean, the staff is friendly and they […]
Dianne G.
Good experience. Well explained.
Craig N.
All the dentists I have been to these two know what to do...I used to ask my old dentist what he's doing today with dr machlus I just let him do his […]
Christoph D.
Could not ask for a more a courteous, efficient and professional staff and satisfying outcome.
Richard C.
For a procedure I dread, both dentist and assitant were sensitive and explained what they were doing.
Cathy R.
Dr. Machlus and his team are very caring and meticulous in their work.
Irving T.
Dr. Machlus and Donna are wonderful!! Very kind and gentle!!
Denise G.
Professional and Caring.
Deborah D.
The staff and Doctors are wonderful. I went in thinking I had a cavity. My appointment was at 4:30 pm and the office closed at 5:00pm. It turned out […]
Karen J.
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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