It is Saturday morning and you chip your front tooth playing in a pick-up basketball game with some friends. You have an important presentation with some potential clients out-of-town on Monday at 3PM. How are you going to get your tooth fixed in time for your presentation? You want your audience to focus on your presentation, not your snaggle tooth!
Does your Dentist handle dental emergencies? Does he or she offer extended hours? If not, you may want to find one who does. Dental emergencies have a way of occurring at the most inopportune times. For this reason, many dental practices are offering emergency dental care and extended office hours. If your current dental practice does not offer these services, you don’t want to wait until you experience a dental emergency to find this out.
Extended hours provide more time to handle dental emergencies and enable working professionals to schedule dental appointments before and after working hours. Extended hours also allow stay-at-home mothers to schedule dental appointments during times when their spouses or other family members can keep their children. This prevents them from having to pay babysitting fees or shuffle multiple children to their dental appointments.
So you call your dental office and find out that they do handle dental emergencies and they do, indeed, offer extended hours. Thank goodness! You go in at 7AM on Monday morning and by 9AM, your tooth is fixed. Just in time to catch an 11AM flight so you can make your presentation at 3PM. Now, if you can just convince your potential clients to go with your firm…
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