Dr. Jodi Day: Lincoln’s Gentle Dentist
If you’ve ever been lectured at the dentist’s office, you know how uncomfortable it can be. Many of our dentists have actually had similar experiences in the past! The common thread within our team is a desire to offer better dental care than we’ve received in the past. If you’re looking for a perfect gentle dentist who won’t lecture you, Dr. Jodi Day might be just who you’re looking for.
Dr. Day graduated from UNMC’s college of dentistry. She has lived in Lincoln her whole life, so she knows the community here better than anyone. She currently lives here in Lincoln with her husband and their children.
Dr. Day mostly serves patients at our location in West Lincoln, Coddington Dental. Her patients often cite her compassionate, can-do attitude as the reason why they like being treated by her. Dr. Day is also passionate about educating her patients on dental treatments. She believes that teaching her patients about dental needs can help them overcome their discomfort. Any gentle dentist can provide minimally-invasive treatment, but few can with as much grace and kindness as Dr. Day.
-Dr. Jodi Day
More about Lincoln’s Gentle Dentist, Dr. Jodi Day
When she’s out of the office, Dr. Day likes reading, exercising, and spending time with her family.
Finding a Gentle Dentist
When it comes to finding a gentle dentist, it isn’t as straightforward as it may seem. Many of our patients have had terrible experiences with dentists in the past, and are nervous because of them. Our hope is to relieve these fears by hiring an exceptional team. In the same way, we hope everyone puts in the time to find a dentist that works great for them. Every patient is different, and it’s important to look for the things you need as you search for a dentist. In the long run, this will result in better oral health and an overall happier life.
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Because we know it can be difficult to find a gentle dentist, we decided to compile a few tips for you. The following are things to look for to find an effective, gentle dentist. The ideal dentist:
1. Asks about your life
One of the first signs of a caring dentist is that they ask about your life. Be sure your dentist is asking about your family, activities, work, etc. If they aren’t, it’s a sure sign that you’re nothing more than your money.
2. Listens to your concerns
Your dentist’s office needs to be a safe place for you. This includes your ability to voice your concerns. When you share your thoughts with your dentist, pay attention to how they listen and respond. The best dentists will listen carefully, empathize, and try to find a solution.
3. Takes great care of your teeth
While it may seem like a given, a great dentist needs to take excellent care of your teeth. Some dentists aren’t very attentive to patients’ oral health needs. This can be seen short-term and long-term by paying attention to how your teeth respond to certain treatments.
4. Explains your treatments and the state of your teeth
The best dentists will always be honest and careful in educating you. The average person only understands the basics of dentistry. In order to be truly effective, a dentist should help bring you up to speed on what’s going on in your mouth. When doing this, your dentist should be patient, kind, and honest.
5. Has mutual interests
While it isn’t always necessary, sometimes it can help if you share interests with your dentist. This will allow you to build a closer relationship more quickly.
6. Understands your needs
Over time, a truly effective dentist will get an idea of your specific needs. Each patient is different, and you have your own desires. As you talk more and more with your dentist, they should become more and more in-tune with what you think is important.
The Nebraska Family Dentistry Standard
At Nebraska Family Dentistry, our team is dedicated to serving you. If you’re looking for a dentist that fits all of the above criteria, you can be assured that each of our dentists held to the highest standard. It’s our goal to ensure an excellent experience for every patient that walks through our doors.
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