To find a dentist in your area, visit 1800Dentist.com, enter your ZIP code, and click Find a Dentist. You also can search by state and city. ZocDoc is another option.
After entering your ZIP code, select the type of person who requires a dentists from the dropdown menu, such as you, your child, your parent or other. Choose a particular kind of dental service, such as checkup, unexpected pain, root canal or wisdom teeth. Designate the form of payment you intend to use so as to narrow your search results.
ZocDoc.com is an online interface that allows you to locate doctors in your area and book appointments. Choose a specialty from the dropdown menu on the home page, enter your ZIP code and the your form of insurance or payment. You also can peruse dentists first and then choose your form of insurance.
The profile for each participating dentist includes an overall star review, the dentist's educational background, languages spoken, services offered and written customer reviews. Available appointments are highlighted in green.
The American Dental Association maintains and online database of its member dentists at MouthHealthy.org. Enter your address, your ZIP code, and click Locate on the home page. You also can click Find an ADA Member Dentist, which allows you to search for dentists by ZIP code and type of dental practice.