HealthGrades.com, USATopDentists.com and ZocDoc.com are all potential sources of reviews for local dentists and any services provided. USATopDentists.com is a national member-driven database, with reviews by patients, although the list of dentists with reviews is somewhat limited.
Visitors to Healthgrades.com can browse by practice area or click Find Dentists to locate local dentists and reviews of dental services. Each list of results can be narrowed by practice, conditions treated, procedure, qualifications and other criteria, such as insurance type. Each dentist's profile includes a star rating, written reviews from patients, contact info, a link to the dentist's website and a link to request an appointment.
Reviews of dentists and dental services at USATopDoctors.com are contained within an online directory that can be accessed through the Search Dentists link. The website allows searches by a dentist's name, specialty, state or city. A View Comments link highlighted in purple connotes a dentist or a practice with corresponding reviews.
ZocDoc.com features lists of member dentists and practices with star ratings and reviews by patients. Each star rating is an average that reflects ratings of the dentist's bedside manner and timeliness. Prospective patients can search by ZIP code, dentist's name and preferred form of payment, such cash or insurance.