What Makes a Dentist Great?

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When it comes to choosing a dentist, a quick look online tells you one thing: You have plenty from which to choose in Yuma.

How do you know if you are finding the right dentist? A great dentist?

At Sam Carroll, DMD, we have considered what goes into making a dental office great—and we do our best to provide that for our patients.

What to Look for in a Dentist

All dentists want to help their patients, but how many have listening skills along with dental skills? It’s important to take the time to listen to a patient’s concerns, particularly if they are feeling uncomfortable.

It is also important that a dentist take the time to educate patients. Patient education is one of the best ways to ensure that people know how to maintain their oral health properly.

Finding a dentist who respects your time means you will not spend wasted minutes languishing in a waiting room. A dentist who respects your resources is just as talented; no one wants recommendations for costly treatment that isn’t necessary.

You also want a dentist who takes the time to get to know you as a person and who knows your history. After all, you want to build a long-lasting relationship with your dentist after you choose one! Your time in the dentist’s chair is not a one-time thing.

What to Look for in the Office

If your dentist’s office isn’t neat, clean, and orderly, this should be a red flag. Cleanliness is essential to avoid the spread of germs to you and your family.

Having high-tech dental equipment means not only does your dentist keep up on the latest in the profession, but it usually means you will spend less time in the dentist’s chair.

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We want you to feel valued and valuable when you come to our office. We know that choosing a dentist is not a decision to be taken lightly. Call our office when you are looking for a dentist in Yuma!

Office Hours

  • Monday7:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Tuesday7:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Wednesday7:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Thursday7:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Friday7:00AM - 12:00PM
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
Irene Peters
Irene Peters
20:05 09 Dec 17
Dr. Carroll has state-of-the-art equipment and can do it all. I was able to get my new crown replaced on the same day with only the one visit. I've been going there for years and never had to wait past my appointment time. The office staff are all friendly, helpful, efficient, prompt, and make you feel at home and more importantly, comfortable. Dr. Carroll remembers details from prior visits and always follows up on them. A real bonus for me is that he has a way with giving the shots to numb your mouth without it hurting! I'm very grateful for the excellent care I get from Dr. Carroll and his staff.
Audrianna Daniel
Audrianna Daniel
16:55 25 Jan 18
I had such a wonderful experiance at this office! Switching from another local dentist was the best decision I ever made. Shanel, the hygienist, was absolutely amazing and Dr. Carroll was incredibly down to earth and attentive to any questions or concerns. The whole staff is just awesome and I can't recommend this office enough!
Carla Wolfe
Carla Wolfe
00:59 14 Jun 17
I was terrified of the dentist from past bad experience. My daughter had a traumatic experience at a local dentist as well. We have both started seeing Dr. Carroll and have had the most comfortable, reassuring experience. They are kind, knowledgeable and patient!! Thank you Dr. Carroll and Staff!! Second visit - 2/4/16 - Deep Clean Procedure and a Wisdom tooth extraction - Again, I can't say enough about my visit. The staff from the moment you walk in the door are professional and friendly. My procedure was 99.5% pain free and the extraction was 100% pain free. I was given information every step of the way and was made to feel comfortable at all times. This is an office with compassion, caring and understanding. I highly recommend this practice. I can't say thank you enough for the positive experience and dental work. Thank you!!
Lucinda Fox
Lucinda Fox
03:05 21 Jun 17
I have had an excellent experience with Dr. Carroll over the past -I have been with him since he started practice in Yuma. He and his staff have always treated me professionally and respectfully. I say 'had' because I just moved out of state and now I hope to find a new dentist as skilled as Dr. Carroll. My last visit was a highlight for me. He gave me a brand new, much improved smile by replacing my top front six teeth with crowns made by him on site. The change is amazing and I say "thank you Dr. Carroll!"
Sandy Baas
Sandy Baas
19:00 19 Oct 17
Sam Carroll , DMD, is knowledgable about all the latest and most effective dental procedures and treatment to make you SMILE... I have seen a caring and gentle approach with the very young patients ( My Grandaughter) and the concern he had with my 90 year old Father. Very comfortable yet professional atmosphere at all times!
Jill Castaneda
Jill Castaneda
20:20 21 Sep 17
Thank you for getting my son in and removing his wisdom tooth today. I would also like to thank you for the amazing service we received from everyone in the office and especially Dr. Carroll!! We couldn't have asked for a better experience. Dr. Carroll and his staff are the best.
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If you and your family are in need of quality dental care with a personal touch, call our office to schedule an appointment and find out why our patients say Dr. Carroll is the best dentist in Yuma! We have appointments available to fit every schedule.

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