We are happy to announce that Dr. Michael Firouzian has been named the "Best Dentist" in Columbus, Ohio by the US Commerce Association. This is not the first time Dr. Firouzian has earned the title of “Best Dentist,” and it likely won’t be the last.

That’s because Dr. Firouzian is deeply dedicated to providing excellent dental care to all his patients. To ensure he is able to provide that care, he continues to invest in additional training and technology that allows him to stay at the forefront of his profession, something that his patients appreciate and other dentists admire (and, if they’re honest, envy).

Mike with Patient

How to Find the Best Dentist in Columbus, OH

It’s important to understand that the “best dentist” isn’t always the best dentist for you. As tempting as it is to just take the word of an award–it makes your choice so much easier–it’s better to take the time to research dentists to figure out which one is the best fit for you.

Look at Awards

If you were expecting us to say that awards don’t matter, you’re mistaken. Of course they matter, but you have to understand them a little more to know how they matter. There are two basic styles of awards. One award is voted on by a committee of experts. This type of award tells you that a dentist is admired by his peers, which is important because other dentists and dental experts are in the best position to truly judge a dentist’s skill.

The other type of award is one that’s voted on by essentially anyone in Columbus. This makes it a popularity contest, which is not necessarily a bad thing. A dentist gets popular because lots of people know someone who had a treatment by the dentist, and few people know anyone who had a bad experience with that dentist.

Look at Reviews

What makes a dentist “the best”? There are many different reasons why a dentist might earn that honor, and the only way to know why this one did is to look at reviews. By considering the dentist’s reviews, you can really start to get a picture of what makes a dentist truly special. Is it technical expertise? Raw talent? Great results? Caring and compassionate service? All of the above?

That’s what reviews will tell you. You can see just some of Dr. Firouzian’s reviews on our Google+ page.

Talk to the Dentist

Now that you’ve gotten a good idea of why other people consider a dentist to be among the best, it’s time to find out if you agree. Schedule a consultation and talk to the dentist. Then you’ll see if you really get along with a dentist. You can also ask to see additional before and after pictures to get an even better sense of what kind of work they do. And ask to talk to a previous patient. The best dentist should definitely have someone who will vouch for them.

Once you’ve talked to a couple dentists, you’ll get a pretty good idea about who is the best dentist for you.

If you are looking for the best dentist in Columbus, Ohio, then there’s no better place to start than right here. Please call (614) 848-5001 for an appointment at Firouzian Dentistry.