Crazy Deal on Cheap Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale! — Next Door to Discount Brain Surgeon… Hurry!

by Dr. Max Zaslavsky

Deals! Deals! Deals!

These Prices are Insane!!!!! –
Crazy Eddie

Getting a deal on dentistry, brain surgery or parachutes will always be too good to be true, and may come to bite you in the end.

Recently I came into an op to introduce myself to a new patient. I asked him how I could help and he blatantly told me, “Just give me whatever is free under the dental insurance.” I would like to say I was shocked, but I get this at least once a week. It didn’t matter what the patient needed, it only mattered what was included in his plan.

I did what I do for every patient. I go through my routine intraoral and extraoral exam, took photos, and took the time to show the patient what he needed from his dental care. “Nothing hurt,” he stated, so he went on his way and will “let me know”. “Let me know” is another term for I probably will never see you again, or if I do, it would be when he is in pain.

Unfortunately when he feels something hurting in the mouth, as in the rest of the body, it may be too late to save a tooth, or will be more expensive than had he done that filling to begin with. As I have told many patients, blood pressure doesn’t hurt…until the heart attack does.

“All my life I’ve been searching for something
Something never comes never leads to nothing
Nothing satisfies but I’m getting close
Closer to the prize at the end of the rope….”
-Foo Fighters

Cheap Dentistry Fort Lauderdale

Every once in a while, you get the patient who is shopping around for “The deal.” They are looking for that bargain, and someone who will approach them more as a car salesman than a Doctor of Medical Dentistry.

I don’t “hard sell” in my office. I actually tell patients, these are my recommendations and whether you decide to move forward is up to you, but if I’m showing you this black spot here, then you need to get this fixed.

Patients have been burned because when they got the best deal, they got a raw one. They kept looking and looking; and like Dave Groehl said, it never leads to nothing.

Sometimes we become pennywise and dollar foolish, but when getting care in the orifice designed to enjoy food, cheap and quality will never go hand in hand.

Remember teeth are not like a Supercuts and should not be treated as such. If you get a bad haircut, well, your hair will grow back. If a dental procedure is not done well, it may cost you one or more teeth.

So often, I too get the patient who got all the work for a deal and now I have to redo it because the patient is in pain or can not bite properly. When the patient went back with their problems to their previous dentist after all their dental work was done for such a deal, the patient was then dismissed from the practice for complaining too much. Again, you may have gotten a cheap deal, but it was a bad one.

It is far cheaper to get good dental work done initially at a fair price and not have to worry about it, rather than getting cheap dental care, and being in pain.  It is better to undergo dental work done once, and get it over with than to succumb to multiple injections to redo work, because you thought you were getting “The Deal.” Save the deal for the Dollar Store, not for your mouth.

Dr. Max Zaslavsky is a dentist in Fort Lauderdale. His office accepts emergencies and is equipped with the latest technology to provide a better patient experience. When Dr. Max is not working with patients, or continuing his professional development, he enjoys watching a Marlins game, going to the gym and attending live music events in the South Florida area.

Dr. Max Zaslavsky – who has written posts on Dr. Max Zaslavsky, DMD.


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Dentist in Fort Lauderdale
6451 N. Federal Highway, Ste. 129 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Phone: (954) 491-3544