There was a time we tried all to avoid visiting a dentist. We were sure that the visit would aggravate the pain further. We were scared somewhere deep down. This way, our problems persisted and even aggravated to compound the troubles. In the end, we had to relent and visit the dentist permanently being filled with lots of apprehension. Upon visiting the clinic, we almost always disliked the ambience there and the worst was to witness the lack of facilities for proper treatment. Compare those days with the present day scenario – now, dental clinics resemble more like restaurants and often have world-class ambience and tools to flaunt.

Thanks to the advancement of technology, we can now expect modern clinics and use of all the latest in dental technology. More so, we can expect hospitals to follow clinical best practices to let patients get world-class treatment they deserve. The most obvious technological advantage has come in the form of pain-managed treatment as patients now need not worry of bearing pain with their dental treatment. Top clinics now use computer-guided anesthesia technology to keep any traces of pain out of the treatment. In this, anesthesia is delivered only where needed and that too, in exact dosages to reduce the pain drastically.

What's more, well-known clinics today give a greater emphasis to the use of technology and modern dental tools. Another major focus for them is the comfort and convenience delivered to patients during and after the treatment. Earlier, we had to visit the dentist nearby to check availability. The scenario is changed today as we do not take risks with the quality as we first search the clinic, get information about it before fixing a meeting over phone or through website. Big dental chains have opened up everywhere bringing us convenience of attending any branch in the city.

Let for say, if we are in the office, then we can visit the branch nearby and if we are at home, then the nearest branch can be visited. All this facility was not available earlier and quite clearly, we did not have the kind of freedom and facilities available today. These days, it's common to first evaluate the infrastructure of the clinic and then visit them later. From qualifications of dentists to availability of all modern dental tools and machines – we check into every aspect so that only world-class treatment can be got. We know what we can get and this helps us search more in the market.

In today's time, we look for a pleasant experience with our visit to a dentist. It does matter to us when the clinic is transparent in its approach towards treatment and patients. We know what clinicians charge more and do this in the garb of hidden charges; we know what clinics are worth selling and what not. Similarly, we look to find whether the clinic offers post-treatment care or not and those not offering the facility do not get respect from us. In a way, we know where top dental clinics exist and we are now smart enough to visit only them.