97% of people aged between 20-35 read online reviews before choosing healthcare providers and 86% of consumers prefer to book appointments from websites with good reviews.
Potential patients will always visit a dentist who has a good online reputation. In order to choose a dental clinic, they will look for a trusted practitioner who has good reviews shared by his patients.
Dentist review sites can also help improve the dentists’ services. As the patients’ reviews and feedback will help the dentists in improving their services and creating happy and satisfied patients. In this way, they will know what needs to be changed.
Here are the 5 review sites to check before choosing a dental clinic:
Yelp is one of the fastest growing review sites which has more than 130 million total visits. It is one of the best online directories with a strong worldwide base. It is very popular amongst the dentistry and healthcare industries.
2. Angie's List
When it comes to online reviews, how can one forget Google! Just like Yelp and Facebook, many dentists are active on their Google My Business page where they share their pictures, posts, testimonials, and the patients share their feedbacks, reviews and even ask their queries. Google my Business plays an important role in dentist reputation management and also has millions of visitors.
“Home improvement. Simplified.” Is the slogan for “Porch”, a review site intended specifically for contractors and home repair/construction. It gives you reviews for your local contractors and their prices. You can schedule appointments to get your work done by that specific contractor that has spiked your interest.
4. 1-800 Dentist
1-800-Dentist is one of the interactive platforms where you can find a number of videos and articles on how to take care of your teeth and gums. To make it more interactive, the website asks 5 questions from the user to find the best dentist for him/her. Afterwards, it asks the patients to share their reviews and experiences about their visit.
Dentisty.com has built up a community where users can interact with dentists. The dentists answer questions which are asked by community members. Moreover, there is an ‘Expert Corner’ where dentists regularly publish articles on dental care.