Greetings from Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney

Drs. John Pinnix and George Betancourt would like to extend our sincerest best wishes to you and your families. We hope that you continue to navigate these most difficult times with strength, perseverance and the promise that we will all soon return to 'business as usual'.

Please note, the purpose of this email is not to go into detail about our office protocols during the current COVID- 19 response. We always have and will continue to maintain the highest level of aseptic and sterilization techniques. Regarding our office hours, we are presently closed as a result of recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the American Dental Association. For patients with upcoming appointments, trust that we will communicate directly with you via phone call to reschedule them as we learn more about our current situation.

For the time being, we want to extend to you, our patients, the helping hand you need during these times for all things dental. While we may be limited in terms of office hours and available services, Drs. Pinnix and Betancourt remain available to you via other modalities. For example, we ask that you please find and follow our social media pages, pinnixandbetancourt on Instagram, Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney on Facebook, and @BlakeneySmiles on Twitter. We will use these social media outlets as a means of communication and also a way to provide a Question & Answer forum for general questions anyone may have.

For personal/private needs related to ongoing treatment or your dental health, we will be available to schedule a virtual consultation. This may be accomplished via FaceTime, Zoom meeting or other platform whereby we may have a face to face encounter. These will be available to you, our patient, as a courtesy.

These are unprecedented times for us all. We strive to be on the front edge of the capabilities and service we provide our patients. Much of that depends on our availability and communication. We are here and we will, across any medium possible, provide the guidance you need during these difficult times. We ask that you please reach out to us either via email to the office (, one of our social media platforms, or our phone line from which you can leave a message. We will make every effort possible to get back to you in a timely manner.

From Drs. Pinnix, Betancourt and our entire staff at Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney, we hope you and your families manage the COVID-19 pandemic with an abundance of care, caution and respect for the well being of our community.


Drs. John M. Pinnix, George A. Betancourt and the staff of Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney

Quick Tips on Choosing the Best Cosmetic Dentists for Your Dental Health Needs

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Choosing a dentist can be a bit tricky, especially since there are many Charlotte dentists to choose from. It is important to choose the right dentist, however, since patients are putting both their health and the appearance of their teeth into the hands of these dental professionals, DDS's and DMD's. Some people depend on the yellow pages in the phone book or the advice of a friend or family member when seeking a new dentist, but it is better for each patient to do their own research and talk with several dentists and their respective staff in order to determine which dental practice is right for their individual needs.

One thing to look for when choosing a cosmetic dentist in Charlotte NC is the dentist's reputation. Ask the dentist if he has any customer testimonials -- these testimonials can give potential patients a good idea of what to expect from the dentist, and potential patients will often be shown before-and-after pictures of past patients' teeth. Cosmetic dentists who seem to be well-liked, well-respected and known throughout the community are typically a safe bet. You can review Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney's patient reviews by click here!

It is also important to look for a cosmetic dentist in Charlotte NC who offers a free initial consultation. Patients should not have to pay for their initial consultation, and this gives them a time to meet with the dentist and staff, to become accustomed with the office and to learn more about the procedures that they need. This is a good time to ask the dentist about their education and achievements; take notice if these achievements are similar to those of other Charlotte dentists, and patients should look for a dentist who seems to stand above other dentists in respective practice areas, such as General, Family, Childern, Cosmetic, Sedation, etc.

After the initial free consultation, most potential patients will realize whether or not they like the dentist that they met with. A dentist who answers all of a potential patients' questions, who shows the patient an office tour, and who legitimately spends time with the patient is usually a great choice, and the attitude and treatment of other employees in the dental office should also be taken into consideration. Once a potential patient finds a cosmetic dentist's office that makes them feel comfortable, it is time to set the appointment and get to work on having a prettier smile.

If you have questions or would like more information about about our cosmetic dentistry services, please feel free to contact ourCharlotte dentist officeat 704-543-1102 or by using our convenient onlineappointment request form.

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