Your dentist with a gentle touch
Dr. Jodi Day is a proud graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. She is a native of Lincoln, NE and lives here with her husband and children.
Dr. Day mainly practices at Coddington Dental (West Lincoln location). She is known for her compassion for her patients’ dental needs and wants. She is dedicated to educating her patients on their needs so they can make the best decision for their dental health. Some patients have referred to as their “dentist with a gentle touch.”
When this Lincoln dentist is not with her patients, she enjoys reading a good book, staying healthy and fit with her running, and most importantly, spending time with her family.
Dr. Jodi Day says:
“My patients deserve personalized, quality dental care in an atmosphere they feel comfortable in. At Lincoln Family Dentistry, our team of caring professionals are committed to providing you with a comfortable and positive dental experience. Our goal is to partner with you to help you achieve and maintain optimal dental health throughout your lifetime. I encourage open communication regarding your dental care, so please let me or any of the team members know if you have any questions or concerns. We’re here to help! ”
Graduating from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry with the support of my husband and boys.
How do you spend your free time?
Reading, running and spending time with my husband and two boys.
Best anti-aging advice?
Laugh often and spend time with the ones you love.
What’s one tip for a great smile?
Make sure you visit your dentist at least twice a year for your routine cleanings and exams to keep your smile beautiful and help prevent major problems.
The Importance of Finding a Gentle Dentist
Not every dentist is going to be gentle and easy to work with. Many of our patients have had trouble with this in the past. As a result, some of them spent years avoiding the dentist, for fear of embarrassment and discomfort. The damage that has been done in these situations is often difficult to overcome, even for fellow dentists like us. We encourage every single patient to spend the time necessary to find a gentle dentist that works for them. Dr. Jodi Day has had great experience working with new patients. For that reason, we recommend scheduling an appointment with Dr. Day.
You can also check out the rest of the Nebraska Family Dentistry team to find the right gentle dentist for you.
When looking for a dentist, there are a handful of qualities you should be looking for. If you want to develop a lasting relationship with your dentist, look for the following qualities.
An excellent gentle dentist should:
1. Listen to your concerns.
The most important quality for a gentle dentist to possess is the ability to listen. If your dentist can listen intently to your concerns, they’ll likely be more understanding and receptive to your needs. This will also allow them to explain things more clearly. Any dentist that claims to be worth going to should hear their patients out and express empathy for them.
2. Teach you about your teeth.
A good dentist needs to be willing to educate their patients. This ensures that a patient is not simply receiving dental care, but it helps them to care about their dental health too.
3. Understand your expectations.
Along with listening to patients, an effective dentist can also express understanding and empathy. They should be able to relate to your concerns and find a way to bring your expectations to life. Having a positive attitude towards your treatment and care is key to ensuring a gentle treatment.
4. Take good care of your teeth.
This one is a given. However, some dentists out there aren’t practicing the best methods even today. We recommend doing some research about necessary treatments and asking a lot of questions. This mentality will help keep your dentist honest. Additionally, you’ll become informed about treatments and caveats of today’s dental world.
5. Ask about your life.
At our office, we greatly value the lives of our patients. It is our goal to cultivate a family atmosphere here at Lincoln Family Dentistry. This means we like to learn about our patients’ families, interests, etc. We believe a relationship-based approach helps your dentist understand you better, and helps us work more effectively with our patients.
Taking The Next Step
When you’re ready, we’ll be on standby to help you! We want to ensure an incredible experience for your dental visits. Dr. Jodi Day is just one of our many great team members. As members of Nebraska Family Dentistry, we hold ourselves to the absolute highest standard of dentistry. It is our goal for each patient to have an excellent experience, and to be the friendliest dentist in town.
If you’re interested in seeing us at Lincoln Family Dentistry but aren’t located near us, don’t worry. We’ve got convenient locations dispersed throughout Lincoln. Along with that, each of our sister locations will be held to the same high standard as members of Nebraska Family Dentistry. You can find great care at Coddington Dental in West Lincoln, Northstar Dental in North Lincoln, Preserve Family Dentistry in East Lincoln, and Southpointe Dental in South Lincoln.
We look forward to hearing from you.
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