Why Choose a Family Dentist?

Posted by Kirby Smiles Nov 06,2022

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Family dentistry is a dental practice that helps patients of all ages, from babies to seniors. Family dentists provide preventative care, treat dental problems, and help keep smiles healthy. There are numerous reasons why you should choose a family dentist:

Comprehensive Dental Care

A family dentist offers comprehensive dental care for all ages, from infants to seniors. In fact, a family dentist is a preventative specialty that diagnoses issues before they progress into more serious oral health problems that require more extensive treatments or surgery. Additionally, your entire family can be treated in one convenient location and under the care of one doctor who knows your teeth history.

A comprehensive exam can also include a medical review of your teeth and gums along with oral cancer screening due to the close link between your oral health and overall health. Your family dentist can spot signs of other health conditions like diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer. At your regular appointments, your family dentist will also perform an oral cancer screening and check for periodontal disease as well as tooth decay.

Other benefits of having your family get care at a single location include receiving consistent treatment from the same team, saving time on repeated trips to the dentist’s office, and having all your records stored in one place.

Comfortable Environment

Many parents are concerned about the safety of their children at a dental office, but family dentistry providers have child-friendly waiting areas and treatment rooms to make patients of all ages feel more at ease. Individualized treatment plans can also be created for each child based on their unique needs and concerns. Children who visit the dentist regularly can expect to have healthy teeth throughout their lifetimes!

A welcoming environment is just one of the many benefits of a family dentist. At Kirby Smiles, we work with all members of the family, from young children to grandparents. 

Same-Day Procedures

While our same-day procedures are ideal for individuals who want to avoid the hassle of multiple visits to the dentist, they’re also a great way for families to take care of all of their dental care needs in one visit. This includes everything from exams and cleanings to cosmetic and restorative treatments.

Best For Children

When children grow up going to the same dentist as their parents, it’s easier for everyone to stay on the same page when it comes to their dental health. This familiarity can help improve the chances of your child following in your footsteps. But it’s also important to find a family dentistry practice that offers a range of treatments and services for all ages so that everyone in the family can enjoy healthy smiles that will last a lifetime.

For the best dental services, everyone in the family should visit Kirby Smiles at 3695 Kirby Dr. Suite 129, Pearland 77584, or call 281-941-5488.

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