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We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
Seeing a general or family dentist regularly is an essential part of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Your dentist can detect problems in their earliest stages when you can’t see or feel them. If you haven’t seen your dentist in awhile, it’s not too late to get your dental care back on track.
Why Should I See a General Dentist?
A family or general dentist is a dental care provider who keeps your teeth and gums healthy throughout your life. He or she is trained in general family dentistry. Your dentist can address any common problem that affects your dental health.
What Does a General Dentist Do During a Dental Visit?
To keep your smile healthy, your dentist will perform routine exams and professional dental cleanings, administer treatments for cavities, gum inflammation and injuries, keep your enamel strong, and help you get the most from your home hygiene routine. When you have tooth pain or other dental symptoms, your dentist will treat the underlying problem and ensure that it doesn’t threaten your future dental health.
Professional General Dentistry Services for Your Entire Family
Everyone has different dental needs, and that’s why our dentists offer a full range of general dentistry services. Find the services you need to keep your smile bright listed below.
- Cleanings, Exams & X-Rays
- Composite Bonding
- Oral Cancer Screenings
- Renaissance Dentures & Partials
- Softline Dentures
- Tooth-Colored Fillings
When and How Often Should I Visit My General Dental Office?
If your dental health is good, you should see your dentist twice each year for checkups and cleanings. Chronic dental or medical problems may necessitate more frequent visits. If you develop any new pain or unusual symptoms, make an appointment immediately.
Will It Cost Much to See My Dentist?
The overall cost of your visit depends on several factors including your dental health, your patient status and your dental insurance plan. To obtain more specific information about fees, please contact us directly.
How Can I Set Up an Appointment With a General Dentist Near Me?
Our office can connect you with great general dentists in your area. Simply give us a call to set up your appointment, and we’ll take care of the rest.
How Long Should I Expect My Dentist Appointment to Last?
The time required to complete a dentist general practice appointment depends on what kinds of tests and treatments your dentist needs to perform to optimize your dental health. A routine exam may take only 30 minutes to an hour, but advanced procedures such as root canals and multiple fillings could require a larger portion of your schedule. Call us to learn more about your scheduled appointment.
Preparation for Your Dentist Appointment
To get the most from your visit with us, please observe the following preparation tips.
- Arrive on time or early for your appointment
- Supply a list of your current medical conditions and any medications that you take
- Bring your insurance information
- Make a list of questions for your dentist
- If you suffer from anxiety before or during dental appointments, please let us know. We’ll do everything possible to make your experience more comfortable
What Happens If You Avoid Visiting the Dentist?
Gum disease and tooth decay often begin insidiously with few or no symptoms. If you don’t see your dentist regularly, they may reach an advanced stage undetected. At this point, treatment becomes more costly and complicated. In extreme cases, you could even lose your teeth. Don’t let neglect rob you of your beautiful smile. Call us today to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled and experienced general dentists.