Family Dentistry in Berkley, MI
A family dentist is similar to a general dentist, as each provides services related to the general maintenance of oral hygiene and tooth health. While both terms can be used interchangeably, there is a slight difference between the two. There are certain dentists that restrict their practice to certain age groups, while a family dentist will typically care for the entire family—from young children to older adults. A family dentist is responsible for ensuring that plaque buildup around the teeth is kept to a minimum, that tooth decay is eliminated and cavities are filled, in order to maintain healthy smiles for the entire family.
Why choose a family dentist?
Considered to be the first level of defense against dental complications, a family dentist is viewed as your first step for preventive care. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that you visit your family dentist at least twice a year for a checkup and cleaning. These dental checkups help to ensure the health of your teeth and gums while eliminating plaque buildup and prevent tooth decay.
At our office, you can be treated for a variety of dental issues, or simply get routine check-ups. Take a look at a few of the dental services we provide our patients below:
- Cosmetic Fillings
- Root Canal Therapy
- Tooth Extractions
- Scaling and Root Planing
- Braces/Invisible braces
Make an appointment today!
Your family dentist can help monitor the condition of your family’s dental health while keeping an updated record of your dental history to ensure healthy, happy smiles for a lifetime.
If you want to learn more about family dentistry,
Call our Berkley, MI office at (248) 546-2030 today!