A family dentist is a dentist who treats patients of all ages. Family dentists are skilled in treating patients of all ages, including children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. Here are some of the benefits of choosing a family dentist:
A family dentist makes visiting the dentist convenient for the family. This means parents do not have to take time off from work to take their kids to the dentist and can schedule appointments according to their convenience at the dental office. This also helps eliminate the need to travel to multiple locations for dental care. Moreover, since a family dentist provides services to all family members under one roof, you do not need to spend time making separate trips to the dentist for each family member. All you need to do is visit one location for all your dental needs for the entire family.
Even when it comes to busy families, one dentist can take the place of many doctors or specialists. Instead of visiting your family physician for checkups and referrals to a specialist, you can visit the family dentist instead. They can provide exams, cleanings, and other general dental services that can keep everyone in your family healthy.
This can also save time because you won’t have to make as many calls to set up an appointment with each separate professional.
Your family’s teeth will need to be cleaned by a dentist every six months to remove plaque and tartar from tooth surfaces. If gum disease develops, your family may need cleanings more often. Having to pay for multiple cleanings from a family dentist is much more affordable than paying for potentially more expensive treatments in the future. Additionally, preventive treatments are much more affordable than restorative treatments. For example, if you replace a filling that later breaks down, it will cost more than a single filling. It’s better to pay a little more to maintain your dental health now than it is to pay a lot more later.
When you have an established relationship with a family dentist, you know what to expect every time you come in for a visit. A family dentist’s professionalism is what helps them build trust with their patients and develop meaningful relationships with them. When you choose to work with the same dentist for all of your dentistry needs, you can rest easy knowing that you are in good hands. Every member of your family is treated with the same amount of compassion and professionalism so that you are all comfortable and at ease when you’re in the dental office.
To find out more about the dental services offered at Madison Park Dental, call (208) 356-5601 or schedule an online consultation. You can also visit us at 345 N. 2ND E., Suite 2, Rexburg, ID 83440.