Roleystone Dental

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Family Dentistry

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Choosing the dentist that will work best for your family is a big decision. you probably have a number of questions you wish to ask regarding the services we offer and our practice philosophy. We have provided a list of some of the most common questions we receive in our office. If yours didn't make the list, simply give us a call or use our hand contact form to get in touch. We are always here to help!

Family Dentistry

We welcome patients of all ages from your toddler to your family's most senior members. We make it easy for families to schedule their dental appointments and can often schedule simultaneous appointments for your convenience. Give us a call to learn more!

Each child is different! We will determine the type of preventive care necessary for your child based on your child’s unique needs. If you have concerns about certain types of treatment, call our office; we will be happy to discuss those with you.

A good guideline is to brush your teeth at least twice daily using the proper technique. We can demonstrate this for you so that you get the most out of your brushing. Of course, if your teeth feel dirty or if you eat sugary snacks, brushing your teeth more often can help prevent decay.

 

The needs of each patient is different and may change throughout your lifetime based on your health needs. We will make a recommendation designed to keep your smile looking and feeling its best. for most patients, twice-yearly visits will help you stay on track. Other patients who suffer from conditions such as gum disease may require more frequent dental visits to stay healthy.

Yes. A child who has a tough time sitting still will need additional support in getting used to the dental office. We can help them become familiar with the surroundings so that when it is time for their dental cleaning, they will be relaxed and comfortable.

X-rays allow your dentist to evaluate what is not visible with a visual inspection alone. Often, problems start inside your teeth or beneath the gumline. By the time the problem is visible to the naked eye, it can be painful and more difficult to treat. Using x-rays taken on a regular basis, we can catch problems early and treat them quickly and comfortably.

We know that convenience is important for today’s busy families. That is why we offer dentistry for the whole family, including your children. We begin seeing kids at a young age to make sure they have a healthy dental foundation.

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