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If you’re looking for a new dentist general practice, our caring dental team knows that your smile is one of your greatest assets. We’ll do everything possible to keep your smile healthy and attractive. Call us today to schedule an appointment with our general dentist.
What is a Family Dentist?
A family dentist is an oral health care provider who graduated from dental school with a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) or a DMD (Doctor of Medical Dentistry) degree. He or she would be the first person that you call when you need dental care.
What Is a General Dentist’s Role?
A family or general dentist offers preventive, diagnostic dental treatment services to patients of all ages. A dentist is also an educator and an advocate who promotes a healthy lifestyle that is beneficial to a person’s dental health.
General Dentistry Services
Our comprehensive general dentistry services promote our patient’s oral health and the appearance of their teeth and gums. At our general dental office, you will find the following services:
- Dental Exams & Teeth Cleaning
- Dental Sealants
- Dentures – Complete & Partial
- Fillings, Crowns & Bridges
How Often Should I Visit a Dentist?
If you are healthy, a preventative exam every six months is enough to ensure our dentist can catch any problems while they are still small problems and can be easily treated. If you have any oral health issues, our dentist will set up a schedule for you. Please call us to schedule an exam; it is never too late to start protecting your teeth with regular exams.
What Does it Cost to Visit a General Dentist?
There is no standard fee since all of our patients have unique dental needs. If our dentist is suggesting a procedure, he or she can provide you with an estimate of the fee. Please bring your dental insurance information with you on your first visit, so we can bill you correctly.
How Do I Arrange an Appointment with a General Dentist Near Me?
If you would like an appointment with a general dentist in Suffolk, telephone our office to schedule your appointment today.
How Long Should I Expect My Appointment to Last?
Your routine exam and teeth cleaning will take about an hour. If you are having a complex procedure, please ask our staff to estimate how long you will be in the chair, so you can schedule your appointment at the most convenient time.
How Do I Prepare for a Dental Appointment?
When you arrive for your initial visit, we will ask you for your medical history and a list of any medications your doctor has prescribed. Please bring this information with you.
What Would Happen If I Ignored My Dental Health?
No one looks forward to visiting a general family dentistry office if he or she has ignored their dental health for a long time. Nevertheless, it is important to have a family dentist before a toothache strikes and you’re calling all over town looking for a dentist who accepts new patients. Call us today to schedule an exam; we welcome new patients.