Why Switching to a Family Dentist Should be Your Top Priority

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Many households move from one dentist to the next, with hopes of finding a reputable one. If this is your case, this may be the ideal time to switch to a family dentist. There are enormous differences between a family and a general dentist. While a family dentist offers dental care to family members in any age bracket, a general dentist deals with patients of a particular age group.

If you wish to receive all-inclusive dental care, hiring a family dentist can help you to enjoy the following benefits:

Overarching Dental Care

Enlisting a family dentist gives you access to comprehensive dental services for you and your family. This type of dentist provides dental care to all family members regardless of their age. 

They specialise in a wide variety of dental practices, including dentures, jawline restorations, tooth whitening, dental implants and much more. Whichever your family's dental needs are, you can be guaranteed excellent dental care from a family dentist.

Stronger Family-Dentist Bonds

As your family associates with your dentist, stronger bonds are eventually established. Each member becomes comfortable and gets accustomed to the dentist and the services offered. 

If you have particular members who fear hospital environments, especially kids, enlisting a family dentist can help quell their fear. A stronger relationship means family members can transparently express their dental problems without any fear.

Easier Tracking of Family's Dental History

Constant switching of dentists makes it difficult to keep track of your family's dental history. For this reason, hiring a family dentist helps monitor your family's dental records.

Establishing an excellent working relationship is much more comfortable with one dentist than multiple dental practitioners. Thus, protecting your family's dental history is highly guaranteed. With a reliable dental history, the practitioner can resolve any of your family's dental problems with ease. 

Setting the Best Example for Kids

Dealing with different dentists will also mean the inability of your family members, especially kids, to adapt to moral dental practices. As a result, they no longer have a keen interest in their personal dental care practices. 

Enlisting one family dentist, however, sets an excellent example. Your kids can emulate you and your efforts in achieving optimum dental health. As they grow older, they continue following your steps and keeping up with the positive dental initiative. 

If you have been dealing with multiple dental practitioners, it's time to stop and make the right decision. Switch to a dependable family dentist who'll leave a positive impression on your family's dental health.

If you have additional questions, reach out to a local dentist.


20 October 2020

Dental Health: Not To Be Taken For Granted

As a retired dentist, I work with charities which visit developing countries and educate children about dental care. It gives me great satisfaction to revisit these communities and see how proud the children are of their efforts. I am acutely aware that good dental hygiene can help prevent a range of serious conditions when these children become older. I started this blog because it greatly distresses me that many people in Australia do not seem to care for their teeth as much as children in these poor communities. This is happening despite ready access to items like toothbrushes and toothpaste which are luxuries in the places I visit. It is my hope that this blog encourages you not to take dental health for granted. My greatest wish is that you can be as inspired as the children I see in my charity work. Please read on and enjoy.