Caring for a family is already a full-time job. The kids need to be picked up from after school clubs, then taken to games on the weekend. Between juggling meal prep, doing chores, and getting your kids tucked in, the last thing you might be thinking about is scheduling a visit to their dentist. However, this doesn’t have be a complicated process.
When you choose a family dentist, you make scheduling your entire family for routine treatments much easier. Here are three reasons why it’s more convenient.
Scheduling and Servicing Couldn’t Be More Simple
When you’re making dental appointments for your entire family, it can be extremely difficult when schedules are conflicting. This forces you to spend more time and gas taking different family members to appointments during various hours of the day. Why shouldn’t you be able to get everyone’s dental checkups and cleanings done in one longer visit, rather than multiple visits throughout the week?
Furthermore, it’s always more convenient to get everyone cared for at the same time. Having all your family members present means you know exactly who got treatment when, so there’s no guessing when it’s time for the whole family to make their second visit of the year. No more back and forth trips to the house and office when a family dentistry makes the effort to see everyone.
Experience More Services through Family Dentistry
There are few things more frustrating than going to the dentist and learning the service you need isn’t available. That forces you to schedule appointments with another dentist, causing more interruptions in your day. Instead of trying to juggle your own dental appointments alongside your child’s pediatric dental visits, you can visit a one-stop shop for all your needs.
Family dentists are more likely to have a wide array of services. While your child is getting dental sealants or fluoride treatments done, you can pass the time getting your teeth whitened. While your teen is getting fillings placed, your parent can get their dentures relined or remade for a better fit. A dentist that sees more types of patients means they’re more likely to have services you’d need.
A Dental Team That Works With All Ages
Typical dentists are used to only seeing a specific type of patient. Whether they only work with children or senior patients, it can be difficult to find someone who understands the needs of patients, regardless of their age. When you visit a family dentist, they know what dental issues are more commonly associated with your age. For example, your dentist knows children and seniors are more prone to tooth decay. Additionally, no one builds personal relationships like family dentists do. The better relationships your family members make with your dentist, the easier getting them to their treatments will be.
Taking care of your oral health has never been easier for the whole family. Schedule an appointment with your family dentist today!
About the Author
Dr. Nicholas Brong earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California in San Francisco. With a wife and three kids of his own, he understands the importance of seeing your entire family for checkups whenever possible. To learn more about his practice, contact him through his website.