Finding a new dentist can be a daunting task, especially when multiple members of your family need dental care. However, with a family dentist like Dr. Sameet Koppikar, that process is simplified because everyone in your family can see the same dentist while still receiving exceptional dental care. Read on to learn more about the many benefits of family dentistry and why you should choose one dentist for your entire family.
Comprehensive care for the whole family
At Biltmore Dental Center in Phoenix, AZ, providing high-quality, comprehensive care for the whole family is central to the mission of our dental practice. That means that whether you are simply coming in for a dental cleaning and check-up or have a dental emergency such as a cracked tooth or intense tooth pain, we are here to treat the issue in a comfortable, familiar environment. The last thing you want to do in a dental emergency or when you need important dental restorations is to try to find a new dentist who will take good care of you or your family members.
Dr. Koppikar provides a wide range of services to meet the whole family’s dental needs, including:
- Regular cleanings and check-ups
- Root canal therapy
- Emergency care
- Pediatric dentistry
- Sedation dentistry
- Dental implants
- Invisalign tooth straightening
- Cosmetic dentistry
- Tooth whitening
- Oral cancer screenings
- …and more!
When your children see you getting dental care from the same dentist they do, they will feel comfortable and relaxed—and learn the importance of regular dental care by the example you are setting. We make dental visits for children fun and educational so kids enjoy coming to the dentist. They can watch cartoons while we work on their teeth and can pick out a surprise from the treasure chest after their appointment. To help foster a happy and healthy attitude towards dental care by starting child dental visits early in life, we provide free dental exams to all children under two years of age at our office.
As children get older and start getting their adult teeth, we offer services such as sealants to protect their molars from cavities and comprehensive education on how to properly take care of their teeth. If a member of your family needs a filling, we offer tooth-colored fillings to keep your smile looking beautiful while restoring its health. We also regularly check for issues such as gum disease, infections, or other issues, no matter how old the patient is.
Hereditary oral health issues
Certain dental problems have a genetic component, which means your children may be more likely to get them if you have them yourself. This includes issues such as:
- Gum disease
- Oral cancer
- Tooth decay
- Crooked teeth
- Cleft lip or palate
When the same dentist sees your whole family, the dentist has a better understanding of potential genetic issues that may arise than if they only saw one member of your family. This means they can closely monitor your children’s oral health for any of these possible hereditary issues and address them while they are in their early stages and easier to treat.
Convenience and time savings
At Biltmore Dental Center, we understand how busy modern families are. Between work, school, extra-curricular activities, and social outings, it can be hard to find time to schedule dental appointments, let alone get to them. When your whole family visits the same dentist, you can schedule all of their appointments at one time instead of calling different dental providers. You can save time and gas money when all of your family goes to their dental appointments at one time, rather than going to different dentists at different locations and times. Besides, you’re more likely to maintain a regular schedule and not fall behind on routine cleanings if everyone goes to the dentist at the same time each year.
At Biltmore Dental Center, we provide convenient online appointment requests, as well as early or late appointments on certain days of the week so you can make it to appointments before or after school or work.
Schedule your family’s appointments today!
If one or more family members are due for their routine hygiene visits or are experiencing symptoms of a dental issue, we encourage you to request an appointment online or call us today at (602) 954-8200.