The Importance of Having a Family Dentist
Each of your family members has unique interests, activities, and needs. Keeping track of everything can be overwhelming even for the most organized person. Choosing a dentist that can treat your entire family helps alleviate some of the stress, and Dr. Terry Tennant and Dr. Anna Dneprov of Smile Designers are happy to be your family dentists in Gresham, OR. Some frequently asked questions about this branch of dentistry are answered here:
What does a family dentist do?
In a few words, just about everything! Family dentists like Dr. Tennant and Dr. Dneprov in Gresham have in-depth training and experience in a variety of dental practices, allowing them the versatility to work with patients from infancy to senior adulthood. Their skills range from basic checkups to complete smile makeovers.
How can a family dentist help me?
Not only can your Gresham family dentist keep your teeth clean and healthy, they also allow you the convenience of scheduling your entire family's dental appointments in one day. That means Mom, Dad, and all the kids can visit Smile Designers and have their dental health evaluated in successive appointments. When you have a family dentist, there's no need to take multiple days off of work or waste time driving all over the city.
My kids are nervous about visiting the dentist; what can be done?
Many children - and even some adults - are apprehensive about dental work. Here at Smile Designers, we understand this, and that's why our Gresham family dentists have received the necessary training to not only work with each of your family members but reassure them accordingly. We offer a variety of sedative techniques that can help to calm anxious nerves and allow for a quick and pleasant experience in the dental chair.
If you're ready to consolidate at least one item on your to-do list this year, contact Smile Designers in Gresham, OR. Dr. Tennant and Dr. Dneprov, our family dentists, are ready to help make your lives easier and your teeth healthier!