Family Dentistry

Michael Lambert, DMD / Family Dentistry

Family Dentistry

If you are in need of treatment for your dental or oral issues, it is important to note that each patient has different needs. Because of this, it becomes quite hard to choose a family dental plan as all your family members’ needs will have to be taken into consideration. Fortunately, there are dental practitioners out in the market who provide high quality, comprehensive and affordable dental care for the entire family.

What is general dentistry and why is a family dental plan beneficial for you?

In layman’s terms, general dentistry is nothing but the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of disorders, diseases or conditions of the oral cavity. Most general dentists are experts in more than one field of dental medicine and care. This allows patients with any sort of issues to approach them and get proper treatment. In essence, general dentists are like the general physicians of the dental care sector.

A dental plan usually ensures that you and your family maintain the best oral hygiene you can. Periodic dental check-ups, treatment for most problems that may arise, anything and everything may be covered via a dental plan.

When it comes to a family plan, you can get a variety of perks including amazing discounts, free complementary procedures and much more depending on the doctor you are seeing.

What are the procedures a general dentist can perform?

General dentists do not specialise in a particular area of dental or oral care. Instead, they are trained in most of the genres and can perform majority of the procedures without a hiccup. These procedures include gum disease treatment; home care instructions, mouth guard installation and care, nutrition counselling, oral surgery, root canal therapy, teeth cleanings and whitening, crowns and bridges installation and removal et cetera.