Family Dentistry For All Ages

Consider a family dentist when thinking about finding a new dentist. Being able to use one dentist for the whole family makes perfect sense. Parkview Dentistry in Fountain Hills offers family dentistry so that kids and their parents can be treated by the same team of dentists and their assistants and a relationship can be built for every member of the family, young and old. Starting proper brushing techniques and dental practices early is the best way to ensure that a child’s teeth are well taken care of throughout their lifetime. In addition, proper hygiene techniques and good nutrition can be taught through this type of dentistry as well. Family dentistry starts from when that first tooth shows up through wisdom teeth in the teen years and teeth cleaning as children grow into adults. This type of dentistry is perfect for parents and their children alike and the young ones get to see that the dentist is helpful as their moms and dads are getting worked on. In addition, having one dentist or dental team for a single family creates a bond between the two and you have someone who knows everything about your family’s teeth from the time that the teeth first appear as you move forward with proper hygiene. Sometimes families need more than just a teeth cleaning and a routine checkup. Specialists like orthodontists and oral surgeons may be called in for special cases from time to time for certain situations. Luckily, for the patients of Parkview Dentistry they have a team that is dedicated to family dentistry and every dental problem that arises with each...

Cosmetic Dentistry Matches Your Teeth

Image by Matt Stratton via Flickr Many people avoid getting dental implants because they are afraid that they will not match their present teeth. However, this is one misconception that can be easily cleared up if a visit to a cosmetic dentistry office for a consultation. There are actually many different procedures that a patient can undergo now that can produce results that match with a patient’s normal teeth such as bonding or shaping, or porcelain veneers. The result of any type of procedure is that the dentist can give you a perfect set of teeth even if genetics did not bless you with them from the beginning. One of the most common practices that may be recommended to you while in the office for a consultation at a cosmetic dentistry office is shaping which some dentists also refer to as enamel shaping or bonding. The process involves overhauling the shape of the tooth so that it matches the other teeth in the mouth by removing some of natural enamel or filling the tooth with a white substance. Most of the time this process does not cause any pain to the patient and the results can be seen immediately after the procedure is finished. Another way that a dentist may approach your teeth is if you have a tooth or two that are chipped, broken, or stained comparatively to the others. Bonding in connection with cosmetic dentistry is a procedure that includes using materials that are tooth colored to adhere to the tooth to recreate the appearance of a tooth that has been chipped or to fix the appearance...