A family dentist is an experienced dental professional who treats every single member of a family, irrespective of their age. Family dentistry is usually on a long term basis, during which you and your family members visit the family dentist for all dental concerns, including routine consultations. They are trained to provide treatment to all types of oral conditions, making them quite versatile.
A general dentist is a dental care provider who diagnoses and treats all the common dental concerns, both cosmetic and restorative. Some of the conventional treatments offered by general dentists are oral cleanings, including treatment of gum disease, teeth whitening, placing restorations such as crowns, veneers, bridges, implants, composite bonding, and attending to emergency dental concerns. In all likelihood, your family dentist will be a general dentist as they address all of your oral conditions, like what we do at Matheson Dentistry.
We love kids! Diagnosing and treating children is a tricky task, but not for us. It requires trained hands along with a friendly and compassionate approach, something we emphasize at Matheson Dentistry. During the initial visit to our practice, around 3 years old, we start by building a relationship with the child. We make it fun while we show them the “friends” we use to keep their teeth healthy. This helps the child put their trust in us, which makes it easier to treat them more effectively. In fact, young patients whom we treat are usually excited when they come in. Be it cavities, malocclusion, monitoring the growth of their permanent teeth, etc., we provide comprehensive treatment for kids up to adults.
It’s such a relief to finally find that perfect general and family dentist that can take care of the needs of your whole family. That is what we provide at Matheson Dentistry.
Reach out to us at (480) 888-8123 or schedule an online appointment, and we’ll be happy to help you!