Why You Should Have a Family Dentist

Why You Should Have a Family Dentist

Making a dentist's appointment isn't always fun. It's actually scary for many people, let alone several appointments. That's right! Imagine having to make several appointments at different dentists' offices because you have to take your mom, yourself, and your son to a dentist in a single week. Well, what if you had a family dentist? Someone from Personal Choice Dental in Old Bridge, NJ, can help you!

What's a family dentist?

A family dentist provides a large spectrum of services to several ages. Yes, that's right. You can make a single appointment at just one location for your whole family. A family dentist provides general maintenance services to help improve oral hygiene and tooth health. So what sort of procedures does Personal Choice Dental provide?

  • Professional Dental Cleaning: A professional dental cleaning is when your dentist uses special instruments to remove plaque off the surface of your teeth and under your gums. You should get a cleaning every six months to keep your teeth clean and avoid diseases, like gum disease, that can lead to tooth loss.
  • Sealants: Your Old Bridge dentist also provides patients with sealants to protect teeth against bacteria and decay. A sealant is a liquid material your dentist applies on teeth to seal grooves and fissures so bacteria don't ravage teeth. This is especially important for children.
  • Cosmetic Fillings: Dental fillings are used after your dentist cleans out a cavity from bacteria. Your dentist removes bacteria and disinfects the cavity. He then fills the cavity with a cosmetic filling to prevent bacteria from entering the cavity again and providing your smile with the aesthetic appeal everyone wants.

Do you want to book an appointment?

Do you need to speak to a dentist? For more information about family dentistry and what Personal Choice Dental can do for you, speak to your Old Bridge NJ dentist at (732) 727-1211 today!

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