Family dentistry is a specialty within the field of dentistry that includes treatments appropriate for all ages. It includes pediatric dentistry and dentistry for adults. Because Smyl Manatee offers services for all age groups, you and your family can get all the dental care you need at the same place.
Dr. Patel and his team emphasize the importance of preventive care within family dentistry. That includes dental examinations for all ages, sealants for children, routine X-rays, and screenings for oral cancer for those at risk. Dr. Patel also teaches you and your family members the best techniques for brushing your teeth at home so you can keep your mouth as clean as possible.
With excellent preventive care and a trustworthy place to go for all of your family’s dental needs, you can set your family up for optimal long-term oral health and functioning.
Family dentistry includes a wide range of oral health care services, including some in the general, preventive, restorative, and cosmetic categories of dentistry. When you come to Smyl Manatee for dental care, Dr. Patel lets you know exactly which treatments will meet your needs or align with your preferences.
At Smyl Manatee, you and your family members can get services and treatments, including:
Also available at Smyl Manatee are optional accommodations to make your experience more comfortable, including sedation dentistry.
Dental examinations — a cornerstone of family dentistry — are available for you and all of your family members at Smyl Manatee. The team encourages your family to come in for dental examinations and cleanings at least once every six months or possibly more often if you’re prone to dental complications.
Dental checkup examinations at Smyl Manatee can involve:
Once your examination is over, you can head home right away. If you’re getting dental treatment in the coming weeks because of the findings of your examination, Dr. Patel explains any steps you need to take to prepare for them.
Take advantage of the many benefits that family dentistry offers by scheduling an appointment over the phone or online at Smyl Manatee today.