Family Dentistry in Vail, AZ
We believe in really caring for your family.
Because knowing you matters.
At Vail Family Dentistry, we offer a wide range of general dental services tailored to meet the unique needs of our patients’ entire families.
Our family dentistry services include:
- Dental Cleanings and Examinations: Preventative dentistry is essential for maintaining good oral health.
- Tooth Fillings: Repair cavities and restore the function of the affected tooth.
- Dental Crowns and Bridges: Restore the appearance and function of damaged or missing teeth.
- Dental Implants and Dentures: Replace missing teeth and enhance your smile.
Frequently Asked Questions about Family Dentistry
What is family dentistry?
How often should I visit the dentist?
At what age should my child first see a dentist?
How can I effectively prevent cavities?
Cavities, or dental caries, result from the decay of tooth enamel. To prevent them, it’s essential to maintain a robust oral hygiene routine. This includes brushing your teeth at least twice a day using fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily to remove food particles between teeth, and rinsing with an antiseptic mouthwash. Additionally, regular dental check-ups, professional cleanings, and a balanced diet low in sugary foods and beverages can significantly reduce the risk of cavities. Using dental products with fluoride and considering dental sealants for children are also effective preventive measures.
Do you offer emergency dental services?
Are dental X-rays safe?
What are the signs of gum disease?
How can I improve the whiteness of my teeth?
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REGULAR DENTAL CHECK-UPS AND CLEANINGS
Why it’s important: Regular visits to your family dentist help in early detection of potential issues like cavities, gum disease, and even oral cancer. Professional cleanings remove tartar and plaque that regular brushing might miss. Starting these visits early for children not only ensures their oral health but also establishes a routine, making dental visits a normal part of their health regimen as they grow.
EFFECTIVE DAILY ORAL HYGIENE ROUTINE
Brushing and flossing daily remove food particles and prevent the buildup of plaque, which is the primary cause of tooth decay and gum disease. Using fluoride toothpaste strengthens tooth enamel, making it less susceptible to decay. Flossing, on the other hand, ensures the spaces between teeth are clean, preventing gum diseases.
BALANCED DIET AND LIMITED SUGAR INTAKE
Consuming a diet rich in vitamins and minerals promotes strong teeth and gums. Limiting sugary foods and drinks reduces the risk of cavities. Sugar feeds the harmful bacteria in the mouth, producing acids that erode the tooth enamel. By reducing sugar intake and ensuring a balanced diet, you’re proactively preventing potential dental issues.
USE OF DENTAL PRODUCTS WITH FLUORIDE
Fluoride is a natural mineral that strengthens tooth enamel and prevents decay. Ensure that the entire family, especially children, use fluoride toothpaste. For those living in areas without fluoridated water, consult your dentist about fluoride supplements or treatments.
PROTECTING YOUR TEETH FROM INJURIES
Physical activities, especially contact sports, can pose a risk to your oral health. Injuries can lead to broken, chipped, or lost teeth. Using mouthguards during sports or physical activities can significantly reduce the risk of dental injuries. If an injury occurs, seeking immediate dental attention can save the tooth and prevent further complications.
A featured review of Vail Family Dentistry from a Vail, AZ dental patient neighbor.
“Not dreading my follow up visits!”
The front office staff was timely and kind. I absolutely loved my hygienist, Tori! She is kind, funny, answered all my questions, practical, and knowledgeable. She also had a gentle touch, which I appreciate! The dentist had great bedside manner as well and I never felt rushed throughout the entire process. I am very grateful for their care and happy I found this dentist office after relocating! So pleased & not dreading my follow up visits! ~Zoe Newland
You deserve a beautiful, confident smile and healthy teeth.
As the oldest, longest established dentist office in Vail, AZ, we are dedicated to offering the best dental care to our community. With our core values of Honesty, Quality and Care, we are proud to serve as your family's dental practice.
// Family Dentistry in Vail, AZ
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