You love your teeth. You brush them twice a day, floss once a day, and see your dentist regularly. Right? We love your teeth, too! In fact, there’s so much to know about caring for your oral health that dentistry has quite a few categories of specialties and different kinds of dentists.
The primary dentist in your life should be your family dentist, also known as a general dentist. Your family dentist is who you will see most often for dental check-ups. But how exactly is family dentistry different from other kinds of dentistry? Dr. Nisenboym in Walnut Creek shares more below about family dentistry.
All dentists have an undergraduate degree and then go on to about four years of dental school. This earns them either a doctorate of dental medicine (DMD) or doctorate of dental surgery (DDS). To become more specialized, the dentist will need additional education and clinical experience.
Seeing your dentist regularly is just as important as seeing your primary care doctor regularly. A family dentist will have an ongoing relationship with you and every member of your family to help keep you healthy and navigate any potential oral health concerns.
The benefits of seeing a family dentist are many! Here are just a few:
If you’re looking for a family dentist or preventive dental care in Walnut Creek, make an appointment with Blue Wave Dental today. Bring the whole family!
The content of this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.
David Nisenboym, DDS is committed to exceptional patient care and oral health education. Our goal is to help our patients maintain a high level of comfort during dental visits, and we do everything we can to make that happen—from a compassionate office atmosphere to our fun, friendly and professional chairside manner.
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