Family Dentistry Specialist

Arcadia Dental Group

Dentists located in Arcadia, Phoenix, AZ

Family dentistry encompasses the primary dental care necessary to maintain your family’s oral health. Your family dentist provides routine preventive dental care along with the diagnosis and treatment of dental problems. Dr. Patel of Arcadia Dental Group in Arcadia, Phoenix, Arizona, specializes in general family dentistry and offers a comprehensive range of dental services to patients of all ages. If you’d like to learn more about how to maintain your family’s oral health, call the office or book an online appointment today.

Family Dentistry Q & A

What is family dentistry?

Family dentistry provides children, adults, and seniors with general primary dental care. Dr. Patel is trained to care for patients at all stages of their lives, and in addition to routine dental care, he’ll monitor and maintain your family’s oral health from childhood through adulthood.

What are family dentistry services?

Typically, family dentistry services include:

  • Dental cleanings
  • Exams
  • X-rays twice per year

These routine visits allow Dr. Patel to monitor and treat your family’s oral health for problems like:

  • Cavities
  • Gum disease
  • Potential orthodontic issues

Family dentistry delivers a range of services for both children and adults. Adult procedures include:

  • Root canal therapy
  • Cavity prevention and repair, including fillings
  • Orthodontic treatments
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Gum-disease prevention and treatment

Arcadia Dental Group also offers a number of other procedures, including:

  • Crowns and bridges
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Removable dentures
  • Dental implants
  • Emergency or urgent dental care

What are pediatric dentistry services?

For families with children, your family dentist provides pediatric dental care that starts at the earliest stages of a child’s oral health. Dr. Patel identifies and treats dental issues unique to children, including potential orthodontic issues and developmental difficulties.

Dr. Patel offers the following pediatric services:

  • Urgent and emergency care
  • Preventive dental services, including cleanings, exams, and X-rays
  • Infant oral health exams, including monitoring for cavities or infections in erupting teeth
  • Cavity treatment, including fillings

Other pediatric services he provides include:

  • Assessment of pediatric oral conditions that are potentially related to other health problems
  • Management of pediatric gum conditions, including abscesses, ulcers, and pediatric periodontal disease
  • Advice on alleviating developmental issues like thumb-sucking and pacifier use

Dr. Patel is an expert in family dentistry and proud to be on the front lines of your family’s oral health care. As your primary provider, Dr. Patel can evaluate, diagnose, and treat a variety of dental issues that affect the:

  • Mouth
  • Jaw
  • Face
  • Neck
  • Head

As your family dentist, Dr. Patel is often the first to spot potentially serious oral maxillofacial conditions, like the early indications of mouth or throat cancer. If you’re in need of a family dentist you can rely on, call the office or book an online appointment today.