FAMILY DENTISTRY

Friendly & Gentle Dental Care for Your Entire Family

Pediatric Dentistry

The sooner and more often you bring your children to our dental office, the more likely they will continue to visit the dentist as adults. Establishing a dental positive experience for your children is crucial for their long-term dental health. We recommend bringing your child in for a visit after their first tooth erupts and then regularly throughout childhood. Not only will it allow us to get to know each other better, but it will prevent them from developing dental phobias. It will also allow us to determine problems before they develop. With bi-annual visits, your children can develop healthy habits for a lifetime!

Family Dentistry Services

We understand that one of the most important factors that go into choosing a family dentist is whether or not they offer the treatments and services your entire family needs. Our office offers a full range of treatments to ensure each member of your household receives the care they need.

Our family dentistry services include:

Dental Cleanings and Exams – Regularly scheduled dental cleanings and exams are crucial for preventing dental problems down the line and treating problems early. Make sure everyone in your family has a scheduled visit with us every 6 months.

Dental Fillings – Our family dental office uses mercury-free dental fillings to provide our patients with beautiful results. After we remove the tooth decay, we restore your teeth back to full strength and beauty using tooth-colored dental fillings.

Dental Bridges and Crowns – Whether you’re missing a tooth or need to restore a severely damaged one, our porcelain dental bridges and crowns make the perfect restoration. They help you regain function and strength while blending seamlessly with your natural teeth.

Orthodontics – Not everyone is born with a straight smile. With orthodontics like Invisalign, we can help our patients achieve a straighter smile and a perfect bite. Not only will your smile look great, but it will function well too!

Gum Disease Treatment – Gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss. With our gum disease treatment, we can help you maintain a full smile for years to come.

Dentures and Partial Dentures – Losing a tooth can feel like a tragedy but with our tooth replacement options like dentures and partial dentures, we can restore your smile in no time. You can then continue smiling, eating and talking with confidence thanks to our natural-looking tooth replacement options.

Dental Implants – If you want your tooth replacement to feel and function just like natural teeth, look no further than dental implants. Dental implants secure your tooth replacements to your jaw bone just like natural teeth.

Growth and Development Assessments – When your jaw grows and develops, it’s important that it does so correctly. If we notice anything out of balance, we will correct it before it leads to future dental problems using epigenetic dentistry. Growth and development problems may lead to breathing issues, misaligned teeth, crowded teeth, sleep apnea, and even TMJ disorders.

Airway Assessment – If you’re a mouth breather, snore regularly or even have sleep apnea, we can assess your airway to see if it’s the culprit. If it is, we will use an epigenetic and physiologic dentistry approach to correct the issue and help you breathe better all day and night.

Physiological Dentistry – When your bite is out of balance it can cause painful TMJ symptoms. With physiologic dentistry, we can restore harmony to all the features that make up your jawbone and provide you with long-term relief from TMJ.

Cosmetic Dentistry – If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your smile, we offer a full range of cosmetic dentistry treatments to whiten, straighten or mask cracks, chips or misshapen teeth.

Did you know:

19% percent of children aged 2-19 have untreated cavities. And 42% of children aged 2-11 have had a cavity in their primary teeth at some point. Don’t wait to get your child in for a visit — the sooner a cavity is detected, the less damage it can do.

If your family is looking for a family dentist in the Metropolitan area or is overdue for an appointment, please book an appointment with Dr. Phillips by calling (202)463-2090.