A Guide to Family Dentistry

Wilton Smiles Keeps The Wilton Community Smiling Bright

Here at Wilton Smiles, we take a lot of pride in the dazzling smiles you’ve seen all over town.  The weather may be bitter, cold, and gray right now, but the smiles are shining brightly here in Wilton!

As a dedicated and experienced local family dentistry practice, we provide a range of services for all members of the family. Family dental care is extremely important. We take our jobs of catering to families in the Wilton community very seriously. 

What is Family Dentistry?

People have different dental care needs based on their respective stage of life. Family dentistry provides comprehensive oral dental health for all members of the family. Whether it’s a little one’s first trip to the dentist or a senior in need of dental care, the benefit to family dentistry is that everyone in the family can be accommodated in a positive and comfortable dental environment.

A big component of family dentistry is working with the entire family to be proactive when it comes to their dental routine, thus promoting a lifetime of good habits and sound oral health.

The Importance of Family Dentistry

Oral health impacts overall health. The condition of your mouth, teeth, and gums are often representative about what’s happening with your body. For instance, gum disease has been associated with various health conditions, including heart disease and diabetes. 

Family dentists like the team at Wilton Smiles are your professional partners to help your family achieve and maintain sound oral health. 

What are some other reasons family dentistry is important?

  • Establishing good lifelong oral health habits & routines: For example, at Wilton Smiles, we work with our youngest patients to understand the importance of brushing, flossing, proper nutrition, and regular dental visits to set the foundation for a lifetime of sound oral health. 
  • Focusing on preventative oral care to avoid larger issues in the future: Preventative family dentistry practices include regular check-ups, cleanings, and education on proper oral care practices. Early detection means  more effective and less invasive treatments. By focusing on prevention, families can help avoid potentially more serious issues in the future. 
  • Offering comprehensive care for the entire family: Family dentists have the training and experience to serve patients of all ages, from children to seniors. From pediatric dentistry to dental care concerns in older patients, this approach ensures that each family member receives tailored dental care to meet their specific needs. 
  • Establishing relationships with the entire family: In creating a warm and compassionate office environment, family dentists are focused on building trusting and long-term relationships with their patients, which are particularly beneficial for children.
  • Preventing dental anxiety: It’s key for a dentist to build trust with patients because many patients experience dental anxiety. Familiarity with the dental environment and staff can help reduce dental anxiety, especially in children, leading to a more relaxed attitude towards dental visits in the future.

Depend on the Family Dentistry Team at Wilton Smiles 

Family dentistry is key to promoting and maintaining oral health at every stage of life. For families in Wilton and the surrounding area, you can count on Wilton Smiles for supportive, experienced, and effective dental treatment. 

Families in Wilton can expect all this and more from us:

Happy, smiling families are our focus here at Wilton Smiles. No matter what stage in life, we are committed to helping our patients establish lifelong habits for their overall health and well-being. 

If you and your family are located in/near Wilton, click here or call our office at (203) 762-9907 to set up a consultation. We can’t wait to meet you!

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