October 1, 2023
For many individuals, visiting the orthodontist can be a little intimidating, a little inconvenient, or something else negative—but this shouldn’t be the case! However, if you’ve got a big family with a hectic schedule, or kiddos who feel anxious about receiving braces, it can become quite difficult to keep tabs on things; how are you supposed to keep track of all these logistics? By visiting a family orthodontist, of course! Continue reading below to learn more about why finding a family orthodontist for you and your family might be in your best interest—these benefits speak for themselves!
1. Simplified Care Under One Roof
One of the most convenient benefits of choosing a family orthodontist is that it simplifies care for your family—with services for younger kids, teens, and adults alike, everyone can achieve the perfectly straight smile they desire that also boasts numerous dental health benefits. This is also undeniably convenient, as it eliminates the need to visit other providers in different places and allows you the option to schedule all of your family’s appointments together.
2. Accurate Recordkeeping
The bottom line is that it’s infinitely simpler for your orthodontist and their team to keep track of your family’s history and orthodontic records if everything happens in the same office and everyone from your household is coming to the same place. This also reduces the risk of any orthodontic issues going unnoticed or untreated and makes sure that everyone in your family receives the careful attention they deserve.
3. Personal and Lasting Relationships
Trust between you and your orthodontist is important—after all, you’re embarking on a lengthy journey with them that involves your pearly whites, so it’s imperative to feel good about who you’re seeing. Building this relationship makes it much easier to have conversations about treatment, and it also helps to dispel any dental-related anxiety your family members might be experiencing. Not to mention, sometimes it can be inspiring for a child to see their parents sitting in the chair and receiving treatment. This might provide your child with the confidence and motivation they need!There are many reasons for picking a family orthodontist, but these benefits make it seem like an obvious choice for you and your loved ones!
About the Author
Dr. Reema Dhingra received her DMD from the Tufts School of Dental Medicine and is a proud member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, and the Worcester District Dental Society. Her practice in Auburn is thrilled to offer a wide range of pediatric dentistry and orthodontic services for the whole family! If you have any questions about the blog or you’d like to schedule a visit for you or a loved one, feel free to contact her team online or over the phone for additional information or assistance. Telephone: (508) 832-6278.
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