General Dentists in Indiana

Do you want to achieve a healthy, sparkling smile? If so, visiting a skilled general dentist in Indiana is key. Our general dentists offer comprehensive care that protects your smile against decay and disease.

Why Should You Go to the Dentist?

There are many reasons why it’s important to see a general dentist for regular checkups. First, only a dentist can properly diagnose and treat dental health problems, including cavities and gum disease. Second, your general dental office is where you receive professional cleanings, which are vital to maintaining the health of teeth and gum tissue. Finally, early detection of dental problems can save you hundreds of dollars on dental care over the long term, in addition to reducing the need for invasive dental work.

What Services Can I Receive from a General Dentist?

A family dentist often is the person adults and children see most for their dental care needs. At a dentist general practice, you can receive routine checkups and X-rays, teeth cleanings, restorative work, and more. Your dentist may also counsel you on the best way to brush and floss your teeth at home. Call us today to set up your initial visit.

General Dental Services

At our general family dentistry office, we provide comprehensive general dentistry services in a compassionate, patient-focused environment. Call us today to schedule any of the following services:

  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Reconstruction
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures and Dental Services
  • Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
  • Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Sedation Dentistry
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Oral Hygiene and Bad Breath Cure
  • Restorative Dentistry and Tooth Fillings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • TMJ Therapy
  • Tooth Crowns and Bridges
  • Tooth Extractions

How Often Should I Visit a Family Dentist?

Most patients with healthy teeth and gums only need to visit a dentist every six months. If your dentist detects an oral health problem, you may need to visit our office for a follow-up visit.

How Much Does It Cost to See a Dentist?

All patients have different dental care needs. So, the cost of a dental appointment varies widely. What your insurance plan covers and which procedures are required will determine your total charges.

What Is a Dental Cleaning?

A dental cleaning is an important part of a routine dental checkup. During a cleaning, your dentist or dental hygienist will use several tools to cleanse and polish your teeth. These tools can reach areas of the mouth that brushing and flossing at home simply cannot. After the procedure, fluoride may be added to your teeth, which protects your enamel.

How Long Does a Dentist Appointment Take?

Those with busy schedules often ask us, “How will it take when I visit a general dentist near me?” The length of your visit will depend on what general dentistry services are required to maintain your smile. However, most appointments are completed within an hour or less.

What Are the Numbers Dentists Use to Examine Gums?

During your dental exam, you may notice that the dentist announces numbers to a dental assistant when checking your gum line with a probing tool. This is called dental charting, which focuses on the depth of your gums’ pockets. While measurements of 3 millimeters or less are considered acceptable, pockets that are over 3 millimeters in depth may indicate gingivitis.

Why Is Good Dental Health Necessary?

Taking the time to care for your teeth benefits your whole body. Not only do healthy teeth look better, they also are less prone to developing infections and inflammation. Dental infections and chronic inflammation can affect other areas of your body causing a wide range of medical conditions. Regular care from a general dentist also protects you against tooth loss, allowing you to chew and speak comfortably.

Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, your smile is never the same until it has been replaced. Many adults lose their teeth due to accidents, congenital conditions, failed root canals and gum disease. If you’re embarrassed to smile because of missing […]

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Dental Reconstruction

As part of a carefully planned combination of general, cosmetic and orthodontic dentistry, dental reconstruction is a comprehensive treatment approach for patients with mild to chronic pain from severe dental problems, such as tooth loss, facial muscle distortion, gum disease […]

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Dental Sealants

Tooth decay is caused by the acids in bacteria-laden plaque, and it’s one of the most common children’s health conditions in the world. If left untreated, poor overall oral health and eventual tooth loss may occur. Fortunately, it’s easily preventable […]

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Dentures and Dental Services

Dentures are detachable sets of false teeth that help restore your health and smile. When you lose your teeth, your dental and physical health suffers and your confidence falters. Your jawbone actually needs the day-to-day pressure of biting and chewing […]

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Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment

Commonly referred to as gum disease, periodontal disease is the infection and inflammation of the gum tissue. Gum tissue helps your teeth stay securely in place. Reversing gum disease is only possible during its first stage, gingivitis. At our office, […]

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Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Sedation Dentistry

Are you too afraid of the dentist to get the dental care that you desperately need? You’re not alone. Many people suffer extreme anxiety at the dentist’s office, but N20 sedation dentistry in Indiana can make dental visits easier.

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer is a common and serious health threat, but many people don’t receive a diagnosis until the disease has become advanced. Your dentist can help you win the battle against mouth cancer by detecting it in its early stages […]

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Oral Hygiene and Bad Breath Cure

Clean teeth and gums are an important part of a healthy smile. Taking care of your oral hygiene is your first defense against tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath, and more. Our practice provides exams and cleanings that ensure good […]

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Restorative Dentistry and Tooth Fillings

While teeth are strong and resilient, many people experience a need for restorative dentistry throughout their lives. Restorative dentistry in Indiana could include getting a tooth filling, root canals, or other procedures that keep your teeth functioning properly.

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Root Canal Therapy

When the soft pulp tissue inside your tooth becomes injured, infected or exposed due to advanced tooth decay, you may experience considerable pain and dysfunction. Root canal surgery, which is also called endodontic treatment, is a procedure that removes the […]

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Snore Guards

Clinically proven to reduce snoring, the Snore Guard® is a small oral appliance worn while sleeping. The custom-fit device our Indiana dentist create, helps to prevent your tongue and jaw from slipping when your muscles relax, therefore blocking your air […]

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TMJ Therapy

If you have been diagnosed with temporomandibular joint disorder, more commonly referred to as TMJ, then finding the right solutions for this condition can be critical to your continued comfort and health. We offer TMJ therapy in Indiana that can […]

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Tooth Crowns and Bridges

Tooth crowns and bridges in Indiana are an excellent treatment for damaged or missing teeth. In addition to creating a healthy-looking smile, tooth crowns and bridges can restore your ability to chew properly and improve facial alignment. Read on to […]

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Tooth Extractions

Healthy teeth can last a lifetime, but, unfortunately, not all of them do. Disease, trauma and other circumstances often require that a tooth be removed. When you have a tooth pulled at your dentist’s office, the procedure is known as […]

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