Family Dentist Accepting New Patients in Fresno, CA
Prabhdeep K. Gill DDS offers dentistry services for the whole family including dental implants, same-day crowns, teeth whitening, and much more! Contact us for more information, or request an appointment online today! We are conveniently located at 7215 N First St Suite 107 Fresno CA 93720.
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A family dentist is much like a family doctor – they are your first point of contact for any questions or concerns you have about your dental health or if you are experiencing any abnormal symptoms related to your teeth, gums, or mouth. They are also focused on preventative and proper care of the teeth, gums, and mouth for patients of all ages, starting even before young children have their first tooth. Family dentists will perform regular checkups and cleanings, provide patients with the proper techniques for brushing and flossing, and perform preventative screenings, such as X-rays, to monitor for early signs of concern.
By having a family dentist, you will have a single saved location for all of your dental records, as well as the dental records of any family members, to help monitor for dental diseases or conditions that run in the family. A family dentist can also ensure that any necessary information is shared with dental specialists, as needed for additional treatments, and keep track of any specialist treatments to have all procedures documented together.
There are many options available to help you choose a family dentist, and with dentistry being a common discipline, there are certainly lots of family dentists to choose from. First and foremost, you need to figure out what is most important to you in a dentist, as well as other key insights that will help you to narrow down your search. You need to think about their location and hours, as many clinics are open the same Monday to Friday daytime hours as a lot of people have to work. Finding a clinic that is open on evenings and weekends may be important to you. Also, if you know of any existing conditions that you or any of your family members have, finding a dentist familiar with that condition could be incredibly important as this could potentially save you a trip to a specialist for treatment.
Acceptance of your insurance policy can also be important, and if they are able to direct the bill to the insurance versus you having to pay upfront and submit to insurance yourself. Once you’ve considered all of the factors that are important to you, you should have a narrowed-down list. From there, you can book a meet-and-greet appointment with your top choices. You can sit down and meet with them to ask any remaining questions and get a feel for their personality and professionalism.
Family dentists are largely focused on preventative care of the teeth, mouth, and gums, starting before patients even get their first teeth, and continuing on through the course of a patient’s life. Many of the procedures they perform are preventative in nature, although some may offer cosmetic treatments as well. While it is best to check with your individual dentist, as well as your insurance company, most family dentists will accept insurance from a wide range of insurance companies. Your insurance company may have a list of preferred medical professionals that they will provide coverage for, or enhanced coverage, so it is best to reach out to them as well to see what your particular insurance company prefers.
It is also a good idea to get an understanding of how billing and coverage work to ensure that you aren’t out of pocket for too much should you need further treatment in the future. Working with your dentist and insurance company will ensure that everyone is aware of what is covered and what the best process is for determining how much, if anything, of future treatments, will be eligible for coverage.
Dr. Prabhdeep K Gill DDS is a well-rounded and highly skilled professional in the field of dentistry. She runs a dental clinic in Fresno CA that focuses on family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and dental implants. She is passionate about the study of dentistry and is looking to expand her clinic by accepting new patients into her practice. She cares for patients of all ages, from children to geriatrics, covering a wide range of dental care. While she provides preventative dental care, she has also completed additional training in cosmetic and functional occlusion to provide her patients will a wide range of knowledge and experience. To book your appointment with Dr. Gill, reach out to our office today by phone, or you can book an appointment online. Call us for more information, or request an appointment online today! We are located at 7215 N First St Suite 107 Fresno CA 93720. We serve patients from Fresno CA, Clovis CA, Burness CA, Gordon CA, Calwa CA, and Easton CA.