Find Answers To Frequently Asked Questions In Spokane Valley, WA
At Family Dental of Spokane Valley, we’re happy to answer any questions or address concerns you might have about your dental care. You may even find answers you’re looking for when you read through some of our most frequently asked questions in Spokane Valley:
When it comes to straightening teeth, there is a big difference between traditional orthodontics and clear aligner treatment. Clear aligners are more comfortable to wear, practically undetectable by those around you, and can often accomplish your desired look faster than traditional braces.
So yes, clear aligners are better for most people. We offer two types: Invisalign and ClearCorrect.
We would be glad to help you through your dental crisis. There isn’t a dental emergency Dr. Ellsworth hasn’t seen and treated in his many years of practice. We offer same-day appointments whenever possible so you can count on fast relief. Plus, we’re open at 7 a.m. four days a week and don’t close until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. We make it easy to get good dental care!
We recommend that you visit our office for a dental examand professional cleaning every six months. During your exam, we’ll check your mouth for signs of trouble like cavities and gum disease. Treating problems in their early stages prevents them from becoming larger and more expensive issues.
It is completely understandable to feel nervous about going to the dentist during a pandemic. That’s why we have taken extra measures to keep you and our staff safe, which you can read about within our
Absolutely! We offer a number of ways to replace missing teeth so you can choose the method that best suits your dental needs and budget.
You can replace one missing tooth with a dental crown or get an entire arch of teeth supported by dental implants. If you’ve lost too much bone mass to be a good candidate for traditional implants, we even offer mini dental implants, as well as high-quality dental bridges and dentures to meet your needs.
Yes! You can choose from several different orthodontics options for straightening your family’s teeth. With either Invisalign or ClearCorrect, orthodontic systems that use clear plastic aligner trays instead of braces, you can straighten your teeth inconspicuously.
We also offer Six Month Smiles, which relies on clear brackets and tooth-colored wires to move your teeth into the right position in a fraction of the time of traditional braces.
You can bring your child in as early as age 7 for an orthodontic exam so we can screen for any potential problems with their bite development for earlier intervention and a more successful outcome.
Dr. Craig Ellsworth and members of our team are trained in a method called conscious sedation. We’ve found this method to be quite effective in easing dental anxiety in fearful patients.
Oral sedation relaxes your body without putting you to sleep, so you can still respond to any questions we may ask during your procedure. Even awake, you’ll be comfortable enough to not care that you’re being treated.
According to the American Dental Association, you should bring your child to the dentist when their first tooth erupts or by their first birthday, whichever comes first. Regardless, you can have peace of mind knowing your child’s earliest experiences with our Spokane Valley, WA dental family will be comfortable and positive in the care of our
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Best Dentist Ever! Patient, kind, shows hospitality and listens to patients. Also very good with the needles, never feel it.. which says Alot.. the dental assistants are amazing and can't say enough and the hygienists are also top notch! Dr Ellsworth and his crew are spectacular group of people and are like family. Now I take my whole family to them and you should too!
- Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
- Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Saturday Closed
- Sunday Closed