Geriatric Dentistry Overview
As we age, it is not only our physical health that needs more attention, but we begin to require additional oral care as well. Even if you maintain a good at-home oral care routine, there are many things that can happen or develop over time, which is why it is crucial to seek the best care for yourself as you get older for the maintenance of your dental health. At Great Lakes Bay Dental, experienced dentist Dr. Daniel Clement provides attentive, comprehensive geriatric dental care to senior patients. This includes performing not only restorative procedures but in-depth annual examinations and bi-annual cleanings as well. If you would like to enhance your oral health, give our Midland, MI dental office a call to schedule an appointment with Dr. Clement in which he will do what he can to ensure that your optimal health.
"Dr.Clement is probably the best dentist I've ever been to in my life. I'm very satisfied with all of his staff also. They really are the best. Don't hesitate to make an appointment. I promise you will be very happy with everyone. Make that appointment now."- M.U. / Healthgrades / Nov 02, 2015
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"As a person who has so much dental work done to learn that it was not quality work - I partially fear going to the dentist. This changed after going to Dr. Clements dentistry. All the staff were nice and informative. Dr. Clement himself was straight forward, knowledgable, and understanding. His work on my teeth was also fantastic. I have recommended him to many and will continue to do so."- K.E. / Facebook / Jan 29, 2020
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Best Candidates for Geriatric Dentistry
The best candidates to receive Dr. Clement's thorough geriatric dental care are all senior patients, regardless of your dental history. Whether you have or need dentures, implant-retained crowns, or no restorations, you will still require a good deal of dental maintenance. Patients who do have restorations, especially older restorations, would benefit from coming in and having them looked at or even replaced. Dr. Clement and his team at Great Lakes Bay Dental welcome patients of all ages with a wide range of concerns so feel free to call us and schedule an appointment if you have any questions regarding your oral care.
What to Expect with Geriatric Dentistry
Depending on the condition of your teeth, gums, and jawbone, you may require partial or full dentures, a dental crown, a dental bridge, a root canal, an entire smile makeover, or another kind of cosmetic restoration. At his Midland, MI office, Dr. Clement will perform a thorough examination of your mouth to detect any issues, and he will listen to your concerns if you have a need or insecurity that you would like taken care of. From there, Dr. Clement will craft your own personalized treatment plan to address your individual issues.
Geriatric Dentistry Follow-up
Depending on what is found during your cleanings or examinations, Dr. Clement may ask that you come in for a follow-up to receive additional treatment. If it is recommended that you receive a restoration of any kind, Dr. Clement or a member of his team will tell you everything you need to know ahead of time, including any potential side effects or maintenance details. Depending on what is required to maintain the condition of your mouth, you may be required to come in for multiple follow-up appointments. Dr. Clement will ensure that you get the expert care you require through the entire process.
Geriatric Dentistry Insurance Coverage
Most dental insurance plans cover the costs of preventive care and may only cover parts of a restorative procedure. We will contact your insurance provider so that you get the most out of your coverage. To cover any out-of-pocket costs, we will go over the many payment options we accept, and we may even be able to assist you in finding low-interest medical financing.
At Great Lakes Bay Dental, we understand how important it is to have a smile that you can be proud of. We also realize the importance of maintaining good oral health at any stage of life. For these reasons, Dr. Clement proudly provides thorough geriatric dental care for senior patients who have a range of needs and requirements. If you think that you could benefit from receiving attentive geriatric dental care, give our Midland, MI dental office a call and schedule an appointment with experienced dentist Dr. Clement.