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Heritage Family Dental
Gregory Clibon, DDS & Chris Herring, DDS
Call: (949) 552-4226

Family Dentistry

Irvine Family Dentist - Child, Teen & Adult Dental Care

We understand that it can be difficult to find a trustworthy family dentist in Irvine. If you want the best oral health care for your family, it is important to find an experienced and skillful Irvine dentist that will help you create healthy smiles for everyone in your family. The team of dental professionals at Heritage Family Dental has years of experience in improving the health and aesthetic value of their patients’ smiles. Their focus on patient care and commitment to continuing education ensure the best treatment possible for all members of your family. 

Preventive Care

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At our Irvine family dental practice, we know that your teeth and gums are worth protecting. Caries, or tooth decay, are the most wide-spread dental problem for patients everywhere. Damage from tooth decay can lead to serious problems, such as periodontal disease, that can require extensive treatment to fix. Luckily, with proper education on good oral health habits, tooth decay is also entirely preventable. 

Our caring family dentists take patient education seriously and make sure that everyone who comes in for treatment understands what they can do to take care of their teeth outside of our office. We provide instructions on proper brushing and flossing techniques to keep caries from forming and damaging your oral health. Young patients get the chance to form positive oral health routines from an early age, so they can grow into adults with healthy smiles. We are proud to offer the following services as a part of our preventive care services: 

· Exams and Cleanings 
· Periodontal Disease Diagnosis 
· Dental X-Rays 

Mouth-Body Connection 

At our Irvine family dental office, our doctors are happy to explain what you can do to take care of your teeth and gums outside of twice-daily teeth brushing. 
Diet plays an important role in keeping your teeth healthy. Our dentists recommend avoiding foods with added sugars or simple carbohydrates (which turn into sugars). When left to sit on teeth, sugar produces acid that damages enamel and can easily cause decay. Our dentists recommend foods that are rich in phosphorous and calcium so that all members of your family can keep their teeth healthy and strong. A healthy mouth reduces your chance for developing serious conditions that are associated with poor oral hygiene, such as diabetes and heart disease. 

First Visits in our Irvine Dental Office

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Our dentists can see patients as young as three years old and welcome parents and caregivers to bring in the young members of their family to visit our office and get to know the doctors and staff. Children are treated with special care and are allowed to sit in the dental chair and familiarize themselves with all the items our dentists might use to care for their teeth. 

We value open communication and make sure that parents are kept in the loop when discussing beneficial oral health treatments for young members of their family. We understand that children who are fearful of the dentist grow into adults who avoid treatment at the risk of their health. The entire team of family dentists at our Irvine practice works to ensure that young patients feel safe and comfortable when they visit our office. We want to set the younger members of your family up for a lifetime of healthy smiles, not dental fears. 

Choosing An Irvine Family Dentist

When deciding on a family dentist there are several considerations important to the immediate and long-term well-being of your loved ones. At our dental practice, we place great importance on the following aspects of care:

Experience – Our dentist has extensive experience in treating children and adults. Our team is devoted to making sure our young patients are comfortable during their visit, and that adult patients can restore and maintain ideal dental health.
Technology – State-of-the-art dental technology helps our dental provider visualize areas of concern better and faster than older imaging techniques. This allows our team to treats patients less invasively. We use the latest digital x-ray technology and intra-oral cameras to diagnose conditions and develop treatment plans that meets each patient’s individual needs.
Education and Prevention – Routine dental visits are important to promoting a healthy smile, but your child will also need to care for their own teeth at home for overall, long-lasting oral health.

Our dental team takes the time to educate the entire family on the fundamentals of a good home oral care routine, including proper brushing techniques, the right diet, and the avoidance of sugary drinks and snacks. We will also digitally illustrate the patients’ x-rays and areas of concern. Our dental office uses educational videos to help their patients learn about appropriate dental care.

Experienced, Compassionate Irvine Family Dental Care

We are happy to set up a consultation to discuss your oral health needs! Our treatment plans are tailored to help you meet all of your family’s oral health goals and to keep your teeth in excellent shape. For personalized, dental care, contact our experienced family dentist in Irvine and make your appointment today.