Family Dental Group of Jefferson Valley
2985 Navajo Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

General Dentists in Yorktown Heights

Having a healthy smile boosts self-confidence as well as makes it easier to eat, laugh, and speak. If this is what you’re looking for, then follow this simple two-step solution: Maintain good, daily dental hygiene habits, and visit your general dentist in Yorktown Heights for dental exams and thorough teeth cleanings.

What Is A General Dentist?

Your general dentist is a primary dental care provider with a broad range of abilities, including the knowledge and experience required to diagnose and administer preventive, restorative and cosmetic treatments for the teeth, gums and mouths. In a way, they are like the dental counterpart to a primary care physician in that they can address a variety of needs while referring you to a specialist when one is necessary.

How Can a General Dentist Help You?

The objective of your general dentist is to ensure a happy, attractive smile on your face in addition to your overall long-time dental health by providing the following:

Prevention: While exercising good dental hygiene habits on a daily basis is vital to your dental health, there is no replacement for the thorough, professional teeth cleanings provided by your hygienist or general dentist, who may also suggest sealants or custom-made mouth guards to help stop dental decay and disease before it begins.

Restoration: There are many options available for the repair or replacement of decayed or missing teeth, including everything from fillings for cavities to bridgework, dental implants, crowns and any assortment of different dentures to best suit your needs or budget.

Health: Although you might think of dental health as being limited to your mouth, research shows the condition of your teeth can directly impact cardiovascular disease, diabetes, sleep apnea and pregnancy complications. When you visit your general dentist, you’re not just taking care of your teeth. You’re helping your overall health, too.

What Types of Services Do General Dentists Offer?

Our general dentists in Yorktown Heights offer a wide range of services. These services include everything from preventative and general maintenance treatments to restorative and cosmetic procedures, all with the goal of ensuring your dental health. Below you will find a list the variety of services our experienced dentists can provide for you.

How Often Do You Need To Visit A General Dentist?

For most patients, the recommended number of visits to your general dentist for routine examinations and teeth cleanings is twice a year. However, that number can vary depending on your age, the status of your dental health as well as other personal factors.

How Much Does A Dental Visit Cost?

It depends on whether your appointment is for a routine examination and teeth cleaning in which no other issues (such as cavities) are discovered, or if you have a particular preexisting condition that requires additional time and treatment. It also depends on your insurance coverage. Our team will help you maximize your insurance benefits and will file claims as a courtesy to you.

If you don’t have dental insurance, ask us about the DentRite® discount dental plan, which can help you save money on dental procedures. You can enroll in DentRite at our office or online at

How Can You Make A Dentist Appointment?

Regardless of whether you’ve been a long-time patient here or you’re a first-time patient to our office, making an appointment couldn’t be easier. It’s as simple as calling our office, talking with our friendly staff, and scheduling a visit on the available date and time that’s most convenient for you.

Call us today at (914) 357-8916.

How Should You Prepare For An Appointment?

In an effort to make your dentist appointment as simple and streamlined as possible, there are a few things you can do in advance of your arrival, including:

  • Arrive at the dentist office on time
  • Be sure to have your insurance card or information with you
  • Be ready to provide your most current medical information, including any prescriptions you might be taking
  • If you’re experience any appointment-related anxiety, please let us know we can help to relax you during your stay and make your experience as pleasant as possible

Are Dental Visits Required?

If you want healthy teeth and the attractive smile that comes with it, visiting your general dentist at least twice a year is highly recommended. It’s in the best interest of your short-term and long-term oral health to keep your appointments for exams and cleanings. Failing to do so only increases the chances of developing dental decay and dental disease – and the pain and costs that come with it. You can avoid dental problems in the future by taking care of business today. And that will keep a smile on your face. Please call our friendly staff today to arrange your next appointment.

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I absolutely love this dental group Dr. Mila, the pediatric dentist and her assistants alway make sure my boys are comfortable and pay special attention to them during their visits. I was always […]
Shanda M.
I’m sitting here for the 2nd time this month, my son is getting some cavities filled and Dr. Mila is singing and he is giggling hysterically, trying not to move! I’m so happy we came here […]
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Everything was really great!
Jaci M.
professional and rewarding experience
John O.
Dr. Leo checked my x-rays and showed me that I needed a cavity filled and the crown replaced. She expertly and painlessly took care of everything while making me feel comfortable and special. […]
Dietmar H.
We have always had excellent treatment from the entire staff. Dr. Stein and Dr. Friedman have been so great.
Andrea W.
They were very patient and kind with my son.
Daniel J.
Amazing experience. Lillia, Dr.Atwell, Wendy, and the rest of the staff were simply wonderful. Made a otherwise unpleasant experience of getting cavities filled pleasant by the level of comfort and […]
Jaclyn R.
Always a pleasure going to Family Dental. Dan is a wonderful hygienist!
Everyone was extremely helpful. Great bedside manners. I felt very relaxed. All my questions were answered professionally and I plan on staying with this Dental group.
Christine M.
I have used many dentists throughout my life, and I find the Family Dental Group to be among the most supportive, gentle, and competent teams I’ve visited.
I was very pleased with my experience at Family Dental Group. It was good to be treated with professionalism and care. Everyone was very nice, and it is nice to be treated well since you are the […]
Excellent job, my dentist was very caring and nice, letting me know everything she was doing before she did anything and then showed me exactly what she did when the root canal was over. She is an […]
Edward C.
I live far away and was visiting relatives when I encountered a dental emergency. FDG gave me an immediate appointment and treated me like I had been their patient for decades. This was on a […]
David S.
It was a great experience
Edelmira B.
Dan the hygienist does a wonderful job on my cleaning and gum treatment I would not go to another person been coming here over 5 yrs very happy thank you dan
Lisa M.
Had an appointment yesterday with my 2 special needs kids. What an absolute AWESOME Dr Mila was. She was so sweet and caring. My kids absolutely loved her. And she didn’t mind the many […]
Anjoeline O.
Very thorough, efficient. Great staff.
Heather S.
Dr. Stein and the staff are great. I get very nervous at the dentist and they are very patient with me.
Diane T.
I came in for my first time, experiencing severe tooth pain and the hygienist and dentist were amazing and so caring. I got my tooth out and as bad as that is, my experience with them was amazing. I […]
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Tue. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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