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Family Dentist

John D. Michalak, DMD

General Dentist located in Branford, CT

At John D. Michalak DMD Family Dentistry in Branford, Connecticut, Dr. John Michalak offers comprehensive dental services for ages 2 to 100. Dr. Michalak provides preventive dental services, including routine exams and fluoride treatments. He also offers dental fillings, bonding, and bridges to ensure you have a healthy mouth and a great smile. To learn more about the available family dental services, schedule a consultation online or by phone.

Family Dentist Q & A

What family dental services are available?

Dr. Michalak provides a full list of family dental services including:

  • Examinations and cleanings
  • Preventive treatments
  • Dental crowns and bridges
  • Dentures and orthodontics
  • Gum disease treatments
  • Restorative treatments
  • Extractions and root canals
  • Cosmetic dental services
  • Sleep medicine treatments
  • Teeth clenching guards

Additionally, Dr. Michalak offers nitrous oxide for in-office procedures to ensure you are relaxed, comfortable, and enjoy a positive dental experience.

Dr. Michalak’s office also provides digital dentistry services, including digital crowns and bridges that don’t require physical impressions, and digital X-rays for more accurate diagnostics.

What are preventive dental treatments?

Dr. Michalak provides preventive treatments to care for your teeth and help prevent premature wearing of your enamel, cavities, and gum disease. Preventive treatments include routine exams and cleanings Dr. Michalak recommends every six months for each member of the family.

For younger children, Dr. Michalak teaches proper oral hygiene, including proper brushing and flossing techniques. He also provides dental sealants and topical fluoride treatments to prevent cavities.

For adults, Dr. Michalak evaluates your overall oral health, checking for cavities, indications of gum diseases, like gingivitis and periodontal disease, and can identify oral cancer concerns. He also uses the innovative cone beam CT scan to produce 3D images of your jawbone structure when diagnosing TMJ disorders.

What cosmetic dental services are available?

To keep your teeth looking extra bright and healthy, Dr. Michalak offers in-office teeth whitening. He can also replace missing teeth with complete or partial bridges, permanent dental implants or mini-implants.

To repair chips or cracks in your teeth, Dr. Michalak offers dental bonding and fillings made of a material that closely matches the color of your natural teeth.

What can I expect during my first visit?

If you’re bringing in your children for their first dental visit, rest assured the staff at John D. Michalak DMD Family Dentistry provides a comfortable, relaxed environment and strives to provide your kids with a positive dental experience.

During an initial consultation, you can expect Dr. Michalak to perform a thorough evaluation of your oral health. He physically examines your teeth, gums, and tongue to check for signs of disease. If you need a cleaning, Dr. Michalak and his staff can thoroughly clean your teeth and gums to prevent cavities and disease.

To learn more about the available family dental services, schedule an appointment online or by phone.