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General Dentistry

General Dentistry Procedures


General dentistry can be a vague term. You might wonder what does general dentistry entail? What kinds of services are offered with general dentistry? Well, the answer is that general dentistry covers a broad list of services that are typically offered by a family dentist. A general dentist, or family dentist, can in a sense, be compared to a general practitioner, or family doctor.

How so? While general practitioners don’t clean teeth, they do offer a wide variety of services just like a general dentist. If something falls outside of his/her scope of practice, even in general dentistry, they can refer you to someone who has extensive training in that particular area. This way, you get care directed at a particular concern by someone who has a wealth of knowledge and can quickly address the issue.

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Dr. Jon Isaacson

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Dr. Kelly O’Hara


At Lincoln Family Dentistry, we offer a wide variety of affordable services and all of those services come with education. We believe in education so that you can make informed decisions about your oral health. In our article we’ll cover:

– What procedures do general dentists perform? We’ll let you know what services our gentle dentists in Lincoln, NE perform!

Whether your dental needs are a complete exam and cleaning, a full-mouth restoration, or anything in between, we promise to provide you with exceptional care as we enhance the natural beauty of your smile.  Below are just some of the many procedures and services we regularly provide to our patients – with a gentle touch, and stunning results.  Your smile is our first priority, and we’ll give you something to smile about.

Below are some of the many dental services our office provides. Our patients can tell you that we’re the real deal – we treat each patient as if they’re our own family. Further, we’re happy to give you our professional thoughts on anything you may have questions about.

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Kid’s Dentist

Learn how to help your kids to have great dental health!
Tips for good oral health at home.

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Teen’s Dentist

Learn how to help teenagers
to maintain healthy teeth.
Find out what makes them
different from other children.

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The Perfect Fit Dentures

Learn about teeth replacement
solutions that will actually look
and feel great. We offer
cosmetic dentures and more.

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Root Canal Therapy

Learn how we make root canals a
much more pleasant experience.
Our team performs thousands
of gentle root canals every year.

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Teeth-In-A-Day

Learn about the revolutionary procedure
of replacing all natural teeth in just one
day with implant-retained bridges.

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Teeth Whitening

Learn about our teeth whitening
process for sensitive teeth.
You can also learn about our
many other whitening solutions.

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Periodontal Disease
and Receding Gums

Learn how you can improve your overall
health by treating periodontal disease.
Even more, find out how our gentle
dentists cater to anxious patients.

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Dental Cleaning

Most dental cleanings are a covered service, which makes them
accessible at no charge to many patients. Learn about
the importance of dental cleaning.

“General Dentistry Near Me” For The People

Here at Lincoln Family Dentistry, we consider ourselves the dentist for the people. We’re excellent at working with just about anyone, and we’re happy to add you to that list. Our team genuinely cares about your well-being. Even our patients who don’t like the dentist have found a home with us. Why? Because we look out for you. We’ll never lecture you, talk down to you, or make you feel ashamed, no matter how long it’s been since you’ve seen a dentist.

Many of our patients were previously too afraid to see a dentist regularly. Some of them didn’t take very good care of their teeth, others did but didn’t like the tools dentists used. We understand both of these mentalities. The fact is that dentist’s offices can be intimidating. Many of our dentists in Lincoln, NE have even felt this way too, and founded their careers off of trying to change this paradigm. Now, the same patients that were once too afraid to see us, are regularly visiting us. They’ve come a long way, and we’re happy to see their progress towards wellness. You, too, can feel good knowing that you’re taking care of yourself. Come in for a cleaning or cosmetic consultation, and we’ll be happy to help you feel welcome.

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Why Lincoln Family Dentistry?

From simple dental cleanings all the way to more extensive treatment, Lincoln Family Dentistry can offer you all kinds of services. But what sets us apart from other dental offices? With a team full of excellent dentists, hygienists, and office staff members, Lincoln Family Dentistry is proud to live up to the Nebraska Family Dentistry standard. We care about being the friendliest dentists in Lincoln, NE, and providing top tier dental care, in addition to offering a relaxing environment for anyone who comes through our doors. Nebraska Family Dentistry has several locations throughout Lincoln, and we’re proud to be one of them.

Along with this high standard of dentistry, we also believe that everyone deserves access to the smile of their dreams. For that reason, our team has worked hard to develop several convenient payment options. These include payment plans, dental discount plans, healthcare-based credit, and a whole slew of other options. We’ll submit to any major insurance company, and we’re happy to do the work for you.

If it isn’t enough to have 5-star ratings on Google or to have won the Lincoln’s Choice Award a few years in a row, come see for yourself! You can find out what our dentistry is all about by scheduling an appointment with the form below or by calling us at 402-467-1000.

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The information on this page was written by Dr. Kelly O’Hara.

This gentle Lincoln, NE dentists says: “I perform gentle dentistry for the entire family and focus on children’s dentistry, extreme smile makeovers, cosmetic dentistry and placing mercury-free dental fillings. Moreover, I also want to provide a better quality of life to patients who have lost their teeth by making implant retained dentures. I have many goals, but one that is very important to many of us: to keep dentistry affordable by taking all of the primary dental plans and by also offering dental payment plans to patients that seek them. Furthermore, I am fully committed to making sure all patients feel comfortable while in my care.”

You can schedule with this Lincoln, NE dentist, or his partners, online 24/7 at a Lincoln Family Dentistry Location near you. This “dentist near me” serves the local communities close to Lincoln. Some of the communities include Eagle, Walton, Weeping Water, Avoca, and many more!

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We have 7 locations in Lincoln, NE

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Lincoln Family Dentistry – Central Lincoln
South Lincoln Family Dentistry – South Lincoln
Northeast Lincoln Family Dentistry – Northeast Lincoln
Preserve Family Dentistry – East Lincoln
Coddington Dental – West Lincoln
NorthStar Dental – North Lincoln
SouthPointe Dental – Southwest Lincoln
Emergency Dentist NE – Emergency Dental Care
Lincoln Dental Plans – Affordable Dental Options
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