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Gentle Dental Care

The Perfect Fit for Your Whole Family

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Dentists at Lincoln Family Dentistry help all members of your family relax and feel right at home with minimally-invasive procedures. We provide affordable dental care, using the most advanced equipment while taking the time to provide gentle care for even the youngest members of your family.

Kid Friendly: For a Lasting First Impression

By age three, it’s important for children see a dentist regularly to ensure they build a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. The doctors at Lincoln Family Dentistry are great with children, talking to them about procedures to help them feel comfortable while also making the experience fun. They are very patient and have a feather-soft touch. The X-ray equipment is high-speed and has a low-dose digital radiography for safer and more accurate dental care.

There are many pediatric or children’s dentists in Lincoln, NE and while we aren’t technically pediatric dentists, we would still be honored to see your child(ren) at our office. An outstanding benefit of taking your little one to a family dentist is the convenience of having your entire family receive dental care in one place! We strive to provide a positive experience every time, to ensure that your kid will keep coming back to the dentist with a smile.

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Preventive Care for Children
From a Family Lincoln Dentist Near Me

We can avoid nearly all invasive dental procedures with regular cleanings and exams. One appointment at our office will include the following for your child:

  • We will examine the development of your child’s upper and lower jaw (dental arches). We will check tongue position, adenoids, and tonsils to verify they are growing and developing properly.
  • We will patiently instruct your child on how to  brush and floss his or her teeth. Our goal is to create healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
  • To ensure your child develops the most excellent possible facial form, profile and bite, the Dr. will examine your child for orthodontic-related problems and will make treatment recommendations if necessary.
  • We offer various services especially for children, including dental sealants to prevent cavities.

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Our Amenities and Services

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Comfortable Dental Chairs

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TVs and Netflix available during Appointment

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We offer Blankets and Pillows

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Private Dental Rooms

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Gentle Dentistry

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Sedation Dentistry

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Schedule Appointment Online Day or Night

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Convenient Locations

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Children’s Dentistry

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Family Dentistry

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Pay your Bill Online

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Earphones Offered During Appointment

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Sedation Dentistry

For patients with dental anxiety

Even though we have gentle dentists in Lincoln, NE, we understand that previous dental trauma can cause huge anxiety or dental phobia. It is because of this that we sought a sedation dentistry solution that would most benefit our patients and help tame those fears. As far as disadvantages are concerned, there is really only one: as with almost any form of sedation dentistry, you will not be able to drive yourself to and from the procedure and you will be restricted on your activities for the remainder of the day.

Most of our patients report going home and sleeping much of the day, about four to five hours. This means taking off of work for the rest of the day after your procedure and just taking it easy at home.
Even with that minor downside, overall Triazolam for sedation dentistry is an easy and extremely safe option. If you have a dental anxiety or dental phobia, call our office today to schedule an appointment! We would love to meet with you and have the pleasure of assisting you with your dental health.

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Adult and Senior Dental Care

Lincoln Family Dentistry sees patients of all ages.  The doctors and staff are compassionate and sensitive to patients with dental fears as we understand there are many adults who have either never seen a dentist or have had previous bad experiences in their childhood or young adulthood that have caused anxiety and fear. Whether this is your first dental visit, you have a dental emergency, or you’re coming in for a bi-annual cleaning and exam, our dentists in Lincoln, NE will make you feel right at home and address any dental concerns you may have.

As we age, our teeth do as well, but there are ways to help keep your smile looking beautiful for a lifetime. Whether it is professional whitening or a complete smile makeover such as veneers or dentures, our dentists can work with you to choose the option that you are most comfortable with.

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Preventative Care for Adults:

We can avoid nearly all invasive dental procedures with regular examinations and cleanings. One appointment at our office will include the following:

  • We will first spend some time talking with you and determining what your goals are for your smile, current oral health habits, and any areas of change or discomfort you are experiencing.
  • We will examine your bite and the health of your teeth and gums. Only necessary x-rays will be taken (usually once a year) to ensure there are not any dental problems lurking in between teeth where we are unable to see. X-rays also show us your bone to make sure it is at a healthy level to support your teeth.
  • A regular prophylaxis (cleaning) will be performed once it  is determined that bone and tissues are healthy. If they are not, other options will be discussed with your hygienist and doctor to determine an excellent course of treatment; sometimes a deeper cleaning is required.
  • The doctor will also perform an oral cancer screening when he or she completes the examination.

Visit us at Lincoln Family Dentistry. We’d be happy
to be your family dentist in Lincoln, NE!

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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. I am fully committed to making sure all patients feel comfortable while in my care.”

You can schedule with this dentist in Lincoln, NE, or her 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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