Patrick B. Toms, D.M.D. offers family dental care to people in all stages of life, including babies, young children, teenagers, adults, women who are pregnant, and adults over the age of 55. General dentist Dr. Patrick B. Toms provides a wide range of general, preventive, cosmetic, and restorative procedures for each of our Gainesville, GA patients.
At yearly dental exams, Dr. Toms will assess your teeth, gums, and jaw to detect any concerns, discuss treatment options, and suggest preventive measures. We like to see our patients at least twice a year for a professional cleaning and once a year for a comprehensive dental exam with digital x-rays. This is the minimum you need to do to help maintain your family's general oral health. When you come in as a family, we will do our best to be flexible with our appointment booking so that we can schedule several time slots back-t0-back for your convenience. Contact our office in Gainesville, GA to make an appointment for yourself and your family.
"Dr. Toms, Lorie, and entire staff have been providing dental care to my family for many years. We have complete trust in their capabilities as dental professionals as well as their honesty and integrity. It is a blessing to recieve dental care from a group of people who make you feel like family. Thank you !!!!"- S.B. / Healthgrades / Jul 16, 2019
"My family and I have been seeing Dr. Toms since he took over Dr. White’s practice a good many years ago.He is wonderful. I have tremendous anxiety about dental procedures. He has offered medication and used iv sedation when I had 6 crowns completed at the same time.All went very well and I have been extremely pleased with the results.When I have had to have a shot, I rarely even feel the needle. He has a great touch and a very personable manner.His staff is wonderful, as well. They are extremely competent and professional. We have been very pleased with Dr. Toms and his staff, recommending him to family and friends."- P.C. / Google / Jun 28, 2019
"Dr. Toms and his staff are incredible! My family and I have been coming here for the past 8 years and couldn't be happier with his service and expertise!"- M.T. / Google / Jun 28, 2019
"His office is the best!!! Wouldn’t go anyplace else. He is the best for sedation dentistry!"- D.H. / Facebook / Jun 20, 2019
"Dr. Toms is wonderful. I have a special needs son who is really nervous about needles. He made his experience relaxing and was able to get all the work done in one visit. Highly recommended."- R.P. / Google / May 28, 2019
You and every member of your family can have appointments at Patrick B. Toms, D.M.D. every six months for a dental cleaning and once a year for a dental exam. Anyone, at any age, can contact Dr. Toms if he or she is experiencing any discomfort, pain, or a dental emergency. By the age of two, your child can develop tooth decay. When dental issues are caught quickly, you can have less invasive options for treatment that are often more successful. Please do not hesitate to call us if you need dental care for your family.
What to Expect
A regular dental appointment will include a dental exam and professional cleaning. Additional treatments may be suggested if needed. Prior to any treatment, Dr. Toms will talk to you about the options and methods recommended for you or your child to correct issues, such as misaligned teeth, cavities, and more. Dr. Toms can also recommend proactive procedures, such as treatments with fluoride and sealants for children with developing teeth. The good news is that will do our best to make appointments around the same time and on the same day to work within your time frame easier.
At the end of each dental visit, Dr. Toms will help you come up with an individual plan to maintain your family's oral health. A key element is having a good home oral hygiene regimen, which means regular brushing, flossing, and mouthwash use. Dr. Toms or a member of his team can demonstrate proper brushing and flossing techniques or suggest products for specific concerns. Attending all routine visits will also help Dr. Toms watch your family's dental health and catch minor issues before they develop into bigger concerns.
While general dental services are commonly covered by dental insurance, our billing team will make sure to check with your insurance provider and then bill you if there are any additional expenses. Patrick B. Toms, D.M.D. takes several payment methods, and we will give you more information on medical financing, so your collective treatment is easier to afford.
COme In As a Family
At any age or stage of life, it is important to protect your smile and take preventive measures against tooth decay, gum disease, bone loss, and other oral conditions. We try to make visits to the dentist enjoyable at Patrick B. Toms, D.M.D. We want your whole family to have beautiful, healthy teeth and mouths going forward. To learn more about our services or to make an appointment with Dr. Toms, contact our office in Gainesville, GA.