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.
"Had a very fast, and great experience in Dr. Toms office. Everyone was friendly, and very helpful."- T.R. / Facebook / Mar 24, 2020
"I have extreme anxiety and fear about the dentist. I had a lower molar that had been troubling me for years but no dentist could ever get it to numb enough to fix it due to my resistance to local anesthetics. Dr. Toms used sedation dentistry techniques to correct the issues with my tooth and I can honestly say it was the best experience I have ever had with a dentist. I highly recommend his practice especially if you deal with anxiety over dentistry work. He and his staff were extremely friendly and made me feel like I was there only concern. The procedure was painless (although I must admit I dont think I was even awake for most of it) and just a few hours later I can acually chew again with a tooth I haven't been able to use for years. Thank you Dr. Toms!"- J.G. / Google / Feb 12, 2020
"I have been a patient of Dr. Toms for a very long time! My kids are too, as well as many other family members. I trust his opinion, and expertise. He is not going to recommend any unnecessary services. He and his staff have a gentle touch and are always so friendly, welcoming and professional. I highly recommend Dr. Toms to anyone looking for excellent dental care!"- C.R. / Google / Oct 26, 2019
"Been seeing Dr. Tom's for about 10 years now, have had extensive work done. I am very happy with him and his staff always professional and courteous."- K.L. / Google / Oct 26, 2019
"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
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.