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The Real Family Dentist: What to Look For

Enjoying white teeth and an immaculate smile is a privilege that should be enjoyed by the entire family. It therefore makes a great deal of sense to select a dental practice which is able to suit the needs of both the young and the old alike.

Indeed, treating children and teenagers is much different than addressing the needs of adults. What are some of the most effective methods to encounter a dental practitioner who can be used for years into the future?

– Experience is key. Search for a professional who boasts years of expertise within this demanding field.

– Look for a firm which teaches its patients the most effective methods to avoid problems in the future.

– Visit the office in question in order to develop a well-informed and personal opinion.

“When every member of your family can see the same dentist, you experience less hassle and more convenience.”

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.