Take a moment to imagine how nice it would be for everyone in your family to visit with the same dentist. You would not have to worry about driving one child, tween or teen to his or her preferred dentist, your little one to a pediatric dentist and yourself to an adult dentist. It is better to keep things simple with one dentist for the entire family. However, some people shy away from relying on a family dentist as they do not know what to look for in such a professional. Let's take a quick look at the most important qualities, credentials and merits to look for in a family dentist.