F.A.Q.S

What should you expect during your first dental visit?

Your first visit is important to us as it will allow us the chance to address all your dental concerns and present an individualized treatment plan that is best for you. Our patients are our number priority.

How often should you see the dentist?

We recommend that children, teens, and adults should all see the dentist for a dental exam and a regular checkup at least once every six months.

Why is visiting the dentist so important?

Visiting the dentist regularly will not only help keep your teeth and mouth healthy but will also help keep the rest of your body healthy. ental care is important because it protects you against periodontal (gum)

What are the causes of bad breath?

  • Morning time – Saliva movement nearly stops during sleep, reducing cleansing and renewal allowing bacteria to grow, causing bad breath.
  • Periodontal (gum) disease – Bacteria and food debris residing under inflamed and bleeding gums.

How do you get rid of bad breath?

Halitosis, commonly known as bad breath, is an unpleasant and embarrassing condition that everyone experiences from time to time. There are various reasons for halitosis, but the main reason is due to microbial deposits on the tongue.

What causes tooth decay?

Tooth decay is caused by acids that are produced by bacteria in the presence of sugar. To prevent decay, these bacteria, sugar, and acids must be periodically removed by brushing and flossing.

Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth.

Most people who have received dental implants say that there is very little discomfort involved in the procedure. Local anesthesia can be used during the procedure, and most patients report that implants involve less pain than a tooth extraction.

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After the dental implant, mild soreness can be treated with over-the-counter pain medications, such

In most cases, anyone healthy enough to undergo a routine dental extraction or oral surgery can be considered for a dental implant. Patients should have healthy gums and enough bone to hold the implant. They also must be committed to good oral hygiene and regular dental visits. Heavy smokers, people suffering from uncontrolled chronic disorders — such as diabetes or heart disease — or patients who have had radiation therapy to the head/neck area need to be evaluated on an individual basis. If you are considering implants, talk to your dentist to see if they are right for you.

There are many advantages to dental implants, including:

  • Improved appearance. Dental implants look and feel like your own teeth. And because they are designed to fuse with bone, they become permanent.
  • Improved speech. With poor-fitting dentures, the teeth can slip within the mouth causing you to mumble or slur your words. Dental implants allow you to speak without the worry that teeth might slip.
  • Improved comfort. Because they become part of you, implants eliminate the discomfort of removable dentures

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