- Every question is important....We invite you to come in for a comprehensive exam to give you more detailed information.
- Q. What can I expect on my first visit?
A. Starting from your first visit, you can look forward to building a trusting relationship with our team. During your first appointment we will complete an overall evaluation of your dental health. We will explore your goals and desires for your optimum oral health. We will take digital x-rays in order to aid in the diagnosis of cavities and assess the supporting tooth structures-your gums and the bone that surrounds the teeth. A recommendation will be made for the proper dental hygiene treatment.
- Q. Can you help me with my sensitve teeth?
A. Yes, there are several options: First, we need to determine the cause of your sensitivity and then recommend the best solution.
- Q. I realize taking x-rays is common, but do I have to have them? What do you do to protect me?
A. We offer digital x-rays. This type of x-ray technique uses less radiation than trasitional film x-rays. X-rays are a necessary part of your visit to help your team make the best decision regarding your care.
- Q. I am a little nervous when I go to the dentist, How can you help?
A. We offer nitrous-oxide sedation. Commonly referred to as “laughing gas”
- Q. I am missing a tooth, what are my options to replace it?
A. There are several options for replacing missing teeth: either an implant, a fixed bridge, or a removable bridge (partial). . Q. What is gum disease? Periodontal disease, also called gum disease refers to the infection of the gums and bone that surround the teeth. If left untreated, gum disease can cause tooth loss, break down of the soft tissue in the mouth and jaw and other significant health problems. We recommend the proper treatment for your level of disease.
- Q. How do I make my teeth whiter?
A. A professional whitening treatment to give you a dazzling, white smile. Your custom home whitening kit involves a special tray that is customized to fit over your teeth. You also receive prescription whitening gel, which is inserted into the tray before you wear it.
- Q. What is a sealant?
A. This plastic resin bonds into the depressions and grooves (pits and fissures) of the chewing surfaces of back teeth. The sealant acts as a barrier, protecting enamel from plaque and acids and guarding against disease-causing bacteria.