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FAQs

Below is a list of some frequently asked questions, but please feel free to call our office if you need additional information.  We are always pleased to assist you.
 
 
 
 

 

What does it mean when my gums bleed when I brush and floss?

 

How often should I have my teeth cleaned?

 

Does the office follow strict infection control protocol?

 

Can I ask questions?

 

Is it easy to schedule an appointment?

 

Is the office available for emergency care?

 

Will I have to be referred to another office for treatment?

 

Are dental x-rays harmful?

 

Is it possible to make my teeth whiter?

 

Do I have to have silver fillings?

 

 

Yes, with routine dental and preventive care combined with excellent oral hygiene. 

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No, when proper techniques are used, dental treatment can be extremely comfortable and pain free.

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This is a sign that Periodontal Disease is present and needs to be treated. This is what leads to tooth loss.

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The American Dental Association recommends 2-4 times a year.

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Yes, the office is fully compliant with OSHA and follows the American Dental Association guidelines for infection control.

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Yes, the doctors and staff always listen to your concerns, answer all of your questions in easy to understand terms and encourage patients to be involved with decisions regarding their treatment. 

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Yes, our patients are always given appointments within a reasonable time period. 

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Yes, the office has a doctor on call 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. 

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We do refer patients for appropriate treatment.  All other procedures are performed in-house. 

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No, our equipment is state of the art and minimizes patient exposure. The office follows American Dental Association guidelines as to the frequency of radiographs. 

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Yes, the office offers professional teeth whitening. Both at-home treatments and the Zoom™ professional teeth whitening system are available. 

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No, porcelain or white composite fillings are our treatment of choice. 

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