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COMMON QUESTIONS

Common Questions

What is a prosthodontist?

A prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in the esthetic restoration and replacement of natural teeth. Prosthodontics is only one of only eight dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. A Prosthodontist’s professional education includes several years of additional training after dental school in an accredited advance dental education program.

Do you offer general dentistry?

Yes! General dentistry diagnoses, treats, and manages your overall oral health care needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings, crowns, veneers, bridges, and preventive education.Our office has the dental specialist that will treat, advice, and/or educate you on the proper maintenance of a healthy smile.

What is gum disease?

 

Periodontal disease can begin as gum redness or bleeding while bruising your teeth or using dental floss, and you may notice halitosis, or bad breath. If not treated, gum inflammation can become worse, leading to soft tissue damage, receding gums, the formation of pockets between teeth and gums, bone loss, and eventually tooth loss.

How many times should I brush my teeth?

At least 2x a day with fluoride toothpaste and replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months.