When should my child have his/her first visit?
We recommend starting children very young, about four years old. At a young age, they will learn to accept dental care more easily. Treat the visit as… Read More
Do you repair dentures?
Yes, of course. In most instances, we can have your repaired dentures back to you on the same day. Schedule an appointment and we will see you as soon… Read More
Do you offer professional teeth whitening?
Absolutely! Your confident smile is of the utmost importance to us. We offer safe and effective professional-grade whitening strips and custom… Read More
What procedures do you offer?
We offer services in the area of family dentistry, endodontic therapy, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, implants and restoration, teeth whitening,… Read More
How do you sterilize instruments?
All multi-use instruments are ultrasonically cleaned and then steam autoclaved. Many supplies are disposable and only used on one patient. All… Read More
Why are my teeth so yellow?
This is a natural change as we age. Your teeth may also appear dark from tobacco products, tea, and coffee. A professional cleaning will get your… Read More
Is tooth whitening safe?
Tooth whitening (or bleaching) is proven to be safe and effective. The procedure lightens the shade of teeth without removing enamel. Some sensitivity… Read More
Should I replace my silver fillings?
Amalgam fillings have been used for many years, with no reported danger to the patient. Silver fillings do not require replacement, for replacement's… Read More
What are sealants?
Sealants are a treatment that helps block the deep grooves that exist on back teeth. Sealants fill in the grooves where many cavities start. They are… Read More
What is cosmetic dentistry?
Any procedure, or combination of procedures used to improve a patient's smile. Today, many techniques and materials are available.
Do you do implants?
Absolutely. Our staff can place and restore implants right here in our office. Implant placement and restoration is a wonderful service that should… Read More
What should I do to prevent bad breath?
Halitosis, the medical term for bad breath, is of valid concern for some patients. Your first step should be to have a dental examination to check for… Read More
What is periodontal disease?
Periodontal disease is when bacteria causes inflammation in the gum tissue, leading to a loss of the tooth's supporting structures. Periodontal… Read More
Will my insurance pay for this?
There are many insurance plans. Some plans cover 100% for service. Other plans only pay a portion of your services. Although we cannot recommend our… Read More
Do you process Medicaid?
Unfortunately, we do not accept Medicaid but we do offer flexible payment plans and payment options.
Why do I need x-rays?
Cleanings and examinations provide much information to prevent dental problems. X-rays provide the only check on areas between the teeth, where most… Read More
What is the difference between bonding and porcelain veneers?
Composite bonding is best used to replace lost sections of anterior (front) teeth. They provide a natural appearance but need periodic replacement.… Read More
Why do I need a crown?
Often a crown is needed where a filling would just be too large and jeopardize the tooth structure. A crown covers the tooth and prevents further… Read More