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FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: How often should dental x-rays be taken?

Q: How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?

Q: What are porcelain veneers and how can they improve my smile?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

Q: What can be done about old, unattractive, or discolored fillings?

Q: What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?

Q: Why straighten teeth?

Q: Are dental X-Rays safe?