Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you take my insurance?
A: We accept most PPO insurances. Call our office or your insurance company to verify that yours is accepted.

Q: I don’t have dental insurance. Do you have a credit plan or do you finance?
A: We do not personally finance your procedure or offer credit; however, we do work with Care Credit to offer you a financing option. Follow this link to view their website: www.carecredit.com

Q: What type of electric toothbrush should I buy?
A: It is better to get one with a brush head that vacillates (goes back and forth) rather than one that spins.

Q: When should I start bringing my child to the dentist?
A: It is best to have your child’s first appointment before the third birthday, but you can bring him/her in after their first tooth appears.

Q: How many times a day should I brush my teeth?
A: You should brush your teeth at least twice a day. If possible, it is better to brush them after each meal.

Q: Should I floss my teeth?
A: To help remove plaque buildup, you should floss at least once a day.

Q: What is a dental implant?
A: An implant is a cosmetic procedure where a fake tooth, or teeth, is inserted in the jaw or gum of the patient. It replaces or restores a missing tooth similar to a bridge.

Q: What causes gum disease?
A: Gum disease is a bacterial infection caused by a buildup of plaque. Signs of this disease are bleeding gums and loose teeth. It can be prevented by brushing and flossing daily.

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