Why Is Dental Hygiene Important?
Engaging in good oral hygiene habits, such as seeing your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and daily brushing and flossing, can help keep your mouth healthy for a lifetime.
Dental Services for Children
What Are Dental Services for Children?
Children’s dental services are designed to promote a lifetime of good oral health. These services include teeth cleanings, dental sealants, X-rays, gum disease treatment, and fluoride treatments.
What Is a Comprehensive Exam?
Your teeth will be cleaned by a dental hygienist and thoroughly examined by your dentist for signs of gum disease or tooth decay during a comprehensive dental exam. In addition, a series of dental X-rays are taken and an oral cancer screening is performed.
What’s the Average Cost of a Dental Exam?
The average dental exam cost is based on the overall health of your teeth and gums and whether you have dental insurance. Please contact us to make an appointment.
Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
What Is the Treatment for Gingivitis?
If gum disease is found early, you may only need a professional cleaning to remove plaque and debris from the gum tissue. Periodontal surgery may be required for advanced stages of gingivitis.
Average Cost of Gum Disease Treatment?
The price for gingivitis treatment is based on your insurance and the severity of the gum infection. Deep cleanings with scaling and root planing and periodontal surgery are more expensive in comparison to routine cleanings.
Mouth Guards - Sports
Are Dentist Sports Mouth Guards the Best?
It’s important to choose a sports mouth guard that’s comfortable, durable, and fits properly. This is why a custom sports mouth guard made in your dentist’s office or dental laboratory is the best option for protecting your teeth and mouth. Unlike pre-formed mouth guards sold over-the-counter, custom-made sports mouth guards will not lose their shape and offer the best fit to protect your smile.
How Much Does a Sports Mouth Guard Cost?
We encourage you to contact us for more information about the cost of a sports mouth guard. Your insurance and the materials used to create the mouth guard can affect the total cost.
What Are Night Mouth Guards?
You may benefit from a custom night guard if you grind your teeth while sleeping. Night mouth guards are a custom appliance that can protect your teeth and jaw from damage caused by teeth grinding.
How Much Does a Night Guard Cost?
The cost of a night guard can vary for each patient and is based on insurance coverage, the materials used, and the severity of the dental issue being treated.
What Is a Bruxism Guard?
A bruxism guard is a dental appliance that’s worn over your teeth while sleeping. It’s designed to improve sleep quality and minimize the damaging effects of grinding your teeth and clenching your jaw.
What Is Dental Nitrous Oxide?
Also called “laughing gas,” nitrous oxide is an odorless and colorless gas that helps patients feel relaxed during their dental visits. Since your laughing gas dentist can reduce the effects of the gas quickly, it’s considered a safe method of dental sedation.
What’s the Cost of Nitrous Oxide Dental?
Nitrous oxide is an affordable dental sedation method, and your nitrous oxide dental cost may be determined on a per-visit or per-hour basis.
Oral Cancer Screening
Where Do You Get an Oral Cancer Screening?
We include oral cancer screenings as a part of your regular dental exam. Arrange a mouth cancer screening and a dental exam with our office today.
Are Oral Cancer Screening Tests Expensive?
Your mouth cancer screening cost is mostly based on your insurance coverage. If oral cancer is diagnosed, the dentist will also outline your treatment plan and provide an estimate of your expected costs.
How Long Do Tooth Sealants Last?
Tooth sealants can last for as long as 10 years, although checkups are needed to make sure they aren’t chipping or cracking.
Are Dental Sealants Affordable?
How many teeth are being sealed, the health of your teeth, and your insurance coverage can determine your dental sealants cost. Contact our office to learn more.
Is Sedation Dentistry Dangerous?
For most patients, sedation dental care is safe. We recommend talking to your dentist before receiving sedation if you have breathing difficulties, sleep apnea, or other medical conditions.
How Much Does Sedation Dentistry Cost?
Your cost for dental sedation is based on the type of sedation you receive, how long your procedure lasts, and your insurance coverage.
Is Oral Sedation Dentistry Dangerous?
For most healthy people without pre-existing medical conditions, oral sedation dentistry is a very safe treatment. If you have sleep apnea or any other breathing problems, we recommend talking with your dentist before receiving oral sedation.
Are Dental X-rays Safe?
Overall, dental X-rays are considered safe. You are exposed to very low levels of radiation, which makes the risk for side effects very small. Contact us if you have any concerns about X-rays.
What’s the Cost for Dental X-rays?
Your insurance company may cover dental X-rays as part of your routine dental exam. Contact us if you have any questions.