Dental Hygiene: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
The term dental hygiene refers to the practice of maintaining the teeth and gums in a healthy condition, free of decay, disease, and infection. If you need to make an appointment for a cleaning, call our office in Lake Highlands today.
Dental Services for Children
What Dental Care Is Available for Kids and Is It Expensive?
All the dental care services available to adults are available to children and it’s vital to kids’ long term dental health that good dental hygiene is maintained.
How Long Does a Dental Examination Take?
The duration of your dental exam will be determined, in part, by your dental health. You’ll have an exam, X-rays, and a cleaning. If you have severe dental issues, the exam may take longer. Call our office today in Lake Highlands to schedule an exam for cleaning.
What’s the Average Cost of a Dental Exam?
The cost of your exam will vary depending on whether you need additional X-rays, additional service, and the extent of your insurance coverage. If you’d like a quote, call us in Lake Highlands today.
Does Gingivitis Gum Treatment Hurt?
Your dentist will provide anesthetic as needed in order to make you comfortable during your treatment.
How Expensive Is Gingivitis Gum Treatment?
The cost of your gingivitis treatment will depend on your insurance and the condition of your teeth. Schedule an appointment at our office in Lake Highlands soon if you have gingivitis and need a treatment.
Mouth Guards – Sports
Are Dentist Sports Mouth Guards Best?
A sports mouth guard that’s custom made by your dentist will be the best fitting because it will precisely fit your teeth and jaw. If you need a custom sports mouth guard, call our office in Lake Highlands today.
How Expensive Is a Sports Mouth Guard?
The cost of a sports mouth guard will depend on your insurance coverage and the type and amount of material needed to make it. Call us today for a quote and an appointment.
How Do You Get a Custom Night Mouth Guard?
Your dentist can fabricate a custom night guard for you that will precisely conform to the shape of your mouth. Call us in Lake Highlands for more information.
Are Custom Night Guards Expensive?
The cost of a custom night guard will vary depending on your insurance company. If your night guard is deemed medically necessary, your insurance may pay for it.
What’s the Purpose of a Bruxism Guard?
The purpose of a bruxism guard is to keep you from grinding your teeth at night, and many patients report improved sleep when using one. If you need one, call us in Lake Highlands.
What Does Dental Nitrous Oxide Do?
Dental nitrous oxide is odorless and colorless and makes patients relax quickly. It also dissipates quickly in the system without harmful side effects.
Is Dental Nitrous Oxide Dental Expensive?
Dental nitrous oxide is billed either by treatment or by the hour, and the cost will be determined, in part, by your insurance coverage.
Oral Cancer Screening
Who Offers Oral Cancer Screening Tests?
Our office offers oral cancer screening tests as part of your examination, but let us know if you would like a separate exam when you schedule your appointment with us in Lake Highlands.
What Does a Mouth Cancer Screening Cost?
The cost of a screening for mouth cancer depends on your insurance plan. If the dentist finds mouth cancer, you’ll be provided with a treatment plan and cost estimate.
How Long Do Tooth Sealants Last?
On average, tooth sealants last between five and ten years, depending on several factors and they should be checked at each exam. Call us in Lake Highlands today to schedule a dental examination.
What’s the Price for Dental Sealants?
The cost of dental sealants varies depending on the condition of your teeth, the number of teeth being sealed, and your insurance coverage. Call us in Lake Highlands today for more information.
Are You Asleep for Sedation Dentistry?
Although often referred to as sleep dentistry, you won’t actually be asleep. Instead, your dentist will give you an anesthetic that will put you into a state of deep relaxation while he or she performs the procedure.
Is Sedation Dentistry Costly?
Several factors govern the cost of sedation dentistry, including the type and amount of anesthetic used, the duration of the treatment, and your insurance coverage.
Is It Dangerous to Receive Oral Sedation?
Oral sedation is generally considered safe, but tell your dentist about any health conditions you have and any medications that you take, both prescription and over the counter.
How Often Do You Get Dental X-rays?
Generally, it’s recommended that patients do not receive more X-rays than they absolutely need. But sometimes, an X-ray is the best method to obtain needed information. You’ll be covered with a lead apron in order to minimize your exposure during your X-rays.
How Much Do Tooth X-rays Cost?
Usually, the cost of your X-rays is included in the cost of your exam, but if additional X-rays are needed, there may be an additional cost. Your insurance coverage may pay for some of the additional cost, call our office in Lake Highlands for more information.