Why Is Dental Hygiene Important?
Brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing once a day will help you keep your natural teeth for as long as possible by reducing your risk for cavities and gum disease.
Dental Services for Children
Are Dental Services for Kids Worthwhile?
Kids should see a dentist starting at age one to detect and treat issues with baby teeth. Baby teeth act as placeholders for permanent teeth, so keeping baby teeth healthy will help adult teeth emerge aligned.
Why Are Routine Exams Important?
During a routine exam, our dentist may discover a small cavity that you didn’t know you had. Our dentist can fill it before it turns into a painful, large cavity.
What Is the Price for a Dental Exam?
Our dental exam fee is dependent on your oral health. If you have dental insurance, it most likely covers routine dental exams. Call our office for an appointment if you haven’t had a routine exam in the last year.
Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
Why Is it Important to Treat Gingivitis Promptly?
If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth, you probably have gingivitis, which is reversible. If gingivitis isn’t treated, it can lead to the later stages of gum disease, which are not reversible. Call our office to schedule an appointment if you believe you have gingivitis.
How Much Does it Cost to Treat Gingivitis?
The cost for gingivitis treatment will vary depending on the severity of your gingivitis and how your dentist chooses to treat it.
Mouth Guards - Sports
Where Can I Get a Custom Sports Mouth Guard?
Our dentist offers custom sports mouth guards designed to protect your teeth, jaw, and tongue. If you need a custom sports mouth guard, call our office to schedule an appointment with one of our dentists.
What’s the Cost for a Sports Mouth Guard?
The cost of a sports mouth guard varies, as your appliance is custom-made to the specifications that offer you the best protection.
How Would I Know if I Need a Night Mouth Guard
If you have unexpected jaw pain during the day, you may need a night mouth guard. Contact our office for an appointment and our dentist can look for signs that you grind your teeth at night.
How Much Does a Night Guard Cost?
Night guard costs vary, as the appliance is made just for you. Dental insurance will usually cover a medically necessary night guard.
Is a Custom Bruxism Guard the Same as a Night Guard?
Yes, they are the same. Bruxism is dental terminology for grinding your teeth.
What Is Having Nitrous Oxide Like?
The colorless, odorless gas will produce a pleasant, relaxed state, but it will not put you to sleep. It is the only sedation method that allows you to drive afterwards; the effects wear off quickly because you’ll receive pure oxygen for a few minutes before our dentist removes the mask.
Is Nitrous Oxide Expensive?
You can ask our dentist to estimate how long the procedure will take and how much gas he or she will use. If you feel anxious about dental work, the price may be well worth it.
Oral Cancer Screening
Where do You Get an Oral Cancer Screening?
Call our office to schedule a dental check up and you can have an oral cancer screening at the same time.
What Does a Mouth Cancer Screening Cost?
Your cost for an oral cancer screening depends on your insurance coverage. If cancer is suspected, our dentist will explain the cost for a biopsy. If it turns out that you do have oral cancer, our dentist will outline your treatment options and discuss the costs associated with each option.
How Long Do Tooth Sealants Last?
Dental sealants can last up to 10 years, making them an excellent value. Sealants significantly reduce the number of cavities that your child will get in his or her molars.
How Much Do Dental Sealants Cost?
Your fee for a teeth sealant treatment will rely on how many of the teeth need to be sealed. Your dental insurance may cover the cost; check your policy since coverage varies.
Will I Sleep During Sedation Dentistry?
The sedation won’t knock you out; however, you may fall asleep if you were tired before being sedated. There are many varieties of sedation dentistry, some produce stronger effects than others.
What Does Dental Sedation Cost?
Your sedation dentistry cost depends on the type of sedation our dentist decides is best in your case and how long you will be sedated.
Is Oral Sedation Dentistry Safe?
Yes, it is safe. Inform our dentist of any medical conditions or medication allergies beforehand. Call our office if you want to schedule appointment and be certain that your allergies or medical condition won’t rule out sedation dentistry.
How Often Does a Person Need Dental X-rays?
The frequency with which a dentist orders X-rays depends on your oral health. If you enjoy excellent oral health, you may only need an x-day every 24 months.
What’s the Normal Teeth X-ray Cost?
You teeth X-ray cost will depend on the type of X-rays taken and whether you have dental insurance, which usually covers routine X-rays.