Why Is Oral Hygiene Significant?
Oral hygiene is significant because keeping your teeth clean helps to avoid dental problems, such as cavities and gum disease.
Dental Services for Children
What Do Kid’s Dental Services Include?
We offer a full range of preventative and restorative services to our youngest patients. Call our office to schedule an exam with a gentle dentist who will put your child at ease.
What Happens During a Routine Dental Exam?
Typically, our dentist will check your teeth and gums to gauge their health. You may have X-rays taken and a professional teeth cleaning as well.
What Is the Fee for a Routine exam?
Our fee is conditional on your oral health and the types of procedures performed during the exam. Dental Insurance generally covers routine exams.
Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
Why Do I Need to See A Dentist for Gingivitis Treatment?
You don’t want gingivitis to go untreated as it may lead to periodontitis, which is a more advanced stage of gum disease that may cause your teeth to become loose. A dentist can help you reverse gingivitis and show you how to avoid it in the future.
Is Gingivitis Treatment Affordable?
While we strive to keep our fees affordable; the type of treatment our dentist recommends decides your fee. Usually, treatment consists of a dental cleaning or a deep cleaning.
Mouth Guards - Sports
Are Dentist-Made Sports Mouth Guards the Best?
Dentist-made sports mouth guards are the best because they are customized for you. You can buy cheaper ones online, but would you want to discover that your cheap mouth guard is not effective the hard way? Call us and schedule an appointment if you need a sports mouth guard.
What Do Custom-Made Sports Guards Usually Cost?
Our fee for a custom-made sports guard depends on the type of guard you need and the material used.
Are Custom-Made Night Mouth Guards Effective?
Yes, custom-made night guards are effective in preventing damage from grinding and clenching your teeth.
How Expensive Are Night Guards?
Since your appliance is custom-made, you will have to discuss the price with your dentist. Typically, dental insurance covers at least part of the cost.
What Do Custom Bruxism Guards Do?
A custom bruxism night guard cushions the force of your teeth grinding together. Bruxism is the medical term for grinding your teeth.
Will Nitrous Oxide Help Me?
If you’re nervous about a dental procedure, nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, will help you relax. It’s safe and you will be able to drive home afterwards.
Is Nitrous Oxide Expensive?
Your cost for laughing gas depends on how long your procedure takes. Ask our dentist about your estimated cost.
Oral Cancer Screening
Do Dentists Perform Oral Cancer Screenings?
Yes, dentists perform oral cancer screenings during routine exams because catching oral cancer early can save your life. Our dentist will send a sample of any abnormal tissue to a pathology lab.
How Much Does an Oral Screening Cost?
Oral cancer screenings are normally included in a routine examination. Ask at the front desk to see if there is an additional charge for an oral cancer screening.
Why Do Dentists Recommend Sealants?
Children and adults often get cavities in their molars because the chewing surface isn’t smooth and bacteria gets trapped in the pits and grooves. Dental sealants block bacteria and prevent cavities.
Are Dental Sealants Worth the Cost?
Dental sealants can last up to 10 years, making them a wise investment. Dental insurance plans usually cover sealants. Call our office to schedule an appointment for you or your child today.
Will I Fall Asleep During Sedation Dentistry?
The sedation won’t knock you out like general anesthesia does, but you may nod off if you were already tired. During long procedures, patients often lose track of time and they are surprised when our dentist tells them that they are finished.
What Does Dental Sedation Cost?
The type of sedation used and the length of your procedure determine our dental sedation fee.
Is Dental Sedation Safe?
Dental sedation is very safe. Our dentist will ask you about any allergies or health problems that may affect your reaction to the sedation before proceeding.
How Often Do Dentists Take X-rays?
X-rays help dentists identify problems that a visual examination of your teeth and gums cannot identify. Nevertheless, dentists consider your oral health when requesting X-rays. If you are healthy and don’t have any risk factors for cavities or gum disease, once every 24 months is usually enough.
What Will Dental X-rays Cost Me?
As a preventative procedure, dental insurance typically covers X-rays.