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FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: What has changed in regards to office protocol due to COVID-19?

Q: I usually come in more frequently for preventative care, what should I be doing at home in the meantime?

Q: I understand that each dentist has designated days for hygiene exams. Does it matter which dentist I see for my exam?

Q: Which days is each dr. doing the hygiene exams?

Q: What is the office cancellation policy?

Q: When is payment for my portion of the services due?

Q: Can I make payment online?

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?

Q: What are porcelain veneers and how can they improve my smile?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?